Delmar and DEWALT® Release the Ultimate Code Reference for HVAC Professionals

New Book Completes Invaluable Code Reference Series

Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced the release of the DEWALT® HVAC Code Reference: Based on the International Mechanical Code. Employing the codes established by the International Code Council (ICC), this book helps HVAC professionals understand and comply with complicated code requirements.

Based on the ICC’s 2009 International Mechanical Code®, the DEWALT® HVAC Code Reference provides readers with the knowledge and information needed to successfully install, remove, repair or modify HVAC equipment. With 80 pages of detailed code information, the book covers everything from materials and duct construction to air-conditioning, combustion, water heaters, fireplace ventilation, electrical connections and more. There are full-color, three-dimensional illustrations throughout the book detailing components of code requirements and violations. These illustrations help readers visualize and apply key concepts, which is important for anyone working on HVAC equipment.

In addition to the DEWALT® HVAC Code Reference: Based on the International Mechanical Code, other books offered in the series include: the DEWALT® Building Code Reference: Based on the International Residential Code, the DEWALT® Electrical Code Reference: Based on the National Electrical Code, and the DEWALT® Plumbing Code Reference: Based on the International Plumbing Code and the International Residential Code. All of the books in the series are made with a flexible, tear-resistant and water/oil resistant material that is held together with a heavy-duty binding. Produced in a compact 5″x8″ size, the books fit in most tool boxes, allowing construction professionals to easily use the reference guides on the job.

“When working on critical HVAC functions such as exhaust systems, fireplace ventilation, and electrical connections, there is little room for error, making it even more important to have a detailed reference guide on-hand,” said Robert Person, acquisitions editor, Delmar. “The durable DEWALT® HVAC Code Reference is the perfect job-site companion to ensure code compliance and provide illustrated information for HVAC professionals.”

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