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Systems

Systems refer to the specific ways in which materials are used and/or for what purpose.  These uses can be singular in nature (e.g. used for waste water) or part of a larger system (e.g. used in chilled water systems). Select from the following list of common piping and plumbing applications.

System List

Chemical Waste Drainage

Chemical waste and vent systems are designed to convey chemical waste to a dilution tank or...
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Chilled Water

Chilled Water systems contain and transport cool water throughout industrial and commercial...
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Compressed Air

Compressed air piping systems transport compressed air from air compressors to points of usage....
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Condensate Drain

Condensate is the water that forms on the exterior of a cooling coil and drips down to be...
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Condensate Return

In a steam heating system, it is the job of the condensate return to convey water back to the...
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Condenser Water

Together with chilled water systems, condenser water systems are used remove heat energy from a...
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Domestic Water

Domestic hot and cold water systems generally convey potable hot and cold water used for...
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Drain Waste and Vent (DWV)

Drain Waste and Vent (DWV) systems convey effluent streams, such as black water and or gray...
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Fire Protection

A network of piping whose purpose is to transport an extinguishing media (usually water), to a...
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Fuel Gas

Fuel gas systems convey natural gas or propane for laboratories, cooking, space heating, and...
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Fuel Oil

Fuel oil piping systems transport fuel oil from holding tanks to heating devices, where it is...
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Geothermal Heat Pump

Geothermal heat pumps or ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) use the earth's relatively constant...
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Gray Water Subsurface Irrigation

Gray water subsurface irrigation systems recycle non-industrial wastewater generated from...
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High Purity (DI, Lab)

High Purity piping systems exist in many applications from electronic manufacturing to food...
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Hydronic Piping

Hydronic is a term used to describe a heating or cooling system that transfers heat by...
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Laboratory Gases

Laboratory Gas systems are used to transport various gases for use in a laboratory setting...
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Medical Gases

Medical gas piping systems in health care facilities are used for the distribution of gasses...
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Non-potable Water

Non-potable water sources include rainwater, reclaimed/recycled water and gray water. ...
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Process Piping

Process piping involves non-hydronic mechanical systems in industrial or manufacturing...
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Refrigerant

Refrigerant piping is used to connect refrigeration and air conditioning components and to...
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Sewer

The sewer system of a building receives the discharge from the sanitary and storm water pipes...
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Soft Water

Soft water is used in commercial and industrial applications to reduce the build-up of harmful...
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Steam

Steam is one of the oldest forms of energy used in industry, yet remains one of the least...
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Storm Water

Storm water drainage systems are networks of pipes and culverts designed to transport surface...
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Water Service

Water service systems include the connection, piping and associated valves and accessories that...
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