9781111307776

Residential Construction Academy Plumbing

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  • ISBN13:

    9781111307776

  • ISBN10:

    1111307776

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/25/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E is the ideal book to create a direct link between readers' education/training program and the residential construction industry. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builder's (NAHB) Home Builders Institute and Delmar, Cengage Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to learn essential workplace skills for readers new to the building trades. Written in partnership with the Home Builders Institute, and endorsed by NAHB, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E provides a step-by-step approach to residential plumbing installations based on national skill standards. Focusing on "Green" advancement in the plumbing trades, this book 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 readers' on-the-job productivity. Logically organized to build a foundation of knowledge, this book progresses from the installation of common fixtures to troubleshooting techniques that will aid readers. An emphasis on creative layout and the importance of understanding code variations will foster readers' understanding of plumbing system installation that is based on typical situations as well as unique jobsite conditions.

Table of Contents

Tools and Materials
Hand Tools
Power Tools. Pipe. Fittings
Valves and Device
Fixtures and Equipment
Fixtures
Faucets and Drain Assemblies
Equipment Layout and Installation
Blueprint Reading and Drafting
Layout and Material Organization
Water Service Installation
Water Distribution Installation
Drainage Waste and Vent Segments
Drainage Waste and Vent Installation
Fixture and Equipment Installation
Troubleshooting
Plumbing Repairs and Troubleshooting
Hydronic Heating Systems
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