What do engineers have to say about Aquatherm?
Terry C. Smith - VP Engineering and Technical Services for Marriott International
"We have been looking for an alternative to metal pipe in chilled water, heating hot water and domestic potable water systems. With copper and steel pipe prices fluctuating globally, I was intrigued when I first saw a polypropylene piping systems installed in Germany a few years ago."
"We write Design Standards for each of the 20 brands that Marriott builds world-wide on an annual basis. Beginning in the January 2009 editions, Aquatherm will be included as a replacement for metal pipe in chilled water, heating hot water and domestic potable water systems for all Marriott Brands."
"We were working with an existing system. We had to maintain the fire protection and the air quality," Jon Burrows from Colvin Engineering said. "[USU] wanted welded pipe, but without the welding fumes. The Aquatherm system seemed like a good way to give them that." (Read More)
"We have been doing work overseas for many years and I had seen Aquatherm used on jobs throughout Europe and the Middle East. I had also visited the Aquatherm factory in Germany and seen the product made. I've been sold on the product for many years and had been waiting for the market to ripen, and it seemed like the Edith Green building was a perfect fit for the project," John Gray said. (Read More)
Upon learning about Aquatherm, Canon's Lead Mechanical Engineer, Lawrence Stephens, P.E., asked if PP-R could be used in direct boring applications – specifically, the Science Building job. "We were immediately impressed by the operational characteristics and durability Aquatherm offered in a salty environment," he recalled. (Read More)