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2015 Uniform Plumbing Code e-Book

2015 Uniform Plumbing Code e-Book
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The 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC©) represents the most current approaches in the plumbing field.  It is the fifth edition developed under the ANSI Consensus process is designated as an American National Standards by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Contributions to the content of this code were made by every segment of the built industry, including such diverse interests as consumers, enforcing authorities, installers/maintainers, labor, manufacturers, research/standards/ testing laboratories, special experts and users.

The UPC is designed to provide consumers with safe and sanitary plumbing systems while, at the same time, allowing latitude for innovation and new technologies. Key changes to the 2015 UPC include:

New product standards for plumbing fixtures such as lavatories, showers, bathtubs and whirlpool bathtubs, bidets, urinals, drinking fountains, and sinks (Chapter 4).

Lead-content provisions have been revised to address the minimum acceptable percentage lead content for pipes and fittings (Chapter 6)

New provisions for residential fire sprinkler systems (Chapter 6)

New requirements for the insulation of hot water piping (Chapter 6)

New requirements for medical gas and vacuum systems based on NFPA 99

New testing and inspection provisions for nonpotable alternate water source systems (Chapter 15)

New requirements for testing, inspection, and maintenance of nonpotable rainwater catchment systems (Chapter 16)

This convenient, bookmarked ebook is fully indexed, hyperlinked, searchable, and available with the click of a mouse. No more bulky books and torn or missing pages. Compatible with Windows (95 version or higher) and Macintosh systems. (pdf) When downloaded to your computer, your notes and annotations may be added.Adobe Digital Editions is the free download, electronic reader platform. In order to access a downloadable book from the IAPMO Online Store you will have to first download and install the free Adobe Digital Editions, second create an Adobe ID, and third download your purchase.


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