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“Plumbing Design” from HVAC Design
Solutions is a package of software programs
for most of the Plumbing Designer’s sizing
tasks:
Fixture Unit/GPM Calcs
Water System Sizing
Waste & Vent System Sizing
Roof Drain System Sizing
Natural Gas System Sizing
Water Heater Sizing
Extensive Help Files, and “Extras”
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Reduce your dependence on
Reference Books, Charts, Graphs,
and “Rules of Thumb”.
Eliminate many of the usual
Plumbing Design Tasks
Reduce common errors and mistakes
Create an easy-to-follow, step-bystep “Procedure for Plumbing
Software Package contains most of
Design” for all the
projects.
sizing calculations and
procedures for typical projects
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XLS#'FU-GPM'!A5 AIR COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS indexp1.CONTENTS PROJECT INFORMATION BASIC PROJECT INPUT SHEET PLUMBING CALCS DESIGN JUMP TO FILE INDEXP.XLS#'WATER-SCHED1'!B10 WATER PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE indexp2.XLS#ROOFDR!G4 MEDICAL GAS PIPING CALCULATIONS .XLS#'WATER-SCHED2'!A10 WASTE PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE indexp2.XLS#'WATERHTR-CALCS'!C6 NATURAL GAS PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE . VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL PIPE SIZING indexp1.XLS#'W&V SIZES'!B3 ROOF DRAINS. OR VERTICAL PIPE SCHEDULE indexp2.MEDIUM PRESSURE indexp2.INFO!D2 indexp1.XLS#'FU-CALCS'!B4 WATER PIPE SIZING CALCULATIONS indexp1.XLS#'GASPIPE-DIAG. LEADER.xls#INDEX!C10 INDEXP.XLS#'GAS-SCHED1'!F3 NATURAL GAS PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE .XLS#MEDGAS!D10 WATER FIXTURE UNIT TO GPM CONVERSIONS indexp1.XLS#INDEX!C10 PRELIMINARY WATER PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE indexp2.XLS#PIPESIZE!B10 WASTE AND VENT PIPE SIZING indexp1.XLS#'VENT-SCHED'!B10 ROOF DRAIN.XLS#'STORMPIPE-SCHED'!D4 WATER HEATER SIZING CALCULATIONS indexp2.XLS#AIRCOMP!B11 PLUMBING SCHEDULE DESIGN “Any One of these programs is worth the cost of the Entire Package!” indexp2.XLS#INDEX!C10 Quick Links to all calculation programs FIXTURE UNIT CALCULATIONS indexp1.XLS#'ROOFDR-SCHED'!E3 HORIZONTAL ROOF DRAINAGE PIPING SCHEDULE indexp2.XLS#'GAS-SCHED2'!F3 GAS PIPE SIZING DIAGRAM indexp2.LOW PRESSURE indexp2.'!E1 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 4 .XLS#'WASTE-SCHED'!B10 VENT PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE indexp2.xls#PROJ.PRELIMINARY indexp1.

.SUMMER (DEG.0 INDOOR DESIGN TEMP. F) : 70.0 PROJECT ELEVATION (FEET) : 670 PROJECT MANAGER : BILL REECE PROJECT ENGINEER : CLIENT : CLIENT CONTACT NAME: Design Conditions are used in some calculations JIM EDMOND ADS ARCHITECTS JOHN GOREMANN © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 5 .0 INDOOR DESIGN TEMP. IL 05/06/08 OFFICE SUMMER OUTDOOR DESIGN DRY BULB TEMP. (DEG. F): -6. 3 PROJECT NUMBER : 134-08 PROJECT LOCATION : DATE : TYPE OF BUILDING : Information automatically transfers to all programs CHICAGO. F) : 75."YOUR COMPANY NAME" BASIC PROJECT INFORMATION HELP Begin with Basic Project Information input PROJECT NAME : OAKPARK OFFICE BLDG. F): 91.0 WINTER OUTDOOR DESIGN DRY BULB TEMP.WINTER (DEG. (DEG. .

0 1.0 BATHTUB WITH 3/4" FILL VALVE 8.FIXTURE UNIT CALCULATIONS RESET/CLEAR FLUSH VALVES = 1.0 0.0 8.0 1.0 6.0 0.0 3.0 3.5 local Codes 0. DOMESTIC Fixture Unit 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0Values may be edited to 1.0 BATHTUB OR COMBINATION BATH/SHOWER 2 CLOTHES WASHER.0 BIDET 1.0 6.0 3.0 0. DOMESTIC DRINKING FOUNTAIN OR WATERCOOLER 3 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 6 .0 DENTAL UNIT. CUSPIDOR DISHWASHER.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 meet 1.5 0. FLUSH TANKS = 2 FIXTURE TYPE PROJECT NUMBER: 1 PRINT Count the Fixtures for the project and input the quantities of each type QUANTITY PROJECT NAME: DATE: COLD WATER FIXTURE UNITS HOT WATER FIXTURE UNITS * * FU EACH TOTAL FU FU EACH TOTAL FU 3.

0 3.5 0.0 Local2.0 GPF FLUSH VALVE 4 Input3.0 0.5 17.1.0 0.0 0.0 WATER CLOSET .5 0. FLUSH TANK 2.0 0.0 SINKS .0 0.WATER GPM TOTALS 201.0 0.0 URINAL.0 2.0 Total 3.0 2.0Quantities.0Fixture0.1.0 20.0 FU and Total0.0 0.0 0.5 0.WASHUP.SINKS .0 1.0 SINKS .0GPM are per 0.0 2.0 2.6 GPF GRAVITY TANK WATER CLOSET .0 GPF FLUSH VALVE 0.0 0.SPECIAL PURPOSE.6 GPF FLUSH VALVE 6 KITCHEN EQUIPMENT .0 13.0 0.SERVICE.0 URINAL.3 53. FLUSHING RIM URINAL.0 0.6 GPF VALVE 0.8 125.0 20.0 0. 0.0 SINKS .GREATER THAN 1.6 GPF TANK 5.6 GPF FLUSHOMETER TANK WATER CLOSET .0 calculated.0 0.0 WATER CLOSET . 2" DRAIN WATER CLOSET . 1-1/2" DRAIN WASHFOUNTAIN. 2" DRAIN 2.5 0. 3" DRAIN 2 2.0 0.0 COLD WATER FU HOT WATER FU © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 7 . EACH SET OF FAUCETS 1.5 Code requirements WASHFOUNTAIN.0 0.5 0.0 0.SERVICE OR MOP BASIN.0 0.0 0.GREATER THAN 1.5 0.SPECIAL PURPOSE.0 0. and the 3.0 SINKS .0 0.5 0. 3" DRAIN 2.5 5.5 0.1. 1. GREATER THAN 1.0 0.5 5.0 0.0 0.

2 0 5 TOTAL DEVELOPED LENGTH OF LONGEST PIPE RUN (FT) 600 6 MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PIPE PRESS. 2 67 6.PROJECT NAME: Total FLUSH Demand VALVEStransferred = 1. DROP (PSIG/100 FT) 4.6 information….4 WATER MAIN PRESSURE (PSIG) 100 3/4 6 3.. ALLOWABLE SIZE MAX.5 PRESSURE AVAILABLE FOR PIPING LOSS (PSIG) 27 4 300 8 PRESSURE BOOSTER PUMP (IF REQUIRED) (PSIG) 13 24 5. GPM VEL.. DEMAND FLOW RATE (GPM) 94 1/2 2 1. FLUSH TANKS = 2 from Fixture Unit Totals PRINT 1 PROJECT NUMBER: DATE: AVAILABLE WATER PRESSURE CALCULATIONS PIPE SIZE SCHEDULE (@ MAX.2 7 1 11 3.8 Results in Allowable 700 8 Pipe1200Pressure Drop/100’ 8.2 for “Longest Run” sizing 8 .5 8 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 460 6.PRESSURE (IF REQUIRED) PRESSURE DROP THRU BACKFLOW PREVENTER (PSIG) 5 STATIC HEIGHT OF HIGHEST FIXTURE ABOVE MAIN (FT) 30 PRESSURE DROP THROUGH WATER TREATMENT (PSIG) 10 2 1/2 110 7 RESIDUAL PRESSURE REQUIRED AT LAST OUTLET (PSIG) 25 3 180 6.2 Adding Project specific 1 1/2 32 5.9 80 1 1/4 PRESSURE DROP THRU METER (PSIG) PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE .

STANDARD TEE (FLOW TURNS) 1 Input fittings and valves for each pipe section 9 . STANDARD ELBOW FROM TO 1 2 4 0 4 3/4 4 2 3 42 0 25 1 1/2 2 3 4 250 100 2 1/2 3 4 5 475 135 2 1/2 2 0 0 0 0 Input FU values for each pipe section PROJECT NAME: RESET/CLEAR 4. STANDARD ELBOW 90 DEG. Allowable PD/100’ Automatically transferred to Pipe Section Sizing Calcs PRELIMINARY WATER PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PRESSURE DROP . NOT BOTH.5 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 45 DEG.Max.LONGEST RUN (PSIG/100 FT. PIPE SECTION FLUSH TANK FIXTURE UNITS (FU) FLUSH VALVE FIXTURE UNITS (FU) DATE: NUMBER OF EACH TYPE FITTING IN THE FLOW RATE (GPM) PIPE SIZES FOR MAIN (LONGEST RUN) 90 DEG.) PROJECT NUMBER: ERROR NOTE: INPUT EITHER FLUSH TANK OR FLUSH PRINT VALVE.

0 0.0 4 5 0 250 100 2 1/2 2.2 2.) FROM TO 1 2 4 0 4 3/4 2. Accurate Pipe Section sizing.) ERROR Final.0NOT based on Rule-of-Thumb.5 4.MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PRESSURE DROP LONGEST RUN (PSIG/100 FT.0 Accurate Pipe sizing.0 0.7 2 3 42 0 25 1 1/2 2.5 fittings valves PROJECTand NUMBER: NOTE: INPUT EITHER FLUSH TANK OR FLUSH VALVE.7 5.9 7. PIPE SECTION PRINT DATE: PIPE SIZES FOR MAIN (LONGEST RUN) FLUSH TANK FIXTURE UNITS (FU) FLUSH VALVE FIXTURE UNITS (FU) FLOW RATE (GPM) MAIN SIZE (INCHES) MAIN SIZE PD (PSI/100 FT.) MAIN SIZE VELOCITY (FT.0 0 0 0./SEC.0 0 0. like “add 50% for Fittings”!! © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 10 . after WATER PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE corrections for actual PROJECT NAME: RESET/CLEAR 4.5 3 4 0 120 72 2 1/2 1. NOT BOTH.

LENGTHS WASTE FIXTURE UNITS (FU): 30 WASTE SLOPE (1/4=1. OR 1/8=2): 1 WASTE SIZE . SLOPE 1 1 8 (#3) 14 (#3) 35 (#4) 216 (#5) HORIZONTAL @ 1/8"/FT.): 12 Quick input of pipe section loading and lengths (W and/or V) Resulting sizes for the section MAXIMUM UNIT LOADING AND MAXIMUM LENGTH OF DRAINAGE AND VE SIZES 1 1/4 MAXIMUM UNITS 1 1/2 2 2 1/2 3 4 Cross reference in chart form DRAINAGE PIPING (#1) VERTICAL 1 2 (#2) 16 (#3) 32 (#3) 48 (#4) 256 HORIZONTAL @ 1/4"/FT.: 3 VENT FIXTURE UNITS (FU): 30 VENT TOTAL LENGTH (FT.): 46 VENT SIZE: 2 1/2 VENT HORIZONTAL LENGTH (FT.VERT.WASTE & VENT SIZING AND MAX.): 65 WASTE SIZE . SLOPE N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 172 (#5) © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 11 .: 2 1/2 WASTE VERTICAL LENGTH (FT.HORIZ.

SLOPE NUMBER OF WATER CLOSETS ON PIPE SECTION FROM TO 1 2 6 4 2 2 4 0 2 3 12 4 2 2 1/2 4 0 3 4 22 4 3 3 4 1 4 5 34 4 4 4 4 4 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 12 .) WASTE PIPE SIZE VERTICAL WASTE PIPE SIZE AT 1/4"/FT. 3 134-08 Required sizes at different slopes are05/06/08 calculated automatically WASTE FIXTURE UNITS (FU) WASTE PIPE VERTICAL LENGTH (FT.WASTE PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE PROJECT NAME: RESET/CLEAR Input W-FU and vertical length PRINT for each pipe section WASTE PIPE SECTION PROJECT NUMBER: DATE: HELP OAKPARK OFFICE BLDG. SLOPE WASTE PIPE SIZE AT 1/8"/FT.

) VENT PIPE SIZE (IF TOTAL AND HORIZ. VENT PIPE SECTION HELP PROJECT NAME: RESET/CLEAR Input V-FU. LEN. MORE THAN ALLOWABLE LENGTH) VENT PIPE SIZE (IF HORIZ. PROJECT NUMBER: and horizontal length for PRINT each pipe sectionDATE: OAKPARK OFFICE BLDG. MORE THAN 1/3 OF ALLOWABLE TOTAL LENGTH) FROM TO 1 2 20 110 35 2 0 0 2 3 30 190 55 0 3 0 3 4 45 100 70 0 0 3 4 5 65 30 8 4 0 0 5 6 150 60 20 5 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions Required 0 sizes are 0 calculated automatically 13 . LESS THAN ALLOWABLE LENGTH) VENT PIPE SIZE (IF TOTAL LEN. 3 134-08 05/06/08 VENT FIXTURE UNITS (FU) VENT PIPE TOTAL LENGTH (FT. LEN. SIZE HAS BEEN INCREASED BY ONE PIPE SIZE.) VENT PIPE HORIZONTAL LENGTH (FT. total length.VENT PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE CAUTION EITHER TOTAL LENGTH OR HORIZONTAL LENGTH EXCEEDS CODE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE.

): Input Roof Area served by Roof Drain DRAIN NUMBER ROOF AREA (SQ. OR VERTICAL PIPE (IN. FT.AREA ROOF + WALLS (SQ.) (SQ.) 2000 3 67 2147 1200 2920 4 144 4613 2500 3875 4 144 4613 1000 3 67 2147 (2) ADJACENT TOTAL AREA WALLS . FT.) (1) ADJACENT WALL .00 PROJECT NAME: PROJECT NUMBER: RESET/CLEAR DATE: PRINT HELP OAKPARK OFFICE BLDG.) 1 1500 1000 2 2500 3 3000 4 1000 3. LEADER.) FLOW RATE (GPM) MAXIMUM AREA DRAIN OR PIPE SIZE CAN CARRY (SQ. FT.AREA (SQ.Input Local Rainfall Rate ROOF DRAIN. FT.) Input Adjacent Wall Area where applicable © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 14 . 60 MINUTE DURATION STORM IN LOCAL AREA (INCHES/HR. OR VERTICAL PIPE SCHEDULE RAINFALL RATE FOR 100 YEAR. LEADER. FT. 3 Roof Drain size or 134-08 Vertical Pipe 05/06/08 sizes are calculated SIZE OF ROOF DRAIN.

) (1) ADJACENT WALL . PIPE (2) ADJACENT TOTAL AREA SIZE AT 1/8"/FT. 1/4”.AREA ROOF + WALLS SLOPE (SQ.): Horizontal RESET/CLEARRoof Drainage PROJECT NUMBER: Pipe Section sizes are DATE: PRINT for 1/8”. SLOPE (GPM) 1200 4100 5 139 FROM TO 1 2 3500 2 3 2000 3000 3050 5 139 3 4 5500 4500 7075 6 222 4 5 3000 3000 5 139 Input Adjacent Wall Area where applicable © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 15 .AREA (SQ.Input Local Rainfall Rate HORIZONTAL ROOF DRAINAGE PIPING SCHEDULE PROJECT NAME: RAINFALL RATE FOR 100 YEAR. FT.00 Input Roof Area served by Pipe Section PIPE SECTION ROOF AREA (SQ. FT.) HORIZ. WALLS .) (SQ. FT. FT.) (INCHES) FLOW RATE AT 1/8"/FT. calculated and 1/2” pipe slopes 3. 60 MINUTE DURATION STORM IN LOCAL AREA (INCHES/HR.

PRIVATE 2 0 LAVATORY . RACKS LAUNDRY .PUBLIC 6 0 75 225 SHOWER .GALLONS PER HOUR AT 140 DEG.FROM MANUFACTURER.SINGLE HEAD 3 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions DISHWASHER .WATER HEATER SIZING CALCULATIONS PROJECT NAME: HOSPITAL TYPE OF BUILDING OR FACILITY: RESET/CLEAR FACILITY INCLUDE FULL KITCHEN? 1 = YES. DISHWASHER . IF AVAIL.DOMESTIC.CONVEYOR .DOOR TYPE . RACKS FOOT BASIN 3 0 20 x 20 IN.DOMESTIC UNDERCOUNTER 15 0 18 x 18 IN. STATIONARY TUB 28 0 UNDERCOUNTER TYPE LAVATORY . F GPH EACH TOTAL GPH KITCHEN FIXTURE TYPE (ASSUMING SEPARATE BOOSTER HEATER FOR 140 DEG. 2 = NO 1 NUMBER: SelectPROJECT Type of Facility fromDATE: drop-down list PROJECT ELEVATION: PRINT PLUMBING FIXTURE TYPE QUANTITY HOT WATER . F TO 180 DEG.WITHOUT INTE Input quantity ofTYPE each SINGLE TANK Fixture Type MULTIPLE TANK (DISHES FLAT) 16 . F HOT WATER WHERE REQUIRED) GENERAL PLUMBING FIXTURES: BATHTUB FILL (EXCLUDING WHIRLPOOL TUBS) KITCHENS: 20 0 DISHWASHER .WITHOUT INTERN BATHTUB AND SHOWER 5 75 375 BIDET 1 5 5 16 x 16 IN. RACKS DISHWASHER .

FIXTURES (GPH): 1424 POSSIBLE TOTAL MAXIMUM DEMAND (GPH): 1919 DEMAND FACTOR: ALTITUDE CORRECTION FACTOR (IF ANY): 0.BARIUM Demand Factor and Storage Factor are applied to Max. 400 0 1 15 15 HAND SINK SINK .25 PROBABLE MAXIMUM DEMAND (GPH): STORAGE CAPACITY FACTOR: 480 288 495 1.CLEANUP ROOM 1 15 15 DOUBLE POT SINK SINK .GENERAL SHOWER .PUBLIC 1 SHOWER .THERAPEUTIC 8 UTINSIL WASHERS 50 0 DISHWASHER MAKEUP WATER REQ.LABORATORY 2 5 10 RECIRCULATING PREFLUSH SINK .CENTRAL SUPPLY 1 15 15 PREFLUSH (CLOSED TYPE) SINK .70 411 Resulting in required Water Heater Output and required Storage Tank Capacity © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 17 .KITCHEN (GPH): REQUIRED STORAGE TANK CAPACITY (GALLONS): 359669 0.PLASTER 1 15 15 TRIPLE POT SINK 1 90 90 SINK .SCRUB-UP 2 10 20 VEGETABLE SINK 1 45 45 POSSIBLE MAXIMUM DEMAND .00 REQUIRED WATER HEATER OUTPUT (AT 140 DEG.LAVATORY . F) (BTUH): USABLE STORAGE CAPACITY FACTOR: 0.60 STORAGE TANK CAPACITY (GALLONS): POSSIBLE MAXIMUM DEMAND . based on Type of Facility Input Kitchen Fixtures. as applicable 8 1 1 SINK . Demand.CLINICAL 1 10 10 PREFLUSH (HAND-OPERATED) 15 0 PRESCRAPPER (OPEN TYPE) SINK .PHARMACY 1 5 5 SINGLE POT SINK 1 30 30 SINK . BEDPAN HOSE 75 0 139 0 8 8 60 0 240 0 45 45 180 0 40 0 KITCHEN FIXTURES: SINK .CLINICAL.

Start with a sketch of the Gas Piping system © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 18 .

Input Flow Rate and 0 Lengths for “Longest 0 Run” and Branches RESET/CLEAR (SG MULT) PRINT NUMBER OF EACH FIT PIPE SIZES FOR BRANCH 90 DEG. STANDARD ELBOW 0 2 3.BELO INITIAL GAS PRESSURE (IN.FROM METER (WITHOUT FITTINGS) (FEET) PIPE SECTION GAS FLOW RATE (CFH) MEASURED LENGTH MAIN .60 1. Input Fittings 0 and Valves for 0 0 each section 2 0 2 500 1 1/4 1 460 1 1/4 420 3 320 3/4 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 4. WC) (28" WC PER PSI) 28.00 0. Sizes are calculated for each Section 19 .00 (PSI) ALLOWABLE PRESSURE DROP (IN. Input Local Gas conditions NATURAL GAS PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE (LOW PRESSURE .00 1.000 MEASURED LENGTH BRANCH .1.07 (PSI) GAS SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.LONGEST RUN (WITHOUT FITTINGS) (FEET) PIPE SIZES FOR MAIN (LONGEST RUN) FROM TO 1 2 150 570 1 2 3 450 570 1 1/2 3 4 750 570 2 4 5 2500 570 3 5 6 2565 570 3 2 7 300 3 8 300 4 9 1750 5 10 65 0 0 2. WC) 2.

00 100 NUMBER OF INTENSIVE CARE BEDS 6 --- 1. HG PER 100 FT.00 --- 50 NITROUS OXIDE (N 2O) NUMBER OF STANDARD OUTLETS NITROGEN (N 2) NUMBER OF STANDARD OUTLETS Initial Pipe Sizing for Med.00 24 1.00 60 NUMBER OF MAJOR SURGERY ROOMS 4 --- 1.00 --- 60 NUMBER OF STANDARD OUTLETS 18 --- 1. Gas Systems --75 18 2.00 --- 100 18 1.00 --- 33 NUMBER OF RESPIRATORY VENTILATORS 8 1.MEDICAL GAS SERVICE TYPE QUANTITY DESIGN FRICTION LOSS 1 DIVERSITY FACTOR PSI PER 100 FT.00 50 MEDICAL AIR (MA) NUMBER OF STANDARD OUTLETS MEDICAL VACUUM (VAC) © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 20 . IN. PERCENT (%) OXYGEN (O2) NUMBER OF STANDARD OUTLETS 24 1.

2.8 FILE AND BURR MACHINES 1 18 0.8 CHIPPING HAMMERS (WEIGH 2 .8 ANGLE NUT SETTER .) 6 20 0.000 LB.) CHIPPING HAMMERS (HEAVY WEIGHT) CONCRETE VIBRATORS Calculates Total Usage & 39 Anticipated 0.8 GREASE GUN 3 4 0.000 LB.13 LBS.8 30 0.4 LBS. TO 10.8 AIR HOIST .8 ANGLE NUT SETTER .1/2" TO 3/4" (WEIGH 18 LBS.) 2 30 0.TO 5/16" (WEIGH 8 LBS.8 Recommended30Receiver Volume 0.HORIZONTAL (1-1/2" WHEELS AND UNDER) GRINDERS .000 LB.000 LB 2 35 0. AND LARGER 1 105 0.8 AIR HOIST .8 BLOWGUNS 1 25 0.1.8 20 0.TOOL OR EQUIPMENT QUANTITY FREE AIR USAGE AT 90 PSIG 1 2 USE FACTOR (CFM) AIR HOIST . OR LESS 7 0.8 10 0.8 12 0.8 CARVING TOOLS (MONUMENTAL) 15 0.10.8 GRINDERS .8 BUSHING TOOLS (MONUMENTAL) 25 0.HORIZONTAL (2" AND 2-1/2" WHEELS) 2 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 21 .) 3 CHIPPING HAMMERS (WEIGH 10 .

) are clear and complete. etc. lead paint. and any other information that relates to Mechanical or Plumbing work. and any other discipline. etc. Food Service. Company Logos. and are coordinated with other disciplines. Landscaping. Spend not more than one minute per sheet. Make a list of questions that may come up during the cursory review.Coordination Between Disciplines Contents: A B C D E F G H A B (Click on hyperlink to jump to the sheet checklist) Preliminary Review of Plans and Specifications Demolition Plans Arc hitect and/or Owner Coordination Structural Coordination Mechanical Coordination Plumbing Coordination Civil Engineering Coordination Electrical Coordination Preliminary Review of Plans and Specifications 1 Quickly review all Drawings in the Construction Document set. 2 Make a list of any apparent discrepancies or questions while reviewing the set. Electrical. Building Occupancy Type. and add ‘flags’ to sheets where there are significant questions. Governing Codes. Fire Protection. Demolition Plans 1 Verify that Demolition Symbols (cross-hatching. average. Structural. Mechanical. North Arrows. and coordinate with Architect or other Prime Consultant and Owner. 2 Verify there are notes regarding potential hazardous materials (asbestos. Check the Table of Contents against the actual Specification sections to verify all sections have been included. 5 Check for consistent appearance of Title Blocks. 3 Quickly review the Specifications by reading through the Table of Contents for Mechanical and Plumbing work. including Architectural. Sheet Titles. © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions Extensive “Quality Control” Plumbing Checklists are available in a separate “Plumbing Peer Review” Software Package Over (70) Pages of Checklists and Spreadsheets for a thorough review of Plumbing Construction Documents 22 . Plumbing. or first sheet in the set. Professional Stamps. Civil. Issue Dates. 4 Review Architectural T itle Sheet. Drawing Scales. Index of Drawings. and make a list of the Project Square Footage. Building Construction Type.). Sheet Numbers. and Issue Revisions on all sheets.

Return to Table of Contents Plumbing Underground Floor Plan 1 Read all Sheet Notes and verify they are clear and appropriate. follow to the referenced Enlarged Plan. Follow references to indicated sheets. 2 Verify all References are correct. Plumbing Underground Floor Plan 6 Check for locations of building expansion joints or seismic joints. Transfer the total flow rates back to the original Floor Plan. Check on provisions for sleeving beams. Pencil in Fixture Units (FU) for all Fixtures and Drains served by each Waste riser. Verify that below-slab Footings and Grade Beams have been shown on the Plumbing Underground Floor Plan. they should be added to the ‘background’). for continuation. or pipe drops. such as Plumbing Site Plan Sanitary Vents and Trap Primer water pipes. Plumbing Riser Diagram Sheets 8 After following each Waste pipe riser to the top. (Click on hyperlink to jump to the sheet checklist) Verify depth of Footings and Grade Beams below floor slab. and Fixture Calculations Sheet outlets. Check for coordinated Central Plant Plumbing Plans locations from floor to floor on each pipe riser. 9 If the Floor Plan has references to larger scale plans (such as Enlarged Toilet Room Partial Plans). and sum the FU to the extent of the Enlarged Scale Plan. under. and verify that pipes Plumbing Floor Plans have been designed to accommodate expansion joints. Pencil in the Fixture Unit value for each Fixture or Drain on the Enlarged Plan. Plumbing Roof Plans 7 Follow all Waste Pipe risers up to floors above. Sum the flow rates (FU) from the remote fixtures or drains. 3 Coordinate Plumbing Underground Plan with Structural Grade Plan. follow horizontally to the most remote Plumbing Detail Drawings fixture or drain connection point. Floor Sinks. (If Footings and Grade Beams are not on Plumbing Underground Plan. for underground pipe coordination. Preliminary Review of Plans and Specifications 5 Verify that Footings and Grade Beams are not directly below Plumbing Fixture Legend and Symbols. C Plumbing Plan Review Items Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L Example of Quality Control Check List Items © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 23 . Verify that Fixture Units are listed for all fixtures or drains and that Schedules for each fixture are complete. back to the risers. Pencil in the accumulated FU on the plans adjacent to the pipes. such as Storm Schedule Sheets Drains and Overflow Drains. Plumbing Chases. Place a pencil check-mark on each Plumbing Medical/Lab/Process Piping Plans riser as it is verified to continue on the floor above (or roof). etc. to avoid conflicts with Footings at Plumbing Demolition Plans Columns. or through Footings or Grade Beams have been coordinated with Structural Plans. to check for any potential conflicts. Verify coordination with pipes at Columns. Verify all pipe sizes are coordinated from Floor Plan to Enlarged Partial Plan. Floor Drains. 4 Verify that any pipes passing over. Verify the Floor Plan and Enlarged Plan have the same background and are current with the latest Architectural plans.

ALLOWABLE PD/100 FT) SIZE MAX.2 7 1 11 3.0 RESIDUAL PRESSURE REQUIRED AT LAST OUTLET (PSIG) 25 3 180 6. FLUSH TANKS = 2 1 PROJECT NUMBER: DATE: AVAILABLE WATER PRESSURE CALCULATIONS PIPE SIZE SCHEDULE (@ MAX. Output and Sizing Documents can be printed for submittal to building department officials and for addition to drawings and schedules 0 TOTAL DEVELOPED LENGTH OF LONGEST PIPE RUN (FT) 600 6 700 8.2 © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 24 .5 8 1200 8.0 5 460 6.8 PRESSURE BOOSTER PUMP (IF REQUIRED) (PSIG) 0 13 After completing input and calculations.2 PRESSURE DROP THRU METER (PSIG) PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE .0 MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PIPE PRESS.9 80 1 1/4 24 5.6 2 67 6. GPM VEL.2 5 1 1/2 32 5.PRESSURE (IF REQUIRED) PRESSURE DROP THRU BACKFLOW PREVENTER (PSIG) STATIC HEIGHT OF HIGHEST FIXTURE ABOVE MAIN (FT) 30 PRESSURE DROP THROUGH WATER TREATMENT (PSIG) 10 2 1/2 110 7. DROP (PSIG/100 FT) 4.4 WATER MAIN PRESSURE (PSIG) 100 3/4 6 3.5 PRESSURE AVAILABLE FOR PIPING LOSS (PSIG) 27 4 300 8.WATER PIPE SIZING CALCULATIONS PROJECT NAME: FLUSH VALVES = 1. DEMAND FLOW RATE (GPM) 96 1/2 2 1.

LOW PRESSURE (BELOW 1.5 PSI) GAS-SCHED2 NATURAL GAS PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE MEDIUM PRESSURE (ABOVE 1. LEADER. OR VERTICAL PIPE SCHEDULE HORIZONTAL ROOF DRAINAGE PIPING SCHEDULE WATER HEATER SIZING CALCULATIONS FU-GPM AIR COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS GAS-SCHED1 NATURAL GAS PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE . © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 25 .5 PSI) AIRCOMP Extensive Plumbing Programs GAS PIPE SIZING DIAGRAM GASPIPE-DIAG. VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL PIPE SIZING MEDGAS MEDICAL GAS PIPING CALCULATIONS PRELIMINARY STORMPIPE-SCHED WATER FIXTURE UNIT TO GPM CONVERSION WATERHTR-CALCS ROOFDR-SCHED ROOF DRAIN.WATER PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE FIXTURE UNIT CALCULATIONS WATER-SCHED2 FU-CALCS WATER PIPE SIZING CALCULATIONS PIPESIZE WASTE AND VENT PIPE SIZING W&V SIZES WASTE PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE WASTE-SCHED VENT PIPE SIZING SCHEDULE VENT-SCHED ROOFDR ROOF DRAINS.

and tables as prescribed by Plumbing Codes and as recommended by ASPE and ASHRAE have been included and have been used to establish the “Accurate” Plumbing System Sizes.   Straightforward takeoff and input allows easy calculation and sizing of Plumbing Systems. Multiple Programs are included. formulas. © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 26 . Extensive procedures. charts. covering most of the typical Plumbing Design Tasks for most projects.

Extensive “Help Files” that are hyperlinked to each program. Output in the form of Compliance Documents or System Sizing Summaries for submittal to appropriate code enforcement officials or building departments. form.   Significantly reduces “Reference Material Dependence” which can save a great deal of time and effort. or table. © Copyright 2008 HVAC Design Solutions 27 .

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