Grooved Piping and Green Construction

Thau, Larry
May 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2007, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p58
The article discusses the benefits of grooved piping for sustainable buildings. According to the article, incorporating grooved piping systems into a building's design can help earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points in a number of ways. With grooved systems, there is virtually no risk of fire, sparks and toxic fumes because grooved piping systems do not require welding or soldering. Also, grooved piping system lessens the risk of water contamination.


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