In this 6-hour course, AYPO will cover the most significant changes to the IPC affecting plumbers.
We'll start by reviewing Chapter 1, which addresses the scope of the code, as well as how it is administered. After that, we'll move on to the essential definitions which have been added, such as “alternate onsite potable water”, or revised, such as “backflow preventer”. Then, we'll move through each of the chapters, discussing only the new or revised text.
Chapter 3 will address revisions to structural safety requirements, and in Chapter 4, we'll cover changes to regulations for fixtures and faucets, requirements for public toilet facilities, drinking fountains, and more.
The final section of the course will cover Chapters 5 and 6, including new regulations for water heater drain valves, repair and rehabilitation of pipe systems, and the removal asbestos-cement pipe from the IPC.
We'll conclude the course with a review of the changes to temperature maintenance and control, thermal expansion control, and related issues.
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Chris D'Amato is the instructor and industry expert for Plumbing Trade Courses. With over 25 years experience, he has held a Journeyman Plumbing license since 2001 performing all aspects of plumbing in new construction, light commercial, remodels and service. Chris manages his own multifaceted plumbing shop coordinating a wide range of services from Property Management accounts to plumbing whole subdivisions and providing services to large living facilities for the the State of Oregon. In his tenure at AYPO he has helped thousands of plumbing licensees keep up with their continuing education requirements.