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Employee MVP: Paul Winstead

October 5, 2018
Over the past five years, Paul Winstead, southeast territory manager, has used his passion and 30 years of experience to make products using Lubrizol’s CPVC the best in the industry. He oversees FlowGuard® Gold Pipe & Fittings in his region, but can also help with BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems and Corzan® Piping Systems. Before becoming a territory manager, Winstead spent years as a contractor. Simply put, he says his job is “to create demand.” Winstead Keep Reading »

Employee MVP: Rich Tabeling

September 18, 2018
Rich Tabeling has proudly served the Lubrizol community as territory manager, CPVC piping systems for two-and-a-half years, but he’s no newcomer to the plumbing, piping and fittings industry. His two decades of experience include roles of district, regional and national sales manager for a company that sells water distribution products such as hydrants, valves, fire protection accessories and tools. That knowledge serves him well at Lubrizol handling FlowGuard Gold® Plumbing Systems, Corzan® Piping Systems and Keep Reading »
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Employee MVP: Damien Ruth

July 27, 2018
Damien Ruth, piping systems consultant for the Lubrizol team, has been representing the Texas and Louisiana markets for the past four years, but is no stranger to the piping industry. Ruth spent the last 10 years of his career around CPVC, specifically selling maintenance, repair and operations products to the multifamily and housing industries. In his current position, he works with customers and potential customers one-on-one. Ruth embodies the Lubrizol team’s passion for the products Keep Reading »
Make the Switch to FlowGuard Gold CPVC

How to Make the Switch to FlowGuard Gold Plumbing Systems: A Guide for Plumbers

June 26, 2018
Starting in 2005, a rise in material costs and changes in labor availability caused plumbers to make the switch from copper to plastic pipes. With a reliable history, FlowGuard Gold CPVC was there to meet the increased demand. While PEX may be a popular choice for some contractors, documented issues with chemical leaching, system failures and more may cause some to re-evaluate their choice. Once plumbers make the switch to FlowGuard Gold CPVC piping, the Keep Reading »

California Builders: Do Your Plumbing Systems Meet State Drinking Water Standards?

June 12, 2018
Research conducted by NSF International indicates that one-third of PEX plumbing piping samples tested per the NSF 61 drinking water standard exceed California drinking water standards for methyl-tert-butyl-ether (MTBE). California Code Title 22, Division 4, Chapter 15, Article 5.5 establishes maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) independently from federal drinking water standards. In the state of California, MTBE is regulated with a MCL of 13 µg/L (parts per billion). When evaluated using the industry standard NSF 61 test Keep Reading »

4 Keys to Success When Installing FlowGuard Gold CPVC

April 16, 2018
No plumbing system is perfect, but a key advantage when using FlowGuard Gold CPVC is that it is the only system that allows you to take control of your plumbing system risk. While other materials like PEX and copper can fail due to factors outside of your control – such as aggressive water conditions and chlorine-based disinfection – the risk factors for FlowGuard Gold CPVC are entirely controllable. Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, makes it Keep Reading »
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