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PLT 221 - Plumbing Drafting/Blueprint Reading 2

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: PLT 121  

This course will prepare apprentices to supervise complete plumbing installations using commercial plumbing drawings. Students will prepare all appropriate documentation for the installations. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) methods will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Prepare for plumbing building permit application installations.
  2. Apply the inspection checklist to blueprint reading.
  3. Review provisions in the International Residential Code (IRC) and Article XV of Allegheny County code.
  4. Recognize implications of modification needs.
  5. Recognize legal points of disposal and the implications of sewage treatment in plumbing blueprints.
  6. Describe LEED methods and applications.
Listed Topics
  1. Blueprint reading
  2. Fixtures, faucents and fittings
  3. General regulations
  4. Pipes and plumbing system components
  5. Showers and urinals
  6. Water supply and distribution
  7. Sanitary drainage
  8. Piping installations
  9. Traps, interceptors and separators
  10. LEED
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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