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  1. REHAU EDGESM OUR COMPANY, OUR PROGRAMS AND PRODUCTS, OUR SERVICES

  2. DISCLAIMER PLEASE READ • The intention of REHAU Academy seminars is to impart to REHAU customers information about the general features of REHAU systems and their uses. They are not to be regarded as case-specific application support. • Despite the fact that we regularly revise the content of the seminars, we cannot accept any liability as regards the completeness and quality of the information we provide. • Complete data and information about the REHAU products / systems dealt with by this seminar are to be found in the technical information sheets specifically relating to them. These can be obtained from the REHAU sales office concerned, or from the Internet, at: www.na.rehau.com • Adherence to the specifications set out in these technical information sheets is obligatory and attending REHAU seminars implies no release from this obligation. • We would like to point out that liability claims against REHAU, based on either material or immaterial damage, resulting from using or not using the information provided, or from using incorrect or incomplete information, are strictly excluded as long as REHAU cannot be proven to be at fault due to wilful conduct or gross negligence. • Please note that using and processing products and checking their suitability for use in any specific case is the sole responsibility of the planner or architect.

  3. OUR COMPANY THE REHAU GROUP: POLYMER MANUFACTURER, PEX PIONEER • Founded 60 years ago in 1948 in the town of Rehau, Germany • Independent, privately-owned company • Still family-owned • Started as “REHAU,” still ”REHAU” • More than 15,000 employees at more than 170 locations around the world • Pioneer of PEX piping systems starting in 1968 • More than one billion feet of PEX pipes installed worldwide • Five PEX plants globally, including North America’s newest plant in Alabama North America Headquarters, Leesburg, VA

  4. CONSTRUCTION • Building Technology • Windows and Doors • Civil Engineering and Infrastructure AUTOMOTIVE • Exterior • Sealing • Aftermarket • Water and Air Management INDUSTRY • Furniture • Appliance SYNERGISTIC SOLUTIONS THREE STRATEGIC BUSINESS DIVISIONS The performance capability of REHAU is unmatched with regard to its breadth and quality. Many of our polymer-based products and services in the areas of construction, automotive and industry are today’s world leaders.

  5. REHAU CONSTRUCTION SMART SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DESIGN REHAU’s building technology provides solutions for radiant heating and cooling, snow and ice melting, fresh air supply, water supply, fire protection and the building envelope.

  6. INVESTING IN THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET OPENED NEW PLANT CULLMAN PEXa PRODUCTION PLANT IN 2007 • $20 million USD investment in the PEX market • REHAU now has two plants in Cullman, Alabama • Automotive (on the left) and Construction (PEXa) on the right • 200,000 square-foot facility for PEXa production, warehousing and shipping • Expansion more than doubled output

  7. PLANT CULLMAN CONSTRUCTION A VERY “GREEN” BUILDING

  8. PLANT CULLMAN CONSTRUCTION SHIPPING AND RECEIVING AREA HAS RADIANT FLOOR HEATING PEXa PIPES ARE USED FOR PROCESS PIPING IN PRODUCTION PLANT

  9. PLANT CULLMAN CONSTRUCTION SHIPPING AND RECEIVING AREA HAS RADIANT FLOOR HEATING INSULPEX® AND PRO-BALANCE® XL WERE USED

  10. PLANT CULLMAN CONSTRUCTION SHIPPING AND RECEIVING AREA COMPLETED

  11. PLANT CULLMAN CONSTRUCTION 24/7 OPERATION OF THE PLANT DISTRIBUTION CENTER TARGETS 24-HOUR SHIPPING OF ALL CUSTOMER ORDERS • 60-foot high storage racks with computer-guided picking forklifts • Operators ride as high as the 7th rack to pick products • Forklifts are guided using wires buried in the floor

  12. OUR PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR THE HEATING, COOLING AND GEOTHERMAL MARKETS

  13. BUILDING TECHNOLOGY OUR PROGRAMS AND PRODUCTS Programs • Radiant Heating/Cooling • Snow and Ice Melt • INSULPEX® • RAUGEO™ • Fire Protection Products • RAUPEX® cross-linked polyethylene (PEXa) pipe, 3/8” to 2” nominal, up to 160 mm metric • MUNICIPEX® water service line, 3/4” to 2” nominal • EVERLOC® compression-sleeve fitting system • PRO-BALANCE® brass heating manifolds • RAUPANEL™ high performance dry panel system • INSULPEX flexible pre-insulated PEXa pipes, size range 1” to 160 mm • RAUGEO ground loop heat exchange system using PEXa pipe

  14. RAUPEX PIPES REHAU PEXa TECHNOLOGY • Terminology • PEX is cross-linked (X) polyethylene (PE) • PEXa is manufactured using processing method “a” • RAUPEX is REHAU’s trade name for our PEXa cross-linked polyethylene pipe • PEXa was invented by Dr. Thomas Engel, who was awarded the patent for new technique • Technology was originally known as “Engel Method” • Technical description is: “High-pressure peroxide cross-linking” or PEXa • PEXa was pioneered by REHAU starting in 1968, now with forty years of experience • Known as the “REHAU high-pressure peroxide cross-linking process,” or PEXa

  15. RAUPEX PIPES ENGINEERED FOR DEMANDING APPLICATIONS • Five pipe options: • RAUPEX Non-Barrier, RAUPEX O2 Barrier, RAUPEX UV Shield Red, White and Blue • Same pipe strength, same pressure ratings, same quality • RAUPEX O2 Barrierhas special coating to block oxygen (O2) • RAUPEX UV Shield has special coating to block sunlight (UV)

  16. RAUPEX PIPES RAUPEX O2 BARRIER OXYGEN DIFFUSION BARRIER ACCORDING TO DIN 4726 • Eight sizes: • 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2” and 2” available in coils • 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2” and 2” available in 20-ft (6.1 m) straight lengths • Copper Tube Size (CTS) • Standard Dimensions Ratio 9 (SDR 9) • Rated for 100 psi @ 180°F (690 kPa @ 82.2°C), 80 psi @ 200°F (550 kPa @ 93.3°C) continuous use • Certified to CSA B 137.5, ASTM F 876, F 877, DIN 4726, PPI TR-3 • Designed for hydronic heating applications

  17. RAUPEX PIPES RAUPEX O2 BARRIER OXYGEN DIFFUSION BARRIER ACCORDING TO DIN 4726 • EVAL oxygen diffusion barrier is the outer layer • Prevents oxygen diffusion through the pipe wall • Protects iron and steel (ferrous) components from corrosion caused by dissolved oxygen in the water • Meets or exceeds the requirements of DIN 4726 RAUPEX Adhesive(Red) EVAL O2 Barrier

  18. RAUPEX PIPES RAUPEX NON-BARRIER • Eight sizes: • 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”*, 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2” and 2” available in coils • 1/2”, 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2” and 2” available in 20-ft straight lengths • Copper Tube Size (CTS), SDR 9 • Rated for 100 psi @ 180°F, 80 psi @ 200°F • Certified to CSA B 137.5, ASTM F 876, F 877, F 2023, NSF-pw, PPI TR-3 and UL 1821 (all except 3/8” and 1/2”) • Designed for plumbing and heating applications (where system protection for dissolved oxygen is not required) • Also used for residential fire protection *Special order only

  19. RAUPEX PIPES RAUPEX UV SHIELD RED AND BLUE SUPERIOR UV PROTECTION • Four sizes: • 3/8”, 1/2”, 3/4” and 1” available in coils • 1/2”, 3/4” and 1” available in 20-ft straight lengths • Copper Tube Size (CTS), SDR 9 • Rated for 100 psi @ 180°F, 80 psi @ 200°F • Certified to CSA B 137.5, ASTM F 876, F 877, F 2023, NSF-pw, PPI TR-3 • Colored PE “shield” aids installation identification, tracing, UV protection • Designed for plumbing applications • There is no O2 barrier on these pipes

  20. RAUPEX PIPES RAUPEX UV SHIELD WHITE SUPERIOR UV PROTECTION • Three sizes: • 1/2”, 3/4” and 1” available in coils • 1/2” and 3/4” available in 20-ft straight lengths • Copper Tube Size (CTS), SDR 9 • Rated for 100 psi @ 180°F, 80 psi @ 200°F • Certified to CSA B 137.5, ASTM F 876, F 877, F 2023, NSF-pw, PPI TR-3 • Colored PE “shield” adds UV protection • Designed for plumbing applications • There is no O2 barrier on these pipes

  21. MUNICIPEX PIPES PEXa PIPES FOR WATER SERVICE LINE APPLICATIONS • Five sizes: • 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2” and 2” available in coils • Copper Tube Size (CTS), SDR 9 • Rated for 160 psi @ 73.4°F, 100 psi @ 180°F, 80 psi @ 200°F • Certified to CSA B 137.5, ASTM F 876, F 877, F 2023, NSF-pw, PPI TR-3, AWWA C 904 • Colored PE “shield” aids installation identification, tracing, UV protection • Designed for water service applications • There is no O2 barrier on these pipes

  22. RAUPEX PIPE CAPABILITIES THERMAL MEMORY ONLY PEXa ALLOWS THIS! If RAUPEX pipe becomes kinked… …it may be heated to 265°F (130°C) with hot air to remove the kink. Non-Barrier pipe turns clear when fully Stop when the kink is gone! heated; coated pipes simply re-round Do not overheat the pipe! Do not heat while under pressure!

  23. RAUPEX PIPES SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • Higher flexibility • High temperature ratings • Highest strength PEXa pipe • Capabilities are proven over time • Chlorine resistant, UV resistant • Widest range of sizes and colors • Backed by: • 40+ years of experience • Extensive quality control in plants • State-of-the-art ISO 9001:2008 certified factories in Europe and United States • REHAU’s 25-year PEXa Limited Warranty

  24. EVERLOC COMPRESSION-SLEEVE FITTING SYSTEM SECURITY AND RELIABILITY • Reliable, worry-free connection • Largest inside diameter of PEX fittings, excellent flow rates • May be embedded in thermal mass, behind walls • Simple and safe to assemble: • Assembly is the same procedure and takes the same time in hot or cold, dry or wet conditions • No gauge-check of a completed fitting is necessary • Certified to match the application of RAUPEX PEXa pipes • Included in REHAU’s 25-year “PEXa Limited Warranty”

  25. EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM HISTORY • Introduced in 1985 - specifically for REHAU PEXa radiant heating • Also used for fire protection, chilled water, compressed air piping and geothermal applications • More than 100 million EVERLOC fittings in service around the world; including sizes ranging from 3/8" to 2” and 12 mm to 160 mm (approximately 6”) • Specified directly in ASTM Standard Specification F 2080 EVERLOC coupling cutaway

  26. EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM QUALITY EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM: STRAIGHT FITTINGS STRAIGHT COUPLINGS, ADAPTERS, SLEEVES ARE MACHINED FROM SOLID BRASS ROD • 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2”, 2” (8 sizes) • Available in couplings, threaded adapters, copper adapters and valves • EVERLOC fittings are produced only in USA, Canada and Europe • Every fitting and sleeve has date and batch codes, safety is ensured • EVERLOC certifications match the approved applications

  27. EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM QUALITY EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM: FORGED FITTINGS ELBOWS, TEES ARE DROP-FORGED FOR SUPERIOR STRENGTH • 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, 1”, 1 1/4”, 1 1/2”, 2” (8 sizes) • Available in tees, elbows, threaded adapters, copper adapters and valves • EVERLOC fittings are produced only in USA, Canada and Europe • Every fitting and sleeve has date and batch codes • EVERLOC certifications match the approved applications

  28. WHY DO WE NEED THE SAFETY OF EVERLOC? HIGH-TEMPERATURE HYDRONIC HEATING IS A DEMANDING APPLICATION… …SO IS REAL LIFE PEX pipes and fittings may experience: • Prolonged high temperature exposure - up to 200°F in baseboard systems, pressures up to 80 PSI • Frequent thermocycles - whenever system turns on after period of inoperation (cold-hot cycles) • Mechanical stress - expansion/contraction of system components, pipes could be bent at the connections • Installation errors - access is often difficult where the fittings are needed • In areas with limited visibility or reach, EVERLOC fittings may be easier to assemble

  29. EVERLOC FITTING SYSTEM SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • Designed for PEXa pipe • A complete system from REHAU, more than 100 shapes and sizes • Easy to install • Highly tested • Used for many applications • Robust manufacturing methods • Long history of reliable performance • Backed by REHAU’s 25-year PEXa Limited Warranty

  30. PRO-BALANCE MANIFOLD COMPLETE FROM THE FACTORY - EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS IN THE BOX! • 1" NPT isolation valves with thermometers • Air Vent/Boiler Drain valves • Visual flow gauges on Supply • 0-2 GPM output per circuit • 20 USGPM total capacity • Flow control/balancing valves on Return • Pre-assembled on brackets • Mounting screws are included • Circuit labels are included • Instructions are included • Slim - fits within a 4" stud wall • Pressure-tested in the factory • Available with 2- to 12-outlets • May be mounted in any orientation!

  31. Extension set, angle pieces, unions, elbows, air vent, circuit stop valves, caps PRO-BALANCE MANIFOLD AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES

  32. PRO-BALANCE XL MANIFOLD DOUBLE THE CAPACITY OF ORIGINAL PRO-BALANCE, SAME QUALITY Complete from the factory: • 1 1/4" extruded brass pipes (OD = 1.5") • 40 GPM total capacity • Visual flow gauges on Supply with filter screens • 0-4 GPM output per circuit • Flow control/balancing valves on Return • 1 1/4" FPT ball valves included • 1 1/4" caps included • Pre-assembled on brackets • Mounting screws are included • Instructions are included • Pressure-tested in the factory • Available with 4 to 10 outlets

  33. PRO-BALANCE MANIFOLDS SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • Pre-assembled • Pre-tested • Available in a wide range of outlets • Provides longer life with minimal service and maintenance • Backed by REHAU’s PEXa Limited Warranty

  34. RAUPANEL SYSTEM HIGH-PERFORMANCE DRY PANEL SYSTEM

  35. RAUPANEL SYSTEM HIGH-PERFORMANCE DRY PANEL SYSTEM • For new construction or retrofit • For floors, walls and ceilings • Uses 3/8” RAUPEX O2 Barrier pipe • Only 5/8” (16 mm) thick • Only 1.5 lbs/ft2 (7.3 kg/m2) • System includes all the components that you need • Aluminum panels, 6-inches (150 mm) wide x 6-feet (1.82 m)long • 6” (150 mm) o/c or 8” (200 mm) o/c machined plywood return bends • 2” (50 mm) wide furring strips

  36. “RELATIVE OUTPUT OF RFH SYSTEMS” VTECH STUDY: “RELATIVE OUTPUT OF RFH SYSTEMS” REPORT ISSUED IN 2006 COMPARISON OF FLOOR OUTPUT WITH 110°F (43°C) INPUT WATER TEMPERATURE

  37. RADIANT COST COMPARISON TOTAL INSTALLED COSTS OF RAUPANEL VS. TYPICAL GYPSUM OVERPOUR* TOTAL INSTALLED COSTS OF BOTH SYSTEMS ARE COMPARABLE *NOTE: These are relative values only and do not imply actual selling values for any sales territory. Contact your REHAU distributor for actual selling prices

  38. RADIANT COST COMPARISON TOTAL INSTALLED COSTS OF RAUPANEL VS. TYPICAL JOIST SPACE* TOTAL INSTALLED COSTS OF BOTH SYSTEMS ARE COMPARABLE *NOTE: These are relative values only and do not imply actual selling values for any sales territory. Contact your REHAU distributor for actual selling prices

  39. RAUPANEL SYSTEM SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • High performance • Fast response time • Setback thermostats may be used • Efficiency and fuel savings • Low-profile, lightweight • Easy installation • Flexible in application • New construction or retrofit • Floors, walls or ceilings • Works with all floor coverings • Uses 3/8” RAUPEX pipe • A complete system

  40. INSULPEX ENERGY TRANSFER PIPING FLEXIBLE PRE-INSULATED PEXa PIPING SYSTEM Applications • Transfer of heated or chilled water • Snow and ice melting zones • District Heating • Remote buildings • Remote (outdoor) boilers • Agricultural • Industrial • Hospitals • Universities

  41. INSULPEX ENERGY TRANSFER PIPING FLEXIBLE PRE-INSULATED PEXa PIPING SYSTEM • RAUPEX O2 Barrier carrier pipe • CFC-free polyurethane (PUR) insulation • No water absorption • UV resistant PE casing • Tough and flexible • Available in sizes 1” to 160 mm (approx. 6”) • Available in coils up to 1,300 feet (4,000 m) RAUPEX PUR PE Casing

  42. INSULPEX ENERGY TRANSFER PIPING SIZES AND TYPES One-pipe system: • 1”, 1¼”, 1½”, 2”, 63 mm, 75 mm, 90 mm, 110 mm (8 sizes) Two-pipe system: • 1”, 1 ¼”, 1 ½”, 2”, 63 mm (5 sizes) Two-pipe is labeled as: • (2) 1 1/4” INSULPEX O2 Barrier • Can be used as insulated hydronic heating/cooling pipes in buildings • Installation under slabs is less expensive than overhead piping

  43. INSULPEX ENERGY TRANSFER PIPING BURIED INSTALLATIONS MAMMOTH LAKES, CA AND CULLMAN, AL • Pipe is buried directly in the ground, minimum 2-feet deep • Pipe may be curved around objects or to make bends • Buried pipe does not experience thermal contraction or expansion due to ribbed profile locked-in to the ground • “Self-compensating”

  44. INSULPEX ENERGY TRANSFER PIPING SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • Based on RAUPEX PEXa carrier pipe • Efficient insulation with durable casing • A complete system of pipes, fittings and accessories • Suitable for many applications • Large size range available • Stocked in Cullman, AL • Backed by REHAU’s INSULPEX Limited Warranty

  45. RAUGEO GROUND LOOP HEAT EXCHANGE SYSTEM USING RAUPEX PEXa PIPES TO COLLECT GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

  46. 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 RAUGEO GROUND SOURCE HEAT EXCHANGE SYSTEM BASIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS OF REHAU SYSTEM RAUPEX® cross-linked polyethylene • Radiant heating in the building PRO-BALANCE® manifold • Connection to ground source pipes • Increased control of flow • Ease of installation • Ease of operation RAUGEO pipe in wells or ground loop • System security • Ease of installation • Savings RAUGEO Double Ubend assembly

  47. RAUGEO GROUND LOOP PIPE RAUGEO UBEND TWO UBENDS CAN BE JOINED TO MAKE A DOUBLE UBEND Pipe Dimensions • 1“ CTS • Grey UV shield • Inside diameter: 0.875“ • Outside diameter: 1.125“ • 25mm, 32mm, 40mm also available Probe Tip Dimensions • 4“ OD • 5“ borehole required UBend Coils • 200 foot, 250 foot and 300 foot palletized coils • Custom lengths available • Used for boreholes up to 350 feet deep (700 foot coil) • Function of viscosity & flow rate

  48. RAUGEO GROUND LOOP PIPE RAUGEO COLLECT Pipe Dimensions: • 1” Copper Tube Size (CTS) • Boxed in coil lengths of 100 foot, 300 foot and 500 foot • Used for horizontal field systems and horizontal directional drilling

  49. RAUGEO GROUND SOURCE HEAT EXCHANGE SYSTEM SUMMARY OF BENEFITS • RAUPEX pipes are more flexible than other pipes • Flexibility reduces installation force and saves time • Pipes are kink-resistant, but even kinked pipes may be repaired • Higher resistance to scratches, notches, etc. • Preformed U-bend eliminates joints in the well, saves time and potential fitting issues • EVERLOC fittings and PRO-BALANCE XL manifolds are included • RAUPEX pipes and EVERLOC fittings are the only PEX materials recognized by IGSHPA* *International Ground Source Heat Pump Association

  50. OUR SERVICES OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR GREATEST RESOURCE REHAU Academy training programs • Hundreds of heating professionals are trained each year to design and install their own radiant heating, snow and ice melting and geothermal systems • Radiant Installers Focus Session (Half-Day) • Radiant Designers Focus Session (One-Day) • Geothermal Focus Session (Half-Day) • Skill Builders Complete (Three-Day) • On-line Webinars • See schedule online at na.rehau.com/academy • REHAU also provides seminars for architects and engineers • Mc4® CAD-based design software • Award-winning design support • Design group in Leesburg provides calculations, designs and piping drawings • Technical product support • Product application engineers are available to assist with technical support • Market leadership through memberships in national trade organizations, involvement with codes and standards • Marketing support for our channel partners • Account Reps and Account Managers provide sales, marketing and technical support