New DeWALT Code Series helps plumbers and contractors on the job
A new set of International Code reference books, built to withstand tough work environments, is being introduced this year. Developed by industry leader DeWALT in partnership with the International Code Council, each pocket-sized manual in the DeWALT Code Reference Series is made with durable metal binding and tear-resistant pages and contains full-color illustrations to help plumbers, builders and heating/ventilation and air conditioning contractors in the field easily access important information on the job.
“When contractors have a code question on site, they need the answer right away,” said International Code Council Business and Product Development Senior Vice President Mark Johnson. “By partnering with DeWALT on this great series, the International Code Council makes it easier for professionals on the job to get code answers quickly and accurately. In addition to saving time, they help ensure the safety of their clients’ lives and property.”
Based on the 2006 International Plumbing and Residential Codes, the DeWALT Plumbing Code Reference is a must-have resource for anyone working with plumbing systems. It illustrates hundreds of the most common code requirements, violations and installation concerns and provides the critical information needed the get the job done right. Topics cover materials, kitchens, notching and cutting, backflow, water heaters, isometrics, bathrooms, trenching and excavation, plumbing tables, testing procedures and more.
The DeWALT Building Code Reference is based on the 2006 International Residential Code. Topics cover stairs, foundations and footings, concrete, egress requirements, wall and floor framing, roof framing and covering, trenching and excavation, methods, procedures and additional information.
The DeWALT HVAC/R Code Reference is based on the 2006 International Mechanical Code. It covers commercial hoods, combustion air openings, access and clearances, duct construction, mechanical ventilation, chimneys and vents, grease duct systems and testing procedures.
“Each book in this Code Reference Series is an invaluable resource,” said Product Development Manager Edward Francis of Delmar, Cengage Learning, which distributes the new DeWALT line. “With so many new regulations and standards, it’s imperative that professionals working in these various fields are equipped with the most up-to-date information, and are able to easily apply that information to their everyday tasks.”
To purchase the new DeWALT Plumbing Code Reference, available now, and reserve other books in the DeWALT Code Reference Series, visit the International Code Council website at www.iccsafe.org/dewalt or call 1-800-786-4452. The Series is also available through Delmar at www.delmarelectric.com/dewalt.
The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states choose the International Codes, building safety codes developed by the International Code Council.