Vacuum Plumbing for Sustainable and “Future-Ready” Design
AcornVac, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets environmentally friendly plumbing and waste collection, conveyance and disposal systems. AcornVac has the expertise and knowledge to deliver a state-of-the-art, reliable, cost effective and versatile plumbing system that is engineered to fit most any building type for renovation and new construction projects.
During this course, we explore how vacuum plumbing can help design professionals create projects that save water, energy, and money and contribute to sustainable design. We review how vacuum plumbing can help contribute to LEED projects and prevent the spread of infectious diseases, especially during a pandemic. Our team illustrates the differences between vacuum plumbing and gravity plumbing and how they compare regarding sustainability, health and safety, cost and design and use of existing real estate flexibility. Finally, we examine case studies that include healthcare facilities, commercial projects, and prisons.
- Discuss how vacuum plumbing can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases and provide benefits during a pandemic
- Review how vacuum plumbing can help contribute to LEED projects and provide environmental and human health benefits
- Compare and contrast vacuum plumbing vs. gravity plumbing and issues including sustainability, health and safety, cost, design and construction flexibility
- Examine case studies that document water and money savings from using vacuum plumbing for healthcare facilities, commercial projects, and prisons
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion