Modern Plumbing provides students with an introduction to the tools, materials, systems, design, installation, and service needed for a career in plumbing. Students are supported in building an in-demand career with strong foundational knowledge, current technologies, and a knowledge of Codes. Learning tools to help today’s learners succeed include pedagogy designed for learning, applied math connections, workplace and career skills, safety, and hands-on activities.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is focused on closing the gap from students to technicians with our commitment to top-quality coverage of fundamentals and the latest technology. This classic is an excellent blend of theory, skill development, and service techniques to help you learn how to install and service refrigeration and HVAC systems.
This handbook is designed to provide the most up to date information for building energy efficient homes in Florida's hot humid climate. The 9th edition reflects the Florida Building Code - 6th edition (2017), which became effective on December 31, 2017.
The 2012 International Fuel Gas Code softbound version sets forth requirements that address the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances, based on the most current information and technology available.
Establishes minimum regulations for mechanical systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. First introduced in 1996, the IMC was developed with broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials, methods and design.
With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2012 International Plumbing Code softbound version 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.
For the most current mechanical codes that address the design and installation of the most current mechanical systems, use the 2015 International Mechanical Code soft cover. Designed to provide comprehensive regulations for mechanical systems and equipment, it includes coverage of HVAC, exhaust systems, chimneys and vents, ducts, appliances, boilers, water heaters, refrigerators, hydronic piping, and solar systems.
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.
Throughout the United States and around the world, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) sets the foundation for electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. The 2017 edition of this trusted Code presents the latest comprehensive regulations for electrical wiring, overcurrent protection, grounding, and installation of equipment. Major additions reflect the continuing growth in renewable power technology. Other NEC revisions protect the public and workers from deadly hazards. Work with the latest requirements governing public and private buildings, homes, and structures; outdoor yards and lots; utility equipment; installations that connect to the power grid; and consumer-owned power generation systems and equipment. The 2017 NEC is better aligned with the safe work practices in NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. (Softbound, 888 pp., 2017)
The ADC has produced the 5th Edition of the Flexible Duct Performance & Installation Standards (a 28-page manual) for use and reference by designers, architects, engineers, contractors, installers and users for evaluating, selecting, specifying and properly installing flexible duct in heating and air conditioning systems.
Produced by SBCA, BCSI is the truss industry's guide for Jobsite safety and truss performance. This edition includes the most current information regarding the handling, installation, restraining, and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses. BCSI includes information and guidance pertaining to diagonal bracing for web members with two rows of lateral restraint, as well as permanent lateral restraint and diagonal bracing guidance for trusses spaced wider than 2' o.c.
Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors.
Installation, repair and estimating for nearly every type of roof covering available today in residential and commercial structures: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles and shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric.