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  • APPENDIXG
    PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS

    SECTIONAG101
    PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS

    AG101.1 Plastic piping.

    Table AG101.1 provides a list of plastic piping product standards for various applications.

    TABLE AG101.1

    PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONSa,b

    APPLICATIONLOCATIONTYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
    ABSCPVCPEPE-AL-PEPE-RTPEXPEX-AL-PEXPPPVC
    Central vacuumSystem pipingASTM F 2158
    Foundation drainageSystem pipingASTM F 628ASTM F 405ASTM D 2665 ASTM D 2729 ASTM D 3034
    Geothermal ground loopSystem pipingASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855 CSA B137.6ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2241 CSA B137.3
    Loop pipingASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035 NSF 358-1ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11
    Gray waterNonpressure distribution/collectionASTM F 628ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035 ASTM F 2306ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2729 ASTM D 2949 ASTM D 3034 ASTM F 891 ASTM F 1760 CSA B137.3
    Gray waterPressure/distributionASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855 CSA B137.6ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2241 CSA B137.3
    Radiant coolingLoop pipingASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11
    Radiant heatingLoop pipingASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11
    Rainwater harvestingNonpressure/collectionASTM F 628ASTM F 1901ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2729 ASTM D 2949 ASTM F 891 ASTM F 1760 CSA B137.3
    Pressure/distributionASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855 CSA B137.6ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2241 CSA B137.3
    Radon ventingSystem pipingASTM F 628ASTM D 1785 ASTM F 891 ASTM F 1760
    Reclaimed waterMain to building serviceASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855 CSA B137.6ASTM D 3035 AWWA C901 CSA B137.1ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 AWWA C904 CSA B137.5ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2241 AWWA C905 CSA B137.3
    Pressure/distribution/irrigationASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855 CSA B137.6ASTM D 2239 ASTM D 2737 ASTM D 3035ASTM F 1282ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 AWWA C900 CSA B137.11ASTM D 1785 ASTM D 2241 AWWA C900
    Residential fire  sprinklerscSprinkler pipingASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 CSA B137.6 UL 1821ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5 UL 1821ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11
    Solar heatingPressure/distributionASTM D 2846 ASTM F 441 ASTM F 442 ASTM F 2855ASTM F 2623 ASTM F 2769ASTM F 876 CSA B137.5ASTM F 1281ASTM F 2389 CSA B137.11
    1. a.This table indicates manufacturing standards for plastic piping materials that are suitable for use in the applications indicated. Such applications support green and sustainable building practices. The system designer or the installer of piping shall verify that the piping chosen for an application complies with local codes and the recommendations of the manufacturer of the piping.

    2. b.Fittings applicable for the piping shall be as recommended by the manufacturer of the piping.

    3. c.Piping systems for fire sprinkler applications shall be listed for the application.