DEWALT HVAC Code Reference: Based on the 2018 International Mechanical Code

DEWALT HVAC Code Reference: Based on the 2018 International Mechanical Code

by American Contractor's Exam Services

(Spiral Bound)

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Get your next HVAC job done right - the first time - with this reference guide from an industry leader in contractor education. The DEWALT HVAC Code Reference uses the 2018 International Mechanical Code as the foundation for providing readers with the knowledge and skills needed to install or modify HVAC equipment successfully. With over 70 pages of illustrated code requirements, violations, and installation concerns, this book covers everything from materials and duct construction to chimneys, vents, grease duct systems, and more. With detailed, full-color illustrations to help readers visualize and apply key concepts, this book is a must-have for anyone working on HVAC equipment. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro . This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781337271455
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/28/2018
Series: DEWALT Series
Pages: 84
Sales rank: 244,610
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

American Contractors Exam Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise, and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format. The seminars are conducted throughout the United States utilizing multi-media and interactive technology.

Table of Contents

1. Abbreviations. 2. Permits and Inspection. 3. Mechanical System Installation. Drilling and Notching. 4. Equipment. 5. Access. Appliances in Attics. Appliances in Compartments. Appliances in Garages. Appliances Under the Floor. Appliances on Roof. 6. Exhaust Systems. Clothe Dryers. Range Hoods/Microwaves. Mechanical Ventilation. Natural Ventilation. 7. Required Heating. 8. Required Venting. 9. Duct Systems. Installation. Standards. 10. Return Air. 11. Boilers and Water Heaters. Boilers. Expansion Tank. 12. Combustion Air. Confined and Unconfined Space. Vertical Ducts to Attic. Crawl Space and Attic Venting. Prohibited Sources. Single Opening All from Outdoors. Vertical Ducts. Horizontal Ducts. 13. Venting. Venting and Flues. Required Vent Diameter. Vent Termination. 14. Crawl Space. 15. HVAC. Inside Equipment. Outside Equipment. Conductor Sizing. Air Handlers. Condensing Units. Package Units. 16. Manual J Load Calculation. 17. Heat Loss. 18. Heat Gain. 19. Propane Tank Placement. 20. Propane Tanks. Underground Tanks. 21. Piping System Installation. 22. Gas Pipe Sizing. Longest Length Method. Calculating the Longest Length. Identifying the Proper Row to Use on the Table. Sizing the Pipe. 23. Appliances in Bedrooms. 24. Condensate Lines. 25. Gas Appliance Connections. 26. Table G2428.2(1) [504.2(1)], Type B Double Wall Gas Vent. 27. Reference Tables. Minimum Distance Between the Lowest Edge of a Grease Filter and the Cooking or Heating Surface. Gauges of Metal Ducts and Plenums Used for Heating or Cooling. Minimum Exhaust Rates for 1- and 2-Family Dwellings. 28. Reduction of Combustible Clearances. 29. Residential Duct Sizing Guide - Rectangular and Round. 30. Capacity. Heating Capacity Formula. Cooling Capacity Formula. Figuring in Gallons: Round Tanks. 31. Factors and Formulas. Correction Factor. Belt Drive Formulas. Watts of Heat. Nominal Air Flow. Approximate Heat Values: BTU's.

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