Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 4th Edition

Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 4th Edition

SKU# 071330

An illustrated guide to the plumbing and mechanical codes

Redwood Kardon
Douglas Hansen
Paddy Morrissey

Spiral-bound

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Details
  • Product # 071330
  • Type Spiral-bound
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-339-5
  • Published Date 2011
  • Dimensions 8 1/2 x 11
  • Pages 46
  • Drawings 110

Save on time, money, and potential delays for code violations. Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical is an essential reference guide providing reliable information on up-to-date residential plumbing and mechanical codes.

  • Highly accurate and cross-referenced to the current International Residential Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, and Uniform Mechanical Code.
  • Designed for quick on-site referencing, this go-to book has durable, laminated pages and a practical spiral binding.
  • Detailed reference tables, more than 100 illustrations, and clear language help to clarify complex rules and numerous code changes.

Be clear on strict code requirements. Order your copy today!

About the authors:
Redwood Kardon, who devised and wrote the first Code Check, is a former electrician and building inspector for Oakland, California. Co-author Douglas Hansen is a general contractor and certified combination inspector with more than 30 years of experience. Paddy Morrissey, former senior illustrator of CornerHardware.com, has illustrated the Code Check series from the start.

Table of Contents

GENERAL RULES FOR ALL PIPING
Materials
Pipe Support
Pipe Protection in Framing

TRENCHES & PIPE PROTECTION
Piping in Concrete or Masonry
Piping in Trenches
Piping in Common Trench

DRAINAGE
General
Drain Sizing
Fittings & Connections

CLEANOUTS
IRC Cleanout (CO) Requirements
UPC Cleanout Requirements

WASTE STACKS & VENTS
General

FIXTURES BELOW MANHOLE COVER OR SEWER
Backwater Valves
Fixtures below Sewer

ON-SITE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
Septic Tanks

TRAPS & TAILPIECES
General
Fixture Tailpieces
Trap Arms

VENTS
General
Size
Vertical Wet Venting
Common Vent
Vent Termination
Snow or Frost Closure

SPECIAL VENTING SYSTEMS
Island Sinks
Combination Waste & Vent (CW&V)
Horizontal Wet Venting

AIR ADMITTANCE VALVES
Air Admittance Valves

WATER SUPPLY & DISTRIBUTION
General
PEX Tubing
Joints & Connections
Prohibited Joints
Required Valves

CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL
Protection of Potable Water

WATER SUPPLY SIZING
IRC Water Supply Design

PRESSURE REGULATORS
General

GAS PIPING
General
Joints & Fittings
Materials
Underground
Gas Piping in or below Slab
Protection & Installation
Piping Support
Valves, Shutoffs & Appliance Connections
Electrical
Drips & Sediment Traps

CORRUGATED STAINLESS STEEL TUBING (CSST)
CSST: Typical Manufacturer Recommendations
Medium Pressure (MP) Regulators

PIPE SIZE
Pipe Size

WATER HEATERS
General
Special Locations
Access & Working Space
Tankless Water Heaters
Temperature & Pressure Relief Valves
TPRV Drain Piping
Required Pans & Drain

FIXTURES
General
Kitchens
Laundry
Outdoors & Irrigation Systems
Toilets & Bidets
Tubs
Showers
Shower Pan & Liner

GENERAL MECHANICAL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Administration
Listing & Labeling
Appliance Maintenance
Minimum Heating Requirements

APPLIANCE ACCESS & LOCATION
Flood Elevation
Appliance Access
Appliances under Floors
Heating & Cooling Appliances in Garages
Clearances from Combustibles
Appliances in Attics

AIR-CONDITIONING & HEAT PUMPS
Heat Pumps (HPs) & Air-Conditioning (AC)
Window & Through-Wall Units
Condensate Disposal

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