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2015 International Plumbing Codes 2015 International Plumbing Codes - IPC
IPC - International Plumbing Code Books and Commentary

The latest 2015 editions of the ICC 2015 International Plumbing Code, 2015 International Private Sewage Disposal Code and 2015 International Fuel Gas Code provide minimum regulations for plumbing facilities in residential and commercial applications. Make sure your library is up-to-date with the latest codes.
A Builder's Guide to Wells and Septic Systems, Second Edition
A Builder's Guide to Wells & Septic Systems
Updated Professional Reference to Wells & Septic Systems
Builder's Guide to Wells and Septic Systems provides both novice contractors and contractors who regularly deal with installations of wells and septic systems on rural properties with the critical information needed for successful construction and installation. Master plumber R. Dodge Woodson, who, in addition to working with wells and septic systems, has built numerous homes served by wells and septic systems.
Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers - 4
Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers
Complete Pocket Reference Guide for HVAC Technicians
HVAC answers when you need them. When you need to check specs, confirm measurements, or make a quick metric conversion on the job, find the answers quickly and easily—right in your pocket
Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 2: Heating Systems Components, Gas and Oil Burners, and Automatic Controls - 4
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Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 2: Heating Systems Components, Gas and Oil Burners, and Automatic Controls
Comprehensive Information on Heating System Components
Whether you’re an apprentice or a veteran HVAC technician, you know that technology changes and you need to keep up. This fully revised guidebook covers everything you need to know to install, maintain, and repair the components that run, regulate, and fuel both old and new systems. From oil burners and steam line controls to the newest chip-based technology and environmental regulations, Volume 2 helps you keep the heat on.
Audel Pipefitter's and Welder's Pocket Manual - 2
Audel Pipefitter's and Welder's Pocket Reference
Complete Pocket Manual for Pipefitters and Welders With Answer To Every Question You'll Encounter On The Job
This little book is big on answers. Whether you’re an apprentice in the piping trades or a seasoned tradesperson, you’ll find this completely revised and updated guide has answers to the questions you’ll encounter on the job.
Audel Plumbers Pocket Manual - 10
Audel Plumbers Pocket Manual
Complete Reference Manual Provides All The Plumbing Essentials At Your Fingertips
Here’s the real plumber’s friend. This fully revised guide gives you plumbing essentials, illustrations, tips, shortcuts – the lowdown on brazing, soldering, pipe fittings, commercial water coolers, automatic bathroom systems, and more
Audel Pumps & Hydraulics - 6
Audel Pumps & Hydraulics
Complete Reference Guide to Pumps and Hydraulic Systems
Pumps and hydraulic equipment are now used in more facets of industry than ever before. Whether you are a pump operator or you encounter pumps and hydraulic systems through your work in another skilled trade, a basic knowledge of the practical features, principles, installation, and maintenance of such systems is essential.
Bendcalc Pipe Bending Calculator
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BendCalc Pipe Bending Calculator
With BendCalc, Pipe Bending Layout is Easier Than Ever
The distance between bends is quickly and easily determined for both saddles and offsets. Shrink amount for both saddles and offsets is just as easily found. Bendcalc is great for both beginning and expert pipe benders. With Bendcalc there is no need to learn the first thing about trigonometry. There is no need for multipliers or cosecants. Just dial in the bend angle (any angle between 10 and 60 degrees). Bendcalc will then give you the exact distance between bends or shrink amount for any depth of offset or saddle using that bend angle you are likely to want. Bendcalc works with any kind of pipe bender.
Blueprint Reading and Drafting for Plumbers
Blueprint Reading and Drafting for Plumbers
Learn to Read and Interpret Plumbing Blueprints
Proper interpretation of print drawings requires an individual to possess fundamental knowledge of drafting techniques. This book fosters an understanding of the complex process of accurately creating and reading shop drawings and blueprints; a vital component for increasing productivity and minimizing costly installation errors. Emphasis is given to the importance of project documents, design intent, and material organization necessary for creating print drawings that can expedite installations on the job. Code data, sizing criteria, and mathematics coverage help enhance the communication process between a designer and installer.
Blueprint Reading for Plumbers: Residential and Commercial
This one-of-a-kind text develops the ability to interpret trade blueprints and to plan the installation of the required plumbing. All content in this edition has been updated to the latest code, pipe and fitting materials, and fixture design. The text is divided into four concise sections, covering the types of piping drawings which a plumber must be able to interpret, the principles and applications of isometric sketching, and mastering the reading of trade blueprints; the final section discusses the special problems encountered in commercial plumbing installations, with a full set of blueprints of an actual two-story commercial building for student application. This book should be of interest to post-secondary vocational plumbing students.
Complete Guide to Home Plumbing
Complete Guide to Home Plumbing
Complete Do-It-Yourself Guide to Every Type of Plumbing Repair and Installation.

Do-it-yourself plumbing can save homeowners more money than almost any other type of home improvement. All it takes is the information and skills you can learn from this third edition of The Complete Guide to Home Plumbing. Virtually every type of plumbing repair and installation is included, from the very simple (stopping a leaky faucet) to the most complex (removing old plumbing pipes and installing a new system). Now with nearly 120 step-by-step projects, this is the only plumbing book you will ever need
Complete Plumbing (Stanley Complete)
Complete Plumbing (Stanley Complete)
Complete Plumbing For Homeowners and Do-It-Yourselfers!

Become your own plumbing apprentice with Meredith Book's, Complete Plumbing. Showing you quick and simple ways for common plumbing repairs and maintenance problems in your home, this book is your ultimate guide to step-by-step plumbing. Gain confidence in completing your own plumbing tasks at home while saving money from the expenses of contractors.
DEWALT Plumbing Professional Reference
DeWalt Plumbing Professional Reference
Complete Pocket Reference Guide for Plumbing Systems
The DEWALT Plumbing Professional Reference is a compact yet powerful resource tool for anyone working with plumbing systems. This book covers everything you need including how to size pipe and fittings, calculate water demand, find installation requirements and specifications, design and install drainage and sewer systems, size hot water heaters and pumps, review excavating guidelines to help get the job done right. The DEWALT® Plumbing Professional Reference is an essential resource for anyone working with plumbing systems. It covers everything users need to calculate water demand, find installation requirements, size pipes, size pumps, design drainage systems, and much more. Helpful troubleshooting guides, charts, tables, and graphs assist visually oriented users in getting the job done right the first time.
Gas Installation Technology
Gas Installation Technology
The Definitive Text for Learning Gas Installation Methods and Techniques

The second edition of Gas Installation Technology continues to provide a definitive text for students taking gas installation and plumbing courses, and a useful reference for operatives renewing their gas competences. Brought fully up to date to comply with the latest regulations and best practices, it covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations, and provides essential information in a concise, readable, colorful and highly illustrated format.
Black and Decker The Handy Guide to Home Plumbing - Spiral-Bound
Handy Guide to Home Plumbing: Black & Decker - Spiral Bound
Spiral-Bound Guide to Installing, Repairing and Replacing Common Plumbing Fixtures & Components

Save thousands in plumbing remodeling costs. Complete information on planning and installing new plumbing. Techniques and tips for new plumbing materials like PEX pipe and air admittance valves. Comprehensive guide to repairing and replacing all common pipe and fixture types. Step by step guidance to help you install water heaters, toilets, dishwashers, water purifiers, island sinks, and much more.
The Home Plumbing Handbook
Home Plumbing Handbook
Complete Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fixing Common Plumbing Problems

Do you want to stop that leaky faucet? Or fix that toilet that won’t stop running? How about that dripping showerhead? Do you want to replace that pink toilet in the master bath, or that mauve sink in the guest bath? Don’t want to call a high-priced professional to solve your plumbing woes? Better yet, what if you could anticipate, diagnose, and repair plumbing problems before water leaks all over your house? This book can show you how! This book covers all of the major problem areas: toilets, bathtubs, showers, dishwashers, hot water heaters and more.
Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters
Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters
Master The Math Required Everyday In Plumbing and Pipefitting
Fully updated for optimal learning, Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 7E remains a trusted resource for essential math concepts in the plumbing and pipefitting trades. With an emphasis on real-world examples that will prepare readers to successfully transfer their knowledge to on-the-job situations, this book utilizes the most currently used fitting materials to demonstrate key concepts. Simplified, clear explanations and a straightforward approach, combined with new units on changes of state, pressure and heat, and mechanical advantage, make this an ideal tool for anyone entering the field.
Miller's Guide to Home Plumbing
Miller's Guide to Home Plumbing
Terrific Plumbing Guide For Homeowners and Do-It-Yourselfers!

Written by authors of McGraw-Hill's popular Carpentry & Construction, Fourth Edition, this new, dollar-saving series is great for do-it-yourselfers, weekend repairmen and home owners, as well as seasoned pros who want to stay on top of the latest methods, materials, equipment and code requirements. Organized according to the actual stages of construction, these titles detail everything needed to successfully plan, manage, and complete a job. All are heavily illustrated and contain valuable tip-boxes throughout.
Moving Water Through Pumps & Pipes for HPAC -
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Moving Water Through Pumps and Pipes for HPAC
Bringing together the essential doctrines of good practice, design data, code principles and problem solving, this book serves as a concise reference for everyday use by designers, contractors, engineers and even students. Subjects include general hydraulics, pump and cooling tower selection, sizing pipe and fittings, bending pipe and calculating offsets. A basic guide to effectively move fluids.
Planning Drain Waste & Vent Systems -
Planning Drain Waste & Vent Systems
How to design plumbing systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Covers designing systems that meet code requirements for homes, commercial buildings, private sewage disposal systems, and even mobile home parks. Includes relevant code sections and many illustrations to guide you though what the code requires in designing drainage, waste, and vent systems. 192 pages, 8-1/2 x 11
Plumber's and Pipe Fitter's Calculations Manual
Plumber's and Pipe Fitter's Calculations Manual
Ready-to-Run Solutions for Plumbing and Pipefitting Instant results

Packed with charts and tables that allow readers to quickly look up time-saving answers, this handy tool is a ready source of commonly used calculations, formulas, and, best of all, solutions. NEW Full coverage of estimating takeoffs, Job-simplifying Fast Code Facts and Sensible Shortcut tip boxes. For designing and estimating projects, this manual will prove to be invaluable. - A great productivity booster, it will assist in delivering prompt, on-target, and even on-the-spot estimates
Plumber's Handbook Revised - Revised
Plumber's Handbook Revised
Learn What Methods Will and Won't Pass Inspection in Plumbing & Drainage Systems
New edition shows what will & won't pass inspection in drainage, vent, and waste piping, septic tanks, water supply, graywater recycling systems, pools and spas, fire protection, and gas piping systems. Completely updated to comply with 2006 edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC) that is the standard for most cities and code jurisdictions. New tables, illustrations and chapters bring this book current with recent amendments to the plumbing codes. All tables, standards, and specifications are completely up-to-date with recent plumbing code changes. Covers common layouts for residential work, how to size piping, select and hang fixtures, practical recommendations, and trade tips.
Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2e
Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide
Money Saving Solutions to Residential & Commercial Plumbing Problems

Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems. From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures. Filled with tip boxes, bullet lists, and handy tables to clarify all methods.
Plumbing 101, 5e
Plumbing 101
Terrific Practical Guide for First-Year Plumbing Students

Written by contractors for contractors, their employees, and first-year plumbing students, Plumbing 101, 5E delivers the practical, on-the-job information needed to meet the workforce training needs of the industry. Developed in partnership with the PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee. A team experts including contractors, teachers and code experts developed the curriculum to provide an industry-oriented approach. Writers with a background in the trade and teaching produced the content. Fundamental industry topics including safety on the job, basic fixtures & appliances, piping and sewage disposal are covered along with related math and science concepts.
Plumbing 201
Plumbing 201
Second Installment in the 4-Part Plumbing Training Series

Plumbing 201, 5E builds upon the fundamentals covered in Plumbing 101, 5E. This product offers an introduction to piping materials, sources, distribution for potable water, water pipe sizing, cross-connection protection, and water heaters. Coverage then progresses to sewage disposal, drainage fixture units, building drains, and stacks. The revised 5th edition features all-new code and safety sidebars to emphasize key code and safety information throughout the book. Using a clear, straightforward writing style and realistic examples that encourage readers to apply what they learn, this book is a proven resource for anyone entering or working in the plumbing industry.
Plumbing 301
Plumbing 301
Designed For The Third-Year Plumbing Apprentice

Plumbing 301 uses a straightforward, clear writing style and the most current plumbing and gas code references to deliver the "need-to-know" information for both commercial and residential plumbers. Coverage begins with basic installation practices, and progresses to include blueprint reading, the National Fuel Gas Code, surveying instruments, and special chapters devoted to connections to the math and science of plumbing. Discussions of water heaters, water treatment, trench safety, and electrical controls and wiring have been added to round out the thorough coverage. With two chapters on preplanning and electrical controls, this book will give readers the tools they need to be successful as they continue their journey into the plumbing industry.
Plumbing 401
Plumbing 401
Designed For The Fourth-Year Plumbing Apprentice

Plumbing 401 uses a clear, easy-to-read writing style to provide a thorough understanding of practical plumbing installations and national plumbing codes. Coverage spans residential, commercial, industrial and institutional arenas, and includes important topics such as service and repair, blueprint reading, installation practices, heating systems, and related science and plumbing codes. Practical in its approach, with an emphasis on both safety and the latest plumbing technology, this guidebook will prove to be a valuable resource for apprentice and licensed plumbers alike.
Plumbing Complete: Basic to Advanced Plumbing for Over 200 Home Projects (Taunton's Quick-Access Guides)
Plumbing Complete: Basic to Advanced Plumbing
Basic to Advanced Plumbing for over 200 Home Projects

easy-to-access, comprehensive step-by-step reference on home plumbing offering authoritative, reliable information that enables the reader to tackle any DIY plumbing project with confidence. This volume is a comprehensive, authoritative, and easy to use reference for homeowners covering all home plumbing situations from the most basic to advanced. The only projects not covered are those that should be left to professionals. This highly visual book focuses on real world situations faced by homeowners and offers real world advice, including how to deal with the inevitable things that can go wrong. What is unique about this plumbing guide is that it is easy to find the project and the information on how to tackle it. Intuitive finding devices and visual tables of contents make it easy to identify the material in the book relevant to the readers situation.
Plumbing Design and Installation - 3rd Edition - Hard-cover
Plumbing Design and Installation
Comprehensive Plumbing Text Used By Apprentices and Plumbing Students
Plumbing Design and Installation is a comprehensive text used by apprentices and plumbing students to develop basic competencies. The text thoroughly describes how to design, install, and test plumbing systems in residential and commercial settings. Topics covered include safety, tools and materials, common joints, and common plumbing systems
Workbook, Answer Key and Instructors Resource Guide Also Available
Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies - 1
Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies
Step-By-Step Guide to Household Plumbing Repairs and Plumbing Projects
Want to save time, money, and frustration on plumbing repair and replacement? Do it yourself! Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies turns even the most daunting household plumbing project into a simple, step-by-step process that delivers professional-quality results at a fraction of what you'd have to pay a plumber—and you won't have to wait weeks for an appointment.  From fixing leaks and drips to caulking a tub or shower, to replacing a faucet, you'll discover how to tackle 40 of the most common plumbing jobs in your home. Easy-to-follow, detailed instructions and hundreds of photos and illustrations guide you through each task. And, you'll even discover what surprises to expect and how to prepare for them
Plumbing Encyclopaedia
Plumbing Encyclopedia
Updated in November 2008 to include the latest information and drawings. The coverage is most comprehensive with an easy-to-read layout and a wealth of drawings from a wide variety of sources. This book is surely a must for any plumbing staff room.
Plumbing Instant Answers
Plumbing Instant Answers
Make simple work of the toughest plumbing problem
Whether you are a master plumber who needs a comprehensive, on-the-job manual or a homeowner tackling weekend repair jobs, this well-illustrated guide provides all the information you need to solve just about any plumbing problem quickly, effectively, and economically.
Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation
Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation
Prepare for a Career in the Residential or Commercial Plumbing Field

Updated to reflect the very latest advancements in the plumbing industry. Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation, 4E has also been restructured to begin with instruction on the major, introductory concepts, and then progressing to more specific, advanced lessons, allowing readers a complete and thorough understanding of the material. This edition includes coverage of the very latest products, tools, codes, and drain cleaning equipment that have had a remarkable impact on the plumbing industry and how plumbers work successfully. The latest water heater technology, such as Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant heaters, DWV system segments and sizing, new safety regulations, and all relevant code changes are also addressed.
Radiant Floor Heating, Second Edition
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Radiant Floor Heating - Second Edition
A Practical Guide to The Latest Radiant Floor Heating Methods and Materials

In this fully updated guide, master plumber and long-time contractor R. Dodge Woodson explains, step by step, how to install, test, and debug in-floor heating systems--the healthy, quiet, economical, and clean heating method. Radiant Floor Heating, Second Edition now offers details on alternative fuel sources and covers new material options and installation procedures, updated code information, and state-of-the-art piping and heating equipment. Revised illustrations featuring modern products are included in this practical resource.
Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing
Residential Construction Academy - Plumbing
Learn Residential Plumbing Systems & Installation From The Ground Up
Residential Construction Academy Plumbing provides a step-by-step approach to residential plumbing installations. Focusing on the new residential construction industry, the author thoroughly explains the process of installing residential plumbing systems by exploring topics such as tools of the trade and proper safety measures and by offering various tips to increase productivity on-the-job. Logically organized to build a foundation of knowledge, the text progresses from the installation of common fixtures to troubleshooting techniques that will aid apprentice and plumber alike. An emphasis on creative layout and the importance of understanding code variations fosters an understanding of plumbing system installation that is based on typical situations as well as unique jobsite conditions.
Ultimate Guide to Plumbing: Complete Projects for the Home
Ultimate Guide to Plumbing: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Projects
Learn How To Handle Any Plumbing Problem
In The Home

Comprehensive how-to book that explains the plumbing system from start to finish. It prepares the reader to handle any plumbing task in the home. Readers find detailed background information from an expert in the field plus scores of how-to projects, including replacing a faucet washer, installing a water softener, and everything in-between. Readers learn not only how to plan and complete each project, but also how to spot and improve outdated or dangerous techniques and materials in their home's plumbing system. The author emphasizes doing things correctly, and all the projects use only code-compliant techniques.
Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 3rd edition
Ultimate Guide to Plumbing: 3rd Edition
Comprehensive How-To Plumbing Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers

Ultimate Guide: Plumbing is an updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner's comprehensive, best-selling plumbing how-to book. The most up-to-date products and techniques are covered. For the how-to information, strong emphasis is placed on doing things correctly, so all the projects use only code-compliant techniques. It prepares the do-it-yourselfer to handle any plumbing task in the home, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to cutting and joining cast-iron vent pipes. The book also gives readers an overview of a house's plumbing system, including supply, waste, and vent piping, and explains the basic physics that keep everything working well.
Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbook
Water Wells & Septic Systems Handbook
The Definitive Guide to Water Well and Septic Systems

There is no other book available on this subject that is as current or exhaustive including key elements required to install, inspect, maintain, repair, and replace private water and sewage supplies. Laced throughout is code commentary based on the most current International Code pertaining to septic systems (International Private Sewage Disposal Code). Current standards from the American Water Works will be offered including Water Wells - A100-97 and Disinfection of Wells - C 654-97. There has never been a mainstream book that includes this code and standards information. "Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbook" is destined to be the most valuable book available on the subject.
Water Wells and Pumps
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Water Wells and Pumps
The Definitive Guide to Water Well and Septic Systems

There is no other book available on this subject that is as current or exhaustive including key elements required to install, inspect, maintain, repair, and replace private water and sewage supplies. Laced throughout is code commentary based on the most current International Code pertaining to septic systems (International Private Sewage Disposal Code). Current standards from the American Water Works will be offered including Water Wells - A100-97 and Disinfection of Wells - C 654-97. There has never been a mainstream book that includes this code and standards information. "Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbook" is destined to be the most valuable book available on the subject.


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