Related Courses

Title Description Competencies
2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Green Plumbing Overview

Developed to introduce users to the growing use of Green plumbing techniques and products, this course provides an overview of the Green plumbing movement as well as Green plumbing practices and fixtures. Specific topics covered in this course include a discussion of what it means to be Green, benefits for Green plumbing, general Green plumbing concepts, Green plumbing fixtures, installations, and designs. Also discussed is an explanation of how some Green concepts fit within the 2006 UPC and it current provisions.

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Plumbing Fixtures and Fixture Fittings

This course discusses the Uniform Plumbing Code’s provisions in Chapter 4 governing the use and installation of plumbing fixtures and fittings. While covering these provisions, special attention will be given to provisions that have changed since the 2006 edition in an effort to alleviate any confusion about the new requirements. Some topics that will be discussed include, but are not limited to materials, water conserving fixtures, prohibited fixtures, and installation.

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Sizing Indirect Waste

This lesson will guide you through the methods used to properly size indirect waste receptors. All relevant Code sections of the 2009 UPC will be addressed. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to: (1) Define and Identify an Indirect Waste Receptor (2) Identify the proper location of an Indirect Waste Receptor (3) Perform sizing of Indirect Waste Receptors for various layouts.

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Water Pipe Sizing

CEU’s: 0.2 This lesson will guide you through the methods used to properly size water pipe. All relevant Code sections of the 2009 UPC will be addressed. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to: (1) Calculate the total fixture units in a building. (2) Determine the distance from the meter to the most remote outlet in the system. (3) Factor in the elevation above the meter to highest cold water outlet in the system. (4) Use the available pressure at peak demand to determine the correct water pipe size for a given diagram.

2012 Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement Webinar

This is a pre-recorded Webinar from December 12, 2012 – Technology influencing the green plumbing and mechanical industries are constantly changing and evolving and the IAPMO Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement (GPMCS) is keeping pace. This webinar will discuss the important changes to the 2012 GPMCS, chapters 1 through 6, from the initial edition. Changes made to address interesting new products and methods will be discussed as well as provisions added or changed to address issues of concern in the industry. How these changes affect the users of the GPMCS will also be discussed.

Backflow Prevention Institute: Isolation or Containment Protection, Where We Are and Where We Are Headed

The webinar looked at both isolation and containment cross-connection control protection. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of program, along with the way different areas of the country address the issue. Protection selection , installation requirements, and code issues will be addressed.

Get the Lead Out – New 2014 Lead Law

This presentation was developed by members of the Get the Lead Out Plumbing Consortium to provide education to industry stakeholders to promote understanding and compliance with the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which goes into effect in January 2014. This presentation will provide some background about the law, new amendments to the law, interpretation and manufacturing issues, installation of lead free products and how to prepare for the law.

Horizontal Wet Venting Webinar

This is a recording of the Horizontal Wet Venting webinar delivered in December 2011. This webinar provides participants with a step by step guide to horizontal venting of bathroom groups as defined by the 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code. Discussed in this presentation will be the relevant code provisions regarding horizontal wet venting as well as how these systems are to be installed in compliance with the code. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to: Identify code provisions related to horizontal wet venting; Discuss how horizontal wet venting systems should be installed; Identify non-compliant systems.

Interfacing Solar Thermal Systems into Hydronic-based Comfort Systems Webinar

This seminar will take the attendees on a schematic tour of old system piping/plumbing/controlling technologies and strategies, and the way they were piped, and what we’ve since discovered wrong with those installations. After we’ve seen what’s wrong, we will modify the system designs using current state of the art piping, pumping, and valve usage technology to make certain that the quantity of wasted alternative BTU’s are held to a minimum. Even the newer piping methodologies (primary/secondary) have changed somewhat since their introduction, and we will discuss the need to incorporate those advances into the piping schemes of these alternative energy systems.

Residential Fire Sprinkler

Residential Fire Sprinklers are becoming a very controversial topic around the country. This webinar will discuss the relevant codes and provisions that govern the proper installation of residential fire sprinklers. Specific topics discussed will include materials, installation, and testing of these systems as well as discussing fire sprinkler myths and facts.

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