Plumbing, Pumping

Pumps December 22, 2021

How to select, size fire pumps

Proper fire pump sizing and selection can result in efficient and effective fire suppression systems in a cost-effective manner

By Jarron Gass
Courtesy: Glumac
Plumbing, Pumping November 9, 2021

Data-Driven Design Series: Analyzing water use and reuse

Glumac’s Lone Star Region Plumbing Manager discusses strategies for reaching net zero water and how to improve the water efficiency of projects

By Glumac
Courtesy: CRB
Plumbing, Pumping October 14, 2021

Changes in HVAC systems of the manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes to the design of HVAC and plumbing systems of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
The Air Force’s new basic training facility required large diameter pipe and fittings to move 155ºF (68ºC) water effectively throughout the campus at 90 psi. Using PP-RCT pipe also enabled sections of the system to be fabricated and lifted into the trench. Courtesy: Asahi/America
Plumbing, Pumping October 12, 2021

Air Force base water supply piping system challenge met

Designing an efficient, long-lasting piping system

By Steve Cooper
Courtesy: Jordan & Skala Engineers
Plumbing, Pumping September 1, 2021

Project Profile: Arcade Sunshine

Adaptive reuse project that is comprised of three residential buildings with differing levels of commissioning required for each.

By Jordan & Skala Engineers
Courtesy: ESD
Plumbing, Pumping August 16, 2021

Designing hydraulic systems on high-rise, large buildings

Know how making correct decisions in the initial hydraulic plan helps the facility operate more efficiently and effectively.

By Suzan Sun-Yuan
Courtesy: RMF Engineering
Plumbing, Pumping September 11, 2020

How to select a commercial water heater

As mechanical and plumbing engineers specify a water heater in education buildings, several considerations must be studied

By Michael Scruggs
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Plumbing, Pumping April 15, 2020

Clean water availability and future system design

Don Rosen answers questions about clean water availability and future system design and the future of engineering in these fields.

By CannonDesign
Plumbing, Pumping September 17, 2019

Pipe systems and materials: Design considerations

Choosing the right pipe system and design is essential to ensure excellence in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and beyond

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Plumbing, Pumping September 17, 2019

Piping details

Understand the various types of pipe and their applications

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago