Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical outlines the key safety principles underlying the various plumbing and mechanical codes and provides information on the code requirements for all types of plumbing installations, including all supply, drain, and vent systems as well as heating and cooling. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the plumbing and mechanical codes. Tables and illustrations help to clarify the complex rules and numerous changes in the latest edition of the codes. Specific code changes are highlighted throughout the text and summarized at the end of the book.
In Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical, 5th Edition, clear and concise text is paired with helpful tables to clarify the complicated rules and numerous changes in the latest (2018) editions of the plumbing and mechanical codes. Armed with this invaluable resource, builders, designers, inspectors, and everyone in between will be able to avoid the most common plumbing and mechanical code violations—saving time, money, and potential delays. Includes information on all types of plumbing and mechanical installations.
Redwood Kardon, who devised and wrote the first Code Check, is a former electrician and building inspector for the city of Oakland, CA. Coauthor Douglas Hansen is a general contractor and certified combination inspector with over 25 years of field experience. Skip Walker is a certified residential combination inspector, with a particular interest in smoke alarm performance issues and deck safety. The authors present seminars and classes nationwide on a wide variety of building topics. Paddy Morrissey, former senior illustrator of CornerHardware.com, has been the sole illustrator for the Code Check series since its inception.
Paddy Morrissey was senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com. All three live in the San Francisco Bay area.
Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.