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 & 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.
- Reinforces the most critical and commonly used regulations through "General Comments" and "Purpose" sections that introduce each chapter and prepare students for the material they are about to cover.
- Simplifies even the most complex topics by using a straightforward, easy-to-understand writing style and clear, logical organization of content.
- Ensures the most accurate and up-to-date information with an author team that includes the International Code Council - the membership organization that develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings.
- Expands coverage to include the historical and technical background of the code for a thorough explanation of the how’s and why’s of its regulations.