Plumbing Standard for plugin is a quick and easy database intended for swift takeoff of plumbing on a budget basis. This database covers all the major type of takeoff issues that a plumbing contractor will encounter.

To Install

Open PlanSwift.
Go to the "Setting" Tab
Click on the "Import Plugin Package"
Follow the directions provided by Planswift.
After installation you will find "Plumbing Standard" in the "Templates" Tab ready for your use.

To Uninstall

Go to the plugin store tab and select Uninstall Plugins

Plugin Sections

The database is sequenced into :

Demo
Domestic Water
Drainage
Sanitary Waste
Drainage & Sanitary Misc
Fixtures
Plumbing Equipment
Medical Gas System
Vacuum System
Compressed Air System


Takeoff View:
This is a screenshot of the takeoff window. Notice the sequence of the folders on the right side.

Each folder is discussed in detail below.


Demo

The Demo section provides takeoff for miscellaneous issues that a plumbing contractor will encounter such as demolitions and removal. The child folders here are:
Plumbing Demolition

Plumbing Remove & Re-install
Cut & Patch
Core Drill at Floor
Core Drill at Wall


To use this section open up the folder you wish, click on the green button to takeoff the condition and mark this condition on the drawings.

All conditions in this section are count activities.


Domestic Water

The domestic water section provides takeoff for water piping of different types and diameters. The piping is set up on a budget basis with the lineal footage of the pipe as the only takeoff consideration. This section is organized as a parent-child folder arrangement. Under each major folder is a child folder with the material spec of the pipe. The parent child folders are organized as follows:

Domestic Water - Underground

Domestic Water Underground Copper Sweat
Domestic Water Underground Copper Press Fit
Domestic Water Underground CPVC Sch 80
Domestic Water Underground CPVC Flowguard
Domestic Water Underground PEX

Domestic Water - Interior

Domestic Water Interior Copper Sweat
Domestic Water Interior Copper Press Fit
Domestic Water Interior CPVC Sch 80
Domestic Water Interior CPVC Flowguard
Domestic Water Interior PEX

Domestic Water Misc

Water Manifold
Water Flexible Connectors & Hose
Water Backflow Preventer
Water Anti Siphon Vacuum Breaker
Water Pressure Regulators

In each child folders the takeoff conditions are there for the each size of pipe.

This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.


The fittings of the pipe are not available in this section. There will soon be a different assembly template database for detailed pipe takeoff with fittings.


Drainage

The drainage section provides takeoff for drainage piping of different types and diameters. The piping is set up on a budget basis with the lineal footage of the pipe as the only takeoff consideration. This section is organized as a parent-child folder arrangement. Under each major folder is a child folder with the material spec of the pipe. The parent child folders are organized as follows:

Drainage - Underground

Drainage Underground Cast Iron SV
Drainage Underground Cast Iron XH
Drainage Underground Cast Iron Ho-Hub
Drainage Underground PVC DWV
Drainage Underground ABS DWV

Drainage - Aboveground

Drainage Above Ground Cast Iron SV
Drainage Above Ground Cast Iron XH
Drainage Above Ground Cast Iron Ho-Hub
Drainage Above Ground PVC DWV
Drainage Above Ground ABS DWV

This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.


Sanitary Waste

The Sanitary Waste section provides takeoff for waste piping of different types and diameters. The piping is set up on a budget basis with the lineal footage of the pipe as the only takeoff consideration. This section is organized as a parent-child folder arrangement. Under each major folder is a child folder with the material spec of the pipe. The parent child folders are organized as follows:

Waste - Underground

Waste Underground Cast Iron SV
Waste Underground Cast Iron XH
Waste Underground Cast Iron Ho-Hub
Waste Underground Duriron
Waste Underground PVC DWV
Waste Underground ABS DWV
Waste Underground Polypropylene DWV
Waste Underground Fuseal

Waste - Above Ground

Waste Inside Cast Iron SV
Waste Inside Cast Iron XH
Waste Inside Cast Iron Ho-Hub
Waste Inside Duriron
Waste Inside PVC DWV
Waste Inside ABS DWV
Waste Inside Polypropylene DWV
Waste Inside Fuseal
Waste Copper DWV

This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.


Drainage & Sanitary Misc


The Drainage & Sanitary Misc section provides takeoff for miscellaneous issues of drainage and waste piping that you will encounter to takeoff. This is a section of equipment and fixtures required to be taken off with drainage and waste piping. Each child folder of the section has the conditions.

Sanitary Drains
Roof Drains
Roof Penetration and Boot
Area Drain
Trench Drains
Sanitary Pumps
Grease Interceptors
Package Sanitary Pump Station


This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.


Fixtures

The Fixtures section provides takeoff for all types of fixtures that you will need for standard takeoff issues. All fixtures are taken off by the count method. Each child folder of the section has the conditions.

Fixtures - Bath
Fixtures - Laundry
Fixtures - Medical
Fixtures - Emergency
Fixtures - Drinking Fountain
Fixtures - Kitchen
Fixtures - Other

This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.


Medical Gas System and Vacuum System

The Medical Gas system and the Vacuum system both work in the same manner so they are discussed together. For each section there is a folder for the pipe, and then another folder for the outlets.
The folders are as follows and each folder has the conditions you need for takeoff.

Medical Gas System
Oxy/Med GasPipe - Copper
Medical Gas Outlets
Vacuum System
Vacuum Pipe - Copper
Vacuum Outlets

This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up.

Compressed Air System

The Compressed Air System is compressed of several folders with the compressed air pipe and drops then another folder for the equipment. The folders are as follows and each folder has the conditions you need for takeoff.

Compressed Air Pipe Copper
Compressed Air Pipe Black Steel
Compressed Air Pipe Gal Steel
Compressed Air Pipe Polypropylene
Compressed Air Equipment


This is a screen shot of this section with one child folder opened up. Notice the drops are with the pipe as a count condition.

Upgrades

The Budget Concrete Template will receive an upgrade in the spring and fall of 2012. As a purchaser of the template you can receive this upgrade at no cost.

If you own the database I will put your suggestions into the upgrades. Just email the developer at
planswift@database-solutions.com


Support

The developer of this PlanSwift library has worked in the construction software database industry for 15 years and works daily with estimators of all types.

Database Solutions
planswift@database-solutions.com

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