plumbing system


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Noun1.plumbing system - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewageplumbing system - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
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Some of the advantages of using plastic pipes are that they are corrosion resistant - a plastic plumbing system pipe isn't easily corroded by exposure to water and common household chemicals; offer low heat conductivity - unlike metal, plastic doesn't conduct heat well so it's better able to maintain the temperature of the water it carries; offer easier installation - because plastic pipes are light and easy to handle, plumbing jobs done with these pipes nearly always cost less than those that involve metal pipes; has fewer blockages - some plumbers find plastic drainpipes are less likely to clog than metal ones and are easier to unclog when they do.
The Action Plan will also promote the implementation of water safety plans for buildings to property owners and property management agencies, to enable them to systematically assess and check the internal plumbing system of buildings for enhancing drinking water safety.
Thermal disinfection provides health-care facilities a way to combat Legionellosis in the plumbing system.
He makes abundant use of photographs and color-coded line drawings to look at plumbing systems, plumbing system design and installation, plumbing services, and career development and plumbing history.
For a new building, selecting water heaters less prone to Legionella growth may be a good idea, but replacing water heaters or storage tanks in an attempt to solve a Legionella problem is rarely practical or effective because it does not address the biofilm throughout the plumbing system.
Gilman of Las Vegas, NV has patented a water vapor cleaning system for use with an existing plumbing system.
Deputy McEntee said most of the buildings in the school are prefabs and the plumbing system is on the point of collapse.
The plumbing system is guaranteed for its superior quality and is the choice over 80 per cent of local plumbers, architects and households: over 17 million Hep2o Acorn fittings and 20 million metres of piping have been installed in commercial premises and households in Malta.
Another major source of lead: leaded brass components of the plumbing system that come in contact with water.
For instance, Type P valves provide an excellent way to compensate for pressure fluctuations within a plumbing system when a toilet is flushed or an appliance is turned on, but they cannot make adjustments for either sudden or gradual changes in supply temperature.
The weak plumbing system meant that toilet paper had to go in the garbage can, certainly not a pretty sight with so many of us.
Wirsbo's AQUAPEX[R] Plumbing System provides a safe, durable and installation-friendly alternative to copper, lead and other plastic pipes.