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Library Materials for Plumbing and Heating Technology

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Books and media on Plumbing can be found in the Library under the classifications TH6101 through TH6691, and works on Pipe Fitting, the installation of piping and fixtures for heating, lighting, etc., are found in TH6703 through TH6729. For books on pipefitting for steam and hot water heating look under the classifications TH7467 through TH7599 (Hot-water Heating, Hydronics). Works on Piping (sometimes referred to as pipe lines) are found in TJ930.

Works on Sewerage and Sewage Disposal are found on the shelves in TD511-TD780. This includes books on house drainage and sewers. Library materials on Pumping Machinery are found in TJ899 through TJ927

Books on Heating are found on the shelves in TH7005 though TH7643 (building construction), with TH7470-TH7476 for Heating of BuildingsTH7538 for Hot-water HeatingTH7588 for Steam-Heating, and Gas Heating in TH7453-TH7457. Materials on central heating by oil are found in TH7466.O6 (Oil Burners), Central heating by gas, TH7466.G3 (Gas-burners), Hot-air HeatingTH7601-TH7635, and Hot-water HeatingTH7511-TH7549.

Also, Gas as Fuel is found in TP345-TP350 and books on Liquefied Petroleum Gas in TP359.L5.  Basic books on Electricity can be found in TK153.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  2012 International Green Construction Code / International Code Council
Ref. TH880 .I5954 2012
Provides design professionals, contractors, code officials, and planning/zoning officials with a concise look at what this new code will accomplish, how it works, and how to comply with its requirements.  [5/15]
♦  2012 National green building standard : ICC 700-2012 / International Code Council.
Ref. TH880 .N38 2013
A valuable tool that will help you put "green" methodology into practice in a variety of areas, from new homes to high-rise multifamily buildings, and from remodels and additions to hotels and motels. [6/16]
♦  2015 IPC, international plumbing code / International Code Council.
Ref.TH6164 .I78 2015 
Offers the latest regulations for plumbing systems (IPC) and sewage disposal systems (IPSDC). [6/16]
♦  The pipe fitters blue book / by W.V. Graves.
TH6711 .G72 2010
This pocket sized manual contains illustrations such as solving rolling offsets, centers of 15, 22-1/2 and 60 degree butt weld elbows cut from a 90 degree elbow. Among other included information are layouts for a true Y layout, common pipe angles and their solutions, special offsets and solutions, mitered pipe cuts, and multi-piece mitered turns. [1/15]
♦  Plumbing encyclopaedia / by R.D. Treloar. 4th ed.
Ref. TH6109 .T74 2009
Enables the student, plumber and heating engineer to find accurate information on specific aspects of their craft quickly. The book includes entries and definitions for over 2300 terms, components, techniques and working practices, clearly explaining the terminology used by plumbers. [6/16]
♦  Plumbing : illustrated dictionary : a practical A-Z guide / John Thompson.
Ref. TH6109 .T36 2007

Covers all of the essential terminology found in plumbing practice. (Note: this is a British publication.) [4/14]


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♦  ASHRAE Journal
in Library  Current 12 months only) (e-journal   1997 -present
Information on new technologies & practical application. Carries industry news, government affairs updates, new product information, reports on standards for equipment testing & building performance, & news about ASHRAE. [5/18]
♦  Quarterly repair guide: for plumbing and mechanical trades 
(in Library 
Current 12 months only) [3/17]

Last update 201910/ AP