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Hot and Cold Water Supply, 2nd Edition

Hot and Cold Water Supply, 2nd Edition

BSI (The British Standards Institution), Robert H. Garrett

ISBN: 978-0-470-69027-7 February 2008 Wiley-Blackwell 352 Pages


This book provides a highly illustrated guide to the design, installation and maintenance of hot and cold water supply systems for domestic buildings.

Based on British Standard BS 6700, the new edition takes into account revisions to the standard since the book was first published in 1991. It has also been updated to give guidance on the 1999 Water Supply Regulations and includes revisions to the Building Regulations.

Written for designers and installers, this immensely practical book will also be of interest to technical staff of water undertakers, property services managers and students of NVQ and BTech courses.

It was specially commissioned by the British Standards Institution and written for BSI by Bob Garrett, formerly of Langley College of Further Education and past President of the National Association of Plumbing Teachers.

General considerations; Cold water supply; Hot water supply; Prevention of bursting; Pipe sizing; Preservation of water quality; Frost precautions; Water economy and energy conservation; Noise and vibration; Accessibility of pipes and water fittings; Installation of pipework; Inspection, testing and maintenance of pipelines, services and installations
* All plumbing installations have to conform to the latest Water Regulations, as detailed in this book
* Features important new requirements of 1999 Water Regulations on water conservation, prevention of contamination and notification procedures
* Highly illustrated
* Other books can be student texts on plumbing as a whole - this is the only detailed installer's guide
* Prepared for BSI by R.H. Garrett, formerly of Langley College, Slough