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2012 International Plumbing Code (Includes International Private Sewage Disposal Code) (International Code Council Series), Paperback, 1 Edition by International Code Council


Paperback: 1 Edition

Publication Date: 2011-06-09
Publisher: ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
Paperback : 156 pages
Edition: 1 Edition
Author: International Code Council
ISBN-10: 1609830539
ISBN-13: 9781609830533

Product Description With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFTBOUND VERSION sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2012 edition of the code includes the 2012 INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL CODE, a companion guide that offers additional provisions for the design, installation, and inspection of private sewage disposal systems. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. Review New in the 2012 IPC® Key changes include: Requirements for the design of a Siphonic Roof Drainage System have been added. Gray water recycling requirements have moved to the body of the code in a new Chapter 13. "Hydro-mechanical" and "Gravity" are the new terms for the two general types of grease interceptors. Air admittance valves complying with standard ASSE 1049 are now allowed for venting chemical waste systems. The length of a combination waste and vent system is now unlimited. The Single Stack Vent System method has been added. The code expands on suitable materials for pressurized sewage discharge applications and ratings. About the Author ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.

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