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Content of hot water in some common used fixtures - basins, sinks and baths.
The table below can be used as an indication of normal hot water content in fixtures:
Fixtures - Hot Water Content
|Basin, normal ||5 ||1 |
|Basin, full ||9 ||2 |
|Sink, normal ||22 ||5 |
|Sink, full ||45 ||10 |
|Bath ||135 - 180 ||30 - 40 |
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- Design procedures for domestic hot water service systems.
- The amount of thermal energy stored in heated water.
- Recommended dimensions hot and cold water pipes.
- Hot water can be circulated through a return pipe if it's instantly required at the fixtures.
- Consumption of hot water per person or occupant.
- Dimensions and capacities of hot-water storage tanks.
- Hot water consumption of some common equipment as basins, sinks, baths and showers.
- Design hot water consumption of fixtures - basins, showers, sinks and baths.
- Supply requirements for common fixtures.
- Converting WSFU - Water Supply Fixture Units - to GPM.
- WSFU is used to calculate water supply service systems.
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