XOxygen Barrier PEX:Used for radiant floor heating applications, hydronic heating (baseboards, radiators, fan coils), snow melting, outdoor wood boilers and many other types of regular closed loop heating systems. This type of PEX is designed to protect the cast iron components of the heating system from corrosion, improve efficiency and reduce maintenance costs. Manufactured to ASTM F876/F877, CSA B137.5, DIN 4726 & NSF 14 standards and certified for radiant floor heat applications. Available in sizes 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4" and 1" in various coil lengths.Non-Barrier PEX:The non-barrier PEX (commonly called "PEX pipe") is for use in traditional hot and cold water plumbing applications. It comes in either red or blue colors - for use with hot or cold water respectively and can also be used for open-loop type heating projects. Manufactured to ASTM F876/F877/F2023, CSA B137.5, NSF 61-G and certified for potable (drinking) water use and chlorinated water use. Also complies with “Lead-Free” requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Sizes include 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" and 1" in various coil lengths.PEX-AL-PEX:PEX-AL-PEX has all the advantages of both Barrier and Non-Barrier type PEX, including the 100% oxygen barrier plus the memory feature, which allows the tubing to keep its' shape when bent. This feature saves installation time, labor and reduces the amount of materials used in the process. Manufactured to ASTM F1281, CSA B137.10, certified for potable water use and is “Lead-Free”. Comes in 1/2", 3/4" and 1" sizes in various coil lengths.
XTaco Pumps:Taco manufactures one of the most advanced, energy efficient and extensive varieties of circulator pumps in the world. A signature green color used for all Taco pumps is commonly found in a boiler room of nearly every home in the country. From basic one-speed circulator pumps, to zone circulators and variable speed circulators - Taco pumps are the #1 choice of professionals in the industry.Grundfos Pumps:Grundfos in the world's leading manufacturer of circulator, wastewater, jet (booster pumps), well pumps and many others. Among the most popular Grundfos pumps are the Comfort series hot water circulators, single speed UP, 3-speed UPS models and the best variable speed circulator on the market - Grundfos Aplha. Grundfos pumps come in signature dark red color and are available in a large variety of models for heating and hot water recirculation applications.Little Giant Pumps:When it comes to wastewater, condensate and magnetic drive pumps, no other manufacturer has a more extensive selection, industry experience and expertise than Little Giant Pumps (Franklin Electric). Little Giant Pumps include a large variety of products to accommodate any water/wastewater/condensate handling needs: sump pumps and backup systems, sewage ejector systems and pumps, water removal systems, utility, transfer, magnetic drive pumps and many others.Liberty Pumps:Liberty Pumps is a US manufacturer of innovative, high quality and energy efficient pump products primarily for water and wastewater handling applications in residential and commercial markets. Liberty brand includes an array of patented and industry leading products such as SJ10 sump backup system, SBX complete sump system and Ascent Toilet system. Other products from Liberty Pumps include sump, effluent and sewage pumps, as well as sewage ejector systems, utility pumps and several others. When quality is the main priority, Liberty Pumps is the best choice.FloForce Pumps:FloForce offers the most cost effective solutions for well water supply on the market. FloForce line of pumps consists primarily of shallow well jet pumps and deep well jet pumps equipped with factory preset pressure switches, dual voltage capability and built-in thermal motor protection. These jet well pumps are easy to install, operate and maintain and are well suited for a wide range of applications in residential, light commercial and agricultural markets.
Plumbing Valves:PexUniverse.com offers all the basic plumbing valves required for any typical installation - from standard brass ball valves in sizes up to 2", to check valves, gate valves, gas ball valves, frost free sillcocks (garden faucets), outlet stop valves and many others - we have the right valve for any project.Zone Valves:Taco and Honeywell Zone Valves are the most commonly used and most trusted zone valves in the industry. They are used for various applications such as zoning with valves, hydronic and radiant floor heating, chilled water cooling, geothermal and many others.Mixing Valves:Mixing valves perform the function of mixing fluids with different temperature at selected proportions to output the desired temperature. Both Honeywell and Taco mixing valves are used in plumbing, hydronic and radiant floor heat applications. In addition to standard models, Taco offers low lead mixing valves, while Honeywell has a large selection of models with different mixing temperature range.Zone Controls:Taco zone controls are used for zoning with valves and are available in standard (1-6 zones) and expandable models (EXP), which can be linked together to control up to 20 zones. Honeywell TrueZONE controls are used for zone control of heat pump, dual fuel or conventional heating/cooling systems.Boiler Controls:Main products in this category include boiler reset controls, low water cutoffs and automatic water feeders.
Radiant Heat Manifolds:For the best radiant heat manifolds in the industry, choose Everhot's stainless steel or brass manifolds. All the features needed for system balancing, monitoring and maintenance are implemented into a single, easy to install and use product. Everhot radiant heat manifolds are sold in pairs and include free 1/2" PEX tubing adapters.PEX Plumbing Manifolds:Sioux Chief PEX Manifolds are made in USA from highest grade copper, are “Lead-Free” and set the industry standard for simplicity and reliability of PEX plumbing products. With connections ranging from 1/2" all the way up to 1-1/2" and branch sizes up to 12 ports, PexUniverse.com offers the largest selection of Sioux Chief PEX manifolds on the internet.
XTakagi Tankless Water Heaters:Takagi was among the first manufacturers to introduce energy efficient gas tankless water heaters to the US market and now is among the leading brand names in the industry. Takagi line includes products for propane and natural gas fuel types, indoor and outdoor applications and residential/commercial use. Affordable, easy-to-use and install, select Takagi models also qualify for Tax Credit.Stiebel Eltron Tankless Water Heaters:If searching for the highest quality, optimal performance and best return on investment when buying an electric tankless water heater, Stiebel Eltron's Tempra is the clear choice. Not only is Tempra the most technologically advanced tankless water heater on the market, it also helps to save on utility bills by eliminating constant water reheating.
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Browse our extensive product selection for any radiant floor heat project type or size. We carry all the parts needed for installation, testing and maintenance of a heating system. Additional product lines include Installation Accessories, PEX Rails and PEX-AL-PEX tubing. Pump and zone valve controls can be found in Honeywell & Taco Controls section.
All the plumbing supplies for your next PEX project can be located in the PEX Plumbing Supplies category. We have all the parts - from fittings and pipe, to manifolds and installation accessories. Other popular products include PEX Accessories (talons, clips) and Sioux Chief Outlet Boxes for washing machines, ice makers and gas appliances.
All the essentials for a plumbing project are listed in this category - ball valves, check valves, frost free sillcocks, gas valves, outlet stop valves, pipe fittings & pipe nipples, tankless water heaters (Stiebel Eltron & Takagi), utility, sewer and sump pumps (Little Giant) and much more. Discounts are available for volume purchases.
PexUniverse.com is the place for all your electric floor heating needs. We carry a large selection of floor heating mats, cable and thermostat controls.
- XHoneywell Dehumidifiers:TrueDRY series Dehumidifiers by Honeywell are top-of-the-line, high-efficiency, all-in-one dehumidification, ventilation and filtration system. They are suitable both for whole-house humidity level control as well as addressing moisture problems in crawl spaces.
- XUV Air Treatment Systems:Ultraviolet air disinfection is a fairly new and increasingly popular method of indoor air quality control which involves installing a UV bulb inside a duct of a forced air system. UV air treatment products by Honewell help to eradicate air-borne bacteria and surface mold.
Maintaining a clean indoor air with proper humidity levels is an easy, yet important step to a healthy indoor atmosphere. We offer solutions for air filtration (Media and Electronic Air Cleaners), humidity levels (Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers) control and even air disinfection (UV Air Treatment Systems). For best performance, use these products in combination with Honeywell thermostats and controls.
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