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Reliable Hospital Plumbing System Is No Pipe Dream

A number of plumbing systems are unique to hospitals. What are the keys to designing these critical fixtures, which impact everything from laboratory use to sterilization systems?

In the June issue of Health Facilities Management magazine, James Dipping explains that flexible, reliable and easy-to-maintain plumbing systems are the antidote to hospital shutdowns that hamper patient care. Knowing the demanding requirements of health care plumbing systems, as well as relevant codes and standards, will aid personnel in maintaining these critical systems.