Uponor’s Pre-insulated AquaPEX® tubing offers the ideal solution for residential and commercial plumbing applications. The product features all the benefits of Uponor’s AquaPEX — flexible, durable, corrosion-resistant — with a layer of ½" PEX-foam insulation surrounding the tubing to insulate potable-water lines and meet national, state and local energy-code requirements.
Offering Pre-insulated AquaPEX allows Uponor to provide our professional partners in the plumbing industry with a positive business solution that saves valuable installation time and costs.
In fact, using Pre-insulated AquaPEX can save up to 37% in installation costs compared to the two-step installation and insulation process.*
*Source: RS Means Construction Data
Features and Benefits
Eliminates second step of insulation, saving up to 37% compared to the two-step installation and insulation process
Appropriate for residential and commercial plumbing applications
Meets national, state and local energy-code requirements for insulation of potable-water lines
Available in sizes ranging from ½" to 2
The following lists the R-value and heat loss of Pre-insulated AquaPEX:
• ½" R value = 4.8; heat loss = 6.1 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
• ¾" R value = 4.3; heat loss = 8.0 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
• 1" R value = 4.0; heat loss = 9.7 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
• 1¼" R value = 3.8; heat loss = 11.4 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
• 1½" R value = 3.7; heat loss = 13.1 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
• 2" R value = 3.5; heat loss = 16.3 Btu/hr-ft @ a 70 Delta T
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