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Florida Mechanical Contractor Cuts Installation Costs 70% with Prefabricated Hydronic Piping System

Tampa-based Colwill Engineering smoothly combines Uponor’s new pipe prefabrication services with timely job-site deliveries from local distributor Winsupply to sharply reduce installation time and crew size on prestigious Society Orlando high-rise apartment construction project.

ORLANDO, FL — Prefabrication has become the name of the game in mechanical contracting. Nothing particularly new there — unless we’re talking who, besides the installing contractor, might actually be doing the prefab work.

Mechanical Contractor Leverages New Kitting Service to Curtail Material Shortages and Boost Installation Productivity

Developed by Uponor, this new solution takes the guesswork and freelancing out of piping installations. Each kit, which includes all the needed ProPEX® fittings, adapters, valves, and rings, is delivered to the job site — one kit per room or apartment — along with a material list and an isometric layout for the installer to follow, helping to minimize mistakes and maximize efficiency.

BY JOHN O’REILLY

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA — Among the many critical challenges facing a plumbing foreman on a multifamily job site is the need to maintain efficient and consistent installation methods across the entire project. This mandate applies as much or more to the rough-in plumbing as to the finishing trim: the larger the job, the bigger the challenge.