SECTION: 22 00 00 PLUMBING, GENERAL PURPOSE
 
Criteria

  1. Quality Assurance: EP415-1-261, Volume 4  
  2. UFGS SECTION 22 00 00  PLUMBING GENERAL PURPOSE
  3. UFC 3-420-01, PLUMBING SYSTEMS
  4. NAPHCC-01 National Standard Plumbing Code
  5. Energy Efficient Equipment Requirements
  6. Federal Sustainable Acquisition Items/Requirements
  7. DoD Green Procurement Policy(Aug 27 2004)
  8. DoD Green Procurement Strategy (Nov 2008)
  9. Army Green Procurement Policy (Nov 22 2006)
  10. Federal Acquisition Regulation, Part 23
  11. Energy Star
  12. WaterSense
  13. 10 CFR 436 Subpart A (Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Energy- and -Water Related Projects)
  14. NIST 135 (Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Energy- and -Water Related Projects)
  15. EPA Final Guidance on Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
  16. HJB Form 225 (JBLM Sustainable Acquisition Exception Form)
  17. UFC 1-200-2 (High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Requirements)
  18. ASA IE&E Sustainable Design and Development Policy (Jan 17 2017)
  19. 22 00 00 Plumbing JBLM UFGS
 
Changes or Criteria Notes to Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS)
Paragraph # and Title (if any) Note to Designer Change Text
1.1 REFERENCES Add the following: AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION (AWWA) -
PACIFIC NORTHWEST SECTION
 
Cross Connection Control Manual
 
Sixth Edition (1995) Cross Connection
Control, Accepted Procedures and
Practice Manual, PNWS-AWWA
 
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE (WAC)
 
246-290-490
 
Cross Connection Control Manual
1.2 SUBMITTALS If 01 33 29 is not incorporated in the specifications, change reference to 01 33 29 in this section to instead say 01 57 19.01 SUPPLEMENTAL TEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS and ensure the additional sustainable acquisition language at paragraphs "Submittals" and "Sustainable Acquisition" of 01 57 19.01 20 is included within that section.  
1.2 SUBMITTALS  For the two submittals under SD-11 in the UFGS, also include them under SD-01 Preconstruction Submittals so the Government can verify proposed items comply with legal and policy requirements prior to commencement.  
1.2 SUBMITTALS As applicable to project scope, insert the following under "SD-01 Preconstruction Submittals" and "SD-11 Closeout Submittals". In addition, ensure recycled content and VOC/low emissions submittals for insulation, as required at 01 33 29/01 57 19.01 20, are incorporated under SD-01 and SD-11 at 23 07 00: Interior Adhesives and Sealants (VOC Content); S
2.1 PRODUCT SUSTAINABILITY CRITERIA Delete "For products in this section, where applicable and to extent allowed by
performance criteria, provide and document the following:" The language at 01 33 29/01 57 19.01 20 allows for exceptions based on performance criteria, as long as adequate justification per the applicable legal or policy requirement is provided on HJB Form 225.
 
2.1.1 WATER-EFFICIENT PRODUCTS  [NOTE: In the column to the right, select 01 33 29 when it is incorporated into the specifications, otherwise select 01 57 19.01 20 and ensure it includes added sustainable acquisition language at paragraphs "Submittals" and "Sustainable Acquisition."]
 
Revise as follows:
For the following products, provide products and documentation in conformance with Section [01 33 29 SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING][01 57 19.01 20 SUPPLEMENTAL TEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS] paragraph WATER EFFICIENT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. For more information, see https://sftool.gov/greenprocurement and https://www.epa.gov/watersense.
2.1.2 ENERGY-EFFICIENT WATER HEATERS [NOTE: In the column to the right, select 01 33 29 when it is incorporated into the specifications, otherwise select 01 57 19.01 20 and ensure it includes added sustainable acquisition language at paragraphs "Submittals" and "Sustainable Acquisition."]
 
Revise as follows:
For the following products, provide products and documentation in conformance with Section [01 33 29 SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING][01 57 19.01 20 SUPPLEMENTAL TEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS] paragraph ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCTS. For more information, see https://sftool.gov/greenprocurement/green-produc./hvacmechanical/0https://www.energy.gov/eere/femp/search-energy-efficient-products, and https://www.energystar.gov/products?s=mega.
2.1.3 REDUCE VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC) CONTENT [NOTE: In the column to the right, select 01 33 29 when it is incorporated into the specifications, otherwise select 01 57 19.01 20 and ensure it includes added sustainable acquisition language at paragraphs "Submittals" and "Sustainable Acquisition."]
 
Create this section and include the following:
For interior adhesives and solvents, provide products and documentation in accordance with Section [01 33 29 SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING][01 57 19.01 20 SUPPLEMENTAL TEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS] paragraph REDUCE VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOC) (LOW EMITTING MATERIALS).
2.6 BACKFLOW PREVENTERS Make the changes Add at end of 1st sentence of 1st paragraph  in article 2.6 BACKFLOW PREVENTERS:
"and in accordance with State of Washington Department of Health Standards."
Add at end of 1st paragraph in article 2.6 BACKFLOW PREVENTERS:
Add the following paragraph and include the form:  Backflow Preventers (BPA's) shall be tested by a Washington State certified tester. The tester shall complete the attached form 15400-BPA-Form (Word doc) 15400-BPA-Form (pdf file) and shall submit the original signed form, plus a copy of the completed form in electronic format.
2.6 BACKFLOW PREVENTERS Add the following: All backflow Prevention devices shall be tagged, in the field, with latest passing test results, tester certification information, and date. tag should be weather resistant material.
3.9.1.1   Test of Backflow Prevention Assemblies Add the following paragraph and include the form:  Add the following paragraph and include the form:  Backflow Preventers (BPA's) shall be tested by a Washington State certified tester. The tester shall complete the attached form 15400-BPA-Form (Word doc) 15400-BPA-Form (pdf file) and shall submit the original signed form, plus a copy of the completed form in electronic format.
 
Design Requirements
  1. Water Heaters: Where used at facilities with showers, size peak demand for 100% shower use.
  2. Isolation valves 2" and smaller shall be full port ball type; valves 2-1/2" and larger may be full port ball, butterfly, or gate type.
  3. Faucets: Single lever type preferred. Use manufacturers that have a single cartridge style that fits entire product line (i.e. lavatories, kitchens, and showers).  See 3.10, Section P-5.
  4. Provide trap primer devices for all floor drains except those in dining areas and latrines in barracks
Notes to Designers on Drawing Content
 
1.  The following information shall be shown on the project drawings:
a.       Configuration and sizes of piping systems.
b.      Locations of hot water and cold water shut-off valves for each toilet room.
c.       Location and type of each plumbing fixture.
d.      Typical details for attaching wall-hung fixtures to walls.
e.       Whether piping is run above or below ground, floors, and ceilings and whether concealed or exposed.
f.       Capacity and efficiency of each item of equipment.
g.      Locations and details for special supports for piping.
h.      Locations, sizes, and types of cleanouts
i.        Locations, sizes, and typical details for extended rim floor drains.
j.        Detail sections through each roof drain, floor sink, and grease interceptor (trap).
k.      Location of acid-resistant DWV piping, cleanouts, traps, drains and accessories.
l.        Cleanouts in crawl spaces or exterior of buildings shall be not less than one meter 3 feet from building wall.
m.    Exterior buried piping shall not be run parallel to and 1.50 meters 5 feet from Exterior building wall.
n.      Location and size of water hammer arresters or air chambers.
o.      Scale ranges for gages and thermometers.
p.      Capacity, size, by-pass valves, and piping for water meters and detail of water meter box.
q.      Locations and sizes of access panels for valves.
r.        Details of pipe penetrations in outside walls.
s.       Locations of fire walls and fire floors.
t.        Location of wye strainer (with blow-off outlet, pipe nipple, and gate valve) in water supply to each building.
u.      Shall indicate capacity, efficiency, dimensions, details, plan view, sections, elevations, and locations of fixtures and equipment; space required to replace strainers, filters, and for maintenance of equipment.
v.      Show location of wye strainer on building side of water supply valve in each building; indicate wye strainer blow-off outlet with piping to adjacent exterior wall hydrant. 
2.   Provide isolation valves so as to allow for maintenance of portions of system without having to shut down the entire building. Provide valves as a minimum as follows:
  1. At each water hammer arrester.
  2. At each trap primer valve.
  3. At each plumbing fixture group (2 or more fixtures).
  4. At each wing (and floor) of the building.
  5. At all equipment (pumps, water heaters, tanks, etc.).
  6. Provide ability to isolate hot water circulation piping.
  7. At all outside hose bibbs.
3. Provide a separate isolation valve in addition to balancing valves (balancing valves are not considered isolation valves).
4. Provide offset p-traps at handicap accessible lavatories.
 
5. Provide access panels (or doors) to allow access to bathtub overflow fittings. Locate Reduced Pressure Backflow Preventors (RPBP) to be readily accessible (between 3' and 5' above floor, with clear access path). Pipe with an air gap drain to floor drain.
 
6. Provide floor drains in restrooms that have more than 2 fixtures; locate at RPBP; locate adjacent to each piece of equipment in mechanical room having a relief valve, blow-down or similar discharge of water; locate drains between equipment and in as economical a manner as possible to reduce number of drains needed.
 
7. Combined horizontal venting shall be a minimum of 42" above finished floor grade.
8. Show full size assessable clean-outs on all waste and drain systems as follows:
  1. On each floor of sewer and vent stack risers
  2. Indirect waste receptacles
  3. 12" above waste arm on vent system for automatic washer hookups.
  4. Two-way cleanout on building drain located within 2' of building.
 
 
Standard Details
  • High/Low Mixing Valve Assembly   15400-M1
  • Island Vent                                        15400-M2
  • Surface Cleanout                               15400-M5
  • Trap Primer                                        15400-M4
  • Water Header                                     15400-M3

 
 
Applicable Points of Contact
Design Standards