The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code helps manufacturers, contractors, and inspectors provide safe and sanitary plumbing systems using the latest technologies.
The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) helps manufacturers, contractors, installers, and inspectors provide safe and sanitary plumbing systems using the latest technologies and innovations. The UPC is compatible with all model building codes. The UPC provides minimum standards and requirements to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance or use of plumbing systems.
You’ll find requirements addressing general work in most types of occupancies, from one- and two-family dwellings to medical health care facilities to commercial buildings. In-depth chapters cover all major topics such as:
- Plumbing fixtures and fixture fittings
- Water supply and distribution
- Indirect waste systems
- Traps and interceptors Contents Chapter 1 - Administration Chapter 2 - Definitions Chapter 3 - General Regulations Chapter 4 - Plumbing Fixtures and Fixture Fittings Chapter 5 - Water Heaters Chapter 6 - Water Supply and Distribution Chapter 7 - Sanitary Drainage Chapter 8 - Indirect Wastes Chapter 9 - Vents Chapter 10 - Traps and Interceptors Chapter 11 - Storm Drainage Chapter 12 - Fuel Piping Chapter 13 - Health Care Facilities and Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems Chapter 14 - Referenced Standards Chapter 15 - Firestop Protection Chapter 16 - Alternate Water Sources for Nonpotable Applications Chapter 17 - Nonpotable Rainwater Catchment (Rainwater Harvesting) Systems This unique loose-leaf edition with tabs helps you quickly find the items you need without hunting through the index. Every plumbing item you need to reference will be at your fingertips in seconds.