UPC Code Update by Tim Rutledge, Instructor, PHCC GSA Training Facility

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8/25/2022 Uniform Plumbing Code update: Table 703.2 note  #4 Not to exceed five water closets or five six-unit traps. What Changed: Previous versions of the code book would only allow up to 3 water closets or six-unit traps on a horizontal 3” pipe and 4 water closets or six-unit traps on a vertical 3” pipe or stack. Why it Changed: …

CAPHCC Action Alert – Your Comments Needed

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Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Kao has issued a ruling in the consolidated Energy Efficiency (EE) Business Plan and Portfolio Plan application proceeding, presenting Energy Division’s staff proposal for party comment regarding a phased transition to provide fewer ratepayer-funded incentives for gas EE measures.  The ruling also seeks party comments on modifications to the Codes and Standards Advocacy programs as well …

2015 UPC Code Update: Water Supply and Distribution: Materials

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PHCC of California is proud to partner with IAPMO to provide code update information to the PHCC of California Membership.  CAPHCC will present updates from the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code in accordance with our mission statement: PHCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety and comfort …

2015 UPC Code Update: 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators and Valves

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2015 Guide to Important Code Changes 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators, and Valves What Changed 1208.5.9.2 Heat-Fusion Joint. Heat-fusion joints shall be made in accordance with AWS B2.4 qualified procedures that have been established and proven by test to produce gastight joints as strong as the pipe or tubing being joined. Joints shall be made with the …

2015 UPC Code Update: Water Supply and Distribution: Discharge Piping

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PHCC of California is proud to partner with IAPMO to provide code update information to the PHCC of California Membership.  CAPHCC will present updates from the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code in accordance with our mission statement: PHCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety and comfort …

2015 UPC Code Update: Water Supply & Distribution: Pipe Insulation

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PHCC of California is proud to partner with IAPMO to provide code update information to the PHCC of California Membership.  We are proud to present updates from the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code in accordance with our mission statement: PHCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety …

IAPMO – Uniform Codes Spotlight | November 3, 2016

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If you have questions or comments, join the discussion on our LinkedIn page. 2015 Guide to Important Code Changes 501.1 Applicability, 505.1 Water Heaters, and 505.4 Indirect-Fired Water Heaters What Changed 501.1 Applicability. The regulations of this chapter shall govern the construction, location, and installation of fuel-burning and other types of water heaters heating potable water, together with chimneys, vents, …

Development of Mandatory Recycled Water Building Standards Begins

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The California Building Standards Commission and Department of Housing and Community Development, in consultation with the State Water Resources Control Board and other public and private stakeholders, have begun coordinating the development of mandatory recycled water building standards pursuant to AB 2282 (Gatto, Chapter 606, Statutes of 2014).  These activities are currently in the precycle phase, which will culminate in …

IAPMO Uniform Code Notes

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If you have questions or comments, join the discussion on our LinkedIn page. Gray Water Systems. The Uniform Plumbing Code identifies three types of gray water systems: 1) subsurface irrigation where drip emitters are buried 2 inches below finished grade; 2) subsoil irrigation where large diameter pipe is buried in deep trenches to permit deep root irrigation and rapid dispersal …