Wall hydrants for sprinkler systems, brass
  Single outlet, 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" SP@2.00 Ea 368.00 127.00 495.00
  2-way outlet, 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 4" SP@2.50 Ea 592.00 159.00 751.00
  3-way outlet, 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 3-1/3" x 4" SP@2.75 Ea 1,080.00 175.00 1,255.00
  Fire dept. connection, 4" (Siamese) SP@2.50 Ea 573.00 159.00 732.00
  Pumper connection, 6" SP@3.00 Ea 1,170.00 190.00 1,360.00
  Roof manifold, with valves SP@3.90 Ea 691.00 247.00 938.00
Miscellaneous sprinkler system components
  Air maintenance device SP@.781 Ea 209.00 49.60 258.60
  Low air supervisory unit SP@1.11 Ea 647.00 70.40 717.40
  Low air pressure switch SP@.784 Ea 209.00 49.80 258.80
  Pressure switch (double circuit, open and close) SP@1.92 Ea 203.00 122.00 325.00
  1/2" ball drip at check valve and fire dept. connection SP@.193 Ea 23.40 12.20 35.60
  Water powered gong (local alarm) SP@1.94 Ea 253.00 123.00 376.00
  Cabinet with 6 spare heads and wrench SP@.291 LS 97.10 18.50 115.60
  Inspector’s test connection SP@.973 Ea 80.90 61.70 142.60
  Escutcheon for sprinkler heads, chrome SP@.071 Ea 1.37 4.51 5.88
  Field testing and flushing, subcontract — LS — — 212.00
  Disinfection of distribution system, subcontract — LS — — 212.00
  Hydraulic design fee, subcontract Sprinklers in a high density or high risk area, typical — LS — — 2,930.00
  Underground valve vault (if required), subcontract — LS — — 3,420.00
Fire hose cabinets, recessed, 24" x 30" x 5-1/2" with rack, full glass door, 1-1/2" hose, valve and nozzle. Standard.
  Painted steel, 75' hose, 24" x 30" SP@1.95 Ea 503.00 124.00 627.00
  Painted steel, 100' hose, 24" x 36" SP@1.95 Ea 505.00 124.00 629.00
  Aluminum, 75' hose SP@1.95 Ea 693.00 124.00 817.00
  Stainless steel, 75' hose SP@1.95 Ea 901.00 124.00 1,025.00
Fire extinguishers Factory charged, complete with hose and horn and wall mounting bracket
      5 lb. carbon dioxide C8@.488 Ea 159.00 22.60 181.60
  10 lb. carbon dioxide C8@.488 Ea 198.00 22.60 220.60
  20 lb. carbon dioxide C8@.488 Ea 285.00 22.60 307.60
      5 lb. Halotron C8@.488 Ea 199.00 22.60 221.60
  11 lb. Halotron C8@.488 Ea 375.00 22.60 397.60
  15.5 lb. Halotron C8@.488 Ea 468.00 22.60 490.60
  Deduct for quantity purchase — % -15.0 — —
Extinguisher cabinets No extinguishers included, painted steel, recessed
      9" x 24" x 5" full glass door C8@1.67 Ea 136.00 77.20 213.20
      9" x 24" x 5" break glass door C8@1.67 Ea 163.00 77.20 240.20
  12" x 27" x 8" full glass door C8@1.67 Ea 158.00 77.20 235.20
  12" x 27" x 8" break glass door C8@1.67 Ea 187.00 77.20 264.20
  Add for semi-recessed or surface mount — % 10.0 — —
  Add for chrome cabinets — % 15.0 — —
  Add for stainless steel cabinets — Ea 200.00 — 200.00

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