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Is it possible to route a condensa

Is it possible to route a condensa

Is it possible to route a condensa

Is it possible to route a condensate drain under a slab to enter into a trap primer connection for a floor drain? On a project I am working on the builder specified Adjustable on grade cleanouts Sioux Chief manufacturer 834 series for floor drains. There is a 3/4 line with a knockout for the purpose of keeping a trap primed. The AC unit is merely a 2 ton unit for a small conditioned space. Any thoughts would be appreciated . Thank you .

RE: Is it possible to route a condensa

Condensate drains have a nasty habit of growing things in them from time to time, how are you going to clean this drainline?

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RE: Is it possible to route a condensa

You would have to check local codes about tying into the Trap primer. However, whatever you do you should leave an open site drain at the air handler coil. Always have an atmospheric break between a condensate drain line and the connection to the sanitary sewer

RE: Is it possible to route a condensa

It's possible, but it's not acceptable. Priming has its requirements while condensate line needs odor barrier.

RE: Is it possible to route a condensa

Thank you for all the replies. THis certainly is helpful. The fixtures with a trap priming line go to floor drains that daylight into a ravine. In similar setups the owner has installed test plugs into the floor drains to prevent critters from crawling up the drain lines into the various structures. There is sufficient drop so the lines are generally dry. The lowest point on the structures sit 20 feet above the discharge section of the ravine .

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