AUSTIN, TEXAS — Not to mince words, the Fairway Apartments were in bad shape. The 45-year-old, 172-unit government-subsidized complex was experiencing chronic plumbing issues, including leaks, pressure drops and insulation problems. According to David Weir, director of sales — National Accounts for Uponor North America, “It was constant, it was ongoing. So the building owners had a full-time guy on the development who was doing patchwork repair… My understanding was ...

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