Despite the recent repeal of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing from the California Plumbing Code, Uponor will continue its efforts to fully reinstate PEX in the code.
the recent repeal of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing from the California
Plumbing Code, homebuilders, plumbing contractors and consumers should be
heartened to know that Uponor will continue its
efforts to fully reinstate PEX in the code.
the 45-day comment period, which ended July 19, the California Building
Standards Commission (CBSC) is evaluating a revised Environmental Impact Report
(EIR) and will presumably put PEX back on the path to reinstatement into the
state plumbing code.
are committed to giving Californians the right to choose the plumbing product
that is best for them and their applications,” says Rich Houle, associate
product manager, Uponor Commercial Plumbing. “We are confident our efforts,
coupled with those of the CBSC and the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association,
will restore PEX to the state code in the near future.”
For the full press release, read
Uponor Urges Reinstatement of PEX in California Plumbing Code
July 27, 2010