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Benefits of Low Flow Bypass in Pressure Reducing Systems in Buildings

With the growing demand in modern life for urban living, we have seen a surge in the number of buildings in cities worldwide, especially high-rise skyscrapers which seemingly defy the laws of gravity!

To achieve these sky-high targets, we need to consider the engineering challenges required to provide a smooth, quiet and uninterrupted supply of

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Paul Goldsmith

Paul Goldsmith
Paul has worked at BERMAD since 1998 as a Test Engineer for Research and Development, Product Management and in Marketing. He holds a degree in Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering from the Ruppin Academic Center.

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Supplying water at the required pressure in Israel’s high-rise buildings is an ongoing challenge. The standard practice in high-rise buildings is to pump water up to a reservoir on the roof. The water then descends through the building piping using gravitational force, creating high pressure that must be reduced for consumer use.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

In emergencies, the functional stability of vital structures such as the Bank of Israel is crucial. An underground shelter was constructed for the building, 40 meters below ground level. To provide a flow of drinking water to the people living and working there, a water supply system was required. The system also had to supply water for the fire hydrants.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

How to gain control of fire in highway and railway tunnels

Water supply for firefighting has always posed a challenge, especially when trying to get water into long and narrow tunnels with limited access for fire trucks.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

One of the biggest challenges in designing safe and effective water delivery systems in high-rise buildings is ensuring that the water in basement and rooftop reservoirs remains at acceptable levels at all times.

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Topics: Building & Construction, BERMAD webinar

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