Plumbing Systems, Appliances, and Fixtures
The table below offers a quick overview of various plumbing systems, appliances, and fixtures found in commercial spaces. These range from water heaters, essential for providing hot water for daily use, to complex pipe networks responsible for water distribution and waste removal.
Plumbing System Highlights
Highlights include boilers that serve as the backbone for heating solutions, to water filtration systems that ensure potable water quality. The list also includes specialized equipment such as backflow preventers, which safeguard drinking water, and grease traps that manage waste in commercial kitchens.
Sanitation and Irrigation Plumbing Systems
Sanitary installations like toilets and bidets, alongside advanced systems like fire sprinklers and irrigation systems designed for safety and landscape maintenance. It’s a snapshot capturing the diversity and intricacy of modern plumbing infrastructure essential for functionality and comfort in our built environments.
Commercial Plumbing Systems, Appliances, and Fixtures
|Description of Commercial Plumbing Systems Purpose
|Devices used to heat water for domestic or commercial use, such as in sinks, showers, and other appliances.
|Large tanks that heat water or generate steam for heating buildings and industrial processes.
|Plumbing fixtures designed for the disposal of human waste. Include a bowl, seat, and flushing mechanism.
|Devices that deliver water from a plumbing system, including those for sinks, showers, and baths.
|Pumps used to remove accumulated water from basements or crawl spaces to prevent flooding.
|Electrically-powered appliances installed under kitchen sinks to shred food waste into small pieces for easier disposal.
|Large pipes that transport wastewater and solids from a building to municipal sewers or septic systems.
|Onsite sewage facilities for properties that cannot be connected to a municipal sewer system. Stores waste for decomposition and drainage.
|Devices installed on plumbing systems to prevent contaminated water from flowing back into the clean water supply.
|Plumbing devices installed in the drain lines of commercial kitchens to separate and contain fats, oils, and grease from wastewater.
|Water Filtration Systems
|Systems designed to remove impurities from water to improve its quality for drinking, cooking, or other uses.
|An assembly of pipes and fittings that distribute water throughout a building and remove waste water.
|Commercial Faucets and Sprayers
|Specialty faucets and spray nozzles for commercial kitchens and industrial applications with high-grade durability and performance.
|Systems of pipes, pumps, and sprayers used to water landscapes automatically and efficiently.
|Automated sprinkler systems designed for fire suppression in commercial and residential buildings.
|Plumbing fixtures specifically for male users to urinate standing up. Common in commercial and public men’s restrooms.
|Shower and Bathtub Units
|Generally for personal hygiene, they can vary from basic shower stalls to luxury bathtubs with hydrotherapy features.
|Public fixtures that provide a stream of drinking water.
|Plumbing fixtures used for cleaning the genitalia, perineum, inner buttocks, and anus. Common in various parts of the world.
|Devices that use ion exchange to remove minerals like calcium and magnesium to prevent scaling in pipes and appliances.