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					SECTION 15400 - PLUMBING


PART 1 - GENERAL DESIGN INFORMATION:


1.1        GENERAL:

      A.   All work done in associated with this section shall be in accordance with State & Local
           Plumbing Codes.

      B.   Show locations of all plumbing services entrances and exits, to and from the building. All
           sanitary, grease waste, indirect waste, storm drainage, water, nutrient feed, and gas systems.
           Denote all pipe sizes, slopes, inverts, elevations, including meter sizes and locations.

      C.   Denote all pipe sleeve locations and elevations.

      D.   Denote all columns and column lines on Plumbing Plans.

      E.   Denote all plumbing fixtures, grease interceptors, floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks,
           increase drains, roof drains, chests, cases, freezers, and associated equipment on all
           Plumbing Plans (including "Plumbing Underground Plan").

      F.   Dimensions all Plumbing service entrances and exists to and from the building (sanitary
           grease waste, storm drainage, water, gas) including flange locations of water and fire services
           terminated inside building.

      G.   All building services shall be in agreement with Site Plans at all points of connection
           (locations, dimensions, slopes, inverts, sizes, etc.).

      H.   All plumbing fixtures, drains, equipment, etc. shall be drained and vented so as to be in
           agreement with State Codes, Local Codes, Regulations, Authorities, should there be any
           discrepancies the more stringent requirements shall govern.

      I.   Under no circumstances are pipes of any type to be run inside chests and / or freezers and
           their partitions unless specified otherwise herein.

      J.   Plumbing designations on all construction drawings and specifications shall be in agreement
           with the latest revision of the "Outline Lease Specification Exhibit B Super Stop & Shop
           Supermarket", Section 15400.

      K.   For interpretation and / or consultation of specifications under this section, the Plumbing
           Consultant shall contact the Stop & Shop Plumbing Engineer, Marc Wall, 1385 Hancock
                    th
           Street, 9 Floor, Quincy, MA 02169 Tele: (617) 770-7148 Fax: (617) 770-8945.

      L.   The Plumbing Contractor shall contact Stop & Shop Plumbing Engineer, Marc Wall, 1385
                             th
           Hancock Street, 9 Floor, Quincy, MA 02169 Tele: (617) 770-7148 Fax: (617) 770-8945 for
           information regarding water flow test results pertaining to all sites.




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      M.    Examine all drawings and all other Sections of the Specifications for requirements affecting
            this Section. Include in and make part of this Section all work related under other Sections
            and required on all Drawings and Documents.

      N.    Before submitting bid, visit the site and examine conditions under which the work has to be
            performed. Report to the Owner any conditions which might adversely affect the work to be
            performed.

      O.    Documents affecting work of this section include, but are not necessarily limited to, General
            Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, and Sections in Division I of these Specifications.
            When a conflict occurs between Section 15400 and the aforementioned sections, the most
            stringent requirements shall apply.

      P.    Coordinate work with all other trades affecting work of this Section. Cooperate with such
            trades to assure the steady progress of all work of this Contract.


1.2         SYSTEMS DESIGN & DETAILS:

      A.    Sanitary and Grease Waste System (Drainage, Waste and Vent)
           1.     A separate building sanitary system shall be designed serving all men’s,
                  women’s, toilet room areas and associated plumbing fixtures and floor drains
                  etc.
           2.     A separate building grease waste system shall be designed serving all store
                  areas and associated plumbing fixtures floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks
                  etc., except men’s, women’s, and toilet room areas.
           3.     The building grease waste system shall flow thru an approved 1600 gallon
                  exterior grease trap prior to connecting to the site sanitary sewer system.
           4.     With the standard utilization of a 1600 gallon exterior grease trap all interior
                  grease interceptors shall be omitted from the design of the building grease waste
                  system except where required by code.
           5.     Floor sinks shall be utilized in the design of the grease waste system to receive
                  the waste from all work sinks and prep sinks in lieu of a system design with
                  direct waste connections except where required by code.
           6.     Denote all piping, types, sizes, inverts, valves and connections to and including all
                  associated plumbing fixtures, floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks, grease
                  interceptors, cleanouts, traps, duplex sewage ejectors, and overflow pump, etc. (as
                  required).




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    B.     Storm Drainage System
          1.     A building storm drainage system is a part of the base building and not a part of
                 the Giant/Stop & Shop work.

    C.     Indirect Waste System (Indirect Waste, Drainage and Vent)
          1.     A combination waste and vent system shall be designed to serve
                 condensate/indirect waste from all refrigerated cases, chests, cooled rooms,
                 HVAC units, cooking equipment, etc. in lieu of a designated indirect waste
                 system where allowed per code.
          2.     Where a designed condensate indirect waste system is required per code or
                 necessitated by sewage connection fee’s a minimum of (2) two separate indirect
                 waste systems utilizing a minimum of (2) two separate indirect waste pits shall
                 be designed serving all refrigerated cases, chests, cooled rooms, HVAC units,
                 cooking equipment, etc. prior to connecting to the sanitary and/or grease waste
                 system(s) by gravity.
          3.     Denote all piping types, sizes, inverts, connections to and including locations of all
                 associated plumbing fixtures, floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks, case drains,
                 condensate drains, etc. (as required).
          4.     Denote, locate all chests, cases, freezers, HVAC units, cooking equipment and
                 miscellaneous equipment, etc. with condensate and / or indirect waste drains.

    D.     Domestic Water System/Cold & Hot Water (Supply and Circulating 110°F )
          1.     A complete domestic water system with a cold and hot water (circulation) system
                 shall be designed so as to serve all plumbing fixtures, miscellaneous equipment,
                 cooking equipment/units, specialties, water heaters, heat reclaim storage tanks
                 cartridge filters and booster pumps, etc. (as required).
          2.     Denote all associated piping types, sizes, valves and connections to and including all
                 plumbing fixtures, floor drains, specialties, water heaters, heat reclaim storage tanks,
                 booster pumps, water filters, miscellaneous equipment and components (as
                 required).
          3.     Denote Design Criteria – a minimum water pressure available (psi), pressure loss (psi /
                 100 ft.) total load (F.U.) and minimum water pressure required (psi) to be noted on
                 drawings and / or in specifications.

    E.     Nutrient Feed System / Non-Potable Water System
          1.     A complete floral nutrient feed system shall be designed so as to provide a
                 nutrient feed and non-potable water system to serve the refrigerated floral cases
                 and a nutrient feed supply to a quick disconnect fitting located below the Florist
                 work sink.
          2.     Denote all pipe, runs, sizes, valves and connections to and including all refrigerated
                 florist cases and quick disconnect fitting with coiled hose located directly below the
                 florist work sink.

    F.     Gas System


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           1.     A complete Natural gas system shall be designed so as to serve all associated
                  building gas fired unit and equipment (HVAC, water heaters, cooking equipment,
                  stand by generators, etc.).
           2.     Where possible the gas piping system shall be designed with an interior elevated
                  gas pressure system utilizing gas pressure regulating valves in lieu of an interior
                  low pressure gas system design.
           3.     The gas system shall be designed so as to minimize the extent of gas piping and
                  gas pipe supports atop the roof when serving roof top HVAC units/equipment
                  and/or stand by generators etc.
           4.     Denote all pipe, runs, sizes, capacities (CFH), unit capacities (MBH or CFH), unit
                  designations, valves and connections to and including locations of all associated gas
                  fired units and equipment (HVAC units, Bakery equipment, Deli / Prepared Foods
                  equipment, water heaters, and stand-by generator) and tenant requirements (as
                  required).
           5.     Denote Design Criteria – fuel gas, S.G., gas pressure ("WC"), pressure loss ("WC")
                  and total load (CFH) for gas systems with low and elevated gas pressure to be noted
                  on drawings and / or in specifications (as required).



      G.    Pipe Hanger Systems and Supports
           1.     All standard and seismic hanger systems including structural supports for all
                  piping/conduit systems, fixtures, equipment, accessories, specialties,
                  components, etc. above and below finished floor (as required).



      H.    Plumbing Legend
           1.     List all Plumbing Abbreviations and Symbols.



      I.    General Notes
           1.     List all General Notes.


1.3         SECTIONS: DETAILS: ENLARGED PART PLANS

      A.    Gas Fired Water Heater detail.

      B.    Gas Fired HVAC Equipment details.

      C.    Case Drain details.

      D.    Condensate Drain (cases, chests, HVAC equipment) details.

      E.    Equipment Drain details.

      F.    Increaser Drains details (as required).

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      G.   Cartridge Filter details.

      H.   Pipe Hangers Details Standard, Seismic and Structural Supports details above and
           below grade (as required).

      I.   Gas Pipe Stand and Support details.

      J.   Pipe Burial details (Direct Burial and Structural Slab).

      K.   Stand-by Generator detail.

      L.   Work Sink, Hand Sink, and Island sink details

      M.   Floral Nutrient Feed / Non-Potable Water system detail.

      N.   Condensate Pump/HVAC Split System detail.

      O.   Hose Reel details

      P.   Trap Primer detail

      Q.   Hose Reel details

      R.   Trap Primer detail

      S.   Refrigeration Conduit details

      T.   Clean out and House Trap details (as required).


1.4        RISER DIAGRAMS:

      A.   Sanitary, Grease, Waste and Vent System Riser Diagrams

      B.   Water Riser Diagram

      C.   Gas Riser Diagram


1.5        ENLARGED PARTS PLANS:

      A.   Men's and Women's Toilet


1.6        SCHEDULES:

      A.   Plumbing Fixtures: Listing – Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size, Connections, and
           Remarks.




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      B.    Floor Drains, Trench Drains, Floor Sinks, and Increaser Drains: Listing – Tag, Location,
            Manufacturer, Model#, Size, Connections, and Remarks.

      C.    Roof Drains and Overflow Drains:        Listing – Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size,
            Connections, and Remarks.

      D.    Grease Interceptors: Listing – Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size, Connections,
            and Remarks.

      E.    Floor, Wall, Ceiling, and Ground Cleanouts: Listing – Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#,
            Size, Connections, and Remarks.

      F.    Hot Water System Components: Listing – Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size,
            Connections, and Remarks.

      G.    Miscellaneous Equipment: (Supplied by Stop & Shop/Supplied by Plumbing Contractor):
            Listing-Tag. Location, Manufacture, Model #, Size, Connection and Remarks

      H.    Black Flow Preventors: Listing-Tag,            Location,   Manufactures,   Model   #,   Size,
            Connections, and Remarks

      I.    Hose Bib and Wall Hydrants: Listing-Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size,
            Connections and Remarks

      J.    Gas Pressure Regulating Valves: Listing-Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model #, Size,
            Connections and Remarks

      K.    Gas Fired Equipment: Listing-Tag, Location, Manufacturer, Model#, Size, Capacity,
            Connections and Remarks.


1.7         DRAWING SCALE:

      A.    Floor and Mezzanine Plans – 1/8" = 1' – 0"

      B.    Part Plans
           1.     Men's and Women's Toilet – 1/4" = 1' – 0"
           2.     Sprinkler Room – 1/4" = 1' – 0"

      C.    Specifications
           1.     Final Plumbing specification submitted to Stop & Shop for approval shall include, but
                  not be limited to the Plumbing Outline Specification herein included.

      D.    Plumbing Drawings and Specifications Requirements
           1.     All Plumbing drawings shall be prepared and stamped by a State Registered
                  Professional Engineer prior to submission for approval by State and Local Authorities
                  having jurisdiction.



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          2.     Plumbing drawings shall be submitted to Local Authorities (Building Department,
                 Plumbing Inspector, Gas Inspector, Health Department, etc.) and meet with their
                 approval prior to bid, said approvals shall be documented and submitted to Stop &
                 Shop Engineering Department for their review and records.




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          3.      Upon the completion of the project, the Architect shall submit one (1) complete
                  set of the latest construction drawings to the corresponding Stop & Shop Co.
                  Maintenance Division Manager for his records/use:
                   a.      Giant Store Division (GSD) C/O Marty Moon, Landover, MD 20785.

    E.     Addenda
          1.      All revisions to contract documents associated with work under this section (plumbing
                  specifications and drawings) made prior to commencement of work shall be dated,
                  listed with latest revision number and submitted to Stop & Shop for approval.

    F.     Bulletins
          1.      Revisions to construction drawings following the award for work under this section shall
                  be dated, listed with latest revision number and submitted to Stop & Shop in the form of
                  a typewritten itemized bulletin, compiled by drawing number listing a complete
                  description of changes with corresponding column line references.
          2.      Latest drawing revisions shall be listed in title block, circled and identified with a
                  triangulated symbol and bulletin number. All circles and symbols from previous
                  bulletins shall be deleted from drawings reflecting latest revision only.

    G.     Coordination
          1.      All work under this section shall be coordinated with all other disciplines involved with
                  the engineering and / or design of this project. Any deviation from the requirements of
                  this outline specification shall be submitted to Stop & Shop Engineering Department in
                  the form of a typewritten letter for review prior to any changes associated with work
                  under this section.

    H.     Correspondence
          1.      All correspondence with State and Local Authorities, Utilities, Consultants, Testing
                  Agencies, Insurance Carriers, etc. with respect to Store Plumbing Design Criteria shall
                  be documented and submitted to Stop & Shop Engineering Department for their review
                  and records prior to any work under this section.




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1.8         WORK INCLUDED:

      A.    The following items of work are to be included in the responsibility of this Contractor as work
            of this section:
           1.     Sanitary, grease waste drainage, and vent systems within building.
           2.     All plumbing fixtures, trim and carriers (including where supplied by Stop & Shop as
                  specified herein.)
           3.     Indirect Waste drainage and vent systems within building.
           4.     Condensate Drainage from all HVAC Units (Interior).
           5.     Condensate Drainage from all Refrigerated Chests, Freezers, Cases, and Refrigerated
                  Rooms.
           6.     Condensate Drainage from all HVAC units/equipment.
           7.     Waste and Condensate drainage from Water Heaters, Heat Reclaim Tanks, Bakery
                  (Ovens, Proof Box, and Dishwasher), Deli Equipment (Oven Steamer, etc.), and
                  Produce Equipment (Ice Machine, Misting System).
           8.     Domestic Booster Pump and Controls (as required).
           9.     Hot and Cold Water Systems within building.
           10.    Water Filters within building to all Bakery (Ovens and Box Proofer), Produce Pre-Pak
                  (ice machine), Produce Case (mister), Fish, and Prep Foods (steamer) equipment
                  (as required).
           11.    All roughing, carriers, and final connections to all Fixtures, Specialties, Equipment,
                  Units, Etc.
           12.    Gas System from building side of Gas meter to all Gas Fired HVAC Equipment, Water
                  Heaters, Bakery Equipment (Ovens and Donut Fryer), Prepared Foods Equipment
                  (Fryers, Steamer, Ovens, and Rotisseries), and Stand-by Generator.
           13.    Generator Exhaust System
                    a.      Generator located in a mechanical room within the building:
                            1)      Includes muffler (supplied by electrical contractor), exhaust piping,
                                    thimble (by sheet metal contractor), rain cap, all required accessories,
                                    and termination of exhaust piping through the wall or roof.
           14.    Final connections to site sanitary, grease waste, storm, water and gas system 5 ft.
                  outside.
           15.    All Pipe Hangers, Clamps, Rods, Supports, Shields, etc.
           16.    All pipe hanger, clamps, rods, supports, supplemental steel, etc. for support of
                  all plumbing and piping systems, components, refrigeration conduit, etc. below
                  finished floor for sites with poor soil condition, structural slabs, basements,
                  garages, etc.
           17.    All Pipe Insulation, PVC Covers, Tape, Metal and / or Rewettable Cloth Coverings,
                  Mastic Coatings, (Hot, Cold and Non Potable Water, Nutrient Feed Supply (above


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                 and below slab)), Sanitary, Grease Waste, Storm, Indirect Waste, Condensate,
                 Vacuum/Condensate Piping (copper piping systems only), Handicap Lavatory Piping
                 (Waste and Supplies), Generator Muffler and Exhaust Piping etc.
          18.    Muffler Installation.
          19.    Pipe Identification Labels, Valve Tags, and Charts.
          20.    Sleeves, Inserts, and Core Drilling.
          21.    Escutcheons, and Access Panels.
          22.    Floor Drains, Trench Drains, Floor Sinks, Indirect Waste Receptors, Roof Drains,
                 Canopy Drains, Over flow Drains (as required), Case Drains, Chest Drains, Freezer
                 Drains and Cooling Unit/Condensate Drains.
          23.    Increaser Drain (as required).
          24.    Wall Hydrants, Hose Bibs and Hose Reels.
          25.    Trap Seal Primer Valves and Shock Absorbers (as required).
          26.    Vacuum Breakers, Backflow Preventers, Air Gap Fittings and Spare Parts Kits.
          27.    Water Cartridge Filter Systems (Supplied by Stop & Shop, Installed by the Plumbing
                 Contractor).
          28.    Water Heaters, Expansion Tanks, Hot Water Circulator Pumps, Tempering Valves,
                 Temperature and Pressure Relief Valves, Aquastats and Thermometers.
          29.    Water Pressure Reducing Valves, Gas Pressure Regulating Valves and Pressure
                 Gauges.
          30.    Vent piping serving all gas regulator valves.
          31.    Application, securing, and payment for all permits, certificates, taxes, fees, inspections,
                 tests and approvals required in connection with work under this Section.
          32.    Testing of all Plumbing Drainage Systems.
          33.    Testing of Gas System.
          34.    Testing and Sterilization of domestic water system.
          35.    All work shown on drawings and specified herein.
          36.    All temporary condensate drainage piping (New stores and Remodels with phased
                 construction).
          37.    Installation of all Mechanical Gas valves associated with hood fire suppression
                 systems.
          38.    Valves (All types, for all Systems specified herein).
          39.    Visit to site to determine existing conditions and / or extent of work (new stores or
                 remodels).
          40.    Condensate pumps serving Cash, Computer, and Security Room HVAC split-system
                 units
          41.    Payment, securing of permits and testing of all backflow devices.
          42.    Silicone sealant bead around all plumbing fixtures in contact with wall surfaces.


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          43.    Sealing pipe penetrations subject to water conditions.
          44.    Drain pans and concrete block pads for water heaters and heat reclaim tanks.
          45.    Polishing floor drains, trench drains and floor cleanouts.
          46.    Cleaning all floor drain, trench drain, floor sink, sediment buckets, strainers, and
                 bodies.
          47.    Floral nutrient feed/non-potable system.
          48.    Furnishing and installing 6” PVC refrigeration conduit below slab and/or finished
                 floor.
          49.    All hanger assemblies for support of all plumbing piping equipment, etc. below
                 grade including hanger assemblies for refrigeration conduit for buildings designed
                 with structural slabs and/or poor soil conditions.
          50.    Additional testing and flushing of underground plumbing drainage systems (as
                 required).
          51.    Eyewash signs (supplied by the Plumbing Contractor and installed by Stop & Shop).
          52.    Domestic water meter and backflow preventer located inside the building (as
                 required).




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           53.     Furnishing and installation of all pipe caulking/sealants (fire retardant, insulating,
                   moisture and vapor proof type as required).
           54.     Vents from all exterior grease traps and septic tanks specified herein extending 5’-0”
                   outside of the building.
           55.     House traps and vents on sanitary and grease waste systems (as required).
           56.     Floor cleanouts for all sanitary, grease waste, indirect waste, and storm drainage
                   systems exiting the building at the exterior walls (as required per code).
           57.     Gas Booster and controls (as required).
           58.     Submitting Operations and Maintenance Manuals.
           59.     Submitting As-Built Drawings.
           60.     Hose reel supports.
           61.     Coordinating the locations of gas generator exhaust thimbles.
           62.     Plumbing services the day prior to and the day of store opening as specified herein.
           63.     Coordination of access hatches located in ceilings of refrigerated chests and cooled
                   rooms with the chest contractor and Refrigeration Contractors for accessing
                   refrigeration system components.
           64.     Intake and vent piping for gas fired / condensing water heater (furnished and installed
                   by Plumbing Contractor).
           65.     Concentric vent kit for gas fired / condensing water heater (installed by The Plumbing
                   Contractor).
           66.     Furnishing and installing all electronic control modules associated with automatic flush
                   valves and faucets serving plumbing fixtures specified herein.
           67.     Adjusting all electronic infrared sensors associated with automatic flush valves and
                   faucets serving plumbing fixtures specified herein.
           68.     Furnishing and installing batteries for all automatic / electronic flush valves and faucets
                   serving plumbing fixtures specified herein.
           69.     Furnishing and installing mixing valves for all plumbing fixtures (lavatories and
                   handsinks) with automatic / electronically operated faucets specified herein.
           70.     Adjusting all mixing valves associated with automatic / electronically operated faucets.
           71.     Furnishing and installation of all Primary Gas Regulators, Gas Meters and/or Sub-
                   Meters (Where required by Gas Supplier).


1.9         WORK NOT INCLUDED:

      A.    The following items and / or work are to be furnished and / or installed by others and shall not
            be included in the work of this section unless specified otherwise herein. However, it shall be
            the responsibility of this Contractor to supply the Sub-Contractors with the necessary
            information, drawings, and supervision so that they can properly complete their phase of the
            installation.

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          1.     Concrete structures, Pads, Indirect waste pits, exterior grease traps, septic tanks,
                 manholes, catch basins, gas meter and regulator (where furnished and/or installed
                 by gas supplier), etc.
          2.     Stainless steel work sinks and trim, (Supplied by Stop & Shop, Installed by Plumbing
                 Contractor).
          3.     Ice machine, misters, refrigeration cooling units (including associated condensate
                 pumps), refrigerated cases, chests, and freezers (Supplied by Stop & Shop).
          4.     Bakery equipment ovens, proof box, and dishwasher (Supplied by Stop & Shop,
                 Installed by The Plumbing Contractor).
          5.     Prepared Foods equipment, fryers, wok, rethermalizer, steamer, convection oven,
                 and rotisseries (Supplied by Stop & Shop, installed by The Plumbing Contractor).
          6.     Toilet Room Accessories (supplied by Stop & Shop).
          7.     Excavation and Backfilling.
          8.     Cutting, Patching, and Box-outs.
          9.     Electrical wiring, mounting of starting and control equipment for electrically operated
                 plumbing equipment, unless specified otherwise herein.
          10.    Finish painting of all exposed piping and hangers.
          11.    Temporary Water.
          12.    Foundation Drains and/or perimeter drains (unless specified otherwise).
          13.    Roof Penetrations.
          14.    Flashing of all pipes, flues and vents penetrating roof.
          15.    Sprinkler service entrance from the site to flange inside the building.
          16.    Water services from main to within 5’-0” of building.
          17.    Storm, Sanitary, and Grease Waste laterals from site drains to approximately 5’-0”
                 from building lines.
          18.    Gas service from site main to meter location.
          19.    Furnishing and installation of all primary gas regulators, gas meters and/or sub-meter
                 (where provided by gas supplier)
          20.    Exhaust flues and/or vents from all Bakery, Prep Foods, and HVAC equipment.
          21.    Mister System (Supplied by Stop & Shop, Installed by Refrigeration Contractor).
          22.    Quick disconnect fittings provided with refrigerated cases (Supplied by Stop & Shop),
                 (Final Connections by Plumbing Contractor).
          23.    Furnishing and installation of hood fire suppression systems in Prepared Foods area.
                 Mechanical gas valves (Supplied by Hood Fire Suppression System Contractor,
                 Installed by The Plumbing Contractor).
          24.    Connection of roof membrane to roof drain body with clamping ring by Roofing
                 Contractor (as required).
          25.    Produce Pre-Pak/ice machine, Fish, and Prepared Foods/steamer cartridge water
                 filter systems (Supplied by Stop & Shop, Installed by the Plumbing Contractor).

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            26.     Beverage Dispensing Unit process piping (where required).
            27.     Roughing cuts on all work sinks (Supplied by Stop & Shop).
            28.     Heat taping canopy storm drainage piping, gutters and/or condensate drainage piping
                    for refrigerated cases, chests and freezers.
            29.     Meat work sink pot washer (Supplied and Installed by Stop & Shop).
            30.     Painting all exposed gas piping outside building (Paint Selection and Color per State
                    Code, Local Code, Local Authorities and/or Gas Supplier.
            31.     2" thick wood blocking for stainless work sinks hand sinks (Furnished and installed by
                    General Contractor).
            32.     Eyewash signs (supplied by the Plumbing Contractor and installed by Stop & Shop).
            33.     Furnishing and Installing steel bumper guards serving eye wash stations (supplied
                    by Stop & Shop).
            34.     Insulating condensate drainage piping in refrigerated chests, freezers, and/or cooled
                    rooms.
            35.     Temporary gas piping for heating units associated with winter conditions.
            36.     Access hatches (installed by Carpenter) in cooled rooms and/or refrigerated chests
                    to allow for access and servicing of valves installed by the Plumbing Contractor (as
                    required).
            37.     Concrete manholes and access hatches serving house traps on sanitary and grease
                    waste systems (as required per code).
            38.     Installation of access hatches located in ceilings of cooled rooms and/or refrigerated
                    chests furnished by Chest Contractor, installed by Stop & Shop (as required).
            39.     Flashing / boot assembly required for gas fired / condensing water heater concentric
                    vent kit (installed by roofing contractor).


1.10         DEFINITIONS:

       A.    "Furnish and Install" or "Provide" means to supply, erect, install and connect, to complete for
             readiness for regular operation.

       B.    "The Plumbing Contractor" The Landlord's Plumbing Contractor and any of his subcontractors,
             vendors, suppliers or fabricators.

       C.    "Piping" includes in addition to pipe, all fittings, valve hangers, and other accessories relative
             to such piping.

       D.    "Concealed means hidden from sight in chases, furred spaces, shafts, hung ceilings,
             embedded in construction, or in crawl spaces.

       E.    "Exposed means not installed underground or "Concealed" as defined above.




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1.11        LAWS AND ORDINANCES:

       A.   All plumbing work shall be installed and tested in accordance with State Plumbing Code and
            Local Ordinances as revised to date and with all other State Codes governing this work that
            may apply.

       B.   Gas fitting shall be done in compliance with NFPA, State Gas Code Requirements and those
            of the company supplying the gas.

       C.   The Plumbing Contractor shall file all required notices and plans with the proper authorities
            and shall secure and pay for all necessary permits inspections and costs incidental to his work
            beyond the regular Building Permit, no work shall commence prior to this.

       D.   The selection of all plumbing materials and equipment shall conform to the latest edition of the
            prevailing State Codes and Local Ordinances.

       E.   All work shall conform to the latest addition(s) of all applicable State and Local Codes.

       F.   Where the requirements of this specification are more stringent than the prevailing State
            Codes and Local Ordinances, the requirements of this specification shall govern.

       G.   All Plumbing materials, fixtures, components, accessories, and / or equipment provided for
            construction of plumbing systems specified herein shall be listed and approved for
            construction by the State Plumbing Board.


1.12        GUARANTEES:

       A.   Furnish to the Owner at the completion of this work, a written guarantee (in triplicate) stating
            that all equipment, materials, and work performed are in full accordance with the drawings and
            specifications. The guarantee shall also state that this work and all subsequent Change
            Orders, are fully guaranteed for 1 year from the date of final acceptance, and any equipment,
            materials, or workmanship which may prove defective within that time will be replaced at no
            cost to the Owner.


1.13        DRAWINGS:

       A.   The Plumbing Contractor shall refer to the Plumbing Construction Drawings and Architectural,
            Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical plans for a full comprehension of the extent of and the
            detail of the work to be performed.

       B.   Work installed by the Plumbing Contractor that interferes with or modifies the architectural
            design as shown on the contract drawing, shall be changed as directed by the Engineer and
            all costs incidental to such changes shall be paid by the Plumbing Contractor.

       C.   In any and all cases of discrepancy in figures, plans or specifications, the matter shall be
            immediately submitted to the Plumbing Engineer for a decision.




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       D.    The drawings are diagrammatic and do not allow for all offsets, fittings, valves, etc., which
             may be required to complete the work. This Contractor shall study the drawings denoting
             structural and finish design of the building to allow for the proper installation of all fittings,
             valves, fixtures, trim, traps, carriers, etc., necessary to fully complete the plumbing work to
             give a fully operational, trouble-free system.

       E.    Provide and install, as approved by the Engineer, all subparts for all main equipment, such as:
             tempering valves, check valves, backflow preventers, vacuum breakers, shock absorbers, trap
             primers, etc. A careful study of all plans shall be made in order to determine all of the
             plumbing items required to make a complete system. Not all items are shown or called for
             herein, but this will not relieve this Contractor from supplying a complete system approved by
             the proper authorities at no additional cost to the Owner.

       F.    Where valves cannot be placed in an accessible area, approved covers and frames shall be
             provided and built into the work. These are not indicated on the drawing but are required.

       G.    Stop & Shop will prepare a dimensioned "Refrigeration Sleeve Plan" (R-1) denoting exact
             locations of condensate drains, floor drains, trench drains, and floor sinks which are to be
             installed and/or connected by the Plumbing Contractor.


1.14         SHOP DRAWINGS AND MATERIAL SUBMITTALS:

       A.    The Plumbing Contractor shall maintain at the site an up-to-date marked up set of "As-Built"
             drawings to show as-built conditions. Final “As-Built” Drawings shall be submitted to the
             Architect who shall then forward one (1) PDF (Portable Document Format) copy on
             compact disc and one (1) printed hard copy to Stop & Shop Planning Department.

       B.    The Plumbing Contractor shall, within 30 days after the award of the Plumbing Contract and
             prior to placing orders for any materials and / or fabrications, submit six (6) complete sets of
             material submittals for review and approval to the following:
            1.      Architect - six (6) complete sets of equipment submittals distributed for approval and
                    review with combined comments to:
                     a.      General Contractor
                     b.      The Plumbing Contractor
                     c.      Architect
                     d.      Plumbing Engineer
                     e.      Stop & Shop Engineering Department (forward one (1) set of material
                             submittals with combined comments to Stop & Shop Plumbing Engineer for
                             review and/or comment).

       C.    All Plumbing material submittal sets shall be bound listing corresponding tag with pertinent
             data, highlighted and checked for the following fixtures and equipment etc. included under this
             section denoting name of manufacturer, model #, composition, finish, grade, size, capacity,
             etc:
            1.      All Plumbing Fixtures, Carriers and Trim.


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          2.     All Floor Drains, Trench Drains, Floor Sinks and Roof Drains.
          3.     All Grease Interceptors and Flow Controls (as required).
          4.     All Floor and Wall Cleanouts
          5.     All Wall Hydrants, Hose Bibs, and Hose Reels.
          6.     All Shock Absorbers and Trap Primer Valves.
          7.     All Backflow Preventers, Vacuum Breakers and Air Gap Fittings.
          8.     All Water Heaters, Storage Tanks, Expansion Tanks, Circulating Pumps, Aquastats,
                 Tempering Valves, Thermometers, Pressure Gauges, T&P Valves, and Vacuum Relief
                 Valves.
          9.     All Ball Valves, Gas Valves, Check Valves, etc.
          10.    All pipe and fittings specified herein (Sanitary, Grease Waste, Storm Drainage, Indirect
                 Waste, Hot & Cold Water, Nutrient Feed/Non-Potable Water, Gas and Generator
                 Exhaust System).
          11.    All Gas and / or water meters (as required).
          12.    All Hangers, Rods, Clamps and / or pipe insulation shields specified herein (Sanitary,
                 Grease Waste, Storm Drainage, Vacuum/Condensate, Indirect Waste, Hot & Cold
                 Water, Nutrient Feed/Non-Potable Water, Gas and Generator Exhaust System).
          13.    All Pipe Insulation, PVC Covers, Tape, Metal and / or Rewettable Cloth Coverings,
                 Mastic Coatings, (Hot water, Cold water (above and below slab), Storm Drainage,
                 Condensate, Handicap Lavatories, Generator Muffler and Exhaust Piping).
          14.    All Water Pressure Reducing Valves.
          15.    All Gas Regulators Valves (Natural Gas or Liquid Propane as required).
          16.    All Escutcheons.
          17.    All Flexible Gas Connections and restraining cables.
          18.    All Condensate Pumps.
          19.    Overflow Pump, Controls and Accessories (as required).
          20.    Booster Pump Systems Controls, and Accessories (as required).
          21.    All Pipe Labels
          22.    All Fiberglass basins associated with vacuum/condensate system
          23.    Trench drain channels, dome strainers, end plates, grates and support brackets
          24.    Written letter from the Plumbing Contractor stating all piping systems above and below
                 ground specified herein have been tested, flushed and approved by the Local Plumbing
                 Inspector.




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            25.    Written letter from the Plumbing Contractor stating all water piping systems above and
                   below ground specified herein have been sterilized, flushed and approved by the Local
                   Plumbing Inspector.
            26.    Written letter from the Plumbing Contractor stating all gas piping systems specified
                   herein have been tested, purged and approved by the local Plumbing and / or Gas
                   Inspector.
            27.    Test certificates, registration forms, diagrams, plans, details, permits, etc. for all
                   backflow devices, as specified herein with a written cover letter from a certified
                   backflow protection device tester stating that all testable backflow devices have been
                   tested.
                   All Pipe hanger blocking material (above and below ground).
            28.    Written letter, stamped and signed by a Registered Structural Engineer, confirming that
                   the pipe hanger system meets the state seismic code requirements.
            29.    Shop drawings and calculations detailing seismic hanger restraints.
            30.    A written cover letter, attached to the insulation materials submittals, from the Insulation
                   Contractor stating an outline for all insulating materials furnished and installed for all
                   piping systems specified herein.

       D.    If foreign materials are used, Engineer shall be informed in writing together with any
             information about them he requires for approval.

       E.    The Plumbing Contractor shall submit a pump performance curve with pump capacity noted
             for all pumps (as required).

       F.    Each material submittal set shall include a title sheet with project name, Store #, location,
             listing the Contractor’s name, address, contact person, telephone number, and a sheet
             listing the table of contents.

       G.    Stop & Shop reserves the right to request additional submittals on any item not specified
             herein under this section.


1.15         EXCAVATION AND BACKFILL:

       A.    Pipe bedding shall be in accordance with provisions of sections on excavation and backfill.
             Work under this section shall commence only after proper bedding material has been
             provided, graded and properly compacted. Excavation shall be kept open until system has
             been inspected, tested and approved.

       B.    The Plumbing Contractor shall observe all excavation, backfilling and compaction of all
             underground piping associated with work under this section.

       C.    All water piping running below slab shall be insulated (as specified herein) and buried to a
             minimum depth of 6" below finished grade and/or installed in 4” PVC conduit.




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1.16        TESTS AND STERILIZATION:

       A.   All sanitary, grease waste, vent, storm, indirect waste, water and gas systems shall be tested,
            flushed and/or sterilized by the Plumbing Contractor to the complete satisfaction of the
            appropriate code officials in accordance with their requirements.


1.17        WORKMANSHIP, MATERIALS, DELIVERY, HANDLING AND DELIVERY:

       A.   The Plumbing Contractor shall see that all his materials including fixtures, pumps, equipment,
            components, specialties, etc. specified herein are delivered to the building when required, to
            allow work to progress in the most efficient manner.

       B.   All fixtures and materials must be new, unused, and free from defects and / or imperfections.

       C.   All work, fixtures, and materials shall be protected at all times. The Plumbing Contractor shall
            make good all damage caused by his workmen either directly or indirectly. All pipe openings
            shall be closed with caps and / or plugs during installation. Fixtures and equipment shall be
            tightly covered and protected against dirt, water, chemical or mechanical injury.

       D.   All respective materials and equipment specified herein shall be of the same Manufacturer,
            identified by makers name, mark, rating and approved standards where applicable.

       E.   Work shall be executed in strict conformity with the latest edition of the prevailing State
            Plumbing and Building Codes and all Local Regulations that may apply. In case of conflict
            between the contract documents and a governing code or ordinance, the more stringent
            standard shall apply. If any work is performed and subsequent changes are necessary to
            conform to Local Ordinances, these changes shall be made at the Plumbing Contractor's
            expense.

       F.   Unless otherwise specified herein, all materials and workmanship shall conform to the latest
            edition of the following standards and specifications - ADA, AGA, AWS, ANSI, ASHRAE,
            ASME, ASTM, CISPI, CS, MSS, NEC, NFPA, PDI, PFI, UL, FM and USC.

       G.   Schedule 40 PVC or ABS piping shall be approved for plumbing construction where allowed
            by State and Local Codes.

       H.   The Plumbing Contractor shall observe all concrete pours in areas associated with work
            performed under this section.

       I.   All plumbing fixtures, trims, accessories, specialties, components, etc. specified here in shall
            be of the same respective manufactures unless noted otherwise here in.

       J.   The Plumbing Contractor shall acquire "Hot Work" permits when operating with open flame
            equipment for buildings containing combustible materials and / or construction.

       K.   All bottled gas vessels used in pipe fabrication by the Plumbing Contractor shall be secured in
            the appropriate carriers, stands or carts, etc. so as to be kept stable during storage and use.




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       L.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide the services of one (1) plumbing foreman to be present
             at the site the day preceding and the day of the store opening (for a continuous period of eight
             (8) hours each day) to address any potential plumbing issues.


1.18         CLEANING AND ADJUSTING:

       A.    At the completion of the work all fixtures, equipment, specialties, components, and exposed
             trim shall be cleaned and, where required, polished ready for use. Faucet washers which
             have been damaged during construction shall be replaced. All drains, sediment buckets and
             traps shall be thoroughly cleaned.

       B.    At the completion of work all floor drain, trench drain, floor sink and floor cleanout grates and
             frames shall be etched with muriatic acid and buffed with a fine wire brush until bright.

       C.    At the completion of the work all valves and automatic control devices shall be adjusted for
             proper and quiet operation of all plumbing systems specified herein under this section. Hot
             water system shall be adjusted to the proper operating temperature required by State
             Code, Local Code, and/or Authorities having jurisdiction.


1.19         OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS:

       A.    At the completion of the work, the Plumbing Contractor shall instruct such person or persons
             as the Owner may designate regarding the care and use of the systems specified herein and
             all apparatus pertaining thereto including furnishing three (3) sets of Operation & Maintenance
             manuals on all associated equipment.

       B.    Pursuant to paragraph 13.A above, the Plumbing Contractor shall make his foreman available
             to meet with the Stop & Shop Maintenance Department Personnel on-site for a minimum of 8
             hours on the Monday or Tuesday of the store opening week. The actual time for such meeting
             shall be coordinated by the Stop & Shop Project Manager.


1.20         SANITARY AND GREASE WASTE SYSTEMS:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.      The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a complete "Sanitary Drainage
                    System" (soil, waste and vent piping) from and including all toilet room plumbing
                    fixtures and drains, in accordance with Plumbing Construction Drawings and as
                    specified herein, extending 5’-0” outside the building, connecting to a site sanitary
                    system.
            2.      The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a complete "Grease Waste Drainage
                    System" (soil, waste, and vent piping) from all plumbing fixtures, drains, equipment and
                    accessories, (except Toilet Room fixtures and drains) in accordance with plumbing
                    construction drawings and as specified herein, extending 5’-0” outside the building,
                    prior to connecting to an underground 1600 gallon exterior grease trap.




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          3.     The building Sanitary and Grease Waste Systems shall be installed in a neat manner
                 with lines straight and parallel or at right angles to walls or column lines, with risers
                 plumb, run piping so as not to interfere with other lines.
          4.     All piping shall be run concealed where possible.
          5.     All piping within building sized 4" and larger shall pitch 1/8 of an inch per foot minimum
                 unless otherwise noted.
          6.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install all plumbing fixtures, floor drains,
                 accessories, specialties and components as located per Stop & Shop "Fixture Plan"(F-
                 1), Architectural and Plumbing Construction Drawings.
          7.     Exact location of all men’s and women’s room plumbing fixtures shall be as
                 dimensioned on architectural drawings. Exact location of all work sinks, prep
                 sinks and hand sinks shall be scaled off the Stop & Shop “Fixture Plan” (F-1)
                 drawing. Exact location of all floor drains, trench drains, and floor sinks shall be
                 as dimensioned on the Stop & Shop “Refrigeration Sleeve Plan” (R-1) drawing.
          8.     All connections to plumbing fixtures, floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks, grease
                 interceptors (where required), etc. shall be sized as indicated on drawing schedules.
          9.     All stainless steel compartment work sinks, prep sinks, and hand sinks (supplied by
                 Stop & Shop) shall be uncrated, assembled, and set into place by the Plumbing
                 Contractor.
          10.    All stainless steel compartment work sinks specified herein shall be secured by the
                 Plumbing Contractor to the finished wall along the top edge of the work sink backsplash
                 with #10 or 12, 1 1/2" Phillips flathead stainless steel wood screws and #10 or 12
                 stainless steel finish washers spaced 12" apart.
          11.    The Plumbing Contractor shall coordinate the exact heights, lengths, and location of
                 2"x6" wood blocking to be furnished and installed by the Carpentry Contractor
                 necessary to properly fasten all worksinks, handsinks, electric water coolers and/or eye
                 wash stations securely to walls and/or partitions.
          12.    All exposed piping and trim to plumbing fixtures in finished areas shall be polished
                 chrome plated over brass construction (faucets, drains, supplies, fittings, valves, traps,
                 escutcheons and any other metal parts) unless specified otherwise.
          13.    Fixture carriers shall be provided for all vitreous china water closet, urinals, and
                 lavatories.
          14.    All exposed copper or plastic waste and supply piping below work sinks and / or prep
                 sinks shall be cleaned and spray painted with a metallic silver paint finish.
          15.    All fixture mounting heights shall be in conformance with ADA, State Codes, Local
                 Regulations and Authorities governing such work.
          16.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install fixture carriers to suit building
                 conditions.
          17.    All floor drains shall be furnished with a cast iron body 3" pipe size outlet, Nickel-
                 Bronze (Nikoloy) top, and sediment bucket unless otherwise specified. All trench drains
                 shall be furnished with a precast polymer concrete or heavy duty plastic sloped
                 channel system with a 3" pipe size outlet, galvanized steel grates, and sediment
                 strainer.
          18.    All trench drains shall connect to the Grease Waste system.

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          19.    All exposed "P" traps shall be provided with clean out plugs.
          20.    All grease interceptors shall be installed flush with finished floor located out front of
                 work sink drainboard so as to allow for greater accessibility and maintenance.
          21.    All grease traps shall be furnished with 6" and / or 12" extended rims, as specified.
          22.    All work sink and prep sink waste shall be collected and roughed in wall below sink
                 compartments (not below the sink drain boards). Bazaar Work Sink/Refrigerated
                 Island Cheese Case/Juice Bar Work Sink and Fish Handsink/Prep Table shall be
                 roughed in slab directly below sink compartments.
          23.    Roughing cuts for all work sinks and prep sinks shall be supplied to the Plumbing
                 Contractor by Stop & Shop.
          24.    All hand sinks shall have waste and traps installed perpendicular to back of fixture and
                 on center with fixture outlet.
          25.    The Plumbing Contractor shall pipe the 1 1/4" equipment drain and the 1 1/4" overflow
                 drain connections from each Bakery and Prepared Foods dishwasher to a floor sink
                 below each unit.
          26.    The Plumbing Contractor shall pipe the 2" waste from the Prepared Foods wok to a
                 floor sink located directly below the fixture.
          27.    The Plumbing Contractor shall rough waste and vent to Florist Work Sink in adjacent
                 boxed out wall so as to avoid all piping passing thru the wall cabinets located directly
                 above the work sink.
          28.    All vents shall be concealed in walls, partitions, chases, above ceilings, etc., throughout
                 entire store including storage areas, etc. (both finished and unfinished areas).
          29.    All floor drains shall be set to the proper elevation, caulked and secured in place with
                 concrete around each drain body prior to pour, irrespective of the floor finish.
          30.    All floor cleanouts shall be installed as specified herein for floor drains, although floor
                 cleanouts located in floor areas with tile and / or epoxy finishes shall be provided with
                 adjustable housings, and sleeved with a keyed 12" diameter cardboard sonatube
                 sleeves prior to pour, adjusted and grouted so as to set flush with the finished floor.
          31.    All floor cleanouts located in floor areas with a smooth concrete finish shall be set to
                 the proper elevation, caulked, and secured in place with concrete around each
                 adjustable housing prior to pour.
          32.    The Plumbing contractor shall note work sink compartment number and drain board
                 side indicated on the Stop & Shop “Fixture Plan” (F-1) and orientate roughing cuts
                 supplied by Stop & Shop and/or indicated on the Plumbing Construction Drawings to
                 suit.
          33.    The drain connection from ice machine drain trough serving carts shall be piped and
                 terminate over a 3" condensate drain located directly behind the ice machine.
          34.    All floor drains with adjustable strainers may be sleeved as specified herein for floor
                 cleanouts
          35.    All rectangular floor drains shall be orientated opposite that of the total area for which
                 they serve, with hinged side orientated typically throughout building areas.
          36.    Sanitary and Grease Waste Systems shall be vented as required by States Codes,
                 Local Codes and / or Local Authorities.

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          37.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install floor sinks, as required for Fish and
                 Prep Food steamers.
          38.    Waste from dishwashers located in Bakery and Prepared Foods Areas shall drain
                 directly to the Grease Waste System.
          39.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install all trench drains as indicated on Stop
                 & Shop Refrigeration Sleeve Plan (R-1).
          40.    All lavatories and handsinks "P" traps shall be Sanitary-Dash Model #R827-6BD, 1
                 1/2"x 1 1/4", 17 gauge, polished chrome, tubular brass, swivel sink trap with cleanout,
                 captive swivel brass nut, 6" sweat extension, cast brass nuts, and deep escutcheon or
                 Sanitary-Dash Model #810-6BD, 1 1/2" x 1 1/4" polished chrome, cast brass, "New
                 York Regulation" trap with cleanout, 6" sweat extension, cast brass nuts, and deep
                 escutcheon or approved equal.
          41.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a clear silicone sealant bead around all
                 plumbing fixtures specified herein, in contact with finished wall and / or floor surfaces.
          42.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a handicapped accessible electric water cooler
                 in the sales area (as specified herein) as required by ADA, State Codes, Local Codes,
                 Regulations and / or Authorities.
          43.    All floor drains, trench drains and floor sinks shall be provided with nickel
                 bronze frames and grates unless specified otherwise.
          44.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide full port ball valves on discharge piping from
                 ejector pumps and/or overflow pump (as required).
          45.    All floor and trench drains shall be installed in accordance with drain elevations and
                 locations designated on the Stop & Shop Fixture Plan (F-1) and Refrigeration Sleeve
                 Plan (R-1). Location, elevation, orientation and plumb of said drainage fixtures shall be
                 coordinated and verified with the General Contractor prior to slab pour.
          46.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a floor sink for the Prepared Foods
                 dishwasher, Bakery dishwasher, Fish steamer, Prepared Foods steamer,
                 Starbucks, and ice bin.
          47.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide an air gap on waste piping with 2" x 4" increaser
                 fitting directly below twist lever drain outlet of prep sinks where required by state
                 code, local code, and/or authorities having jurisdiction.
          48.    The 2" flow control serving the Prepared Foods wok shall be installed vertically on the 1
                 1/2" waste line from the fixture.
          49.    The Plumbing Contractor shall give special attention to the installation of all Meat,
                 Bakery, Deli, and Prep Foods floor drains, trench drains, floor sinks, floor cleanouts
                 and grease traps (including their integral cleanouts) to insure they are set flush with the
                 finished floor consisting of 3/16" thickness "Duraquartz" textured epoxy floor finish.
          50.    All sanitary drainage systems specified herein as extending 5’-0” outside the building
                 shall refer to the outer most point of the building and its appendages (i.e. outer edge of
                 canopies, outer edge of exterior chests, outer edge of enclosed loading docks, outer
                 edge of platforms, ramps, stairs, etc.).
          51.    All grease waste drainage systems specified herein as extending 5’-0” outside the
                 building shall refer to the outer most point of the building and its appendages (i.e. outer



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                 edge of canopies, outer edge of exterior chests, outer edge of enclosed loading docks,
                 outer edge of platforms, ramps, stairs, etc.).
          52.    All grease traps (where required) shall be vented per code.
          53.    All work sinks and prep sinks shall be provided with air gaps on waste piping where
                 required by State Codes, Local Codes and / or Authorities having jurisdiction.
          54.    Floor sinks shall be provided for all island fixtures specified herein in lieu of bow vents
                 where required by state codes, local codes, and / or authorities.
          55.    Brass slip nuts shall be provided on all lavatories and handsink tail pieces and traps.
                 White metal nuts shall not be used in lieu thereof.
          56.    All trench drains located directly outside the door openings of chests as shown on Stop
                 & Shop Fixture Plan (F-1) shall be positioned 6" from the outside face of the chest wall
                 to the centerline of the trench drain at chest door openings.
          57.    All floor cleanouts located in Sales Areas shall be provided with recessed tops to
                 accept a 1/8" thick V.C.T. floor finish as specified.
          58.    All floor cleanouts located in Produce Sales Areas with 3/8” thick Porcelain tile
                 flooring shall be provided with square scoriated nickel bronze tops.
          59.    All precast polymer concrete trench drains shall be supported with manufacturers
                 approved channel support brackets as specified herein with 5/8" diameter rebar and
                 support bracket at each end and / or joint for each drainage channel section.
          60.    All precast polymer concrete trench drains shall be secured firmly in place with
                 concrete around each drainage channel section prior to pour.
          61.    All precast polymer concrete trench drainage channel sections shall be joined and
                 sealed with a manufacturers approved waterproof joint compound.
          62.    Installation of all island bow vents shall be approved by the local plumbing inspector.
          63.    House traps and fresh air vents shall be provided on all sanitary drains exiting the
                 building where required by state and local codes.
          64.    The installation of all floor cleanouts specified herein shall be coordinated with floor
                 finish as noted on the Architectural Drawings and Stop & Shop Floor Tile Drawing (FT-
                 1).
          65.    All vents shall terminate to a height of 2'-0" above the roof unless required otherwise by
                 state or local codes.
          66.    All trench drains specified herein shall be set at 0'-0" as indicated on Stop & Shop
                 Fixture Plan (F-1).
          67.    All vents serving exterior grease trap(s) and septic tank(s) shall be extended to the
                 building and vented thru the roof a minimum of 30'-0" from any air intake, vent or
                 opening. (Unless directed otherwise by the local authorities having jurisdiction).
          68.    5'-0" long trench drains shall be furnished and installed directly outside chests with door
                 openings 4'-0" or less in width as shown on Stop & Shop Fixture Plan (F-1).
          69.    6'-6" long trench drains shall be furnished and installed directly outside chests with door
                 openings 4'-6" or greater in width as shown on Stop & Shop Fixture Plan (F-1).
          70.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide carriers for all plumbing fixtures and trench
                 drains specified.

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          71.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install grease waste piping and vent piping
                  from the building out to the 1,600 gallon exterior grease trap on site. The Plumbing
                  Contractor shall make all final grease and vent connections to the exterior 1,600 gallon
                  grease trap. The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install the vent piping from the
                  grease trap to the point of termination through the roof of the building.
          72.     An alternate split level, handicapped electric water coolers shall be provided in lieu of
                  standard handicapped electric water coolers where required by State codes, local
                  codes and\or authorities having jurisdiction.

    B.     MATERIALS (All materials shall be selected in accordance with State Plumbing Code and
           Local Regulations) Plastic pipe and fittings shall be provided in lieu of all other piping specified
           herein under this section when permitted by State Plumbing Codes and Local Regulations.


          1.      Sanitary, Waste & Vent (Plastic Pipe)
                   a.       Pipe - (Above Slab): PVC pipe, Schedule 40 (minimum pipe size - 1 1/2")
                   b.       Pipe - (Below Slab): PVC pipe, Schedule 40 (minimum pipe sizes - 3" sanitary
                            and waste, 2" vent)
                   c.       Fittings - PVC, Schedule 40, DWV, Socket Fitting
          2.      Sanitary, Waste & Vent (Cast Iron Soil Pipe)
                   a.       Pipe - (Above Slab): Cast iron soil pipe, extra heavy weight (minimum pipe
                            size - 2")
                   b.       Pipe- (Below Slab): Cast iron soil pipe, extra heavy weight (minimum pipe
                            sizes - 3" sanitary and waste, 2" vent), maximum 5' lengths
                   c.       Fittings - (Above Slab): Cast iron, service weight, hub and spigot. (Below
                            Slab): Cast iron, extra heavy weight, hub and spigot
                   d.       Coating - (Above & Below Slab): Pipe and fittings shall have two (2) coats of
                            tar or asphaltum




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            3.    Sanitary, Waste & Vent (Copper Tube)
                   a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): Type "L" copper tubing. (maximum pipe size - 2")
                   b.      Fittings - (Above Slab): Wrought copper and cast brass drainage fittings,
                           sweat
            4.    Sanitary, Waste & Vent (Steel Pipe)
                   a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): Galvanized steel, standard weight, screwed (minimum
                           pipe size - 1 1/2")
                   b.      Fittings - (Above Slab): Galvanized steel, screwed
            5.    Sanitary & Waste (Brass Pipe)
                   a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): I.P.S. Brass, screwed (minimum pipe size - 1 1/4")
                   b.      Fittings - (Above Slab): Recessed pattern brass, screwed
            6.    Joints
                   a.      PVC pipe shall be joined by the following methods and materials in
                           accordance with State Plumbing Codes and Local Regulations
                           1)      Solvent Weld Joints - (Above & Below Slab): approved plastic pipe
                                   primer and cement
                   b.      Cast iron soil pipe shall be joined by the following methods and materials in
                           accordance with State Plumbing Code and Local Regulations
                           1)      Hub & Spigot Pipe - (Above & Below Slab): Resilient compression
                                   gasket or new block lead over oakum gasket
                           2)      Hubless Pipe - (Above Slab): Approved elastomeric sealing sleeve
                                   and stainless steel clamp, clamp screw and housing
                           3)      Screwed Joints - (Above Slab): Approved joint compound applied to
                                   male threads only
                           4)      Soldered Joints - (Above Slab): Approved lead free solder and flux


1.21         STORM DRAINAGE SYSTEM:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.    The Storm Drainage system will be installed as a part of the base building.




1.22         INDIRECT WASTE SYSTEM:

       A.    GENERAL



Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-26
Specifications
August 2009
          1.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install condensate drainage piping from
                 all cooling unit evaporator drain pans serving refrigerated cases, chests, freezers,
                 cooled rooms counter units, HVAC units, and condensate pumps to all
                 condensate drain receivers.
          2.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install condensate drainage piping
                 from all Fish, Prep Foods, Bakery cooking equipment/units, Dishwashers, Ice
                 Machines, Ice Cube makers, Ice Bins, Beverage Dispensers, Misters, Steamers,
                 Lobster/Fish Tanks, Water Heaters and Reclaim Tanks (T&P Valves, condensate
                 drains, drain pans), and Generator muffler exhaust drains.
          3.     Indirect waste system shall be installed in a neat manner with lines straight and parallel
                 or at right angles to walls or column lines with risers plumb, run piping so as not to
                 interfere with other lines.
          4.     All drainage connections to case and condensate drains (hub drains) shall be made
                 with open connections with an air break or air gap in accordance with State
                 Plumbing Code and Local Regulations.
          5.     Special attention shall be given to the pitch and invert elevation of all indirect waste
                 piping, the air gap above the indirect waste receptor and the pitch and invert of
                 piping connecting to the grease waste and/or sanitary system.




Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-27
Specifications
August 2009
          6.     The plumbing contractor shall fill and seal all condensate drainage pipe
                 penetrations thru refrigerated chests and freezer with an approved foam
                 insulation. The entire void space surrounding the piping shall be filled with foam
                 and sealed with an approved, white silicon caulking flush with chest and/or
                 freezer construction.
          7.     The plumbing contractor shall provide Type “L” copper piping for condensate
                 drains serving all refrigerated chests and freezers.
          8.     Plastic pipe shall not be used for condensate drains except below refrigerated
                 cases supplied by Stop & Shop with plastic “P” traps or galvanized steel running
                 traps and where approved by state code, local code and/or authorities having
                 jurisdiction.
          9.     All condensate drainage with traps shall be provided with cleanouts and plugs.
          10.    Under no circumstances are pipes of any type to be run inside chests and / or chest
                 partitions unless specified otherwise herein.
          11.    The Plumbing Contractor shall substitute sweep fittings in lieu of 1/4 bends where
                 utilized in indirect waste drainage system (for all transitions of piping from vertical to
                 horizontal and horizontal to vertical below slab).
          12.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install 90° tee fittings when making piping
                 transitions from horizontal to vertical for all condensate drainage inside chests, freezers
                 and above finished ceilings. Do not bullhead piping with tees or cross fittings.
          13.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install cleanouts with plugs at all changes in
                 directions for all condensate drainage inside refrigerated chests, freezers and above
                 finished ceilings.
          14.    The Plumbing Contractor shall pipe discharge from the T & P Valves of the gas water
                 heater and heat reclaim tanks located on the rear mezzanine down to the nearest
                 janitor’s service sink below (as required).
          15.    The Plumbing Contractor shall refer to the Stop & Shop "Refrigeration Sleeve Plan" (R-
                 1) for exact location of condensate and case drains. Each drain shall be installed to
                 within a tolerance of +1" of dimensions noted on Refrigeration Sleeve Plan (R-1).
          16.    All 3” case drains serving refrigerated cases in Sales Area shall be cut or snapped
                 level 1" above finished floor.
          17.    All 3" condensate drains serving refrigerated chests shall be cut or snapped level 2"
                 above finished floor.
          18.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install unions fitting on condensate
                 drainage piping leading from each cooling unit located inside all refrigerated chests
                 and freezers.
          19.    The Plumbing Contractor shall not sweat drainage fitting connection to outlet on cooling
                 unit evaporator drain pans located in all refrigerated chests and freezers.
          20.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 3/4" I.D. clear plastic hose from outlet on
                 cooling unit evaporator drain pans to condensate pump sumps located in all cooled
                 rooms.
          21.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide PVC "P" traps and drains for all HVAC roof top
                 units with drain pans and / or evaporators. All drains shall be terminated 6" above roof.

Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-28
Specifications
August 2009
                 "P" traps shall be omitted where required recommended by manufacturer of HVAC unit
                 and 90° elbows shall be used in lieu thereof.
          22.    Condensate drainage from the Split-system HVAC units with condensate pumps
                 (Supplied by Plumbing Contractor) located in the Cash Office, Computer Room, and
                 Security Room areas shall discharge (3/8" to 1/2") directly up through the roof.
          23.    All condensate drainage leaving freezers from cooling units shall be trapped
                 immediately outside chest wall before pitching to 3" condensate drain and/or a 1-1/2”
                 vacuum\condensate box buffer.
          24.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a condensate drain with full sized plastic deep
                 seal "P" traps with cleanout plug for all HVAC roof top units.
          25.    The Plumbing Contractor shall run a 1 1/2" indirect waste drain from the drain pans
                 serving the gas water heater and heat reclaim tanks located on the rear mezzanine
                 down to the nearest Janitors service sink below.
          26.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide chrome plated 3/8" type "K" annealed copper
                 tubing for exposed sections of discharge piping from condensate pumps serving
                 cooling units in cooled rooms and / or split system HVAC units. Plastic tubing and
                 barbed fittings shall not be permitted in lieu thereof .
          27.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide all drains required for the Produce Pre-Pak ice
                 machine to a 3” condensate drain located in floor behind the unit.
          28.    The Plumbing Contractor shall give special attention to each Refrigerated Florist Case
                 drain so that each drain discharges directly into the 3" case drain serving both of the
                 cases.
          29.    All condensate pipe penetrations thru refrigerated chests and freezers shall be 2 1/2" in
                 diameter and shall be drilled horizontally so as to allow for installation of heat tape and
                 insulation of condensate piping by the Refrigeration Contractor.
          30.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 3/4” condensate drain from each refrigerated
                 island/counter unit located in the Cheese Bar, Deli and Prep Foods areas to a 3”
                 condensate drain located in the floor below the unit or adjacent refrigerated case.
          31.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 1/2” condensate drain from the condensate
                 acid neutralization cartridge serving the gas fired, condensing water heater located
                 on the rear mezzanine down to the nearest janitors service sink below.
          32.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 3/4" condensate drain from the Starbucks ice
                 machine bin to the floor sink located directly below the unit.
          33.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 1/2” condensate drain from all refrigerated
                 counter units located in Starbucks to the floor sink directly below the unit.
          34.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 1-1/4” condensate from the fish and Prep
                 Food steamers to the floor sink located directly below the unit.
          35.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 1/2” drain from the produce case mister to a
                 3” condensate drain serving a refrigerated case below.
          36.    The Plumbing Contractor shall run 3/4” condensate drain from the Bakery ovens and
                 Proof Box to a 3” condensate drain located behind the ovens.
          37.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 3/4” drain (plastic tubing) from the lobster tank
                 in the Fish Department to the 3” indirect waste drain located below the unit.

Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-29
Specifications
August 2009
1.23         HOT AND COLD WATER SYSTEMS:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a complete hot and cold water system
                  (supply and re-circulating), including all roughing and final connections to all plumbing
                  fixtures, accessories, specialties, components and equipment in accordance with
                  Plumbing Construction Drawings and as specified herein, extending 5’-0” outside the
                  building, connecting to site water system.
            2.    Special attention shall be given to the location of the domestic water service entering
                  the Building with respect to structural details (footing and column sizes, locations and
                  elevations, etc.)
            3.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install one (2) gas fired condensing water
                  heaters, with circulation pump and tempering valve located outside of meat cooler with
                  a 120°F re-circulating hot water supply looped throughout entire store as specified
                  herein. Heat reclaim tanks (HRT-1) will pre-heat the cold water supply to the gas water
                  heater as well as the re-circulated hot water supply (110°F).
            4.    All men’s and women’s toilet room areas shall be served by the 120 degree hot
                  water circulation loop. The 120 degree hot water loop shall be offset so as to run
                  directly past each men’s and women’s room lavatory group.
            5.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install one (1) 16 gauge, galvanized steel
                  drain pan 3'-6" L x 3'-6" W x 4" H with 1 1/4" female side outlet (invert of drain outlet set
                  even with base of drain pan) serving the main gas water heater.
            6.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a stop valve on each water supply directly
                  under and / or in the same room as each plumbing fixture, specialty and / or accessory
                  unless specified otherwise herein.
            7.    All hot and cold water branch supplies shall have ball valves installed on each branch
                  line off main where possible ball valves shall be located 1'-0" above finished ceiling
                  directly above fixture or fixture group, specialties, components and / or equipment
                  unless specified otherwise herein.
            8.    Install piping in a neat manner with lines straight and parallel or at right angles to walls
                  or column lines and with risers plumb, run piping so as to avoid passing through duct
                  work or directly under electric light outlets, and / or interfering with other lines. All work
                  shall be accomplished using the best methods and procedures of recognized pipe
                  fabrication in a good and workmanlike manner in accordance with the State Plumbing
                  Code and Local Regulations.
            9.    All water piping located in the building shall be pitched sufficiently so that it will drain
                  and shall have drain cocks at low points for complete drainage of system.
            10.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a main drain cock on the cold water supply,
                  immediately downstream of the water meter and/or backflow preventer in the
                  sprinkler room.
            11.   The Plumbing Contractor shall accept the cost of all charges necessary to obtain the
                  required water service and meter on site from the local utility company and shall
                  include this cost in his bid price. Main water service and meter entering and located in
                  the Sprinkler Room shall be sized as indicated on Plumbing Construction Drawings
                  with full sized valves on each side of the water meter with a sealed full sized valve
                  bypass (as required).

Store 774                                                                              Plumbing 15400-30
Specifications
August 2009
          12.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide 120°F hot water supplies to all designated hot
                 water hose bibs and hose reels as specified herein.
          13.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a pressure reducing valve for main
                 water service with excessive pressure as required by State Plumbing Code and Local
                 Regulations. Pressure reducing valve shall be set at a pressure indicated on Plumbing
                 Construction Drawings and / or specified herein.
          14.    Allowances shall be made for expansion and contraction of pipe branch connections
                 taken from mains. Risers shall be made with swing joints and offsets to avoid undue
                 strain on fittings or short pipe lengths. Expansion loops shall be provided where
                 require by code and/or local authorities having jurisdiction.
          15.    Provide shock absorbers on all hot water and cold-water branch lines serving all
                 individual fixtures, fixture groups and/or miscellaneous equipment sized and installed in
                 accordance with Plumbing and Drainage Institute Standard "PDI WR201" and
                 manufacturers recommendations. Where possible shock absorbers shall be extended
                 to 1'-0" above finished ceiling with ball valves for ease of servicing or replacement
                 directly above fixture, fixture group, specialties, components and / or equipment unless
                 specified otherwise herein.
          16.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide one (1) cold water hose bib with vacuum
                 breaker below each lavatory fixture or lavatory fixture group located in Men's, Women's
                 Toilet mounted 12" above finished floor for wash down purposes.
          17.    Provide one (1) cold water hose bib with vacuum breaker approximately 2'-0" below
                 each roof hatch firmly secured so as to remain rigid and recessed from the path of
                 egress to the roof.
          18.    All wall mounted hose bibs specified herein shall be roughed in walls with 90° drop
                 elbows, C x F, Nibco #707-3-5 fitting and secured to a 2" x 6" wood blocking so as to
                 accommodate a threaded pipe nipple necessary for joining to the hose bib with female
                 threads and flanged body tightly against the wall.
          19.    Two (2) wall hydrants shall be furnished and installed along building store front as
                 shown on Stop & Shop "Fixture Plan" (F-1) and Plumbing Construction Drawings.
                 Special attention shall be given to the precise alignment of each wall hydrant stem
                 connection with respect to concealment within walls, partitions, chases and box-outs
                 along the front wall.
          20.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a shut off valves and water meter and/or
                 remote reader etc. as required by the local water supplier on the domestic water
                 service immediately upon entering the building. Valve, meter and remote reader, etc.
                 type, specification, size, and manufacturer shall be as required by the local water
                 supplier.




Store 774                                                                         Plumbing 15400-31
Specifications
August 2009
          21.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a designated 2" cold water supply with a 2" ball
                 valve, 2" ‘Neptune’ T-10 meter, and 2" reduced pressure back-flow preventer directly
                 down stream of the domestic water meter located in the Sprinkler Room for store
                 locations with site irrigation systems for Stop & Shop use (as required).
          22.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a cold water supply with trap primer
                 valves for all floor drains where required by code and/or authorities having
                 jurisdiction. Trap primers shall operate off the cold water supply of nearest fixture
                 and/or fixture group.
          23.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a cold water supply with trap primer valve for
                 the floor drain located in the Janitors closet to Men’s and Woman’s toilets.
          24.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install pressure reducing valves for all
                 equipment specified herein, requiring operating pressures below building pressure.
          25.    All piping shall be concealed in chases, partitions and above ceiling where possible.
                 Piping shall not be permitted in masonry walls, refrigerated chest and/or freezer walls.
          26.    No horizontal or vertical runs of water piping shall be allowed to pass over and / or thru
                 Electric, Telephone, Elevator, Machinery or Equipment rooms.
          27.    Ball valves shall be substituted in lieu of gate and globe valves where State Plumbing
                 Code and Local Regulations allow unless specified herein.
          28.    Where possible water mains shall be routed around Compressor, Electrical Room and
                 Mechanical Room areas.
          29.    No water piping shall be run in outside walls where subject to freezing conditions.
                 Plumbing Contractor shall refer to Plumbing Construction Drawings, Architect Drawings
                 and Stop & Shop "Fixture Plan" (F-1) and notify Engineer should an additional chase or
                 pipe space be required.
          30.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install one (1) set of Ball valve shut offs on
                 the hot and cold water supplies roughed in on the wall, centered below compartments
                 of all work and prep sinks.
          31.    All plumbing fixtures along exterior walls shall be provided with pipe chases to protect
                 water supplies from freezing.
          32.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install backflow preventers and vacuum
                 breakers where required by State Plumbing Code and Local Regulations at his own
                 expense, unless specified otherwise herein.




Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-32
Specifications
August 2009
          33.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a hot water supply (above the ceiling) from the
                 hot water main located at service sink near the dairy chest out to and running atop the
                 refrigerated back to back frozen food case line in Sales Area with three (2) sets of hot
                 water hose bibs and vacuum breakers situated opposite each other at each end to
                 each side of the back to back frozen back to back food case line.
          34.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a hot water supply to the refrigerated produce
                 case line in the Sales Area with three (2) hot water hose bibs and vacuum breakers
                 located at each end of the refrigerated produce case line.
          35.    Hot water hose bibs located atop the refrigerated frozen foods and produce case lines
                 shall be recessed 18"-20" back from the front edge of the refrigerated case and rotated
                 90° about its axis so as to maintain a low profile and be inconspicuous from the aisle
                 below. Hose bibbs shall be located as specified so as to be hidden behind valances
                 mounted atop the cases.
          36.    All lavatories, handsinks, and worksinks shall be furnished and installed with aerator
                 flow rates as required by State Building Code, Plumbing Code, Local Regulations and /
                 or Authorities.
          37.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install hot (120°F) and cold water supply
                 (below slab) to the hose reels (Supplied by Stop & Shop) located at the refrigerated
                 salad bar and olive bar case locations in Sales Area with individual ball valves and
                 check valves on water supplies.
          38.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install hot (120°F) and cold water supplies
                 (below slab) out to hand sinks located on the knee wall in the Deli area if required.
          39.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install hot (120°F) and cold water supplies
                 (below slab) out to the Cheese Bar worksink and hand sink/refrigerated island unit, Fish
                 work sink/island seafood prep table with ball valves roughed in on hot and cold
                 water supply below work sink compartment.
          40.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a cold water supply with ball valve to
                 each double stacked steamer unit located in the Fish and Prep Foods areas with
                 the supply piping roughed in the wall partition behind each steamer.
          41.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a hot water supply (110°F) with ball
                 valve to each dishwasher located in the Bakery and Prep Foods area. The hot
                 water supply (120°F) to each dishwasher shall be roughed in the wall, directly on
                 center behind the unit, 6'-5" above the finished floor (4" above the top of the unit).
          42.    All pipe joints shall be made above slab, only unbroken lengths of water piping shall be
                 run below slab.
          43.    The Plumbing Contractor shall give special attention to the rough in of all hose bibs,
                 allowing for the installation of each hose (bib with a female connection and wall
                 flange) to result in mounting tight to the finished wall.
          44.    Provide shock absorbers on hot water supply (120°F) to each Bakery and Prep Foods
                 dishwasher. Shock absorber shall be located 1'-0" above finished ceiling with ball
                 valves for ease of servicing or replacement directly above each dishwasher.
          45.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide backflow preventers on all hose reels as
                 required by State Codes, Local Codes and/or Local Authorities having jurisdiction..



Store 774                                                                        Plumbing 15400-33
Specifications
August 2009
          46.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a pressure reducing valve in the cold water
                 supply serving the Bakery proof box and ovens. The cold water piping shall be racked
                 on the wall above the Bakery chests and freezer running approximately 13'-0" above
                 finished floor.
          47.    The Plumbing Contractor shall verify and coordinate the exact location and dimensions
                 of the 3" domestic water service entering the building.
          48.    Pressure reducing valves shall be furnished and installed on the hot water supplies to
                 each Bakery and Prep Foods dishwasher.
          49.    All lavatory supplies shall be Brass Craft, Model #SCS-400A, brass construction with
                 polished chrome finish, copper sweat inlet, 5" extension tube, loose key angle valve
                 with 3/8" O.D. x 12"L riser and bell escutcheon.
          50.    Flow controls shall be provided where required by State Codes, Local Codes, and
                 Local Authorities.
          51.    All lavatories shall be provided with aerators with flow rates in accordance with State
                 Codes, Local Codes and/or Local Authorities having jurisdiction. The more stringent
                 of which shall apply.
          52.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide pressure gauges down stream of all pressure
                 reducing valves.
          53.    All water piping below slab to all fixtures, refrigerated cases, equipment, etc. specified
                 herein shall be insulated and run in unbroken lengths.
          54.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide temperature pressure relief valves for all water
                 heaters, heat reclaim tanks in accordance with State Codes, Local Codes, Local
                 Authorities and manufacturers recommendations.
          55.    Vacuum relief valves shall be provided on the cold water supply to all water heaters
                 and heat reclaim tanks.
          56.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a pressure gauge immediately down
                 stream of the domestic water meter and all pressure reducing valves.
          57.    The Plumbing Contractor shall mount all faucets securely to all work sink and prep
                 sink backsplashes with 90° flanged sink ells.
          58.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a packaged duplex Domestic Booster Pump
                 System with Hydropneumatic Tank for sites with water supplies unable to support
                 plumbing design criteria specified herein and noted on plumbing drawings.
          59.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide separate ball valve shutoffs on hot and cold
                 water supplies to all Men's and Women's Toilet room areas.
          60.    All hot and cold water supplies below the slab shall be 3/4" copper tubing as specified
                 herein.
          61.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide spring loaded check valves in lieu of swing type
                 check valves when installed in-line on vertical piping.
          62.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a tepid water supply to each eye wash located
                 in Receiving Docks, Grocery Storage, and/or Janitor Room areas.
          63.    Shut-off valves shall not be permitted in piping between the water heaters, heat
                 reclaim tanks, and vacuum relief valves serving said components.


Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-34
Specifications
August 2009
          64.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a ball valves with a latch lock type handles on
                 the hot and cold water supply piping serving each eye wash station where required
                 by code and/or local authorities having jurisdiction.
          65.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide 3/8" flexible chrome supplies for all handsinks
                 extending from each knee pedal foot valve to each gooseneck spout. No copper pipe
                 or tubing sprayed chrome or silver shall be provided in lieu thereof.
          66.    The Plumbing Contractor shall utilize only lead free solder and flux when sweating
                 copper water piping.
          67.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a temperature mixing valve serving
                 the hot water heater and heat reclaim tanks in a thermal loop with a differential of 1'-0".
          68.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a ball valve at the expansion tank serving the
                 hot water heater, Reclaim Tanks and hot water system.
          69.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a separate cold water supply and 1/2" ball
                 valve for each bakery oven and proofer box roughed 11'-0" above the finished floor.
          70.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a boiler drain valve and cap on the hot water
                 return located downstream of the check valve following the hot water circulating pump
                 so as to allow air to be bled from the hot water system.
          71.    Flush valves for all water closets and urinals specified herein shall be roughed with the
                 cold water supply situated to the right hand side of each valve in accordance with
                 proper mounting heights.
          72.    All water systems specified herein as extending 5’-0” outside the building shall refer to
                 the outer most point of the building and its appendages (i.e. outer edge of canopies,
                 outer edge of exterior chests, outer edge of enclosed loading docks, outer edge of
                 platforms, ramps, stairs, etc.).
          73.    All water closets and urinals shall be provided with water conservation flush valves.
          74.    Full sized bronze wye type strainers shall be provided for all reduced pressure devices
                 and pressure reducing valves located immediately up stream of each device.
          75.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 120°F hot water supply to each hose reel
                 located in the Meat Cutting Room, Bakery area and Dairy chest.
          76.    The Plumbing Contractor shall install a ceiling mounted hose reel (supplied by Stop &
                 Shop) in the Meat Cutting Room adjacent to the door.
          77.    The Plumbing Contractor shall install a ceiling mounted hose reel (supplied by Stop &
                 Shop) located immediately inside the Dairy chest adjacent to the door.




Store 774                                                                          Plumbing 15400-35
Specifications
August 2009
          78.    The Plumbing Contractor shall install a hose reel (supplied by Stop & Shop) concealed
                 above the Bakery ceiling with the roller guides mounted flush with the ceiling tile
                 directly above the Bakery managers desk located so as the hose, when retracted,
                 cannot be seen from the Sales Area.
          79.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide 3/4" cold water supply to the Prepared Foods
                 cases dropping down in the adjacent partition wall where possible.
          80.    All tepid water supply piping to the eye wash stations shall be offset so as not to restrict
                 the full range of movement required for proper activation of the eye wash handle and
                 dust cover.
          81.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a square masonry base, comprised of solid
                 masonry blocks (8" x 4" x 16") directly below each hot water heater and heat reclaim
                 tank. Each base shall be sized to extend beyond the footprint of the unit it serves with
                 the masonry block set tightly together inside the drain pans.
          82.    Pre-rinse spray faucets (supplied by Stop & Shop) shall be situated and installed over
                 the center compartment of Deli, Prep Foods and Bakery work sinks.
          83.    The Plumber shall provide a pressure reducing valve on the domestic water service
                 located directly downstream of the water meter as required for design of the domestic
                 water system and for service pressures 80 psi or greater.
          84.    The plumbing contractor shall provide a cold water hose bib on the cold water
                 supply situated below each eyewash station located in enclosed receiving areas.
          85.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a ball valve and flexible hose connection on the
                 hot water supply to each Bakery, Meat, and Dairy Chest hose reel (supplied by Stop &
                 Shop).
          86.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a cold water supply to each refrigerated case
                 quick disconnect fitting. The cold water piping shall penetrate the tub of the case at
                 each quick disconnect fitting from the base below. Cold water piping shall not be
                 permitted to run horizontally thru the tubs of interconnecting cases. Case quick
                 disconnects shall be fed by running through the bases of adjacent refrigerated
                 produce line and/or island cases.
          87.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide one (1) wall mounted, exterior, non-freeze,
                 sillcock with an integral vacuum breaker and cold water supply in the electrical /
                 compressor penthouse located on the roof. The sillcock shall be installed so as to be
                 accessible for use directly outside the penthouse and face towards the refrigeration
                 condensing coils located on the roof (as required).
          88.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide one (1) hot water hose bib with vacuum breaker
                 inside stores with beer chests.
          89.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install all electronic control modules
                 associated with automatic flush valves and faucets serving plumbing fixtures specified
                 herein.
          90.    The Plumbing Contractor shall adjust all electronic infrared sensors associated with
                 automatic flush valves and faucets serving plumbing fixtures specified herein.
          91.    The Plumbing Contractor furnish and install batteries for all automatic / electronic flush
                 valves and faucets serving plumbing fixtures specified herein.



Store 774                                                                           Plumbing 15400-36
Specifications
August 2009
          92.    The Plumbing contractor shall furnish and install mixing valves for all plumbing fixtures
                 with automatic flush valves and faucets specified herein.
          93.    The Plumbing Contractor shall adjust all mixing valves associates with automatic flush
                 valves and faucets.
          94.    The plumbing contractor shall furnish and install flow control valves and flow balancing
                 valves as specified herein and / or shown on plumbing drawing.

    B.     MATERIALS (All materials shall be selected in accordance with State Plumbing Code and
           Local Regulations).
          1.     Water Piping (Copper Tube)
                  a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): Type "L copper tubing, hard drawn, hard temper.
                  b.      Pipe - (Below Slab): Type "K", copper tubing, annealed.
                  c.      Fittings - (Above & Below Slab): Wrought copper and cast brass fittings,
                          sweat and threaded
          2.     Joints
                  a.      (Above Slab): Sweat joint, lead free solder and flux
                  b.      (Below Slab): Brazed joint, silver solder (locally approved grade)
          3.     Valves
                  a.      Gate Valves - (2 1/2" and smaller): Bronze body, solid wedge, rising stem,
                          125 psi working pressure
                          1)       Soldered Ends - Nibco Model #S-134 or approved equal
                          2)      Threaded Ends - Nibco Model #T-134 or approved equal
                  b.      Ball Valves - (2 1/2" and smaller): Bronze body, bronze chrome plated ball,
                          reinforced teflon seats and seals, steel lever handle with vinyl grip and hole
                          penetration for valve tag, 400 psi working pressure
                          1)      Soldered Ends - Apollo 70-200 series or approved equal
                          2)      Threaded Ends - Apollo 70-100 series or approved equal
                  c.      Check Valves - (2 1/2" and smaller): Bronze body, swing type, renewable
                          disc, swing type, 125 psi working pressure
                          1)      Soldered Ends - Nibco Model #S-433 or approved equal
                          2)      Threaded Ends - Nibco Model #T-433 or approved equal
                  d.      Check Valves - (2" and smaller): Bronze body, in-line type, spring loaded,
                          EPR seat, 125 psi working pressure
                          1)      Threaded Ends - Apollo 61-500 series or approved equal
                  e.      Balancing Valves - (2" and smaller): Bronze body, bronze chrome plated ball,
                          reinforced teflon seats and seals, steel tee handle, balancing stops, 400 psi
                          working pressure.
                          1)      Soldered Ends - Apollo 70-200 series or approved equal
                          2)      Threaded Ends - Apollo 70-100 series or approved equal

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                    f.      Angle Stop Valves - (3/4" and smaller): Bronze body, inside screw with rising
                            stem, renewable composition disc, 125 psi working pressure
                            1)      Soldered Ends - Nibco Model #777 or approved equal
                    g.      Boiler Drain Valves - (3/4" and smaller): Bronze body, inside screw with rising
                            stem, renewable composition disc, 125 psi working pressure
                            1)      Soldered Ends - Nibco Model #72 or approved equal


1.24         BOOSTER PUMP SYSTEM (as required):

       A.    GENERAL

            1.        See Plumbing drawings for booster pump system requirements, schedule, and
             details if required.


1.25         NUTRIENT FEED/NON-POTABLE WATER SYSTEM:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a complete Floral Nutrient Feed/Non-
                   Potable Water System including roughing and final connections to all Florist
                   refrigerated cases, accessories, specialties, components and equipment in
                   accordance with Plumbing Drawings and Details.
                    a.      The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a Nutrient Feed/Non-Potable
                            Water System from and including a 3/4" reduced pressure backflow preventer
                            connecting to a potable water supply.
            2.     The Nutrient Feed/Non-Potable Water System shall be comprised of the following two
                   (2) separate systems:
                    a.      A designated Nutrient Feed System (containing floral preservative) running
                            uninterrupted from the reduced pressure backflow preventer located in the
                            Florist storage chest running out to a designated nutrient feed connection
                            located inside each refrigerated florist case and to a 1/2" brass quick
                            disconnect fitting serving a 12'-0" long, 1/2" I.D. rubber hose with spray nozzle
                            (Supplied by Stop & Shop) located directly below the florist work sink.
                    b.      A designated Non-Potable Water System running uninterrupted from the
                            reduced pressure backflow preventer located in the Florist storage chest
                            running out to a designated non-potable water (flushing) connection located
                            inside each refrigerated florist case.
                    c.      The 3/4" reduced pressure backflow preventer shall be installed upstream of
                            the floral preservative dispensing panel (supplied by Stop & Shop) inside the
                            Florist storage chest.
                    d.      The Plumbing Contractor shall mount the "Dosatron"/floral dispensing unit
                            "Floralife" Model #DI150, (supplied by Stop & Shop) on the finished wall
                            inside the florist storage chest (4'-6" above the finished floor) located directly
                            above and downstream of the reduced pressure backflow preventer (mounted


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                      3'-0" above the finished floor) as indicated on the Plumbing drawings and
                      details.
                 e.   The reduced pressure backflow preventer shall be provided with an air gap
                      fitting and drain pitched to the floor drain inside the storage chest.
                 f.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a designated nutrient feed supply and
                      non-potable water supply (below slab) out to each refrigerated florist case.
                      Each designated supply shall be fabricated with 3/4”, Schedule 80 piping
                      running separately out to the refrigerated florist cases as indicated on the
                      plumbing drawings and details.
                 g.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a designated nutrient feed supply to a
                      quick disconnect fitting located below the florist work sink. The nutrient feed
                      supply shall be fabricated with 3/4”, Schedule 80, PVC pipe running atop the
                      florist storage chest above the ceiling and dropping down in the chase wall
                      adjacent to feed the quick disconnect fitting below the florist work sink.
                 h.   The plumbing contractor shall install all piping specified under this section
                      in a neat manner with lines straight and parallel or at right angles to walls or
                      column lines with risers plumb.
                 i.   Pitch all piping sufficiently so that it will drain to low points at the ends of each
                      system.
                 j.   All piping shall be run concealed above ceilings or in walls of finished areas
                      where possible.
                 k.   All nutrient feed and non-potable water piping in the Florist storage chest
                      located immediately downstream of the 3/4” reduced pressure backflow
                      preventer shall be fabricated with 3/4”, Schedule 80, PVC pipe, fittings and
                      ball valves as indicated on the plumbing drawings and details.
                 l.   The 3/4" PVC pipe drop to the nutrient feed hose connection located below
                      the florist work sink shall be secured at the base of the drop to the floor with a
                      split ring hanger and F&M plate so as to prevent any movement of the quick
                      disconnect fitting.
                 m.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide one (1) hose bibb (non-potable water)
                      with vacuum breaker located immediately downstream of the 3/4" reduced
                      pressure backflow preventer on the non-potable water supply as indicated on
                      plumbing drawings and details.




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       B.    MATERIALS (All materials shall be selected in accordance with the state plumbing code and
             local regulations)
            1.     Nutrient Feed/Non-Potable Water Piping (poly vinyl chloride pipe)
                    a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): PVC pipe, Schedule 80
                    b.      Fittings - (Above Slab): PVC pipe, Schedule 80, fittings, socket, screwed
                    c.      Pipe - (Above Slab): Polyethylene tubing
            2.     Valves
                    a.      Ball valve - True union PVC body, PVC ball, tee handle, EDPM seat and
                            seals, 150 psi working pressure


1.26         BACKFLOW PREVENTION:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.     The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install backflow devices as denoted on
                   Plumbing Drawings, Schedules and where required by and in accordance with
                   applicable State Codes, Local Codes, and / or Authorities having jurisdiction.
            2.     All backflow devices, associated trim, valves, air gap fittings (as required) and spare
                   part kits, etc. shall be approved by state codes, local codes, and/or authorities
                   having jurisdiction.
            3.     All backflow devices installed in domestic water service shall be furnished and installed
                   with two (2) isolation valves, test cocks, test connections, test connection caps air gap
                   fittings (as required) and associated spare parts kit.
            4.     The Plumbing Contractor shall submit all required applications, forms, diagrams, plans,
                   details, etc. with the State and / or Local Authorities having jurisdiction prior to the
                   installation of all backflow devices and shall secure and pay for all necessary permits,
                   inspections, tests and costs associated with all backflow devices.


            5.     The Plumbing Contractor shall have all backflow devices (reduced pressure backflow
                   preventers, double check valve assemblies and pressure type vacuum breakers) tested
                   prior to completion of work. The tests shall be conducted by a State Certified Backflow
                   Prevention Device Tester, and recorded on the proper registration test, inspection, and
                   / or maintenance forms and submitted with all necessary diagrams, plans, details, etc.,
                   to the State and / or Local Authorities having jurisdiction. All devices failing a test or
                   found defective shall be overhauled, repaired or replaced by a licensed Plumber and
                   retested. The Plumbing Contractor shall provide General Contractor, Architect, and
                   Stop & Shop Engineering Dept. with three (3) complete sets of all said materials,
                   including copies of final test certificates issued by State and / or Local Authorities
                   having jurisdiction.
            6.     All backflow preventers shall be located so as to permit easy access and provide
                   adequate and convenient space for maintenance, inspection and testing. The backflow
                   preventer and shut-off valves shall be installed horizontally between 3 and 4 ft. from the
                   floor and a minimum of 6 inches from any wall.


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            7.    All reduced pressure backflow preventers specified herein shall be furnished and
                  installed with left or right hand relief ports to allow for ease of maintenance and air gap
                  fitting as supplied by the manufacturer, substitutions fabricated from fittings or pipe
                  shall not be permitted in lieu thereof.
            8.    The spare parts kits associated with each backflow device shall be securely fastened to
                  the body of said device with nylon tie straps.
            9.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a drain line full size from all backflow preventers
                  with relief ports and / or vents to the nearest floor drain, increaser drain, case drain
                  condensate drain fixture or waste receptacle.
            10.   Spare repair kits for all reduced pressure devices shall include parts for the reduced
                  pressure zone as well as first and second check valve sections.
            11.   All OS & Y and / or ball valves situated directly upstream of reduced pressure backflow
                  preventers and double check valve devices specified herein shall be provided with a
                  test cock, test connection and test connection cap located in a tapping situated in the
                  upstream side of said valve.
            12.   All reduced pressure backflow preventers specified herein shall be provided with air
                  gap fittings on the relief ports as specified by the manufacturer. Substitutions fabricated
                  from fittings of pipe shall not be accepted in lieu thereof.


1.27         GAS SYSTEM:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.    An elevated pressure Natural gas system of 2 psi shall be provided.
                   a.      Where possible, the Plumbing Contractor shall provide an elevated pressure
                           gas distribution system of 2 psi inside the building and atop the roof before
                           reducing to a low pressure gas supply of 7" – 14" WC at all gas fire equipment
                           locations both inside and atop the roof.
                   b.      The Plumbing Contractor shall provide pressure regulating valves serving all
                           gas fired equipment locations both inside the building and atop the roof as
                           denoted on plumbing drawing and schedules. All gas pressure regulators
                           shall meet ANSI and AGA standards.
                   c.      The Plumbing Consultant shall obtain and process all applications, permits,
                           variances, forms, etc. including all associated payments and / or fees required
                           for the approval and installation of a high pressure gas system including
                           coordination and approval of by the gas supplier, State and Local Authorities
                           having jurisdiction prior to Construction Bid.
                   d.      All high pressure gas system piping running atop the roof shall be supported
                           with pipe supports as specified herein and noted on the plumbing drawings.
                   e.      Gas piping sizing for high pressure gas system piping running atop the roof
                           shall be designed so as not to exceed pipe sizes of 3".
            2.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a complete gas system from building
                  side of gas meter to all new and future gas fired, Bakery equipment (ovens) Prep Food
                  equipment (fryers, steamers, ovens, and rotisseries etc.), HVAC equipment (unit



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                 heaters, duct heaters, etc.), water heaters and emergency generator in accordance
                 with Plumbing Construction Drawings and as specified herein.
          3.     The Plumbing Contractor shall verify the exact orientation and location of gas
                 connections on each piece of as fired equipment with HVAC Contractor (for HVAC
                 equipment), Electrical Contractor (for stand-by generator), and Stop & Shop
                 Engineering Department (for Bakery and Prepared Foods equipment) before running
                 any pipe.
          4.     Exact location of all gas fired HVAC equipment shall be field coordinated with the
                 General Contractor and the HVAC Contractor and shall not be scaled off the plumbing
                 construction drawings, as they are diagrammatic.
          5.     A gas valve and union coupling shall be installed on each gas line serving each gas
                 fired unit and / or equipment.
          6.     The Plumbing Contractor shall accept the cost of all charges necessary to provide the
                 required gas service, meter(s), regulator(s), valve(s), piping, etc. at the building
                 when not provided by the Local Gas Supplier.
          7.     All gas connections to equipment and piping within the building shall be installed by a
                 licensed gasfitter so as to prevent gas seepage into building.
          8.     All gas piping shall pitch towards drip pockets located at system low points. Sediment
                 traps shall be provided at all equipment locations as required by State Gas Code and
                 Local Regulations. All drip pockets and sediment traps shall be at least 6" long with
                 removable caps. All drip pockets and traps shall be located inside the building.
          9.     All materials and methods used in fabrication of gas system shall be approved by the
                 State Plumbing Code, Local Codes, Gas Supplier and / or authorities having
                 jurisdiction.
          10.    Provide a drip leg and strainer on the gas supply to the emergency gas generators.
                 Secure gas supply with drip leg to floor at the generator.
          11.    A gas line shall be provided to serve all gas fired cooking equipment located in
                 the Prep Foods area.
          12.    A gas line shall be provided to serve all gas fired cooking equipment located in
                 the Bakery area.




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          13.    Piping shall be installed by a licensed gasfitter in a neat manner with lines straight and
                 parallel or at right angles to walls or column lines and with risers plumb, run piping so
                 as to avoid passing through duct work or directly under electric light outlets, and / or
                 interfering with other lines. All work shall be accomplished using the best methods and
                 procedures of recognized pipe fabrication in a good and workmanlike manner in
                 accordance with the State Plumbing Code and Local Regulations.
          14.    No horizontal or vertical runs of gas piping shall be allowed to pass thru Electric,
                 Telephone, Energy Management Room, and/or Compressor Room Areas, and where
                 possible shall be routed around these areas as shown on the Plumbing Drawings
          15.    The Plumbing Contractor shall run the gas main from the meter location outside the
                 building vertically up exterior wall entering the building as high as possible prior to
                 distribution of gas piping within the building.
          16.    The Plumbing Contractor shall install all mechanical gas valves associated with hood
                 fire suppression systems (furnished by the Hood Fire Suppression Contractor) in
                 addition to the standard gas shutoff valves on gas supplies serving the Prepared
                 Foods gas fired cooking equipment.
          17.    Location of indicating mechanical gas valves, solenoid valves and gas shut off valves in
                 the Prepared Foods Areas shall be installed exposed below the finished ceiling and
                 meet with the approval of Local Authorities.
          18.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install a flexible gas supplies for all
                 Prepared Foods gas fired cooking equipment : two (2) fryers, one (1) one steamer,
                 (1) one oven, and (2) two rotisseries. An additional flexible gas supply shall be
                 provided for giant stores which utilize two (2) ovens in the prepared foods area.
          19.    Gas supply piping serving the Prepared Foods gas fired equipment shall be run
                 exposed, offset horizontally with a full sized mechanical gas valve (furnished by the
                 Hood Fire Suppression Contractor) and solenoid shutoff valve in the Prep Foods Back
                 Room area approximately situated 9" below the finished ceiling located against the
                 partition wall before dropping down exposed with a drip leg and tee directly behind the
                 Prep Foods gas fired equipment before penetrating the wall, 30" above finished floor
                 to feed Prep Foods equipment with a gas pipe manifold running exposed horizontally
                 on the wall directly behind said equipment.
          20.    All Prep Food gas fired equipment specified herein shall be provided with a flexible gas
                 connectors, Dormont Model #SSC-16000-BP Series or approved equal, with stainless
                 steel corrugated tubing, reinforcing braid, permanently bonded, supr-flex, PVC plastic
                 coating, flared (non-welded) tubing fittings with male and female ends and restraining
                 cable of size and length as specified herein, installed so as to avoid sharp bends,
                 twisting, fatigue and be self-draining, including a restraining device permitting safe
                 cleanup around equipment.
          21.    Length of flexible gas connectors and restraining cables shall be in accordance with
                 manufactures recommendations, state codes, local code, and/or authorities
                 having jurisdiction.
          22.    Ball valves may be provided in lieu of plug valves where approved by State Codes,
                 Local Codes and / or Local Authorities.
          23.    Gas piping shall not penetrate flues, ductwork and / or exhaust hoods.
          24.    All gas piping branches shall be taken from top or sides of horizontal mains.


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          25.    The Plumbing Contractor shall give special attention to the location of gas piping drops
                 for the gas water heater and the stand-by generator.
          26.    All gas valves specified herein shall be provided with full port openings or equivalent
                 areas with respect to corresponding pipe size.
          27.    Gas piping serving gas fired equipment, etc. specified herein shall not be permitted to
                 penetrate thru the rear mezzanine floors.
          28.    Gas piping shall be provided to all gas fired HVAC equipment serving heated
                 emergency corridors, exterior stairwells, exterior Sprinkler Rooms and Enclosed Dock
                 Receiving areas.
          29.    The Plumbing Contractor shall install a mechanical gas valve (supplied by the Hood
                 Fire Suppression Contractor) on each gas supply drop serving the Prepared Foods gas
                 fired equipment. Each gas valve shall be installed approximately 9" below the finished
                 ceiling with a separate gas shutoff valve (provided by the Plumbing Contractor) located
                 approximately 1'-0" upstream of each mechanical gas valve.
          30.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a gas booster and controls for sites with gas
                 services unable to provide adequate gas pressure to low pressure gas systems with
                 gas fired equipment and appliances specified herein. Gas booster specification and
                 installation shall be in accordance with gas supplier, state code, local code and / or
                 authorities having jurisdiction.
          31.    All elevated gas pressure regulators provided by the plumbing contractor shall be the
                 full size of the branch line unless indicated otherwise on the plumbing drawings.
          32.    Union couplings shall be provided at each gas pressure regulator as indicated
                 on the plumbing drawings.




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          33.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install the concentric venting kit required for
                 the gas water heater (GWH-1) including the associated intake and vent piping for
                 the gas water heater (GWH-1).

    B.     MATERIALS (All materials shall be selected in accordance with State Plumbing Code and
           Local Regulations).
          1.     Propane Gas/Low Pressure / Intermediate Pressure (Steel Pipe)
                  a.      Pipe - (Above Slab): Black steel, schedule 40, standard weight. (All Pipe
                          Sizes)
                  b.      Pipe - (Below Slab): Wrapped black steel, schedule 40, standard weight, AGA
                          approved. (All Pipe Sizes)
                  c.      Fittings - (Above Slab): (2-1/2" and smaller) Black malleable iron fittings,
                          screwed, 150 psi
                  d.      Fittings - (Above Slab): (3” and larger) welded or flanged
                  e.      Joints - (Above Slab): (2-1/2" and smaller) Screwed with locally approved pipe
                          joint material
                  f.      Joints - (Above Slab): (2-1/2" and larger) Welded or flanged
                  g.      Joints - (Below Slab): All sizes welded
                  h.      Verify maximum pipe size allowable for screwed joints with state codes, local
                          codes and the authorities having jurisdiction.        The more stringent
                          requirements shall apply.
                  i.      Verify with authorities having jurisdiction (i.e. local plumbing inspector, gas
                          utility, ect.) when welding is required and for what size pipe.
          2.     Valves
                  a.      Lubricated Plug Valves
                          1)      (2" and larger): All iron, full port, lubricated plug, flanged ends, 125 psi
                                  working pressure
                          2)      (2" and smaller): All iron, full port, lubricated plug, screwed ends, 125
                                  psi working pressure
                  b.      Plug Valves
                          1)      (2" and smaller): All bronze, flat tee head, top check, screwed ends,
                                  125 psi working pressure
                  c.      Ball Valves
                          1)      (2" and smaller): Bronze body, full port bronze chrome plated ball,
                                  reinforced teflon seats and seals, screwed ends, stainless steel tee
                                  handle and lever nut, 600 psi working pressure
                          2)      Threaded Ends - Apollo 70-100-32 series, Jomar Model T-100, or
                                  approved equal
                  d.      Gas Regulator Valves / Elevated Gas System (2 psi or greater)

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                 1)   (2” and smaller): Single stage, positive dead end lock-up type, steel
                      construction, corrosion resistant components, elevation compensator,
                      atmospheric vent, threaded ends with inlet pressure and outlet
                      pressure ratings to suit gas system design.
                 2)   (2-1/2” and larger): Single stage, positive dead end lock-up type,
                      steel construction, corrosion resistant components, elevation
                      compensator, atmospheric vent, flanged ends with inlet pressure and
                      outlet pressure ratings to suit gas system design.
                 3)   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide gas regulator valves as
                      specified herein and/or as noted in the Plumbing Drawings.
                 4)   All gas regulator valves shall comply with State codes, Local codes
                      and Local Authorities having jurisdiction and shall be approved by the
                      local gas supplier. Where Specifications or construction of gas
                      regulator valves by the local authorities and /or gas supplier is more
                      stringent than those specified herein and/or as noted on the Plumbing
                      drawings the Plumbing Contractor shall provide the more stringent
                      gas regulator valves at their own cost. All Gas regulator valves shall
                      be submitted for Stop & Shop approval.
                 5)   The Plumbing Contractor shall submit written specifications from the
                      Local Authorities having jurisdiction and/or gas supplier in addition to
                      material specification sheets for Stop & Shop approval of gas
                      regulator valves with more stringent specifications than that specified
                      herein and/or noted on the Plumbing drawings.
                 6)   For Sites with liquid propane gas supplies, the Plumbing Contractor
                      shall provide the equivalent liquid propane gas regulator valves in lieu
                      of gas regulator valves specified for use with natural gas supplies.
                 7)   Gas piping for elevated gas systems shall be welded as specified
                      here in and/or where required by State codes, local codes, local
                      authorities having jurisdiction, or the gas supplier whichever is more
                      strigent.
                 8)   The plumbing contractor shall provide the primary gas regulator
                      valves and meters for the gas service to the building where not
                      supplied by the gas supplier as part of his work.




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1.28         STAND-BY GENERATOR:

       A.    The Plumbing Contractor make provisions as detailed herein for installation of a stand-by
             generator rated for 80KW, 1,130,000 BTU/hr, 1,130 CFH (LP Gas). Stand-by generator
             furnished, erected, and secured in place by the Electrical Contractor. The Plumbing
             Contractor shall install a 1" strainer and solenoid valve (supplied by Electrical Contractor) on
             the gas line downstream of gas cock at the generator making final gas connection to the
             generator with a 1" flexible gas connection (also supplied by Electrical Contractor). The
             Electrical Contractor delivers the generator muffler to the Plumbing Contractor, who installs a
             3" x 4" expansion adapter (supplied by the Electrical Contractor) on the engine manifold and
             runs a 4" standard Schedule 40 steel pipe from a 4" flexible stainless steel exhaust connection
             (provided by the Electrical Contractor) attached to the adapter on the engine manifold to the
             muffler and 4" standard schedule 40 pipe from the muffler through the exterior wall extending
             up above the roof parapet and terminating with a goose neck down. The Plumbing Contractor
             shall pitch the exhaust pipe back to the inlet side of the muffler and provide a 1/2" drain with a
             ball valve shutoff from the 1/2" tapping at the bottom of the muffler down to within 6" of the
             finished floor. The Plumbing Contractor shall support the muffler and piping adequately with
             hangers and wrap with insulation as specified herein.

       B.    The Plumbing Contractor shall offset the inlet connection of the mufflers a minimum distance
             of 1'-6" away from generator exhaust piping drop at the generator exhaust connection, where
             possible.

       C.    The Plumbing Contractor shall mount the muffler as high as possible.

       D.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide a 6" black steel nipple on the muffler drain tapping prior
             to insulating the muffler.

       E.    For details on fabrication of generator gas piping and exhaust system, consult generator
             manufacturer.

       F.    The muffler drain shall be secured to the base of the generator with a wall plate and split ring
             hanger.

       G.    Union fittings shall be provided on the inlet and outlet sides of the muffler.


1.29         REFRIGERATION CONDUIT:

       A.    General (see also refrigeration section):
            1.      The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install on site 6” or 8” diameter SDR 35
                    PVC pipe (conduit) for the refrigeration contractor on site. The quantity of PVC pipe
                    shall be approximately 500 lineal feet. The exact length shall be determined from Stop
                    & Shop “Underground Refrigeration Plan” (R-2). The General Contractor is responsible
                    for excavation and backfill of pipe.




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            2.      The Plumbing Contractor shall coordinate the installation and inverts of all plumbing
                    piping systems specified herein with the installation of all 6” PVC refrigeration conduit
                    installed at invert elevations approximately 1’-6” to 3’-0” below finished grade per Stop
                    & Shop “Underground Refrigeration Plan” (R-2).
            3.      Ends of all 6” PVC refrigeration conduit shall be terminated and offset thru the
                    floor at a 45 degree angle via 6” PVC 45 degree elbows.
            4.      Centerline location of all conduit penetrations thru floor shall be coordinated
                    with dimensions specified on the Stop & Shop “Underground Refrigeration Plan”
                    (R-2) with elliptical centerline opening of the 6”or 8” PVC conduit created when
                    cut flush with finished floor.

       B.    MATERIALS
            1.      Refrigeration Conduit (PVC Sewer Pipe)
                     a.       Pipe – (below slab): 6”or 8” PVC sewer pipe, SDR 35 (.18” wall thickness)
                              or schedule 40 PVC pipe.
                     b.       Fittings – (below slab): 6”or 8” PVC 45 degree elbows, SDR 35 (.18” wall
                              thickness) or schedule 40 PVC pipe.
                     c.       Joints – (below slab): Push on, flaired or swedged end.


1.30         JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS:

       A.    All joints and connections shall be permanent and shall be gas and water tight.

       B.    Jointing shall be type specified for service indicated.

       C.    Joints and connections shall meet requirements of manufacturers best recommended
             practice.

       D.    All transitions between different piping materials shall be made using approved adapters.

       E.    Adapters for transitions between two types of piping materials shall be selected as
             manufactured for that purpose intended.

       F.    The Plumbing Contractor shall utilize only lead free solder and flux when sweating copper
             water piping specified herein.

       G.    Heat bending copper piping shall not be permitted in lieu of sweat and / or threaded pipe
             fittings.




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1.31         UNIONS, FLANGES AND DIELECTRIC COUPLINGS:

       A.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide union connections to fixtures and equipment such as
             water heaters, circulating pumps, dishwashers, ice machines, refrigeration equipment, HVAC
             equipment, Bakery equipment, Deli equipment, Prep Foods equipment, Fish equipment,
             Produce Pre-Pak equipment, water filters, misters, water meters, backflow preventers, etc., as
             specified herein. Union connections shall include, but shall not be limited to, unions, flanges,
             compression fittings, grooved couplings, compression couplings and flared fittings. Union
             connections on domestic water piping shall be bronze with minimum cold working pressure of
             200 psi. Union connections on iron and steel shall be ferrous with working pressure matching
             service pressure.

       B.    Contractor shall provide flanges in accordance with ANSI standards for construction and
             working pressure. Flange material shall be ferrous for ferrous piping systems and bronze for
             non-ferrous systems.

       C.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install approved Dielectric couplings wherever
             domestic water piping system comes in contact with ferrous pipe, fittings, valves, equipment
             etc., which makes up the domestic water system.


1.32         JOINTING COMPOUNDS:

       A.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide approved pipe dope, teflon tape, wax rings, neoprene
             gaskets and other jointing compounds as required by best standard practice and only on
             service as recommended by manufacturer.


1.33         HANGERS AND SUPPORT:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.      The Plumbing Contractor shall support all piping from building structure by means of
                    approved hangers and supports. Piping shall be supported to maintain required grading
                    and pitching of lines, to prevent vibration and to secure piping in place, and shall be so
                    arranged as to provide for expansion and contraction.
            2.      The Plumbing Contractor shall select, provide, fabricate and install pipe hangers and
                    supports complying with MSS SP-58, MSS SP-69 and MSS SP-89 (Manufacturers
                    Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry, Inc.). All pipe hanger
                    materials and assemblies shall be UL-listed and FM approved.
            3.      No piping shall be installed using hangers, supports or supplementary steel of other
                    trades.
            4.      Hangers and supports shall be designed and installed so that no load will be
                    transmitted to equipment connections.
            5.      Chain, strap, perforated bar or wire hangers shall not be acceptable. No hangers or
                    supports shall be attached to steel decks duct work, piping, conduit and / or equipment
                    of other trades.


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          6.     Drilling of building structural steel for attachment of hangers or supports shall not be
                 permitted under any circumstances. Welding to building structural steel shall be
                 permitted where specified or specifically indicated on the drawings. When special
                 conditions arise, shop drawings and / or other descriptive information detailing
                 proposed methods of welding hangers, supports, or anchors shall be submitted for
                 written approval by the Engineer of record prior to welding.
          7.     Hangers, supports, and / or pipe requiring bridging shall originate at or transmit the load
                 to/or near panel points along top cord of trusses, girders and / or roof joists when hung
                 from such members. Do not hang from bottom chord of such members.
          8.     Where overhead construction does not permit fastening of hanger rods in required
                 locations provide additional steel as required to properly transmit the load to the
                 building structural frame or floor and to meet spacing requirements. Supplementary
                 (support) steel shall be in accordance with the AISC specifications for Design
                 Fabrication and Erection of Structural Steel for Buildings piping running parallel with
                 roof joists.
          9.     Floor stands may be used on piping running close to floor. Threaded rod alone will not
                 be acceptable for support of said piping.
          10.    Piping buried in ground shall have a firm bearing along its entire length on undisturbed
                 or compacted earth or shall be supported from slab above as specified herein. Support
                 and protect underground piping so that it remains in place without settling and without
                 damage prior to and/or during backfilling. Replace any piping so settling or so
                 damaged.
          11.    All vertical piping through out the building shall be securely fastened and supported at
                 each floor, ceiling and roof by means of approved steel supports (firmly attached to the
                 building structure and to the pipe) or steel riser clamps (install above slab and resting
                 on the floor sleeve). The foot of each stack and / or leader shall be firmly supported.
          12.    Horizontal runs of ferrous pipe (sanitary waste, grease waste, indirect waste, vent,
                 storm, and gas) shall be supported from the structure above by a steel bank clevis
                 hanger which provides vertical adjustment of approximately 1 1/2" after the pipe is in
                 place by means of a suspended steel rod and two (2) locking hex nuts. Such piping
                 shall be attached to the structure by means of an approved heavy "C" clamp with safety
                 retaining clip or by side beam connections to steel and / or with approved expansion
                 bolts to concrete walls.
          13.    Where pipes are supported from the side wall, hangers shall be clevis type (as
                 specified above) with approved steel angle brackets, bolts and expansion shields.
          14.    Horizontal runs of water piping (hot, cold and circulation piping) shall be supported
                 from the structure above by clevis hangers or by adjustable gang hangers fitted with
                 individual supporting clips, "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #342 trapeze design.
                 Perforated channel systems with top mounted securing clamps shall not be permitted.
                 Perforated channel shall be permitted for a trapeze design from which clevis hangers
                 may be hung.
          15.    Split ring hangers in contact with copper drainage pipe shall be isolated or finished in
                 copper to match said piping material. Field painting or spraying of hangers, rods, and
                 nuts in lieu of copper plating will not be accepted.




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          16.    All hangers and supports provided for all piping materials specified herein, shall be as
                 specified herein and / or in accordance with State Codes and Local Regulations which
                 ever more stringent.
          17.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide hangers at a maximum distance of 2 ft. from all
                 changes in direction (horizontally and vertically) on both sides of concentrated loads
                 independent of piping.
          18.    All hangers and supports shall be spaced at intervals as specified herein and / or in
                 accordance with State Codes and / or Local Regulations requiring closer hanger
                 spacing.
          19.    Exposed copper condensate drainage piping in refrigerated chests and freezers shall
                 be supported along wall with copper plated, stamped steel, split ring hangers
                 "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #66CT and along ceilings with copper plated, malleable
                 iron, split ring hangers "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #81CT and copper plated hanger
                 plates "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #85CT with zinc plated or galvanized plated steel
                 rods, washers and nuts.
          20.    All supplementary steel including factory fabricated channels brackets and / or supports
                 and associated accessories suspended above floor and / or wall mounted shall be
                 furnished and installed by the Plumbing Contractor and shall be subject to the approval
                 of the Engineer and Stop & Shop Engineering Department.
          21.    The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install pipe hangers and supports for all
                 piping installed below slab for buildings designed with structural slabs and / or poor soil
                 conditions. Hangers and supports for refrigeration conduit shall also be furnished and
                 installed by the Plumbing Contractor.
          22.    Horizontal runs of water piping to refrigerated case quick disconnects shall be
                 supported below refrigerated cases with copper plated, malleable iron, split ring, band
                 or clevis hangers "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #81CT, or Fig. #100 and galvanized
                 plated hanger plates "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #85CT with galvanized steel rods,
                 washers and nuts and supported inside refrigerated cases with stamped split ring
                 hangers "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #66CT.
          23.    Where hangers must be supported from concrete slabs, the required number and size
                 of plates or inserts shall be installed at their proper location prior to pouring of such
                 slabs. Continuous inserts shall be installed in the general pattern as shown on the
                 structural slab drawings. Where continuous inserts are provided, threaded rod and nut
                 compatible with the inserts shall be provided.
          24.    Horizontal runs of hot water piping to hose bibs atop refrigerated Frozen Food and
                 Produce case lines, water piping to mister system atop the Refrigerated Produce case
                 line and cold water piping to all refrigerated produce and juice case quick disconnect
                 fittings in the Sales area shall be supported with copper plated, stamped, split ring
                 hangers "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #66CT or copper plated, malleable iron, split ring
                 hangers "Carpenter & Paterson" #81CT, and copper plated hanger plates "Carpenter &
                 Paterson" #85CT with zinc plated or galvanized steel rods, washers and nuts.
          25.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide adjustable pipe stands to support frame housing
                 hot water circulator pump specified herein.
          26.    All pipe hanger rods, locking nuts and screws installed in refrigerated chests, freezers,
                 cases, and rooms shall be galvanized steel and / or zinc plated. Black steel rods shall
                 not be permitted in lieu thereof.


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          27.    All copper water piping penetrating through metal studs shall be fitted with a standard
                 polybutylene metal stud insulator inserts manufactured by "Holdrite" or approved equal.
                 Hole sizes drilled through metal studs shall accommodate the proper insulator insert
                 and pipe size.
          28.    All metal or galvanized steel brackets used for rough-in of water piping shall be copper
                 plated or provided with standard polybutylene insulator inserts manufactured by
                 "Holdrite” or approved equal.
          29.    Gas pipe risers shall be supported by approved riser clamp and heavy duty welded
                 steel bracket assemblies only, hanger rods mounted horizontally will not be permitted in
                 lieu thereof.
          30.    All hangers on insulated piping shall be sized to fit the outside diameter of the pipe
                 insulation. Pipe insulation shields shall be provided at all hangers on insulated piping
                 "Carpenter & Paterson Fig. #265P". Provide 18 gauge, 12" long galvanized steel sheet
                 metal shields, formed to a 180° arc at all pipe hangers on insulated water and
                 condensate piping specified herein. Provide 16 gauge 12" long galvanized steel sheet
                 metal shields, formed to a 180° arc at all pipe hangers on insulated storm drainage
                 piping specified herein.
          31.    All pipe insulation shields specified herein shall be secured and welded in place at it's
                 mid point to each respective clevis hanger.
          32.    Hangers in general for all horizontal piping shall be "Carpenter & Paterson Fig. #100B
                 clevis type hangers. These hangers shall be sized to provide for insulation shields as
                 specified herein.
          33.    Roughing for water supplies to all fixtures, equipment, specialties and components
                 specified herein shall be firmly secured at the base of all elbows turning out through
                 finished wall. The Plumbing Contractor shall give special consideration to securing hot
                 and cold water supplies serving hose bibs and fixtures with flush valves as specified
                 herein.
          34.    Perforated channel shall not be accepted for support of ferrous pipe in lieu of steel
                 angle or solid steel channel.
          35.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide an approved blocking material (oak wood
                 blocking or high density fiberglass "H" block) to be used in the support of insulated
                 interior storm drainage systems inserted at each hanger location sized a minimum of
                 6" long and equal in thickness to said insulation.
          36.    All branch piping shall have separate supports, no branch piping 5'-0" or longer shall be
                 without support.
          37.    All piping sized 6" and larger running parallel with the roof joists shall be supported by
                 two (2) roof joists. The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install angle iron bridging
                 between joists of adequate size to securely support the pipe hangers. Bridging for pipe
                 hangers shall be supported by the top chord of roof joists and shall be installed at or
                 near roof joist panel points.
          38.    Piping at equipment locations shall be supported so as to allow for the removal of the
                 equipment, valves, components and specialties with a minimum of dismantling and
                 without requiring additional support after these items are removed.




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          39.    All suspended horizontal piping shall be hung from the building structure by approved,
                 continuously threaded, mild steel rods connecting the pipe hangers to beam clamps,
                 angle brackets, lag screws and / or inserts. Rods shall be sized in accordance with the
                 following.

                               Pipe Size (dia.)                  Rod Size (dia.)
                                    3/4" - 2"                          3/8"
                                 2 1/2" - 3 1/2"                       1/2"
                                      4" - 5"                          5/8"
                                        6"                             3/4"
                                     8" - 12"                          7/8"
                                    12" - 16"                           1"
          40.    Beam clamp retaining straps shall be provided when required by State Code, Local
                 Codes, Seismic Codes, and / or Local Authorities.
          41.    The Plumbing Contractor shall remove all wooden supports, concrete blocks, bricks,
                 etc. from beneath all piping joints where allowed by code prior to backfilling and
                 compacting of soils around piping.
          42.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide stainless steel, corrosion resistant hanger
                 assemblies, clevis hangers, rods, nuts, washers and anchor plates when supporting
                 piping below grade for sites subject to poor soil conditions and/or buildings designed
                 with structural slabs.        All corrosion resistant hanger assemblies and
                 components shall be specified for stainless steel in lieu of galvanized steel
                 where determined by soil conditions, state code, local code, and/or authorities
                 having jurisdiction.
          43.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide wood blocking (oak wedges) for support of
                 clevis hangers located below grade prior to backfill of underground piping for sites with
                 poor soil conditions requiring pipe support from slab above so as to prevent hangers
                 from dropping down from and out of contact with the pipe prior to and / or during the
                 backfilling and compaction of piping.
          44.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide supply pipe support assemblies with each water
                 closet and urinal carrier used for securing the water supply piping for each flush valve
                 in lieu of wood blocking.
          45.    The Plumbing Contractor shall utilize expansion bolts for the securing of all fixture
                 carriers to the floor. Powder actuated fasteners, expansion shields and or inserts shall
                 not be used in lieu thereof.
          46.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide hangers, supports and supplemental steel for all
                 piping systems, fixtures, equipment, drains, accessories, components, etc. suspended
                 over basement areas.
          47.    All water piping secured directly to the exterior walls with split ring hangers and plates
                 shall be thermally isolated with plywood blocking (5" x 5" x 3/4") place between the
                 exterior wall and the hanger plates.
          48.    All horizontal runs of PVC condensate piping (mains, branch mains, and branches)
                 shall be supported with galvanized plated, malleable iron, split ring hangers "Carpenter
                 & Paterson" Fig. #81 and galvanized plated hanger plate "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig.
                 #85 and / or top beam clamp "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #192.


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          49.    All horizontal runs of copper condensate piping (mains, branch mains, and branches)
                 shall be supported with copper plated, malleable iron, split ring hangers "Carpenter &
                 Paterson" Fig. #81 CT and copper plated hanger plate "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #85
                 CT and / or top beam clamp "Carpenter & Paterson" Fig. #192.
          50.    All horizontal and vertical condensate piping hanger rods shall be double nutted on
                 each side of all hanger rods, at all hanger, hanger plate, and beam clamp connections.
          51.    All split ring hanger screws shall be installed securely in place with a "locktite"
                 compound on their threads.
          52.    All copper condensate piping running concealed in walls shall be secured with copper
                 plated split ring hangers and hanger plates as specified herein for horizontal copper
                 piping.
          53.    Sway bracing for all horizontal copper condensate piping shall be secured with sway
                 brace assemblies comprised of 2" pipe clamp with felt lining "Tolco" Fig. #4F, 1/4" steel
                 angle iron and beam clamp "Tolco" Fig. #65 and fig. #66.
          54.    All horizontal PVC and / or copper Condensate piping shall be fastened securely to the
                 refrigerated produce and frozen food reach-in cases with split ring hangers and plates
                 as specified herein.
          55.    All Condensate neoprene tubing atop refrigerated cases, chests and / or equipment
                 shall be secured in place with two (2) hole copper clips and sheet metal screws."
          56.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide cradles comprised of threaded rod,
                 supplemental steel, and / or Unistrut to allow for the proper support of all grease traps,
                 trench drains, and / or fiberglass basins for the building within the structural slabs (as
                 required).
          57.    Band and / or Clevis hangers shall not be permitted for use in lieu of split ring hangers
                 where specified for vacuum/condensate systems herein.
          58.    Condensate piping serving cooling units in freezers shall be supported off of the freezer
                 walls with split ring hangers and F&M plates in lieu of van hangers in freezers only.
                 Split hangers shall be spaced double nutted off the F&M plates in the freezers.
          59.    All high pressure gas piping atop the roof shall be supported with “miro” pipe stands
                 Model#’s 3-R, 3-RAH, 4-R, 4-RAH, 5-R, 5-RAH with polycarbonate bases and rollers
                 with fixed or adjustable height to suit building / roof conditions.
          60.    “Miro” roof pads shall be provided below the bases of all pipe stands.
          61.    The Plumbing Contractor shall provide galvanized, side beam connector, wall hangers.
                 Carpenter Patterson Fig. # 153 for supporting the condensate drain serving the Rear
                 Load Dairy cooling coils.

    B.     SEISMIC RESTRAINTS
          1.     All pipe hangers and equipment support to be constructed and installed in accordance
                 with seismic Zone requirements as outlined in the State Building Codes (MA, RI, CT,
                 NH, NY, NJ, DEL, MD, VA, D.C.).
          2.     The Plumbing Contractor shall submit one (1) copy of the shop drawings and
                 calculations detailing seismic hanger restraints to the local building authority, Engineer
                 and Stop & Shop Engineering Department along with a letter of compliance stamped



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                  and signed by a registered structural engineer confirming that the piping hangers meet
                  the State seismic Code requirements.
            3.    Cable provided for seismic systems shall be color coded and prestressed.
            4.    All beam clamps shall be secured with retaining straps for all piping systems requiring
                  seismic restraints.


1.34         INSULATION:

       A.    GENERAL
            1.    All insulation coverings specified herein for piping systems and equipment shall be
                  continuous and with side joints staggered and end joints tightly butted, installed per
                  Manufacturer's recommendations, in a workmanlike manner, by a "Pipe Covering
                  Contractor" employing factory authorized workmen regularly engaged in this type of
                  work.
            2.    All pipe insulation covering, PVC covers, tape, adhesives, mastics, cements shall have
                  a composite smoke and fire rating not exceeding that of NFPA 90A (Flame spread - 25,
                  smoke developed - 50).
            3.    All pipe insulation covering, PVC covers and accessories, etc., shall be kept dry prior to
                  and during installation.
            4.    All insulated pipe with temperatures below ambient temperature shall have a
                  continuous vapor barrier. All joints, seams, and fittings must be sealed to prevent
                  condensation.
            5.    Tapes, adhesives, mastics, cements, and / or coatings shall not be applied when
                  subject to temperatures below 40°F.
            6.    Before pipe covering is applied, all pipe system pressure tests shall have been
                  performed and been approved, with all piping surfaces to be covered having been
                  cleaned.
            7.    Valves, fittings, flanges and piping accessories shall have the same thickness of pipe
                  insulation as adjacent pipe.
            8.    All valves shall be insulated up to packing gland.
            9.    All water piping running above, below and atop refrigerated cases shall be insulated as
                  specified herein.
            10.   All pipe insulation jackets specified herein, shall have a continuous pressure sealing
                  adhesive cap along its entire length. Staples, tacks and / or bands shall not be
                  acceptable methods of sealing or fastening insulation jackets and / or PVC covers
                  specified herein.
            11.   Following the installation of wood blocking at hanger locations supporting horizontal
                  storm drainage piping, all insulation jackets shall be replaced and sealed with a vapor
                  proof mastic.
            12.   Insulate all handicapped lavatory supplies and waste piping with flexible molded vinyl
                  coverings as specified herein. Elastomeric, fiberglass, and / or foam pipe insulations or
                  coverings shall not be permitted in lieu thereof.


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          13.    All Condensate Systems constructed of copper piping shall be insulated as specified
                 herein.
          14.    All Condensate piping constructed of PVC piping shall not be insulated.

    B.     MATERIALS
          1.     Hot Water Piping (Above Slab):
                  a.      Hot water piping shall be insulated with molded, rigid, sectional fiberglass, 3
                          1/2 lbs. per cubic feet density, (K valve of .23 at 75°F mean temperature), with
                          a white all purpose jacket (vapor barrier) composed of kraft bonded to
                          aluminum foil, reinforced with fiberglass yarn and self sealing lap.
                  b.      Fittings and valves shall be covered with insulating material equal in thickness
                          to that of the adjoining pipe insulation and jacketed with approved white,
                          performed PVC covers. An alternate vapor proof canvas or glass cloth jacket
                          with a vapor proof mastic (insulating cement) shall not be used on fittings and
                          valves in lieu thereof.
          2.     Hot Water Piping (Below Slab): Same as specified for Cold Water Piping (Below Slab).
          3.     Cold Water Piping (Above Slab): Cold water piping, valves, and fittings shall be
                 insulated with materials as specified for Hot Water Piping. In addition, all joints shall be
                 sealed with a white or colorless vapor adhesive.
          4.     Cold Water Piping (Below Slab):
                  a.      Cold water piping, fittings, and valves shall be insulated with a flexible,
                          elastomeric, tubular pipe insulation (K value of .27 at 75°F mean temperature
                          and water vapor permeability of .17 perm-in.) All joints shall be glued with an
                          approved adhesive recommended by the insulation manufacturer.
                  b.      All fittings and valves shall be covered with tubular pipe material equal in
                          thickness to that of the adjoining pipe insulation, mitered or sized to suit.
          5.     Storm Drainage (Above Slab): All horizontal runs of storm drainage piping and fittings
                 including all horizontal and vertical piping and fittings above finished ceilings shall be
                 insulated as specified herein for Hot Water Piping. Roof drain bodies and fittings shall
                 be covered with insulating material equal in thickness to that of the adjoining pipe
                 insulation and jacketed with approved white preformed PVC covers. An alternate vapor
                 proof canvas, glass cloth jacket with a vapor proof mastic (insulating cement) and / or
                 fiberglass duct wrap shall not be used in lieu thereof.
          6.     Condensate Drainage (Above Ceiling): Condensate piping above Meat and Produce
                 Pre-Pak Room ceilings from room cooling units shall be insulated as specified for Cold
                 Water Piping (Above Slab).
          7.     Condensate Drains (from HVAC split system Units): Condensate drains from split
                 system units condensate pump in the Cash Room, Computer Room, and Security
                 Room shall be insulated as specified for Cold Water Piping (Above Slab).
          8.     Condensate Drains (Fish, Salad and Olive Bar Cases): Condensate drains shall be
                 insulated as specified for Cold Water Piping (Above Slab).
          9.     Handicapped Lavatories (Exposed Piping): Handicapped lavatory supplies and waste
                 (exposed) shall be insulated with Truebro, "Handi Lav-Guard" insulation kits Model
                 #102W, a white, fully molded, flexible, vinyl insulation system complete with nylon

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                 fasteners for "P" trap and angle valve assemblies and accessory #105 for 5" offset
                 strainer assembly.
          10.    Electric Water Cooler: Same as specified for Cold Water Piping (Above Slab).


          11.    Stand-by Generators (Exhaust Piping and Mufflers): All exhaust piping and mufflers
                 shall be insulated with calcium silicate pipe insulation secured with 1/2" wide stainless
                 steel bands all seams and joints grouted with an approved, asbestos free, high
                 temperature cement, entire surface wrapped with a wire mesh and covered with a 1/2"
                 thickness of approved high temperature cement, finished with a rewettable glass cloth
                 jacket with one coat of white, fire rated, water based, breather type mastic. Insulation
                 shall be finished with approved coverings (rated up to 1200°F). An approved metal
                 jacket (rated up to 1200°F) may be provided in lieu of a rewettable glass cloth jacket
                 and mastic finish as specified herein.
          12.    Condensate Piping (Above Slab): Same as specified for Cold Water Piping (Above
                 Slab).

    C.     INSULATION THICKNESS: All minimum pipe insulation thickness shall be selected in
           accordance with ASHRAE Standard 90A-1980 (as specified below) and / or State and Local
           Ordinances governing such work, of which the more stringent standard shall apply.
          1.     Service                                       Nominal Pipe Size            Thickness
                  1. Hot Water Piping (Above Slab):
                     a. Non Circulating Runouts                       up to 1"                     1"
                     b. Circulating Mains & Runouts                   up to 2"                     1"
                  2. Hot Water Piping (Below Slab):
                     a. Designated Mains & Runouts               all sizes                       1/2"
                  3. Cold Water Piping (Above Slab):
                     a. Mains & Runouts                          all sizes                       1/2"
                  4. Cold Water Piping (Below Slab):
                     a. Mains & Runouts                          all sizes                       1/2"
                  7. Storm Drainage Piping (Above Slab):
                     a. Horizontal & Vertical Runs               all sizes                         1"
                  8. Condensate Drainage (Above Ceiling):
                     a. Horizontal & Vertical Runs               all sizes                        1/2"
                   9. Handicapped Lavatories (Exposed Piping):
                      a. Supplies and Waste                                as specified herein




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                      10. Electric Water Cooler
                         a. Supplies and Waste                             all sizes                        1"
                      11. Stand-by Generators:
                         a. Exhaust Piping and Mufflers                    all sizes                      3"
                      12. Condensate Piping (Above Slab):
                         a. Horizontal and Vertical runs                    all sizes                    1/2"


1.35         PIPE IDENTIFICATION:

       A.    Provide color-coded pipe identification markers on all piping, furnish and install as specified
             herein. Pipe markers shall be snap-on laminated plastic protected by clear acrylic coating.
             Pipe markers shall be applied to face of pipe insulation after architectural painting, where such
             is required.

       B.    Provide an arrow marker with each pipe content marker to indicate direction of flow.

       C.    All piping shall be labeled at points of entrance and exit from all Sprinkler and Mechanical
             Rooms, adjacent to each valve, on each riser, at each tee fitting, at points of entrance and exit
             from building, at least once in each room, at each fixture and / or each fixture group within a
             room and at intervals no longer than 20 feet both above finished ceilings and below where
             running exposed.

       D.    In general 2" high legend shall be used for pipe lines 4" diameter and larger and 3/4" high
             legend shall be used for pipe lines 3" diameter and smaller.

       E.    Markers shall be "Setmark" by Seton Name Plate Corp. or approved equal.

       F.    Color banding shall meet ANSI A13.1-1981 and OSHA.

       G.    Color coding shall be used with names in black letters on background as specified below:
            1.      SERVICE                        LEGEND               BACKGROUND COLOR
                     Cold Water                       Cold Water                  Yellow
                     Hot Water (110°)                 Hot Water                   Yellow
                     Gas                              Gas                         Yellow
                     Sanitary                         Sanitary Drain              Green
                     Vent                             Vent                        Yellow
                     Storm                            Storm Drain                 Green
                     Nutrient Feed                    Nutrient Feed               Red
                     Non Potable Water                Non Potable Water           Red

       H.    Upon completion of work, attach stamped, brass, blackfilled tags to all valves. Tags shall be
             19 gauge, 1 1/2" diameter with numerals at least 1/2" high and attached by "S" hooks or
             chains. A framed "Valve Chart" shall accompany such work and be mounted adjacent to the
             water heater located in the Mechanical Room.




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1.36        SLEEVES AND INSERTS:

       A.   The Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install separate sleeves for all steel, wrought iron,
            brass and copper pipe passing through walls, floors, partitions, ceilings, and foundations
            except piping passing through slab on grade construction of which only water piping shall be
            sleeved, unless denoted on Plumbing Construction Drawings or specified otherwise herein.

       B.   Sleeves shall be standard weight, black I.P.S. steel pipe except for copper piping passing
            through slab on grade construction of which schedule 40 PVC pipe sleeves shall be provided
            in lieu thereof. Size sleeves two sizes larger than the nominal diameter of the pipe or pipe
            insulation.

       C.   Sleeves for concealed pipes in chases shall project 2" above finished floor. Sleeves for pipes
            exposed to view shall project 1" above finished floor. Sleeves passing through walls shall
            terminate flush with wall surface, sleeves in equipment spaces shall project 2" above finished
            floor. Sleeves passing through basement or depressed floors shall project 2" above finished
            floor.

       D.   Pack and seal space between the pipe and sleeve or insulation and sleeve with an approved,
            non-shrinking, non-combustible packing material and / or approved fire stop type sealant
            maintaining an air tight seal.

       E.   All piping shall, where possible, be installed before walls and floors are constructed and built
            in place, otherwise black steel sleeves shall be temporarily set for them, and they shall be
            grouted in after installation.

       F.   Sleeves through floors and walls below grade shall be Schedule 40 black steel pipe with 150-
            pound black steel slip-on welding flanges, welded at center of sleeve, painted with one coat of
            bitumastic paint inside and outside. Space between sleeve and pipe shall be packed with
            oakum to within two inches of wall face. Remaining space shall be packed and made
            watertight with waterproof mastic.

       G.   Every precaution shall be taken to place sleeves for all pipes before concrete is poured and
            masonry is finished. Any subsequent cutting and repair of construction due to the neglect or
            oversight by the Plumbing Contractor in carrying out these instructions will be done at his own
            expense.

       H.   The Plumbing Contractor shall verify and coordinate the location of all sleeves with the
            General Contractor.

       I.   Where required by State and local codes, the Plumbing Contractor shall furnish and install an
            approved fire stop material in the form of an approved fire rated assembly as manufactured
            and recommended by Specified Technologies, Inc. "Spec Seal Fire Stop Sealant" products for
            all piping penetrations thru walls, floors and partitions, etc. specified herein.

       J.   Pipe sleeves thru floors and walls below grade serving the building 8" fire service and 3"
            domestic water service shall be secured, sealed, and made watertight.

       K.   Pipes passing thru pipe sleeves below grade grouted with a waterproof cement shall be
            approved with waterproof and / or watertight methods specified herein.


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       L.   1 1/4" PVC pipe sleeves shall be provided for vacuum tubing concealed in partitions and / or
            walls etc.

       M.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide sleeves thru the Sprinkler Room floor and foundation
            wall to accept a 2" irrigation service fed from the Sprinkler Room connecting to the site
            irrigation system located 5’-0” outside the building (as required).

       N.   All neoprene tubing serving accumulators located in refrigerated chests shall be
            sleeved with ½” copper pipe for all penetrations thru top of refrigerated chests.


1.37        CLEANOUTS:

       A.   Accessible cleanouts shall be provided for all sanitary, grease, waste, indirect waste, storm
            and condensate drainage piping systems, at the base of all stacks (above slab), all changes in
            direction, the ends of lines, at exterior walls prior to leaving the building, and not more than a
            maximum of 100 ft. apart in runs of horizontal and vertical pipe in accordance with state
            codes, local codes, and authorities having jurisdiction.

       B.   Cleanouts on concealed piping below slab shall be extended through and terminated flush
            with finished floor.

       C.   All floor cleanouts shall have cast iron bodies with flush, heavy duty, scoriated, polished nickel
            bronze tops as denoted on plumbing drawings and schedule.

       D.   All floor cleanouts shall be made accessible and located so as not to fall under or below
            refrigerated cases, shelving, and/or equipment etc.

       E.   Floor cleanouts shall not be located inside freezers and only inside refrigerated chests where
            absolutely necessary.

       F.   All floor cleanouts serving sanitary, grease waste, and indirect waste systems shall be
            staggered a minimum distance of 5'-0" apart on mains running parallel to each other in Sales
            areas and aisles.

       G.   The specifications and selection of floor cleanout tops shall be coordinated with the
            floor finish as denoted on the plumbing drawings and schedule.


1.38        ESCUTCHEONS:

       A.   Brass, chrome plated, securing-type escutcheons shall be provided at all exposed, finished
            surfaces pierced by sleeves or pipes. They shall fit around insulation or around pipe if
            uninsulated and shall extend against the finished wall, floor or ceiling surface so that the
            sleeve is completely concealed unless specified otherwise herein.

       B.   All work sink piping when penetrating finished walls shall be fitted with hinged chrome plated,
            steel securing-type escutcheons Sanitary-Dash #99G on waste piping and shallow, one piece,
            chrome plated, steel securing-type escutcheons Sanitary-Dash #R392 on supply piping.



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       C.   The Plumbing Contractor shall provide escutcheons for all condensate pump discharge piping
            penetrating finished ceilings specified herein (Meat Cutting Room, Produce Pre-Pak, Salad,
            Cash Office, Computer Room and Security Room areas.


1.39        ACCESS AND ACCESS PANELS:

       A.   All work by Plumbing Contractor shall be performed so as to provide proper access to
            equipment and materials, which may need inspection, replacement, repair, or service. If
            proper access cannot be provided confer with Architect as to best method of approach effect
            of reduced access which may result.

       B.   Furnish access panels where any traps, valves, specialties, and / or other items specified
            herein which require access are concealed in floors, walls, and furred spaces or above
            ceilings.

       C.   Access panel finish shall be coordinated with Architect.


1.40        PLUMBING FIXTURES (supplied by plumbing contractor):

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.


1.41        PLUMBING FIXTURES (supplied by Stop & Shop):

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.


1.42        MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT (supplied by Stop & Shop):

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.


1.43        PLUMBING DRAINAGE FIXTURES & ACCESSORIES:

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.


1.44        PLUMBING SPECIALTIES:

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.


1.45        HOT WATER SYSTEM COMPONENTS:

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings, Schedules, and Details.




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1.46       ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS:

    A.      See Plumbing Drawings and Schedules.



                                      END OF SECTION




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