PEX, CPVC, Copper… What’s the Difference?

On this edition of the Build Show, Matt Risinger shares the positives and negatives of the three plumbing systems; copper, CPVC, and PEX. Switching from copper to PEX will save you money and give you more flexibility when building, but there are some potential drawbacks. Watch the video for all of Matt’s views on modern plumbing systems.

Matt Risinger is a builder in Austin, TX whose goal is to educate people on the principles of Building Science in a practical way. Matt builds homes that are dramatically more energy efficient, durable, healthy, and comfortable than most new homes in America. He has a BS in Industrial Management and has worked in construction across the United States. Since 2005 Matt has owned and operated his own company “Risinger & Co.”, which has grown to 27 people. He loves quality craftsmanship and is proud to show off his crew’s efforts on his YouTube channel.

Thanks for sharing your video Matt!