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PLT 145 - Plumbing Code 2


Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Description
This course will present the principles for supplying safe, potable water to residential, commercial and institutional buildings, according to local plumbing codes. The principles and code requirements for safe removal of sewage, waste and storm water will be covered with emphasis on the use of the code book, drawing interpretation and application. Green applications and practices will be described.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Apply the plumbing code as it applies to water supply and drainage systems.
  2. Install a safe, potable water supply and proper drainage systems according to code in a lab setting.
  3. Interpret plumbing code as it applies to residential, commercial and institutional building.
  4. Recognize code requirements for sewage, waste and storm water applications.
  5. Describe the differences and applications of various green materials and practices in the industry.
Listed Topics
  1. Allegheny County Health Department Plumbing Code
  2. Water supply and drainage
  3. Safe potable water
  4. Storm water applications
  5. Drain pipes primer and fittings
  6. Approved supplies per code
  7. Water distribution pipes
  8. Green applications
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Murphy, Michael Date Approved: 1/28/2014
Last Reviewed: 10/25/2018


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