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SECTION 22 11 17

GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES
SECTION 22 11 17 - GAS PIPING AND APPURTENANCES

PART 1 - GENERAL

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SUMMARY
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This Section provides requirements for furnishing and installing gas piping inside and outside of building,
including the supply line from the gas meter, service lines to gas equipment and appliances, termination
of the service line with a valve, and final connection to equipment and appliances. Also included shall be
the gas vent piping. Contractor is responsible to furnish the gas meter and installation of natural gas
piping system extending to the building from gas main located on the campus. Refer to civil drawings for
general routing to the building. All work shall be incompliant with NFPA 54 and the International Fuel
Gas Code.

RELATED WORK
A.

Section 22 05 00, Painting.

B.

Section 22 05 00, Common Work Results for Plumbing.

C.

Section 22 05 26, Pipe and Pipe Fittings.

D.

Section 22 05 53, Identification for Plumbing Piping and Equipment.

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SUBMITTALS
A.

Product Data: For each type of product indicated.

B.

Shop Drawings: For facility natural gas piping layout. Include plans, piping layout and elevations,
sections, and details for fabrication of pipe anchors, hangers, supports for multiple pipes, alignment
guides, expansion joints and loops, and attachments of the same to building structure. Detail location of
anchors, alignment guides, and expansion joints and loops.

C.

Delegated-Design Submittal: For gas piping and equipment indicated to comply with performance
requirements and design criteria, including analysis data signed and sealed by the qualified professional
engineer responsible for their preparation.
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Detail fabrication and assembly of anchors and seismic restraints.
Design Calculations: Calculate requirements for selecting seismic restraints.
Detail fabrication and assembly of pipe anchors, hangers, supports for multiple pipes, and
attachments of the same to building structure.

D.

Brazing certificates.

E.

Welding certificates.

F.

Field quality-control reports.

G.

Operation and maintenance data.

H.

Warranty: Sample of special warranty.

ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA
Texas A&M University – San Antonio
Project No. 25-3122
22 11 17 - 1

ERP-4 (11-27-12)
GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES

Devices. B. 25-3122 22 11 17 . Grade 3. butt-fused fittings for 3 inches and larger. Milliken. and marked for intended location and application.1/D1. Fisher. "Building Services Piping. 3.1M.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. PART 2 . PIPE AND FITTINGS A. ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No.1 GENERAL A. 2. testing. Pipe Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and operators according to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. Rockwell." for fuel-oil piping materials. Nibco. "Structural Welding Code .2 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES . D. B. Steel Support Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and personnel according to AWS D1. Comply with requirements of the EPA and of state and local authorities having jurisdiction.9. Equimeter. and inspecting. installation. Include recording of fuel-oil storage tanks and monitoring of tanks and piping. 2.Steel. F. provide products by one of the following: 1. Fisher. provide products by one of the following: 1. 3. Piping with minimum wall thickness as required by SDR-11. Socket fittings through 2 inches. 3." C. Comply with ASME B31. provide products by one of the following: 1.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES 1. 2. Gas Regulators: Subject to compliance with requirements. Electrical Components. and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70.PRODUCTS 2. Type II. Ball Valves: Subject to compliance with requirements. by a qualified testing agency. Lubricated Plug Valves: Subject to compliance with requirements. Piping (Below Ground): 1. E. C. Brazing: Qualify processes and operators according to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: Section IX. DuPont "Aldyl A" or approved equal. and with pipe properties conforming to ASTM D 2513. Polyethylene resin conforming to ASTM D 1248. 2. 2. Nordstrom. 4. 3. Stockham.2 Watts.

Where flexible connectors are indicated on the plumbing drawings. upstream of manual shut-off valve at emergency shut-off valves . Flanges: Furnish Class 125 ANSI cast iron flanges. 2. cast iron ASTM A126 Class E body. Provide flange joints for pipe 3 inches and larger in diameter. and flanged for all sizes upstream of emergency shut-off valves. blowout-proof stem. manufactured by Nordstrom Figure 142. suitable for mounting in vertical position.c. fail safe closed.11. MSS-SP-110 compliant. manual reset. Contractor has option to provide this valve with threaded ends downstream of automatic emergency shut-off valves. manufactured by Red Hat Model No.). chrome-plated brass ball. ASTM A240. 5 psi inlet pressure and 9 inch w. Ball Valves: For valves downstream of automatic emergency shut-off valve. CGA approved. minimum rated for 1000 cfh at pressure setting. Bolted bonnet. provide two piece. Piping (Above Ground): 1. outlet pressure setting (spring range 6 inches w. cast brass body. permanently lubricated with baked TFE or thermosetting epoxy boded to plug. electrically tripped. inside walls. ASTM E84 compliant index for flame and smoke. outlet pressure setting (spring range 6 inches w. 25-3122 22 11 17 . full port.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES B. manufactured by Equimeter or approved equal.4 GAS PRESSURE REGULATOR A. position indicator. ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No. minimum rated for 1500 cfh at pressure setting. minimum rated for 200 cfh at pressure setting. threaded ends. ASTM A53.3 VALVES A.c. threaded connection for sizes through 2 inch downstream of emergency shut-off valves. manufactured by Equimeter or approved equal. the flexible connectors shall be corrugated stainless steel.Provide schedule 40. oil or gas) malleable iron. above ceiling shall be welded fittings. Unions: Use 150-pound standard (300-pound water. rated & listed for natural gas service.c. All pipe joints located in crawl space. black steel with socket weld carbon steel fittings conforming to ANSI B16. Pipe and Fittings for 2 inch and smaller in all locations.c. 5 psi inlet pressure and 11 inch w. C. Port area at least 80% of the pipe area.c. memory stop. UL listed and CSA approved for natural gas service stamped directly on valve body (125G). with U/V resistant polyethylene jacket.3 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES . Pipe larger than 2 inches in all locations: Provide Schedule 40. 600 psi WOG. manufactured by Equimeter or approved equal. D. carbon steel handle. suitable for bi-directional dead end service. type 1 solenoid enclosure. GSA approval stamped on valve as fuel gas rated.).c to 14 inches w. 2-Way. quarter turn. aluminum body. self-cleaning plug sealing surfaces.). outlet pressure setting (spring range 6 inches w. ball checks.c to 28 inches w. manufactured by Gastite. bubble tight shut-off. 5 psi inlet pressure and 10 inch w. manufactured by Nibco Model T-585-70-UL. 303 stainless steel stem and springs. replaceable reinforced Teflon seats. solenoid type. cast iron shaft with wrench operator for sizes smaller than 4 inch.c. B. threaded ends.c to 14 inches w. GR-3(Kitchen): Gas pressure regulator. specifically designed for natural gas service. E. GR-1(Domestic water heaters): Gas pressure regulator. continuous duty molded Class F coil. C. 120 volt single phase. Emergency Shut-off Valves. 8044A2 2. ASTM A 53. with bronze seat. black steel pipe with long radius butt weld fittings. 143 or Walworth Figure 2720 and 2721. C. GR-2(mechanical boilers): Gas pressure regulator. ground joint unions. Plug Valves: Lubricated type. or approved B.

Central Academic Building . B.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES D. 2.6 LABORATORY SAFETY DEVICE SYSTEM A. 5 psi inlet pressure and 11 inch w.4 inch rotary gas meter (11. Utility Controller shall comply with Underwriter’s Laboratory UL916 Standards. and electrical outlets at student desks. a swich output to transmit totalized volume to a remote counter (building automation system). 5 psi inlet pressure and 10 inch w. manufactured by Equimeter or approved equal. Each Utility Controller where shown on the Plumbing Drawings and herein specified shall operate as an independent Control System. E. Utility Controller. devices. outlet pressure setting (spring range 6 inches w. Provide a Utility Controller BLC Series Number and size as indicated on the Plumbing drawings with Stainless Steel Door Panel mounted switches to activate remote solenoid and relays to control the natural gas. GR-4(Supply Fan): Gas pressure regulator. 25-3122 22 11 17 . manufactured by Sensus Sonic 2000. manufactured by Instromet No. coordinated with Division 22.Contractor shall provide all equipment. C. GR-5(Labs): Gas pressure regulator.c. Deactivation of output circuits shall not require engagement on enabling key. Located in the electrical room adjacent to contactor enclosure or where indicated on drawings. Electrical. The Contractor shall be responsible for all system components and for coordinating all component wiring with Division 22 & Division 26 for a complete operational system. 125 lb flange. Main meter for the entire Building: Provided and installed by the Natural Gas Utility Company. Products.5 GAS METERS A. outlet pressure setting (spring range 6 inches w. 150 lb flange. and other provisions for the Laboratory Safety Device System as outlined in the Drawings and Specifications. B. operating power and all low voltage control wiring. 125 lb.000 CFH total demand) with pulse output. manufactured by Equimeter or approved equal.c to 14 inches w. flange.c to 14 inches w. Main meter for the entire Building: Provided and installed by the Natural Gas Utility Company. with digital read mechanical index. Contractor shall coordinate with Plumbing Contractor and install all devices not requiring connections to utility piping systems. test and start-up. manufactured by Romet RM1100 STD ID/DCID. The Controller shall be equipped with an enabling key switch that restricts activation of output circuits to the instructor. D. Meter for Domestic Water Heater: 2 inch rotary piston gas meter (800 CFH demand) with pulse output every 10 cubic feet.c.4 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES .c. It shall be the responsibility of the Contractor to provide all conduit systems.).00 CFH total demand) with pulse output user scaleable 1 or 10 cubic feet. a swich output to transmit totalized volume to a remote counter (building automation system). Controller shall be provided with a door panel mounted panic button ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No.). IMRM-2M 2. Patriots Casa Building – 2 inch Single path ultrasonic gas meter (3. integration. Unit shall control utility outlets at student workstations or other locations as indicated by Drawings. minimum rated for 150 cfh at pressure setting. Each Utility Controller where shown on the Drawings and herein specified shall operate as an independent Control System. All Products and Devices for a complete Laboratory Safety Device System shall be provided as shown on Drawings and as listed below. minimum rated for 120 cfh at pressure setting. C.c. Contractor shall be responsible for all system configurations. standard electrical boxes. making final wiring connections to all Laboratory Safety Device System Equipment as indicated by Drawings and Specifications.

Unit shall be provided with lighting contacts for each circuit providing service to student work-stations and secondary contacts for other circuits and as shown on Drawings. Utility Controller shall be furnished under this section and provided to the Electrical Contractor for installation. 120 volt single phase power connection by Division 22. Give proper notice and pay all fees and other costs for complete gas service.EXECUTION 3. Coating and Wrapping: Coat and wrap underground piping in accordance with the standards of the servicing utility. E. F. Where natural gas piping is installed vertically.2 The serving utility will provide connection to an existing gas main and service to the meter. Number of solenoid valve assemblies. Installation Standards: The installation of the entire natural gas system shall be in accordance with NFPA 54. Located in Laboratory Prep Room as shown on Plumbing Drawings. Refer to architectural drawings for exact locations. Provided with Integral in-line filters for Gas services. 25-3122 22 11 17 . Number of contacts as shown on Drawings. Electrical Contact Enclosure. Hanger shall be on 4’-0” o. Provide an BLC Pre-Assemblied Solenoid Valve Enclosure Box with sizes indicated on Plumbing Drawings with white Power Coated or Stainless Steel Door and keyed lock. 120 volt single phase power connection. INSTALLATION A. Solenoid Valve Enclosure. Hanger shall be primed and painted to match wall.c. intended use and pipe sizes are indicated on Drawings.1 PREPARATION A. B. Remote panic assembly shall be furnished under this section and provided to the Electrical Contractor for installation. Drip Legs: Install a capped drip leg 6 inches long at the base of each vertical riser and at each equipment connection. Enclosure shall be integrated with Utility Controller as shown on Drawings. Remote Panic Assembly. Located at each Teacher’s Desk or where shown on Plumbing Drawings. G. Provide a BLC-E Pre-Assemblied Contact Enclosure Box with Sizes indicated on Fixture Detail & on Drawings with Gray Powder or white Powder Coated Door and Screw-Driver door lock. D.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES assembly. not grouped with other piping. Refer to electrical drawings for number of contacts required. The enclosure shall be integrated with Utility controller as shown on Drawings. Each wiring system shall be housed in independent conduit and not bundled with wiring from other systems or control units. 3. Located in electrical room as shown on Electrical Drawings. Refer to electrical drawings for location. Provide a wall mounted Remote Panic Assembly with clear plastic hinged cover BLC Series Model #EPO and Integrate Assembly with Utility Controller. PART 3 . Enclosure shall be furnished under this section and provided to the Electrical Contractor for installation.5 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES . Sleeves: ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No. spacing. C. E. All conduit shall be concealed in wall. secure to wall with hanger similar to B-Line Figure BL1400.

or to nearest ventilated space discharging to outside. above ceilings in space used as a return air plenum or which is unventilated and in all other areas or spaces within the building in which gas might collect or from which gas might be introduced into supply or return air systems. Purge system at 12000 fpm velocity before installing any valves or control device. E. anti-seize. The system shall be purged with dry oil-free compressed air after erection.0 psig. B. Vent conduit to ventilated space inside building and with a 3/4 inch vent with 3/4 inch return bend 4 inches above finish grade outside of building. Follow guidelines set forth in NFPA 54.6 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES . the open ends of pipe. ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No. tubing. General: As a minimum pressure test system per NFPA 54. 2. 25-3122 22 11 17 .0 psig and the time interval shall be 30 minutes. minimum size two pipe sizes larger than gas pipe. the test pressure shall be 1.5 psig to 4. 3.9 psig.3 Encase gas piping running in or through solid partitions. C. 3. clean. and AGA approved. Encase gas piping running below slab in a service-weight cast iron conduit.5 times the normal operating pressure or 5. For systems on which the normal operating pressure is 0. or combination of methods. and valves shall be properly protected to prevent the admission of foreign matter. For encasement or sleeving. UL classified. full cut. D. fittings. but not less than 1 inch larger than encased gas piping. the test pressure shall be 5.4 Make threaded joints with square. Sleeve piping and fittings must be two pipe sizes.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES 1. Connections: 1. Vent sleeve to outside. Immediately after installation. Test pressure shall be measured with a manometer or pressure measuring device designed and calibrated to read a pressure loss due to leakage during the pressure test period. black steel pipe and fittings conforming to ASTM A 120. and as specified.5 PRESSURE TESTING SYSTEM A. 3. 2. B. Sealing compound shall be non-toxic. Ream after cutting and threading. with welded joints. use Schedule 10. Pipe. Use 80 to 90 psi pressure to purge system.5 psig. unless otherwise indicated. For systems on which the normal operating pressure is 0. Use heavy duty teflon sealing compound or teflon tape as threading seal. Oil free air is defined as containing less than 5 ppm oil with a 36°F or lower dewpoint. 3. whichever is greater. Testing shall be conducted by Licensed plumber and/or as additionally defined. 4. shaking or swabbing. Pipe shall be cleaned by hammering. standard taper pipe threads. 3. non-drying. and the time interval shall be 30 minutes. C. During the progress of construction. fittings. valves and equipment shall be visibly clean of foreign material before being installed into the system. CLEANING AND PURGING A. A. valve outlets shall be closed with a threaded plug or cap and left closed until gas equipment is connected.

25-3122 22 11 17 . Any interior piping failing the pressure test shall be repaired and retested or the piping shall be disconnected from the gas supply. and the time interval shall be one hour. E.0 psig or greater.SECTION 22 11 17 GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES D. A pressure test using normal operating pressure shall be utilized only on systems operating at 5.7 ERP-4 (11-27-12) GAS AND PIPING APPURTENANCES . END OF SECTION ACADEMIC BUILDING & PATRIOT’S CASA Texas A&M University – San Antonio Project No.