System 636 Flue Gas Venting Finds Home in HGTV Celebrity Scott McGillivray’s New House - Case study
Scott McGillivray fixes homes onTV in front of a ginormous audience but he’s not just another celebrity. Scott makes a living from his expertise in construction with more than10 years of contracting experience (plus some charm thrown in there). Based on his building material knowledge, he also promotes the use of vinyl products for residential applications as a member of the Vinyl Council of Canada.
At Home North of TorontoScott’s company, The McGillivray Group, created a new show, Moving the McGillivrays, which documents the construction of Scott’s new house located on a large lot north of Toronto, Ontario. Built on 2 acres of land, this dwelling is closer to the size of a small commercial building than the average home. While TV viewers focus on the aesthetics of the final product, the nitty gritty of building services like HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing are fundamental aspects of the home’s construction.
With this in mind, McGillivray approached IPEX to provide piping, conduit and venting for his home because of IPEX’s reputation for providing a broad range of high-quality themoplastic products.
“We supplied anything we manufacture that his house needed,” said Steve Barker, senior account manager at IPEX HomeRite Products, the residential arm of IPEX Inc. “ABS pipe fittings, PVC sewer pipe and fittings, polyethylene pipe, electrical conduit and fittings, and System 636® flue gas venting