which is the best pipe insulation foam or foil-backed fibreglass?
he invented things most famously bifocals, the lightning rod, and the Franklin stove accomplishing his kite-and-key experiment. proving lightning to be electricity which may be harnessed -serving as the colonies' ambassador to France and managing to get an alliance between the two -writing Poor Richard's Almanac and his autobiography -creating the Pennsylvania Gazette -being a founding father: laying out the 3 branches of government, serving on the Continental Congress, Benjamin Franklin was truly a talented man. He was an inventor, he was a scientist, he was a diplomat, and he was a politician.
I would not recommend L copper tubing and shark bite fittings for this amount of work. Shark bite are great products, but very expensive. Use PEX piping and purchase a PEX tool from your local Home Depot. Also research PEX on the net, if you have some plumbing experience you can run PEX. Be careful because in my local area a unlicensed home owner can not replace more than 20% of their own plumbing, they will not get a permit and/or get the permit signed off.