Now there's an alternative to intimidating, cryptic plumbing code books: this much-needed, plain-English handbook is the first real-world, easy-to-use guide to learning the code and its implementation. Expertly reviews and interprets both the International Plumbing Code (IPC 2000) and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC 2000), helping designers and installers cut down on costs--and boost profits--through optimal usage of the code. Packed with examples, charts, photos, and that tables simplify code requirements, plus troubleshooting and safety procedures sections.
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THE KEY TO THE CODES
International and Uniform Plumbing Codes Handbook
This book is here to lighten your plumbing code load. Written conversationally by master plumber and multibook author R. Dodge Woodson, International and Uniform Plumbing Codes Handbook puts the two codes used in the United States into plain English.
Open this reader-friendly guide and:
*Stop searching for answers in dense, legalistic official code publications
*Solve pipe, drainage, vent, trap, and all 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 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
Really an all-in-one manual that helps you get jobs done right, on time, and up to the standards of the new 2000 codes, this excellent and handy guide contains all the plumbing information you're ever likely to need. If you are a plumber from apprentice to master, this is the one book to keep nearby.About the Author:
R. Dodge Woodson is a general contractor, plumbing contractor, licensed master plumber, and master gasfitter with over 25 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 in Fort Fairfield, Maine.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110071358994