About the Author
Michael A. Joyce is a Class 1 licensed plumbing contractor in North Carolina with thirty three years of plumbing experience in commercial, industrial, and residential installations and repairs. He has authored several plumbing books and teaches quite a lot of plumbing seminars and classes during the country, including classes for america Pentagon, New York City hospitals and Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) of NC. Currently the President of Joyce Company, Inc., Mr. Joyce is also the owner of the Plumbing Education Station at www.plumbingpro.org.
Create an immediate link between your education/training program and the residential construction industry! Training materials are now available for a few of the residential crafts based on skill standards developed by the nation’s leading builders and educators. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builder’s Home Builders Institute and Delmar, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to teach essential workplace skills to people new to the building trades. Delmar is part of Cengage Learning. Written in partnership with the Home Builders Institute, and endorsed by NAHB, Residential Construction Academy Plumbing provides a step by step approach to residential plumbing installations. Focusing on the new residential construction industry, the creator thoroughly explains the process of installing residential plumbing systems by exploring topics such as tools of the trade and proper safety measures and by offering quite a lot of tips to increase productivity on-the-job. Logically organized to build a foundation of knowledge, the text progresses from the installation of common fixtures to troubleshooting techniques in order to aid apprentice and plumber alike. An emphasis on creative layout and the importance of understanding code variations fosters an understanding of plumbing system installation that is based on typical situations as well as unique jobsite conditions.