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Section 15400

ACADEMIC PLUMBING
PART ONE - GENERAL 1.1 DESCRIPTION

Furnish all labor, materials, tools and equipment and install complete and in place, all the plumbing systems as shown on the Drawings: specified herein, and as required for a complete and operable installation. Provide plumbing rough-in as required for the equipment to be furnished my the Owner and fixtures and equipment specified in other Sections. The final plumbing connections shall be included as a part of this Section. 1.2 QUALITY ASSURANCE Conform to provisions Section 15050. 1.3 JOB CONDITIONS Conform to provisions Section 15050. 1.4 PRODUCT HANDLING Conform to provisions in Section 15050.

PART TWO - PRODUCTS 2.1 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.2 PIPING SYSTEMS Materials and Installation: Refer to Section 15050. Insulation for Piping: Refer to Section 15180. FIXTURES
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2.2.1 (a)

General: Fixtures specified shall be furnished and installed complete with all trim and fittings. The manufacturers' names, item numbers, or trade names hereinafter given are used to indicate general design only and are not restrictive. (1) Items by other manufacturers of similar design and of equal overall quality may be submitted for approval. Sizes, capacities, dimensions, etc., designated are minimum requirements.

(b) (c) (d) (e) (f)

Stops for water supplies shall for each fixture and equipment be furnished and installed supplied with water. Exposed piping connections to the fixture plated brass pipe or chrome-plated copper shall be chrome- tubing. All exposed fixture trim and fittings shall be chrome- plated or nickel-plated with polished bright surfaces. Penetrations through walls or floors for rough-in of fixtures shall be made watertight by means of calking or casketing. Polished chrome-plated escutcheons shall be furnished and installed for exposed piping at every penetration inside finished rooms. For others see Section 15050. ''P-traps'' shall have a minimum 50 mm seal. Mounting heights of fixture rims shall be as designated on architectural drawings. Faucets shall have a sealed-in leak proof fatherless ceramic disc cartridge valve unit with removable cartridge: nonmetallic disc and lifetime lubricated stem threads. Faucet shall have single handle shall be r polished chrome plated or die cast material inserts. Traps exposed above the floor shall be chrome plated adjustable brass code pattern P-traps, with chrome plated wall escutcheon and casing. Plumbing fixtures supports shall be floor or wall mounted. Base supports shall be cast iron or steel with enamel paint
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coating. Concealed arm assemblies shall have radium or zinc electroplated coating. Exposed arm assemblies shall be acidresistant porcelain enamel. (l) (m) All tubing for waste and water supplies to plumbing fixtures shall. be installed complete, length and size as required. Water supplies not otherwise specified herein for plumbing fixtures and/or equipment furnished under other sections shall be chromium plated brass or bronze and as follows: Wheel handle supply angle stop valve with 12 mm riser: a. 12 mm inlet, 305 mm long, wall flange, 12 mm x 12 mm warm handle angle stop, 12 mm flexible riser. b. 12 mm inlet, 305 mm long wall flange, 12 mm x 12 mm loose key angle stop, 12 mm flexible riser. (o) Flow devices shall have a flow rate of 5.5 lpm for all faucets for lavatories and sinks. Unit shall provide a nonaerated, coherent stream (laminar flow) of water when installed in the spout end. Unit shall be vandalproof. P1: Water Closet - Western: (a) Fixture: Vitreous china, siphon jet action, 80 mm passageway, elongated bowl, wall mounted, 40 mm top spud, length 65.4 CEO, height as shown on the Drawings, provided with douche and douche control valve. Carrier: Left handy right hand or double cast-iron fixture support anchored to floor behind wall, no hub fitting connections. Seat: Solid plastic: elongated open front seat with check hinge, no cover. Color: As selected by Consultant.

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2.2.2

(b) (c) (d)

(e)

Plush valve: Exposed flush valve with self-closing handle, 25 mm IPS screwdriver stop with protective cap r and adjustable timepiece, vacuum breaker flush connection and spud
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coupling for 40 mm top spud, wall and spud flanges and sweat solder adaptor. (f) 2.2.3 (a) Install ablution hose assembly Josam No. 47700 or equal in each western water closet stall. P1a: Water Closet - Western: Fixture: Vitreous china, elongated siphon vortex bowl, floor mounted, low tank type, with vitreous china bolt caper gold actuator, 57 passageway: length 77.5 am., width 52.7 am., height 50.6 cm. from the floor and provided with double and douche control valve. Seat: Solid Plastic contour-styled close front seat and cover. Color: As selected by Consultant. Install ablution hose assembly Josam No. 47700 or equal in each western water closet stall. P2: Water Closet - Eastern: (a) Fixture: Vitreous China, acid-resistant porcelain enameled finish (interior and top) water conserving Eastern flush-type water closet with sealable integral flat bottom anchor and support flanges bonded combination anti-splash flushing rim with 15 mm supply connection, with 100 mm cast-iron low profile P-trap with porcelain enameled interior finish and 50 mm seal. Provision: Each stall shall have a 20 mm water supply a 20 mm self-closing hose bibb located 76 cm from the back wall and 20 cm above the floor along the side of water closet as shown on the Drawings. Install ablution hose assembly Josam No. 47700 or equal in each water closet stall. Color: As selected by Consultant. P3: Lavatory: (a) Fixture: American Standard ''Ovalyn'', for over counter metal rim installation; front overflow vitreous china.

(b) (c) (d) 2.2.4

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Support: Floor mounted cast-iron support with concealed arms, single or back-to-back installation suitable for high back lavatory. Faucet and drain fitting: With Heritage lavatory faucets, popup drain with 32 mm tailpiece. Supplies: Angle supply with warm handle stop and vertical tube, 12 mm IPS. Color: As selected by Consultant. P4: Lavatory:

(c) (d) (e) 2.2.5 (a) (b)

Fixture: 50.4 cm x 45. 7 cm, vitreous china, front over- flow, wall mounted. Support: Floor mounted cast-iron support with concealed arms, single or back-to-back installation suitable for high back lavatory. Faucet and drain fitting: With spout, coupling nuts, pop-up drain with 32 mm tail piece, 10 cm centers. Supplies: Angle supply 4 arm handle stop and vertical tube, 12 mm IPS. Color: As selected by Consultant. P5: Utility Sink:

(c) (d) (e) 2.2.6

Specified with Residential Appliance Specs. Section 11900-4, Paragraph 2.2.15 2.2.7 (a) (b) (c) (d) P6: Bidet: Fixture; Vitreous china, floor mounted, 63.5 cm length, 36.9 cm width, 35.6 cm high, 32 mm tailpiece. Faucet and drain fitting: White inserts, douche control valve, pop-up drain. Supplies: 12 mm IPS supply with screwdriver globe stop and vertical tube riser. Trap: Cast-iron P-trap below floor.
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(e) 2.2.8 (a)

Color: As selected by Consultant. P7: Shower: Fixture: Personal shower with 15 mm elbow supply with wall flange, 15 mm vacuum breaker, 1.5 m long chrome plated metal hose with rubber liners 61 cm long chrome plated slide bar and acrylic adjustable knob. Valve: Pressure balance shower mixing valve with integral stops and white inserts. Shower enclosure: See Architectural Section. P8: Bath Tub:

(b) (c) 2.2.9 (a)

Tub: Right outlet or left outlets recessed bath, 76.2 cm x 1.524 m x 38.8 cm enameled steel, one piece, with enamel slip-resistant surface. Drain fitting: Cast brass pop-up drain and remote pop-up mechanism with 17 gauge brass tubing overflow assembly, soldered joints, 40 mm outlet, 40 mm tailpiece. Valve: Pressure balance bath and shower fitting with diverter spout and integral stops. Shower: Personal shower with 15 mm elbow supply with wall flange: 15 mm vacuum breaker, 1.5 m long chrome plated metal hose with rubber liner, 61 cm long chrome plated slide bar and acrylic adjustable knob. Shower door: tempered glass sliding door with stainless steel frame with patterned sand-blasted. Color: As selected my Consultant. P9: Ablution Spout:

(b)

(c) (d)

(e) (f) 2.2.10

15 mm pipe with Bradley No. 477 Touch N-Flo metering valve with automatic flow cycle adjustable from two (2) seconds to two (2) minutes and include an integral service stop. 2.2.11 P10: Hose Bibb:

Polished chrome 15 mm inlet flanged female, with 20 mm hose thread on outlet, with lock shield cap and removable tee handle.
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2.2.12

P11: Hose Bibb:

Rough brass, short pattern: with shoulder and tee handle. 20 mm male inlet and 20 mm hose thread outlet. 2.2.13 Floor Drain:

For finished areas, Josam 3000-5-17 or equal, duracoated cast-iron body with bottom outlet, combination invertible membrane clamp and adjustable type, zinc alloy strainer, secured top (vandal- proof), double drainage flange, flashing collar: peephole, cast P-trap. 2.2.14 P13: Floor Drain: (with trap primer)

High silicon (14%) cast iron body flashing collar with protector cap and 125 mm nickel bronze adjustable strainer head with secured square hole grate and bottom outlet with auxiliary inlet fitting for trap primer connection. Where installed in surfaces having waterproofing membrane, drains shall be equipped with non-puncturing flashing clamp device and anchoring flange. 2.2.15 (a) P14: Service Sink: Fixture: Radford Model; Eljer Plumbing Division, enameled cast-iron, 71.1 cm x 71.1 cm x 33 cm high, stainless steel rim guard, brass strainers with 80 mm threaded out- let and loose closure plug. Faucet; Wall mounted faucet with brace to wall; wall to 20 mm hose outlet spout end 27.3 cm, bucket hook, vacuum breaker, color indexes, stops in thanks, 15 mm female adjustable inlets With union couplings. P15: Sink:

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2.2.16

Specified with Residential Appliance Specs. Section 11900-4, Paragraph 2.2.16. 2.2.17 P15a: Sink:

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Pl6: Laundry Washer:

Specified with Residential Appliance Specs Section 11900-4, Paragraph 2.2.21 2.2.19 (a) P17: Laundry Sink: Fixture: 61 cm x 58.4 cm x 33.7 cm deeps one compartment acid-resisting enameled cast-iron with ledge mounted, trim, laundry sink with mounting frame for countertop installation. Faucet: Ledge mounted single lever faucet with swing spout, ceramic disc cartridge, 20.3 cm center, tubing inlet, three hole punch. Drain: Drain brass body - 50 mm outlet 38 mm x 102 mm gauge tail chrome finish. Drain Stopper: Rubbers with ring and chain. Supplies: Angle supply with 4 mm handle stop and vertical tube riser, 12 m IPS. P18: Electric Water Cooler: (Halsey Taylor) P18a Receptor - Model RCBA, fully recessed, wall mounted stainless steel body with satin finish. Access panel and ventilation grille combination for easy access to cooling unit and plumbing connection. Provide for special function areas as noted. Pl8b Receptor - Model WC7A-I, surface wall mounted heavy duty steel formed in two piece unitized construction; foundation top shall be stainless steel with satin finish, selfclosing dual lever operated with non-corrosive automatic stream regulator; adjustable primary thermostat for coding coil and storage tank is factory set for 100C. Provide for general public areas. Pl8C Receptor - Model No. WT-14 CB, or equal, floor mounted, self-contained, gray hammertoes enamel finish with gray vinyl removable panel cast brass bubbler, automatic stream control both hand and foot operated 1-1/4'| P-trap. Unit shall be equipped with electrically heated hot water tank and gooseneck level-operated hot water fulfiller. Provide for utility and staff areas.
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2.2.21

P19: Floor Sink:

Josam Series 49040 or equal, square cast iron 200 mm deep 'fsuper-Floseptor'' with acid-resisting porcelain enameled interior double drainage flange with peepholes. Bottom outlet inside caulk connections aluminum internal dome strainer, Nikaloy sanitary sloped rim and Nikaloy anti-tilting superbly grate. 2.2.22 P20: Floor Sink: Josam Series 1465-88 sandbars: or equal, automatic trap primer all bronze body with integral vacuum breaker, nonliving internal operating assembly, strainer and casketed bronze cover, size 12 mm with union. 2.2.23 P21: Can Washer:

Cast iron body with acid resisting porcelain enameled interior and nickel bronze rim and grater with free standing Lumaloy ported sediment bucket and bronze adjustable spray nozzle assembly and flashing flange. Furnished with control box stain- less steel with cylinder type key lock with operating parts protected by a ''code approved'' vacuum breaker. 2.2.24 P22: Area Drain:

150 mm diameter high silicon (14%) cast-iron body with castiron grate and sediment bucket with 80 mm bottom outlet. 2.2.25 (a) P23: Urinal: Fixture: Siphon jet actions vitreous china, 44.5 cm x 28.6 cm, 20 mm top spud, wall mounted, integral trap, concealed wall hanger. Support: Floor mounted cast-iron support with top supporting plate, bottom bearing plate, and alignment bar. Flush valve: Exposed flushed valve with sell- closing handle, 20 mm IPS screwdriver stop with protective cap, adjustable timepiece, vacuum breaker flush connection and spud coupling for 20 am top spud, wall and spud flanges, and sweat solder adaptor. Color: As selected by Consultant. P24: Floor Drain:
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High silicon (14%) cast-iron body, flashing collar with protector cap and 125 mm nickel bronze adjustable strainer head with secured square hole grate and bottom outlet vandalproof. Where installed in surfaces having waterproofing membranes drains shall be equipped with nonpuncturing flashing clamp device and anchoring flange. 2.2.27 (a) (b) P25: Hand Sink: Fixture: 50.4 cm x 45.7 cm vitreous china, front overflow, wall mounted. Support: Floor mounted cast-iron support with concealed arms, single or back-to-back installation suitable for high back sink. Faucet and drain fitting: With spout, coupling nuts, pop-up drain with 32 mm timepiece, 10 cm centers. P26: Combination emergency Shower & Eyewash:

(c) 2.2.28

Pedestal mounted 250 mm diameter stainless steel shower head, chrome plated brass 25 mm IPS stay-open ball valve operated by stainless steel pull rod with triangle handle. 250 mm stainless steel eyewash receptor, twin chrome plated spray heads, push-type ball valve that stays open until manually closed, automatic stream control. 30 mm galvanized iron pedestal with 22.9 cm floor flange, 30 mm valve supply inlet and 30 mm drain inlet. 2.2.29 P27: Trap Primer:

Automatic trap primer all bronze body with integral vacuum breaker, nonliving internal operation assembly, strainer and casketed bronze cover, size 15 mm with union. 2.2.30 P28: Planter Drain:

Smith 2670 collar with or equal, Duco cast-iron body with bronze secured bronze dome with stainless steel mesh flashing Screen. 2.2.31 P29: Cuspidor:

Vitreous chin's semi-recessed with wall screws and C.P. nuts. Supply fittings with self-closing valve and screw driver stop for regulating water flow to C.P. brass spreader in back, 10 mm IPS supply connection,
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beehive strainer, 40 mm rough cast brass P-trap with front cleanest plug and stainless steel cover. 2.2.32 CP-l: Domestic Hot Water Circulatory Pump:

Bell and Gossett Series bills, or equal, all bronze, gpm and TDH and electric motor as indicated on the Drawings. Unit shall be manually controlled. 2.2.33 Electric Water Heater:

Provide a completely factory assembled, wired and tested electric water heater of sizes and capacities as shown on the Drawings. Unit shall be Rheem Model No. EG Series or approved equal. Tank shall be extra heavy steel constructions glass-lined interior and provided with magnesium anode rated 1,050 kpa working pressure. Heater shall be equipped with water inlet and outlet connections, pressure and temperature relief valve, adjustable thermostatic controls with maximum 7OOC high limit cutoff, low water cutoff and heater drain. 2.3 2.3.1 (a) (b) CLEANOUTS General: Install cleanouts where required by the Uniform Plumbing Code and as indicated on the Drawings. All cleanouts shall be made accessible by installing as follows: (1) (2) (c) (d) Within one meter of a ceiling access panel; or Extending to floor or grade above; or in wall with removable access door.

Size of cleanouts shall be same as pipe on which it has been installed, up to 100 mm maximum. Cleanouts in cast iron soil pipe shall have an iron body, enamel-paint coated, with extra-heavy bronze plugs screwed into calking ferrules. Closure plug shall be extra-heavy type with slot to receive a 15 mm bar stock and taper thread closure. Cleanout plates in toilet rooms and laboratories shall be chromium-plated brass or stainless steel, satin finish. Cleanouts in steel pipe shall have extra heavy bronze plugs with square or hexagonal boss for wrench, recessed if in floor.
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2.3.2 (a) (b) (c) (d) 2.4

Cleanout Types: Interior unfinished floors: Round adjustable scoriated top with ''C.O.'' cast in secured double extra heavy cast iron top. Interior finished floors: Round adjustable secured nickel bronze top recessed for tile. Exposed cleanest tees: Cast iron T branch cleanout tee with plated cast iron countersunk plug. Flush with wall type for cast iron pipe: Extra-heavy cast iron cleanest tee with secured chrome plated cover and frame. THERMOSTATIC MIXING VALVE

Powers Model No. 131-0746 consisting of mixing valve, dial thermostatic (0-900C), piping kit and shut-off valves. Unit shall be cast bronze in construction. 2.5 BACKFLOW PREVENTERS

2.5.1 General: Plumbing fixtures, faucets with hose connections, and all other equipment having plumbing connections shall have their water supplies protected against all possible backsiphonage by vacuum breakers. Provide approved backflow prevention device as specified with equipment or subsystems such as irrigation or contaminating service or required by the Plumbing Code. 2.5.2 Reduced Pressure Type: Beeco No. 6, 10, or 12 units or equal: to be equipped with double gate valves, test cocks and drain. Drain shall be piped to nearest floor sink or to grade outside of building. 2.5.3 Pressure and Temperature Relief Valve: ASME rated and labeled for 875 kpa and 870C to 980c. 2.6 WATER HAMMER ARRESTER

Water hammer arresters shall be Smith Hydrotol or equal, stainless steel water hammer arresters models 5005 to 5050 as approved by the Plumbing Drainage Institute ''Standard P.D.I. WH-201''. 2.7 FLEXIBLE PIPE CONNECTION
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2.7.1 When required at all motor operated equipment, provide flexible connections as hereinafter specified. (a) Flexible connections for steel piping shall be Anaconda Co. or equal, corrugated steel with galvanized wire braid or shall be corrugated stainless steel with stain- less steel wire braid. Designation and length shall be as recommended by the equipment manufacturer for conditions applicable during the systems test and under the most adverse operating pressure and temperatures. WATER SOFTENER ASSEMBLY

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2.8

2.8.1 General: Provide an automatic water for the sheet water system where required. The unit shall have a capacity as indicated on the Drawings. 2.8.2 Softener tank shall be heavy gauge, hot-dip galvanized steel construction for 100-psig working pressure. Pride access opening in side shell and supports with adjustable floor flanges. The softener shall be equipped with self-contained hydraulically operated valve for automatic operation. 2.8.3 Brine tank shall be fiberglass reinforced plastic construction with cover. Brine valves shall be corrosion resistant plastic. 2.8.4 Controls: Provide a 7-day clock timer for fully automatic regeneration operation. Provide a switch for manual regeneration and manual indexing valve so regeneration can be performed without electric power. 2.9 DIESEL FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM

2.9.1 General: Furnish and install all pipes, fittings, valves, underground storage tanks, day tanks, and appurtenances, to provide a complete and workable diesel fuel supply system in accordance with this Section of this Specification and applicable drawings. 2.9.2 Examine all Sections of the Specifications for work related to this section. Provide all work hereunder as required for the support and accommodation of related work.

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2.9.3 Coatings for exposed diesel fuel lines shall conform provisions of Section 15050. 2.9.4 Piping Assembly: All bolts, nuts and studs used in the assembly of the diesel fuel supply system shall conform to the provisions of Section 15050. 2.9.5 Piping Support: All exposed piping shall be adequately supported with devices of appropriate design. Support for all piping shall be complete and adequate regardless of whether or not support devices are specifically called for on the Drawings. Fabrication of steel support and welding shall conform to the provisions of Section 15050. 2.9.6 Anchoring Pipe Support: Pipe support shall be anchored in walls and floors as specified and shall conform to the provisions of Section 15050. 2.9.7 Materials and Installations:

2.9.7.1 Piping: Furnish Schedule 40 black steel pipe with 150 pound black banded malleable iron screwed fittings and couplings. 2.9.7.2 Valves: Acceptable gate valves are as follows: Manufacturer Crane Walworth Jenkins Hammond Gate No. 438 4 370 645

2.9.7.3 For all underground piping, trench and backfill shall be in accordance with Section 15050. Lay pipe on flat bottom of trench. Wrap all buried pipe and fittings with cold applied coal tar paper and primer. Tape and primer shall be Tape Coat CT, or approved equal. 2.9.7.4 Where piping passes through the flooring of the building, provide and approved waterproof membrane between pipe and concrete floor. 2.9.7.5 Piping inside at the building shall be located along walls at the floor elevation, in accordance with standard practice. 2.9.8 Underground Storage Tank and Appurtenances:

2.9.8.1 The diesel fuel storage tank shall be fabricated as a cylindrical tank with size and capacity as indicated in the Drawings.
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2.9.8.2 The storage tank shall be constructed of steel plate with steel bulkheads in accordance with NFPA and ASME standards. Tanks shall have coal-tar exterior coating wrapped with fiber- glass truth and additional coal-tar coating for a total thickness of not less than 12 mm for corrosion control. 2.9.8.3 The storage tank shall be fabricated with openings and two lifting lugs as shown on the Drawings. 2.9.8.4 The storage tank and the following appurtenances shall be completely prefabricated and delivered to the jobsite ready for installation. (a) (b) Manholed fill cap, and adaptor, shall be Buckeye Models A0717-008 (717C), A-0049(3), and A-0050(3''). Manhole, angle valve extractor assembly: and foot valve: shall be Buckeye Models A-0655(l-1/2''), A-07l7-008(717C), A0584(3), and A0439(l-l/2'').

2.9.8.5 Furnish and install cap by Buckeye, Model No.A4103-004 (4103S) on 2. vent line as shown on the Drawings. 2.9.8.6 The underground reinforced concrete pad shall be constructed per provision of Sections 03200 and 03310. 2.9.9 Day Tank and Appurtenances:

2.9.9.1 Furnish and install day tank assembly for diesel generator or sizes and capacities as indicated on the Drawings. The day tank assembly shall be a pre-wired, pre-assembled package unit as manufactured by the Simplex Inc. or approved equal. Unit shall be provided with weatherproof housing for outdoor installation. 2.9.9.2 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) The unit shall consist of the following: Hand pump unit Duplex fuel oil transfer pumps Solenoid valve on pump suction line High fuel level alarm Low fuel level alarm
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Low fuel generator engine shutdown signal Connection for fuel oil supply to day tank from storage tank Connection for fuel oil return to storage tank Connection for fuel oil supply to engine Connection for fuel oil return from engine Connection for day tank vent Day tank drain valve Pre-wired electrical control panel and fuel oil level indicator.

2.9.9.3 Furnish and install return tank of size and capacity as indicated on the Drawings. The unit shall be a pre-assembled package unit as manufactured by Simplex Inc. or approved equal. Unit shall consist of a return tank, float controlled return pump, and connections for return tank inlet and outlet. 2.10 COMPRESSED AIR SYSTEM

2.10.1 General: Provide air compressor with a capacity and pressure as indicated on Drawings for plumbing and laboratory service, complete with inlet filter, silencer, and weatherhood. 2.10.2 Submittals: In addition to applicable requirements of SUBMITTALS paragraph, submit the manufacturers data. 2.10.3 (a) Air Compressor: General: Provide 100 percent oil-free compressed air. Driver shall be 480 volt, 3 phase, 60 Hertz electric motor, close coupled or connected by flexible coupling. Compressor and motor to be mounted on same base. Provide air intake silencer and intake filter. Inlet air at 300C and 60% RH. Type: One of the following: (1) (2) (c) Water piston rotary Water packed ring rotary

(b)

Motor and Starter: 400C ambient temperature rise type motor; ball or roller bearings for automatic continuous operation,
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conforming to NEMA MG 1. Motor shall be such capacity that brake horsepower required by driven equipment at normal rated capacity will not exceed nameplate rating of motor. Provide each motor with automatic, fully enclosed, magnetic starter of type specified in Section 15050. (d) Controls: (1) Automatic: Adjustable, pressure operated automatic, electric switch to start at 95 psig and stop motor at 105 psig or as required. Liquid: Provide solenoid valve to cut off liquid supply when motor is not running (in compressors using water for displacement). Cooling water shall be from chilled water system. Unloading: Equip compressor with automatic unloading device, which will unload under all conditions, including starting after compressor has stopped due to current failure while operating, as well as protection against tank back pressure from 0 to 35 pounds per square inch.

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(3)

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Air Receiver: Welded steel built in accordance with applicable requirements, and inspection seal of ASME Code for unfired Pressure Vessels for a working pressure of 100 psig min. Equip receiver with a pressure gauge, pressure relief safety valve, high level float switch, a leaving air control globe valve, automatic drain trap, and discharge filter. Control Panel: (1) Provide one duplex electrical combination circuit breaker control panel in a NEMA 1 enclosure including: 2 starters, selector switches, transformer(s), and magnetic alternator. The starter shall include 3-phase thermal overload protection, low voltage release. Provide fusible disconnect switches. The compressor manufacturer shall conduct factory tests to verify that actual performance is within 5 percent of the nominal rating. Certified test data for compressor shall be submitted.

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Air Dryer: Self-contained, refrigerated type, complete with heat exchanger, refrigeration system, moisture separator for moisture removal, automatic controls and all internal wiring and piping. Heat exchanger shall be designed to ensure adequate cooling capacity for varying airflow loads without causing excessive refrigeration cycling. Controls shall automatically shut down refrigeration system on low or no load conditions. Refrigeration unit shall be hermetically sealed type and shall operate intermittentily at all load conditions except maximum load, at which time it shall be continuous operating. House entire unit is factory standard, bonderized, enameled steel cabinet having access door and panel providing easy access to all interior parts for maintenance and inspection. Capacity shall be sufficient to cool air from a single compressor. Unit to be provided with automatic condensate drain. Maximum output of saturated air at compressor output temperature to 10C. Required Data: Submit characteristic performance curves and the following applicable data in accordance with SUBMITTALS paragraph. Data submitted with shop drawings shall include but not be limited to the following: (e.g. Nash Engineering Co. No.OC-5C or approved equal rpm)

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Manufacturer and Model

Compressor Operating Speed: Capacity (free air delivered at indicated pressure) cfm at output temperature Type of Compressor Bearings: Type of Lubrication: Capacity of Receiver: Type and Adjustment of Drive: Electric Motor: Manufacturer, Frame & Type: Speed of Motor: 1,750 rpm Current Characteristics & HP: Thermal Cutout Switch: Manufacturer, Type & Model: Starter: Manufacturer, Type & Model: Air Silencer: Manufacturer, Type & Model: Air Filter: Manufacturer, Type & Model:
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After Cooler: Manufacturer, Type & Model: Air Dryer: Manufacturer, Type & Model: (e.g., Hankinson Model 80100) 2.10.4 (a) Flexible Connectors: Flexible connector shall be rated to meet operating conditions and shall have factory-applied, union end-fittings. Free ends shall be threaded or socket type as required for connection to the piping system. Dielectric coupling shall be provided to prohibit contact of dissimilar metals. Lengths shall be as recommended by manufacturer, but not less than 300 mm. Rigidly support piping not more than 15 pipe diameters from each connector. Flexible connectors shall be one of the following types: (1) Metal Pressure Carrier: Annularly and helically corrugated flexible; single ply, seamless or seam welded tubing having one or more layers of wire braid. Alloy of pressure carrier and braid shall be bronze or stainless steel. Reinforced Teflon Pressure Carrier: Properly reinforced Teflon bellows or hose.

(2)

2.10.5 Tests: Make tests under actual or simulated operating conditions and prove full compliance with design and specified requirements. Tests of compressors shall be performed simultaneously with the compressed air system of which each compressor is an integral part. Certified test reports shall be furnished to the Consultant. 2.10.6 Furnish and install factory-prefabricated, tested, complete packaged air compressor station of sizes and capacities as shown on the Drawings. The complete package shall include all required interconnecting piping, wiring, pressure switch, magnetic contactor, magnetic starter, automatic alternator for duplex unit, low voltage transformer, and factory wired control panel. The manufacturer shall be as following or equal: (a) Home Economics Utility Room: Nash Engineering Co Model OC-2A single unit receiver mounted. One Hankinson Model 80100 refrigerated air dryer to provide a dew point of 2 0C at
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operating pressure at 380C air inlet temperature and automatic condensate drain discharge into nearest floor drain. (b) Festival Hall Work Shop: Teglen-Airdraulics, ITT Pneumative Model LGH-305-HOZ with Norgren B07-202-MIKA filter regulator and guage. Festival Hall Storage: Teglen-Airdraulics, Atlas Copco Model LT7 with oil removal filter. College of Agriculture Utility Corridor: Nash Engineering Co, Model OC-4A, separate compressors with common receiver. Air dryer same as Home Economics. College of Education Utility Room: Nash Engineering Co, Model OC-2A. Single unit receiver mounted. Air dryer same as Home Economics. Central Service Compressor Room: Teglen-Airdraulics, Atlas Copco Model LE6T, single unit receiver mounted with oil removal filter. Central Service Utility Room: Teglen-Airdraulics, ITT Pneumative Model EP, oil free single unit receiver mounted. Central Service Repair Shop: Champion Air Compressor Model HR 3-8, two stage single unit receiver mounted. Central Service Storage: Champion Air Compressor Model HRI-3, two-stage single unit receiver mounted. VACUUM SYSTEM

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2.11.1 Provide vacuum pump unit sizes as indicated on the Drawings as manufactured by the Nash Engineering Company, or equal. The unit shall be capable of passing fluids directly through the pumps to waste and shall include the following. 2.11.1.1 Single stage, positive displacement, nonpulsating, liquidsealed, rotary vacuum pumps. The pumps shall have enclosed rotor and conical porting to facilitate adjustment of internal clearances. Each pump shall have a capacity as indicated on Drawings, open dripproof
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motor suitable for 480 volts, 3 phase, 60 Hz. Pump and motor shall be mounted on a common baseplate. 2.11.1.2 For each vacuum pump provide a discharge separator silencer, seal, water line strainer, flow control have, 115-volt solenoid valve, and antisiphon fitting; vacuum switch; inlet check valve. 2.11.1.3 Provide one vertical steel vacuum control tank of ASME code construction with one vacuum gage and vacuum relief valve. 2.11.1.4 The lead vacuum switch shall be set to start the lead pump at 17 Hg. and to stop it at 20 Hg. The lag vacuum switch shall be set to start the lag pump at 15 Hg. and to stop it at 18 Hg. With settings to be field adjustable. 2.11.1.5 Provide one duplex electrical control panel in a NEMA 1 enclosure including two combination circuit breakers, selector switches, control transformers and a magnetic alternator. The starters shall include three phase thermal overload protection and low voltage release. Provide fusible disconnect switches. 2.11.1.6 The discharge from the vacuum system shall be piped to a suitable location outside the building. 2.11.1.7 The vacuum pump manufacturer shall conduct factory tests to verify that actual performance is within 5 percent of the nominal rating. Certified test data for each pump shall be made. 2.11.1.8 The vacuum pump manufacturer shall warrant all components listed here for a period of two years from the date of certification and shall provide a manufacturers representative at the site for start-up services. 2.11.1.9 Furnish and install factory-fabricated, tested, complete packaged vacuum pump station of sizes and capacities as shown on the Drawings. The complete package shall include all required interconnecting piping, wiring, vacuum switch, magnetic contactor, magnetic starter, automatic alternator for duplex unit, low voltage transformer and factory wired control panel. The manufacturer shall be as following or equal. (a) Home Economics Utility Room: Nash Engineering Co. Model OV-3A single unit receiver mounted.
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Festival Hall Storage: Teglen-Airdrauics, ITT Pneumative Model GH-3V2-HIO with Norgern F-11-200-M3PA filter trap. College of Agriculture Utility Corridor: Nash Engineering Co, Model OV-5A separate vacuum pumps with common receiver. College of Education Utility Room: Nash Engineering Co. Model OV-3A single unit with receiver. LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SYSTEM

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2.12.1 General: Furnish and install factory-packaged, tested and painted underground liquefied petroleum storage tank assembly of sizes and capacities as shown on the Drawings. Tanks shall be constructed in accordance with NFPA and ASME/API Pressure Vessel Standards. Tanks shall be inspected and tested for compliance. Tanks shall have coal-tar exterior coating wrapped with fiberglass cloth and additional coal-tar coating for a total thickness of not less than 12 mm for corrosion control. The prefabricated storage tank assembly shall be as manufactured by Roy E. Hanson Jr. Mfg. or equal. 2.12.2 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) The unit shall consist of the following: Double check filler valve Check-lok for tank drain Service and vapor return valve Float swing and gauge indicator Outage liquid level dail Tank relief valve Service stack to house above components with galvanized steel cover and locking device.

2.12.3 Furnish and install single stage propane gas regulator Fisher Controls, Model No. Y200 or equal. The downstream pressure of the regulator shall be set at 2.75 kPa. 2.12.4 Liquefied petroleum gas piping from storage tank assembly to propane gas regulator and relief vent from storage tank assembly to its
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termination shall be Schedule 80 black steel pipe with 2,100 kPa black malleable iron fittings. Black steel pipe for installation below ground shall be shop-coated and double-wrapped to a point of 15 cm above the ground by an approved pipe applicator, Hunts Process No 13 or equal as per AWWA-C203, Section AI-4. 2.13 DISTILLED WATER SYSTEM

2.13.1 General: Provide a stainless steel fully automatic electric distilled water station consisting of a still and tank mounted on a common floorstand with the still elevated to proper height for gravity flow of distilled water into the storage tank as manufactured by the American Sterilizer Co., or equal, for the laboratory facilities. The unit shall be American Sterilizer Model No. AF02-551-443-010 and Model No. AG18222310-20 with capacities as indicated on Drawings. 2.13.2 (a) Water still shall include the following: Self-starting, self-stopping, and self-flushing controls. Provide automatic controls to replenish the storage tank automatically. The controls shall start the still operation when level in storage is low and stop the still when the tank is full. When the still is stopped, the evaporator shall automatically flush sediment. A flushing timer shall be provided such that the evaporating chamber is drained once every four hours to prevent concentration of impurities. Provide manual bypasses to ensure uninterrupted service to all automatic valves. Provide automatic low water cutoff protection to protect system against raw water supply failure. Provide level switch to shut off system automatically if water level in evaporator drops below operating point.

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2.13.3 Storage tank shall be equipped with air filter for filtering out all airborne particulates down to 0.2 of a micron. Provide overflow device, sight gauge, tank inlet and outlet drains, sample cock, and float control device. 2.13.4 Floor Stand: Construct of stainless steel and equip with adjustable floor flanges.

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2.14 Duplex Sewage Ejector Station: Furnish and install base plate mounted duplex sewage ejector station of sizes and capacities as shown on the Drawings. The screenless nonclog ejector shall be equipped with cast iron impeller, stainless steel shaft, cast iron motor support and discharge pipe. The fully automatic system shall include pedestal mounted automatic alternator, high water alarm with transformer and wall mounted NEMA I control panel containing two magnetic starters and two fusible disconnect switches. Furnish steel cover plate with steel curb frame suitable for grouting into a concrete sump of sizes as shown on the Drawings. 2.15 Duplex Sump Pump Station: Same as duplex sewage ejector station except that sump pump shall be equipped with galvanized steel strainer, and high water alarm without transformer. 2.16 Duplex Submersible Type Sump Pump Station: Furnish and install submersible type duplex sump pump station of size and capacity as shown on the Drawing. The pump shall have a gray iron volute, gray iron impeller with fused epoxy coating and suction strainer. The fully automatic system shall include one NEMA I wall mounted control panel containing two magnetic starters, two fusible disconnect switches, one electrical alternator and one 100 mm alarm bell. Provide four mercury float switches with support pole and wall bracket. Furnish steel cover plate with steel curb frame suitable for grouting into a concrete sump of size shown on the Drawing. 2.17 Clarifier: Provide 3-compartmetn 5,675 liters capacity, precise concrete clarifier for acid waste neutralizing sump, 3.00 mm long x 1.95 m wide x 1.85 m high. Line tank with heavy acid resistant epoxy coating and fill with marble or limestone chips. Provide a 60 cm square sampling box at the sump discharge.

PART THREE EXECUTION 3.1 INSPECTION

Examine the areas and conditions under which work of this Section will be performed. Correct conditions detrimental to the proper
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and timely completion of the Work. Do not proceed until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected. 3.2 3.2.1 3.2.1.1 drawings. INSTALLATION General: Install all equipment as indicated on the reviewed shop

3.2.1.2 Avoid interference with structure and the work of other trades. Do not make changes from Drawings without approval of the Engineer. 3.2.2 Inspection: Check each piece of equipment in the system for defects, verifying that all parts are properly furnished and installed. 3.2.3 (a) Plumbing Fixture and Equipment Installation: Each fixture, or other plumbing item shall be installed at the exact height and location shown on the Drawings, or, in the absence of such drawings, in accordance with the reviewed manufacturers rough-in drawings. Fixture supplies, trap and trap arm shall be securely anchored and set squarely with wall, in line with fixture outlets, without any off-sets, angels or bends. Fixture connections shall be properly aligned to prevent any undue strain on equipment or fixture. Each fixture shall be set level and in continuous contact with floor or wall. Fixtures in batteries shall be aligned, equally spaced and present a uniform appearance. Joint between fixture and walls or floors shall be adequately grouted with Medusa, or equal, cement forming a smooth, even, watertight joint. Porcelain plaster caps shall be securely cemented into place over floor or wall flange bolts, entirely covering washer and bolt hole. Connections between fixtures and flanges on soil pipe shall be made absolutely gastight and watertight with a closet-setting compound, or with a neoprene gasket and seal.
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Mounting bolts shall be brass, shall be not less than 6.35 mm diameter, and shall be equipped with chrome-plated nuts and washers. Fixtures with outlet flanges shall be set the proper distance from the floor or wall in order to make a first class joint with the closet-setting compound or gasket and the fixture. Fixtures shall be sealed with the gasket furnished by the fixture manufacturer. Exposed plated, polished, or enameled connections from fixtures shall be installed with special care showing no tool marks or threads. Supports shall be provided with each fixture.

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3.2.4 Cleanout covers, set flush with finished wall, floor or grade, securely anchored by means of integral lugs or bolts. Where surfacing materials, such as resilient floor covering or ceramic tile are used, ascertain thickness of the finish and install the cleanout with top smooth and flush with surface. 3.3 EXCAVATION, FILLING, AND BACKFILLING

Perform all trenching, filling, and backfilling required for the work of this Section as specified herein and in Section 02220. 3.4 SERVICE CONNECTIONS

Determine exact location of required water, and sewer connections and make proper connections. 3.5 FLUSHING AND DISINFECTING

3.5.1 General: All water piping (both raw and sweet) shall be flushed clean of all dirt and foreign material following completion of the hydrostatic and leakage tests, and then be disinfected. The disinfection shall conform to AWWA C601 as minimum requirement. All valves, faucets and hose bibs shall be opened and closed at 30-minute intervals during disinfection period. The final flushing after disinfection shall be continued until the residual chlorine is reduced to less than 1.0 mg/liter.

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3.5.2 Water Equipment, and Supplies: Provide all equipment and supplies for performing the work and discard the water at locations or by procedures acceptable to the Engineer. Furnish and fit any special pipe taps required for injecting the sterilizing solution. 3.5.3 Water System Sterilization: Biological and residual chlorine tests shall be done by an acceptable laboratory. Sterilization shall be repeated until satisfactory test results are achieved. 3.6 PAINTING

3.6.1 Finish Painting: Refer to Section 09900 for all finish painting other than for items specified to be factory finished. 3.6.2 (a) Protective Painting: Provide all protective painting. All pumps, motors, etc. with factory enamel finish, shall be carefully cleaned, oiled, and rubbed down before final acceptance. All damaged factoryfinished items shall be touched up with original paint. In unfinished spaces, al accessible installed black steel and wrought iron piping including fittings, unions and flanges, iron valves, hanger rods and hangers, shall be given a coat of rust preventive black asphaltum paint immediately upon installation. Prime coat all carbon steel in all finished rooms. All primer paint and surface preparation shall be as specified in Section 09900.

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