Instructors Resource Guide for Joyce’ Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing, 2nd
(ISBN-10: 1111307784 | ISBN-13: 9781111307783)
Instructor’s Resources for Joyce’ Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing, 2nd
(ISBN-10: 1111307792 | ISBN-13: 9781111307790)
Residential Construction Academy HVAC
(ISBN-10: 143905634X | ISBN-13: 9781439056349)
RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HVAC 2nd edition delivers training materials with a hands-on practical approach. Based on NAHB/HBI Skill Standards developed by an advisory board of leading builders and educators, this full color, comprehensive text is intended for aspiring technicians and covers the installation, startup and service of residential air conditioning and heating systems.
This new edition continues to present material as a theory then explains with how-to instructions while at the same time adhering to the NAHB/Home Builders Institute’s Skills Standards for HVAC. Instructions contain step by step procedures with illustrations side by side with the description, giving clarity to the instructions.
The first section explores matter, energy, heat and the basics of refrigeration with a view towards building a working knowledge of the behavior of heat and how it is transferred. Next, the start up and service section illustrates the steps that must be followed to make certain that airflow through the system is correct and the amount of refrigerant in the system is within the acceptable range. Finally the installation and service of oil, gas, electric and geothermal heating systems is covered as well as boilers, hydronic heating and radiant heating.
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RCA: Facilities Maintenance
(ISBN-10: 1111311129 | ISBN-13: 9781111311124)
Proven-effective learning aids like clear, step-by-step task illustrations and an easy-to-read writing style make this a powerful teaching tool for your facilities maintenance courses! RCA: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, 2nd EDITION focuses on preparing students to successfully master the critical tasks involved in becoming a residential facilities workers. Using a straightforward approach to maintenance, repair, and replacement, common maintenance tasks in the areas of carpentry, wiring, groundskeeping, appliance repair, painting, plumbing, and HVAC are addressed. All-new chapters on basic math and blueprint reading have been added to this edition to ensure that students are receiving the most thorough, comprehensive training information available. As with the previous edition, safety for each task is emphasized, as well as important employability skills for success on the job. Topped off with no-nonsense information on situations in which maintenance personnel should seek assistance and refer the problem to a professional, this book is the complete resource for establishing a solid foundation in facilities maintenance.
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Residential Construction Academy: Masonry, Brick and Block Construction
(ISBN-10: 1418052841 | ISBN-13: 9781418052843)
A valuable addition to the popular Residential Construction Academy series, this book introduces and explains modern residential masonry construction procedures, as well as current building and construction industry safety regulations relevant to the field. Beginning masons, designers, homebuilders, students, and apprentices alike will benefit from the clear diagrams and step-by-step procedures. With technical information from nationally recognized trade associations like the National Association of Home Builders, Masonry Brick and Block Construction is a "must-have" for the aspiring mason.
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Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters
(ISBN-10: 1428304614 | ISBN-13: 9781428304611)
Fully updated for optimal learning, Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 7E remains a trusted resource for essential math concepts in the plumbing and pipefitting trades. With an emphasis on real-world examples that will prepare readers to successfully transfer their knowledge to on-the-job situations, this book utilizes the most currently used fitting materials to demonstrate key concepts. Simplified, clear explanations and a straightforward approach, combined with new units on changes of state, pressure and heat, and mechanical advantage, make this an ideal tool for anyone entering the field.
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Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation
(ISBN-10: 1418050911 | ISBN-13: 9781418050917)
Prepare for a career in the commercial or residential plumbing fields with this popular book, which has been updated to reflect the very latest advancements in the plumbing industry. Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation, 4E has also been restructured to begin with instruction on the major, introductory concepts, and then progressing to more specific, advanced lessons, allowing readers a complete and thorough understanding of the material. This edition includes coverage of the very latest products, tools, codes, and drain cleaning equipment that have had a remarkable impact on the plumbing industry and how plumbers work successfully. The latest water heater technology, such as Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant heaters, DWV system segments and sizing, new safety regulations, and all relevant code changes are also addressed.
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