East Coast

SageWater is the East Coast’s pipe replacement specialist.

SageWater is the leading contractor for pipe replacement in occupied multifamily and commercial properties.  Our expertise includes repiping age related piping failures in closed-loop hydronic HVAC piping systems and hot and cold water supply piping systems, as well as defective piping products such as failing polybutylene plumbing.

Our proven track record across Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia means you can rest assured that your repiping project will be completed on time and within budget.  We have extensive experience navigating local insurance and financing needs, and our turnkey solution ensures you get the best price possible.  Our custom communications package means owners and residents know how they will be impacted at every step of the process.  Read on to learn more about how SageWater is rendering the mid-Atlantic’s pipe problems solved.

Local Issues

Closed-loop HVAC systems in the mid-Atlantic take a beating.  With cold winters and hot summers, there is a lot of switching from heating to cooling and back again, and the extreme temperature changes that come with the seasons wreak havoc on hydronic piping systems.  As these systems age, the pipe insulation designed to prevent condensation deteriorates allowing ambient air to come into contact with the exterior of the pipes. This results in condensation forming on the pipe that is trapped behind the insulation, greatly accelerating the corrosion of the exterior of the pipes. Constant moisture on the outside of the pipe wall accelerates deterioration of the insulation, exacerbating the situation.  Buildings built prior to 1985 that utilize two and four pipe closed loop heating and cooling systems, typical in the Mid Atlantic as well as other areas of the country, are experiencing an epidemic of pipe system failures.

Across the mid-Atlantic, we have seen this issue in all property types, ranging from garden style condominiums to high-rise apartments to commercial properties of all shapes and sizes.  The good news is that a SageWater hydronic repipe not only solves the problem of leaking pipes, but significantly improves the efficiency of these systems, particularly when paired with fan coil unit (FCU) replacement, making a hydronic repipe an energy efficient solution.

Common Pipe Problems across the Mid-Atlantic

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    Featured Projects

    • Kenwood House

      Chevy Chase / MD

      Heating/Cooling Riser Piping

      This condominium community faced serious troubles with its closed-loop HVAC piping systems. SageWater was hired to perform a turnkey One Call Repipe...

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      Closed-Loop HVAC Hydronic , Condominium , MD
    • 4000 Massachusetts Avenue Apartments

      DC / Washington

      Failing Hydronic Riser Piping

      SageWater performed a One Call Repipe for this apartment complex that had extensive age-related corrosion in the piping of its 68 closed-loop...

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      Closed-Loop HVAC Hydronic , FCU Replacement , Condominium , DC
    • The Forum

      North Bethesda / MD

      Hydronic HVAC Piping Failures

      Multiple failures in the hydronic piping had resulted in water damage, system shutdowns, and many operational headaches. The Forum called on...

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      Closed-Loop HVAC Hydronic , Condominium , MD
    • The Blake Building

      DC / Washington

      Hydronic Riser Piping

      Just two blocks from The White House, the Blake Building is one of D.C.’s most prestigious business addresses. The property manager hired...

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      Closed-Loop HVAC Hydronic , Commercial , DC
    • Logan Park Condominiums

      DC / Washington

      Hydronic Piping Challenges

      The condominium community at Logan Park faced serious challenges with its closed-loop HVAC piping systems. The engineering firm brought in to evaluate...

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      Closed-Loop HVAC Hydronic , FCU Replacement , Condominium , DC
    • Northwest Park

      Silver Spring / MD

      Supply Boiler Conversion

      Over the course of 72 weeks in 72 buildings, SageWater completely replaced the potable water piping in this apartment community and converted...

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      Boiler to Water Heater Conversion , Other , Submetering , Apartment , MD