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Residential Construction Academy House Wiring

Author : Gregory W Fletcher
ISBN : 9781285852225
Genre : Education
File Size : 37.36 MB
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Completely up to date with the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 4e delivers the latest and best practices in residential electrical wiring. This vividly illustrated, full-color text is based on the HBI National Skill Standards that cover the skill sets necessary to achieve a first job in construction or as an electrician. The text provides thorough coverage of green topics, sustainable building practices, alternative energy systems, and much more. From Experience sections address common residential wiring practices and scenarios, while Caution boxes emphasize the ongoing importance of safety. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Residential Construction Academy Carpentry

Author : Floyd Vogt
ISBN : 9781133715207
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 72.76 MB
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Based on industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders and its Home Builders Institute, this comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and exterior and interior finish carpentry ensuring professional success on any jobsite. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY 3e features Procedure sections in nearly every chapter that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to understand key concepts and master important techniques. The Third Edition includes much new and updated material, including special green features exploring environmentally friendly building practices, and exercises incorporating local building codes. As always, safety is strongly emphasized with specific tips and precautions in every chapter. Supported by a full range of supplements, this text is easy to use as part of a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Green Applications For Residential Construction

Author : Mike Guertin
ISBN : 9781111037543
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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GREEN APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION is a collection of supplemental material for the Residential Construction Academy (RCA) series textbooks that will introduce readers to trade-specific green building practices. The Introduction explains general green building principles and each trade-specific section explores how a carpenter, plumber, HVAC installer, electrician and mason can apply green building principles and jobsite practices while they plan and execute their work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Residential Construction Academy Plumbing

Author : Michael A Joyce
ISBN : 9781285225180
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E is the ideal book to create a direct link between your students' education/training program and the residential construction industry. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builder's (NAHB) Home Builders Institute and Delmar, Cengage Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to learn essential workplace skills for readers new to the building trades. Written in partnership with the Home Builders Institute, and endorsed by NAHB, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E provides a step-by-step approach to residential plumbing installations based on national skill standards. Focusing on Green advancement in the plumbing trades, this book 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 various tips to increase readers' on-the-job productivity. Logically organized to build a foundation of knowledge, this book progresses from the installation of common fixtures to troubleshooting techniques that will aid readers.. An emphasis on creative layout and the importance of understanding code variations will foster readers' understanding of plumbing system installation that is based on typical situations as well as unique jobsite conditions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Residential Construction Academy Basic Principles For Construction

Author : Mark W. Huth
ISBN : 9781305537293
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 57.7 MB
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Featuring a full color design with a wide range of photos and figures that reflect today's construction practices, this Fourth Edition has been updated throughout to ensure that students stay current with industry standards and trends. Known for its basic, step-by-step approach, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, 4E, is ideal for those beginning a career in the building trades industry. Readers will find thorough, up-to-date coverage of basic skills and important tasks necessary for success in the field, such as work ethics, safety procedures, constuction mathematics, communications, print reading, and common tools. Unlike traditional building trade volumes, Huth's popular book also provides information on construction careers. Created in partnership with the Home Builders Institute (HBI), the workforce development arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Residential Construction Academy Series is the only program based on the National Skill Standards for residential construction. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Residential Construction Academy Hvac

Author : Eugene Silberstein
ISBN : 9781439056349
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 56.24 MB
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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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House Wiring

Author : LEILA FLETCHER
ISBN : 1401850332
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 77.30 MB
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Create a direct link between your training program and the construction industry! For the first time, books and multimedia are available for many of the residential crafts ? including carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and facilities maintenance ? that are based on national standards developed by the nation's leading builders and remodelers. The result of a strategic partnership between the Home Builders Institute (HBI) of the National Association of Home Builders and Delmar Learning, this new series from the Residential Construction Academy is the perfect way to introduce people of all ages to the building trades while guiding them to development of essential workplace skills. This package also includes computer-based training that uses video, animation, and testing to introduce, teach, or remediate the concepts covered in the videos. Students will be pre-tested on the material and then, if needed, provided with the suitable remediation to ensure understanding of the concepts. Post-tests can be administered to ensure that students have gained mastery of all material.
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The Guide To Photovoltaic System Installation

Author : Gregory W Fletcher
ISBN : 9781111639969
Genre : Education
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Written with the installing electrician in mind, THE GUIDE TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION provides readers with a simple, straightforward approach to understanding photovoltaic system installation in both residential and light commercial buildings. Filled with illustrations, examples, and multiple opportunities for practice, this comprehensive book includes the most up-to-date information on photovoltaic installation available on the market today. In addition, coverage of topics such as the National Electrical Code© requirements for a photovoltaic system installation ensures that readers will be well prepared for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners' (NABCEP) entry level photovoltaic installer certification exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Electrical Wiring Commercial

Author : Ray C. Mullin
ISBN : 9781133417637
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 24.5 MB
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ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, 14E has been extensively revised for the 2011 National Electrical Code. Full-color drawings and product photographs illustrate difficult concepts of the Code to increase your students understanding of the application in the wiring process. There is an emphasis on going green with electrical design and installation. To provide further practice, updated back of the book blueprints include plans that incorporate handicapped accessibility in commercial structures. For planning a commercial space there are panel board worksheets, load calculation forms, and panel board schedules provided for each of five tenant spaces plus the owner's space. Expanded coverage on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) demonstrates an emphasis on safety throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Residential Construction Academy House Wiring Cd Set

Author : Gregory W. Fletcher
ISBN : 1401850359
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 25.88 MB
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The House Wiring Video Series is an integrated part of the Residential Construction Academy House Wiring package. The series contains a set of eight, 20-minute videos that provide step-by-step instruction for wiring a house. All the essential information is covered in this series, beginning with the important process of reviewing the plans and following through to the final phase of testing and troubleshooting. Need to know NEC? articles are highlighted, and Electrician?s Tips and Safety Tips offer practical advice from the experts. Create a direct link between your education/training program and the residential construction industry! Training materials are now available for many 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 Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to teach essential workplace skills to people new to the building trades. Ideal for use in vocational programs, workforce development programs, professional associations, and trade unions, all materials are based on industry standards. The Residential Construction Academy also offers credentialing for programs using the skill standards and materials, along with a national registry of students who have successfully completed participating programs. The goal is a workforce that is skilled, knowledgeable, and able to meet the needs of the industry today and well into the future.
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