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Hydropump battery backup sump pumpGuide to All Types of Pumps Used in Buildings & Building Mechanical Systems
Index to articles on building pumps & pump controls

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This page provides an index to articles describing different types of pumps found or used in buildings, ranging from air conditioning condensate pumps through heating system oil burner fuel units to sewage pumps and well pumps.

At page top we illustrate a float operated sump pump. Links to articles describing all types of pumps used in buildings, pump selection, troubleshooting, & repair are provided here.



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Pump Types

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Here we list all of the types of pumps used in and around buildings and in building mechanical systems. Each list item provides a link to the lead article describing the type of pump and its application, installation, operation, and troubleshooting or repair procedures.

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Shown clockwise from left below are some of the many types of pumps found in or on buildings: air conditioner compressor, antique hand pump on a water well, a 1920-vintage belt driven well pump, a 2-line jet pump, a submersible well pump, a pony pump, an air conditioning system condensate pump and an oil burner fuel unit pump and last, a pressure-sensitive water pressure booster or rainwater harvesting pump.

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