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HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
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PEX Universe
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PEX association
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PEX Plumbing, HVAC, Solar Heating, Radiant Heating
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http://www.pexuniverse.com/
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Advantages of the PEX tubes and plumbing

While you are using products for your plumbing made by the PEX manufacturer, you will gain many advantages in the process. This article will discuss all the advantages that you can get from a PEX manufacturer. However, you should know what a PEX tube is first. PEX is a material, which is used to make tubes and other fittings for the plumbing system. This is the most widely used materials, due to the vast number of features it provides. The advantages of the PEX tubes are as follows:

  • The first criterion of any material used for plumbing is that it should not rust and oxidize. This is fulfilled by the PEX and thus, this is used in this process. The many other materials, which are suitable for the same, are not as good as the PEX. 
  • When a PEX manufacturer undertakes the process of making the tubes, it is very easy when compared to the manufacture of the copper or iron tubes. It makes use of the extrusion processes to draw out the tubes. This method of manufacture ensures that the tubes take less space for the storage and the shipping as well. The handling of these tubes is also very easy.
  • The most important advantage that a PEX can get is the removal of health hazards to the laborers in the manufacturing factory. The making of plastic and other material tubes have proven to have many health hazards on the employees due to which many of them quit the job. This is now completely removed with the use of PEX.
  • When a PEX manufacturer makes the tubes, it should be able to twist or tweak a little bit. This feature exists in the PEX tubes and this enables the fitting of the entire plumbing to use very few fittings or in some cases no fittings at all.
  • With the use of tubes from a PEX manufacturer, you have the advantage of hearing no sounds of the water. Thus, you can have a silent time in your house.
  • When you buy the tubes from a PEX, you can have a small budget. The tubes are priced low and yet compete with the other tube materials in the market.
  • There is a range of products available with the PEX manufacturer. This does not allow the customers to compromise on a low quality fitting, which, is prone to rust, and oxidization.

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At 2:38pm on December 14, 2010, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jason,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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