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ACE DuraFlo®, ePIPE® team nominated for
National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Over the last 10 years, ACE DuraFlo’s ePIPE technology has helped protect dozens of the nation’s finest hotel operations from their piping issues including the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the historic Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle, The Holland America Group, the world-famous Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, The Resort at Squaw Creek at Lake Tahoe, the Marriott in Park City, Utah, the Quality Inn Group and the Avenue Plaza Hotel in New Orleans.
The National Medal of Technology and Innovation is the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States on America's leading innovators.   The Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Nation's economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technological products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and development of the Nation's technological manpower. 
Larry Gillanders, CEO states that the reason ACE DuraFlo Systems is so successful with hotel and resort properties is because “our non-invasive solution for pipe corrosion problems provides a permanent solution to a destructive problem, with virtually no loss of revenue or impact on continued operations.”  Gillanders continued, “after more than a decade of experience working with hoteliers we really understand the inner workings and specific challenges of the hospitality industry. We train all our restoration specialists and technicians to collaborate with all hotel departments (engineering, housekeeping, maintenance, and guest services) to keep the property up and running while completing the pipe restoration process.” Gillanders added “we really have the experience and expertise to help hotel and resort property owners by working as a part of their integrated team.”
Supporters of PRT’s nomination for this honor included Dr. Marc Edwards, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Virginia Tech. Dr. Edwards has been honored by the White House with a National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellowship.
About Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC and ePIPE®
Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC (PRT) directly and through its subsidiary ACE DuraFlo Systems, LLC,  provides "in-place" epoxy pipe lining products and authorized ePIPE plumbing services in the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Latin American under the brand names ACE DuraFlo, ePIPE, eLINER and miniE. Since 1998, PRT has been a leading innovator in the field of pipe restoration and has been awarded multiple US patents involving epoxy pipe lining methods that restore and protect piping systems "in-place." The result is an epoxy lined pipe called ePIPE. ePIPE, a "green product," is a proven and commercialized alternative to a conventional plumbing repipe. Information on ACE DuraFlo and ePIPE may be obtained by calling 888-775-0220 or by visiting

ACE DuraFlo Systems, LLC
United States and International Headquarters
1370 Reynolds Avenue
Suite 112
Irvine, CA  92614

Outside of USA 1-949-724-0323
Fax 1-949-263-8771
Also See: Seattle's Fairmont Olympic Hotel Applauds ACE DuraFlo® ePIPE® for Efficient and Timely Restoration / April 2009

ACE DuraFlo® Nears Completion on $2.2 Million, 50,000 Foot ePIPE® project for Seattle Sheraton; Hosting Hotel Engineers Luncheon and Project Tour / March 2008

The Regal Biltmore Discovers a Long-term Solution to the Problems Associated with Replacing a Piping System Within a Historical Building / Jan 2001

A Hidden Time Bomb - Corrosion of Piping Systems / The Causes of Corrosion in a Piping System, Traditional Repair Methods and the Modern System of Pipe Restoration / Jan 2000

Priyan Jayetileke, Director of Engineering at Vancouver’s 385 room, Four Seasons Hotel, Tackles Corrosion of Copper Water Lines Servicing the Hotel / Jan 2000

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