Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps

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 and Pumps 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 and Pumps 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 and Pumps 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
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps 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
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps 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 and Pumps 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 and Pumps September 17, 2019

Piping details

Understand the various types of pipe and their applications

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps September 10, 2019

Video: Trends in Water Treatment Planning for Legionellosis Mitigation and Prevention

This presentation educates design engineers, building O&M staff, and building owners about health concerns related to Legionellosis, a form of pneumonia caused by the Legionnella bacteria which lives in inadequately maintained building water systems.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps May 8, 2019

How can we build more water-resilient cities?

With over 2 billion new urban citizens anticipated by 2050, cities increasingly recognise the need for better understanding of the water-related risks, and for tools that help prioritise action and investments to become more resilient.

By Arup
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps September 24, 2018

Designing industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: HVAC and plumbing

More than just places to make and store products, industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities are becoming more complex. Heating, cooling, ventilation, and plumbing must be carefully designed.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer