Packed with plumbing isometrics and helpful illustrations, this guide makes clear the code requirements for installing materials for plumbing and gas systems. Includes code tables for pipe sizing and fixture units, and code requirements for just about all areas of plumbing, from water supply and vents to sanitary drainage systems. Covers the principles and terminology of the code, how the various systems work and are regulated, and code-compliance issues you'll likely encounter on the job.
Cut Through the Complexities of the International Fuel Gas Code-Achieve Full Compliance on Every Project! International Fuel and Gas Code Companion combines a clear, conversational explanation of this complicated Code with the latest tactics and techniques for applying the Code standards on the job. Working closely with the International Code Council, Master Gasfitter and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson provides easy-to-understand interpretations of the Code that will enable you to achieve full Code compliance-quickly and easily. Filled with over 150 detailed illustrations, this time- and money-saving guide presents helpful tables for sizing and capacities as well as vital safety inspection procedures. International Fuel and Gas Code Companion features: A clear, conversational explanation of the International Fuel Gas Code The latest tactics and techniques for applying the Code successfully Tables for sizing and capacities of gas piping and venting systems Recommended safety inspection procedures Inside This Plain-English Companion to the International Fuel Gas Code • Administration • Definitions • General Regulations • Gas Piping Installations • Chimneys and Vents • Specific Appliances • Gaseous Hydrogen Systems • Referenced Standards • Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping • Sizing of Venting Systems • Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct Venting Systems • Recommended Procedures for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation
The cutting-edge green building projects of today are quickly becoming standard practice for tomorrow. In order for industry professionals to keep up with this trend, they’ll need to have a solid grasp on green building, and the technologies, market forces, and governmental policies that drive it. Green Building: A Professional's Guide to Concepts, Codes, and Innovation is designed for those seeking a better understanding of current design and building performance issues. Coverage includes straightforward explanations of how buildings and ecosystems can work together, as well as the sustainability concerns inspiring current regulations. Relevant codes and standards are discussed in-depth, with particular attention to the International Green Construction Code®. Knowledge is essential for environmentally-appropriate and efficient building solutions. Readers of this book will have a better understanding of where the building industry is headed and how to become compliant with green practices and regulations.
SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, 2018 Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 IRC--including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes--within a single, easy-to-use resource. The text covers changes made to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC. Each analysis presents the affected code sections and identifies changes with strikethroughs and underlines to highlight modifications to the existing language. In addition, a brief summary, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance help readers interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. Close attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage makes this text an ideal resource for students and professionals transitioning from the 2015 IRC. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.