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Plumbing Seminars 
 
ESSENTIALS SERIES

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Essentials                                              UPC 101 (09) 

 Length: 1 or 2 days

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code®. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definiti ons, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Ultimate Essentials                                UPC 102 (09)

Length: 4 days

This seminar provides an extensive, in-depth look at the Uniform Plumbing Code® that discusses the code and its provisions from cover to cover. Each chapter is covered in great detail while presenting code concepts and provisions in an easy to understand manner. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2009 IPC Essentials                                                                               IPC 101 (09) 

Length: 1 day

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2009 International Plumbing Code. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code Essentials                                              UPC 101 (06)

Length: 1 or 2 days

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2006 Uniform Plumbing Code®. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code Ultimate Essentials                                UPC 102 (06)

Length: 4 days

This seminar provides an extensive, in-depth look at the Uniform Plumbing Code® that discusses the code and its provisions from cover to cover. Each chapter is covered in great detail while presenting code concepts and provisions in an easy to understand manner. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2006 IPC Essentials                                                                               IPC 101 (06)  

Length: 1 day

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2006 International Plumbing Code. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

  

2003 Uniform Plumbing Code Essentials                                              UPC 101 (03)

Length: 1 or 2 days

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2003 Uniform Plumbing Code®. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

2003 IPC Essentials                                                                               IPC 101 (03)

Length: 1 day

This seminar provides a general overview of the 2003 International Plumbing Code. Students will walk away from the seminar with a greater understanding of how the code is organized, how to apply it and with a better understanding of its key concepts and provisions. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, definitions, general regulations, fixtures and fittings, water heaters, water supply and distribution, drainage, vents, and traps and interceptors.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate relevant code sections, discuss the major concepts and provisions in each chapter, describe how the code is organized, determine if systems and components are installed according to the code, and apply the provisions in the execution of their jobs.

 

APPLICATION SERIES

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Commercial Plumbing Inspections        UPC 201 (09)

Length: ½ day

This seminar is a “how-to” discussion of plumbing inspections For commercial buildings. Participants will learn the fundamental steps and processes in performing this type of inspection while also learning numerous tips and techniques to help inspections be more thorough and accurate. Participants are also advised of potential pitfalls they may encounter in the field so they can be avoided. For inspectors, this seminar offers a rewarding learning experience that will assist in the proper administration of the code. For contractors, this seminar offers a great opportunity to learn what to expect when the inspector arrives on site.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to adequately perform commercial plumbing inspections while onsite as well as locate and cite provisions pertaining to the inspection.

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Residential Plumbing Inspections         UPC 202 (09)

Length: ½ day

This seminar is a “how-to” discussion of plumbing inspections for residential buildings. Participants will learn the fundamental steps and processes in performing this type of inspection while also learning numerous tips and techniques to help inspections be more thorough and accurate. Participants are also advised of potential pitfalls they may encounter in the field so they can be avoided. For inspectors, this seminar offers a rewarding learning experience that will assist in the proper administration of the code. For contractors, this seminar offers a great opportunity to learn what to expect when the inspector arrives on site.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to adequately perform residential plumbing inspections while onsite as well as locate and cite provisions pertaining to the inspection.

 

FOCUS SERIES

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code DWV Provisions                                     UPC 301 (09)

Length: ½ or 1 day

This seminar provides a detailed review and discussion of the various drain, waste, and vent requirements in the Uniform Plumbing Code®. Topics covered in this seminar include, but are not limited to: Use of joints, drainage fixture units, installation and sizing of building sewers, sumps & sewage ejectors, indirect waste piping, chemical waste, steam and hot water drainage, condensors and sumps, vent sizing and termination, island venting, combination waste and vent and wet vents.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to drains, waste, and vents as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for DWV installations.

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Fuel Gas Provisions                               UPC 303 (09)  

Length: 1 day

This session covers the basics of Gas Pipe Sizing provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code®. Included in the discussion are properties of natural gas, 3 sizing methods, converting Btu/h to CFH, sizing black steel systems, sizing copper tubing systems, and sizing CSST systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to fuel gas as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for fuel gas installations.

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Traps and Interceptors                          UPC 304 (09)  

Length: ½ day

This seminar will assist participants in understanding the new grease interceptors and the necessary criteria for sizing, application, and installation of FOG disposal systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to traps and interceptors as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for installations of traps and interceptors.

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Water and Gas Pipe Sizing                   UPC 305 (09)

Length: ½ or 1 day

This seminar provides participants with how-to instruction on properly sizing water and gas piping systems and their components. Participants will be better able to identify the appropriate sizing requirements in the code as well as properly determine the correct pipe sizing for the systems they encounter in the field. They will also have the opportunity to practice what they learn in this hands-on learning experience.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and describe the code provisions pertaining to water and gas pipe sizing as well as properly determine the minimum required pipe sizes for a given water or gas pipe installation.

 

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code DWV Principles & Calculations,            UPC 301 (06) 
        Gas & Water Pipe Sizing                 

Length: 1 or 2 days

This seminar provides a more detailed review and discussion of: sizing of drainage systems, cleanouts, slope & change of direction of drainage flow, use of joints, drainage fixture units, installation and sizing of building sewers, sumps & sewage ejectors, indirect waste piping, chemical waste, steam and hot water drainage, condensors and sumps, vent sizing and termination, island venting, combination waste and vent and wet vents.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to drains, waste, and vents as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for DWV installations. 

 

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code Fuel Gas Provisions                               UPC 303 (06)

Length: 1 day

This session covers the basics of Gas Pipe Sizing provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code®. Included in the discussion are properties of natural gas, 3 sizing methods, converting Btu/h to CFH, sizing black steel systems, sizing copper tubing systems, and sizing CSST systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to fuel gas as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for fuel gas installations.

  

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code Traps and Interceptors                          UPC 304 (06)

Length: ½ day

This four-hour seminar will assist participants in understanding the new grease interceptors and the necessary criteria for sizing, application, and installation of FOG disposal systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to traps and interceptors as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for installations of traps and interceptors.

  

2003 Uniform Plumbing Code DWV Provisions                                     UPC 301 (03)

Length: 1 or 2 days

This seminar provides a more detailed review and discussion of: sizing of drainage systems, cleanouts, slope & change of direction of drainage flow, use of joints, drainage fixture units, installation and sizing of building sewers, sumps & sewage ejectors, indirect waste piping, chemical waste, steam and hot water drainage, condensors and sumps, vent sizing and termination, island venting, combination waste and vent and wet vents.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to drains, waste, and vents as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for DWV installations.

 

2003 Uniform Plumbing Code Fuel Gas Provisions                              UPC 303 (03)

Length: 1 day

This session covers the basics of Gas Pipe Sizing provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code®. Included in the discussion are properties of natural gas, 3 sizing methods, converting Btu/h to CFH, sizing black steel systems, sizing copper tubing systems, and sizing CSST systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to fuel gas as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for fuel gas installations.

 

2003 Uniform Plumbing Code Traps and Interceptors                          UPC 304 (03)

Length: ½ day

This four-hour seminar will assist participants in understanding the new Grease Interceptors and the necessary criteria for sizing, application, and installation of FOG disposal systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and enforce the code provisions pertaining to traps and interceptors as well as describe the basic concepts and code requirements for installations of traps and interceptors.

 

Code Changes Series

 

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code - Code Changes                                     UPC 401 (09)

Length: 1 day

In this seminar, participants will learn about the notable changes between the 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code® and the 2006 edition. Accordingly, the changes are noted during the seminar and supporting information about the changes is provided. General topics such as administration, definitions and general requirements are covered as well as specific topics that include water heaters, water supply and distribution, traps and interceptors, and health care facilities and medical gas and vacuum systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to identify and describe the significant code changes that occurred from the previous edition as well as significant additions and deletions from the code.

  

2009 IPC - Code Changes                                                                     IPC 401 (09)

Length: 1 day

In this seminar, participants will learn about the notable changes between the 2009 International Plumbing Code and the 2006 edition. Accordingly, the changes are noted during the seminar and supporting information about the changes is provided. General topics such as administration, definitions and general requirements are covered as well as specific topics that include, but are not limited to water heaters, water supply and distribution, traps and interceptors, and vents.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to identify and describe the significant code changes that occurred from the previous edition as well as significant additions and deletions from the code.

  

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code Cumulative Analysis                              UPC 401 (06)

Length: 1 day

In this seminar, participants will learn about the notable changes between the 2006 Uniform Plumbing Code® and the 2003 edition. Accordingly, the changes are noted during the seminar and supporting information about the changes is provided. General topics such as administration, definitions and general requirements are covered as well as specific topics that include water heaters, water supply and distribution, traps and interceptors, and health care facilities and medical gas and vacuum systems.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to identify and describe the significant code changes that occurred from the previous edition as well as significant additions and deletions from the code.

  

2006 IPC Update                                                                                     IPC 401 (06)

Length: 1 day

In this seminar, participants will learn about the notable changes between the 2006 International Plumbing Code and the 2003 edition. Accordingly, the changes are noted during the seminar and supporting information about the changes is provided. General topics such as administration, definitions and general requirements are covered as well as specific topics that include, but are not limited to water heaters, water supply and distribution, traps and interceptors, and vents.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to identify and describe the significant code changes that occurred from the previous edition as well as significant additions and deletions from the code.