Low Pressure Boilers is the leading resource for preparing for low pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information on the safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam and hot water boilers, cooling systems, and related equipment. Each chapter is divided into sections to aid comprehension of key concepts. To assist with preparing for a licensing exam, a separate chapter with test-taking tips and a sample exam is included.
Manual J 8th Edition is the national ANSI recognized standard for producing HVAC equipment sizing loads for single-family detached homes, small multi-unit structures, condominiums, town houses, and manufactured homes. A proper load calculation, performed in accordance with the Manual J 8th Edition procedure, is required by national building codes and most state and local jurisdictions.
MJ8AE, an abridged version of the Eighth Edition of Manual J, provides complete instructions for estimating heat loss and heat gain for residential structures. MJ8AE is sufficient for learning the Manual J procedures and for undertaking hand calculations on a varied number of home applications.
The New Fifth Edition of Manual N® details the load calculation procedure that addresses the advances in the commercial construction industry: new materials, methods of assembly, and operational requirements
Manual Q is your one-stop reference book on the low-pressure, low-velocity systems used in small and mid-size commercial buildings. Manual Q gives you time-saving quick fitting loss tables and a complete set of fitting loss tables compiled from the ASHRAE and SMACNA handbooks.
Manual S shows you how to select and size heating and cooling equipment to meet loads for a particular home, which are based on local climate and home construction specifics. Contractors in Miami, Phoenix, and Seattle - all extremely different climates - would never use the same equipment and expect the same results. Manual S provides sizing requirements for 11 types of cooling and heating equipment, as well as in-depth explanations and examples of how to use manufacturer's performance data.
General Provisions Governing the Conduct of Plumbing and Gas Work Performed in the Commonwealth; Massachusetts Fuel Gas Code; Amendments to NFPA 54; Large Gas Utilization Equipment; Amendments to NFPA 58; Uniform State Plumbing Code; Education & Experience Standards & Requirements for Licensure.
Mississippi Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections. Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up. This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills. Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business. This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers. Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business. Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered. Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.
From simple applications to multi-load and multi-temperature systems, students learn to use hydronic heating methods and hardware to create systems that deliver heating comfort, reliability, and energy efficiency. Using product and installation photos and hundreds of detailed schematics, MODERN HYDRONIC HEATING, 3RD EDITION transforms engineering-level design information into practical tools.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment. New supplemental teaching materials include PowerPoint presentations and test creation software.
Code features reference the International Residential Code and International Building Code, familiarizing students with their requirements.
Updated, color images have been added throughout the text to reinforce chapter topics.
Over 75 illustrated step-by-step procedures guide student learning.
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.
Since first publishing a Standard Plumbing code in 1933, PHCC has been maintaining what is known today as the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) on an annual basis.
Designed to ensure the proper installation of plumbing systems, NSPC provides local and state governments, code administrative bodies and the industry with a modern code to protect public health and safety.