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With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFT COVER sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2015 edition of the code includes information on public toilet facilities, as well as water temperature limiting devices, and replacement water heater installation. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2014-06-05
File: 166 Pages
ISBN-13: 160983481X

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When you need to pass an apprentice, journeyman, contractor, or master licensing plumbing exam, the DEWALT PLUMBING LICENSING GUIDE, 4E is a great resource. This edition includes comprehensive content that contains over 500 practice questions. Also included are test-taking strategies, exam rules, as well as answer keys so you can get immediate feedback as you test your knowledge. Now updated to reflect the 2015 International Plumbing Code, you can expect a more current, more effective exam preparation than ever before. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile ProTM. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO. Looking for online exam prep products? Check out DEWALT Contractor’s Exam Preparation at www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP and gain instant access to licensing exam preparation specifically created for the building trades. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: American Contractors Exam Services
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2015-11-10
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305667037

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2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC) STANDARD by International Code Council, 2020 The IPC provides minimum regulations for plumbing facilities and provides for the acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. In October 2019, the Code Council released an independent study comparing model plumbing codes. It found that over a 12-year period, counties using the IPC saved $38 billion in construction costs, emitted 1,000,000 fewer tons of carbon dioxide, saw an additional 166,000 jobs, and saved 880 million feet of pipe. On average, a single-family home could save up to $4,000 in labor, materials and overhead compared to that same home built to other codes. Important changes in the 2021 IPC include: Multiple-user toilet facilities to serve all genders are now permitted. Two new methods for relining/rehabilitation of existing sewers are added. Accommodations for mounted roof top solar panels over vent terminals is added. CSA B805/ICC 805 Rainwater Harvesting Systems is allowed as an alternative design method. Plumbing provisions from ICC A117.1-2017 Standard for Usable and Accessible Buildings and Facilities are now included. PRODUCT DETAILS Edition: 1st Published: 2020 ISBN(s): 9781609839628 Number of Pages: 271 Product Code(s): 3200S21, 3200S21

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Genre: Architecture
Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Instant Download
Release: 2020-02-11
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781609839628

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Portion of edition taken from page 4 of cover.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2016-03-28
File: 434 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119150923

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This comprehensive code comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. The IRC contains many important changes such as: An updated seismic map reflects the most conservative Seismic Design Category (SDC) based on any soil type and a new map reflects less conservative SDCs when Site Class A, B or D is applicable. The townhouse separation provisions now include options for using two separate fire-resistant-rated walls or a common wall. An emergency escape and rescue opening is no longer required in basement sleeping rooms where the dwelling has an automatic fire sprinkler system and the basement has a second means of egress or an emergency escape opening. The exemption for interconnection of smoke alarms in existing areas has been deleted. New girder/header tables have been revised to incorporate the use of #2 Southern Pine in lieu of #1 Southern Pine. New tables address alternative wood stud heights and the required number of full height studs in high wind areas.

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Genre: Education
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2017-09-18
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1609837363

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No other resource—not even the building code—presents the exact code information you need, when you need it at design stage The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC). The IBC and its complementary codes provide design and construction professionals with a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and fire prevention regulations in order to safeguard the public health and general welfare of the occupants of new and existing buildings and structures. Adopted throughout most of the United States and its territories, it is referenced by federal agencies, such as the General Services Administration, National Park Service, Department of State, U.S. Forest Service, and the Department of Defense. For architects and other design and construction professionals, it is particularly important that they understand how to apply the IBC and how code officials view buildings, so that they integrate code-required provisions in the earliest design stages of any project. Applying the IBC, as well as its companion codes, to building design is a process that is uniquely different to that of applying the building code during a planning review. Whereas other guide books explain the IBC in sequential order, from cover to cover, chapter by chapter, and section by section, Applying the Building Code explains the requirements of the IBC as they would apply during the common phases of design: from schematic design through to the preparation of construction documents. This effectively highlights applicable requirements of the building code at the appropriate stage of design based on available information. The book provides a 28-step process that is organized according to the three phases of architectural design: schematic design, design development, and construction documents Each step explains the application of the IBC, as well as other codes and standards referenced by the IBC (i.e. International Fire Code, International Energy Conservation Code, and ANSI A117.1) based on available project information Illustrations and examples are provided throughout that explain the code fundamentals associated with each step A single example project is used throughout the step-by-step process to illustrate how each step is applied and builds upon code and project information obtained through previous steps Guidance is also provided on the International Existing Building Code and how the step-by-step process is applied to projects involving existing buildings The role of the building department and its staff in regard to plan reviews and code enforcement is discussed A detailed code data information template is provided that can help organize code-related information for construction documents

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Ronald L. Geren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2016-02-22
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118920770

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When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.

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Genre: Education
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2015-02-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1609832868

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Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2014-06-12
File: 700 Pages
ISBN-13: 1609834674

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This comprehensive volume, often called the “HVAC bible,” has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest code changes, equipment, and techniques HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 3e offers all of the information an HVAC student or professional needs in one resource. The book thoroughly explains the expansion of piping systems and temperature limitations of new materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, CPVC, and PEX. Detailed information is included for all types of facilities, including offices, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, commercial spaces, and computer rooms. This practical handbook reflects all the latest code changes—including the ASHRAE standards—and explains how to interpret and put them to use. It includes completely updated coverage of new pumps, chillers, air handling units, cooling equipment, boilers, and pipe material. You will get complete coverage of sustainability organizations that have become more important since last edition, including LEED, USGBC, Energy Star. Features hundreds of equations and rules for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems Includes a brand-new chapter on sound, vibration, and acoustics Contains an updated list of equipment manufacturers for all products featured

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Arthur Bell
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release: 2015-12-22
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780071829601

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Mastering code compliance has never been so easy! The 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE COMMENTARY will take readers on a journey through the newly updated 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC), stopping along the way for insightful commentaries that explore both the rationale for, and the practical implications of, the code. Its strategy is simple: give readers the basic technical requirements, and then reinforce that content by discussing the regulations in a real-world context. Coverage includes the historical background for the code, effective methods for applying it, and potential consequences when it is not followed. This unique resource can provide the solid working knowledge that is so critical to professionals in a variety of positions, from code officials and construction workers to building contractors and plumbers.

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Genre: Education
Author: ICC
Publisher: International Code Council
Release: 2014-11-20
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1609832906

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