2006 International Plumbing Codes Handbook

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Date

June 23, 2006

Format

Paperback, 448 pages

ISBN

0071453687 / 9780071453684

$

Your Price

65.00



Overview


Main description

The fast and easy way to understand the 2006 International Plumbing Code

Written by authority by a veteran mster plumber and master gasfitter, this indispensable resource interprets and annotates the 2006 International Plumbing Code using real-world examples and clear layperson language.


Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1: DefinitionsChapter 2: Administrative Policies and ProceduresChapter 3: General RegulationsChapter 4: FixturesChapter 5: Water HeatersChapter 6: Water Supply and DistributionChapter 7: Sanitary Drainage SystemsChapter 8: Indirect and Special WastesChapter 9: VentsChapter 10: Traps, Clean-Outs, and InterceptorsChapter 11: Storm DrainageChapter 12: Special Piping and Storage SystemsChapter 13: Recycling Gray WaterChapter 14: Referenced StandardsChapter 15: Rainfall RatesChapter 16: Degree Days and Design TemperaturesChapter 17: Evaluating Sites and Their RequirementsChapter 18: MaterialsChapter 19: Sizing and Installing Soil Absorption SystemsChapter 20: Pressure Distribution SystemsChapter 21: TanksChapter 22: Mound SystemsChapter 23: Using the Code in the Real WorldAPPENDIX A: FAST FIELD DATAAPPENDIX B: PLUMBING MATHAPPENDIX C: CONVERSION TABLES AND REFERENCE MATERIALSINDEX


Author comments

R. Dodge Woodson is a general contractor, plumbing contractor, licensed master plumber, and master gasfitter with over 30 years’ experience in both residential and commercial work. He has owned and operated plumbing companies in both Virginia and Maine, and has taught plumbing code and apprenticeship classes at the Central Maine Technical College. His previous books include National Plumbing Codes Handbook, The Plumbing Apprentice Handbook, The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, and Plumber's Quick Reference Manual. He lives near Brunswick, Maine.


Back cover copy

CRACK THE CODES
No one explains plumbing better than master plumber, master gasfitter, and popular author R. Dodge Woodson. In a conversational style with plenty of real-life examples, Dodge puts the International Plumbing Code and the Private Sewage Disposal Code into plain English you can use.

OPEN THIS READER-FRIENDLY GUIDE AND:

  • Never again wrestle with dense, legalistic official code publications
  • Solve pipe, drainage, vent, trap, and other plumbing questions quickly and easily because you understand the codes' intent
  • Fix common plumbing problems with the workable solutions illustrated inside
  • Find worked-out examples of nearly every type of plumbing task
  • Quickly locate the right figures, formulas, and charts for water heaters, fixtures and faucets, fuel piping, storm water drainage, and all your other calculation needs
  • Cut labor and material costs by meeting but not exceeding codes
  • Avoid leaks, malfunctions, blockages, plumbing-caused damage, callbacks, and other costly troubles
  • Get quick troubleshooting guidance
  • Work safe with time-tested tips

UP-TO-DATE CODE IN PLAIN ENGLISH WITH REAL-WORLD EXAMPLES
General Regulations * Fixtures, Faucets, and Fittings * Water Heaters * Water Supply and Distribution * Sanitary Draining Systems * Vents * Traps * Storm Drainage * Permits and Fees * Private Sewage Disposal * Rainfall Rates * Recycling Gray Water * And much more!

TIMESAVING FEATURES

  • Real-life examples to follow
  • Tip boxes highlight important code points
  • Sizing tables
  • Charts, figures, formulas
  • Numerous illustrations
  • Bulleted lists

PERFECT FOR STUDENTS, APPRENTICES, AND MASTERS
This all-in-one manual provides ready-to-use answers to help you get plumbing jobs done right, on time, and up to the standards of the 2006 codes. It's all the plumbing information you're ever likely to need -- the one you'll pack in your tool bag.





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