Synopses & Reviews
This comprehensive yet concise publication provides a convenient reference for regulations in the 2003 International Plumbing Code ? (IPC? ). The 2003 International Plumbing Code addresses the design and installation of plumbing systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Provisions are provided for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for plumbing facilities using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. The objectives of the code provide for the acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. This is a comprehensive, excellent reference for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors and anyone who needs a better understanding of the 2003 IPC. This commentary book includes the full text of the Code, in addition to notes and explanations of the Code regulations and implications.
Part of the widely successful Code and Commentary series from the International Code Council, the 2006 International Plumbing Code: Code and Commentary provides in-depth, straightforward coverage of the meanings and implications of the regulations contained in the 2006 International Plumbing Code. Guiding readers through the code's text, tables, and figures, the book provides a detailed commentary for each of these sections, offering suggestions for applying the regulations effectively and the potential consequences of not adhering to it. The book is a valuable resource for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors, and anyone interested in advancing their knowledge and use of the 2006 IPC.
The ultimate guide to the 2009 International Plumbing Code? (IPC?), this is one resource you shouldn't be without! Staying true to the formula that has made the International Code Council's Code and Commentary series so successful, this book leads readers through the code's text, tables, and figures, and follows up each section with a detailed commentary. This commentary provides a unique opportunity to get an in-depth glimpse of the regulations in action; it covers the code's implications, effective applications, as well as the potential consequences that may arise if not followed properly. A valuable resource for people from a variety of professional backgrounds, from code officials and construction workers to building contractors and plumbers, it will take your knowledge of the 2009 IPC to the next level.
About the Author
ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes. 48 states have adopted various International Codes from ICC.
Table of Contents
Administration. Definitions. General Regulations. Fixtures, Faucets And Fixture Fittings. Water Heaters. Water Supply And Distribution. Sanitary Drainage. Indirect/Special Waste. Vents. Traps, Interceptors And Separators. Storm Drainage. Special Piping And Storage Systems. Referenced Standards. Appendices. Index.