ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Plumbing System Materials

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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And there's reasons why the copper is great for the potable but when it comes to the waste line we're usually talking PVC if it's small enough, cast iron if it's heavier duty or required or you want the sound deadening. It could be that you'd be working with a galvanized but most people don't try to use galvanized anymore for this because it has relatively limited lifespan and it will break itself up after a little while, maybe after 30 or 40 years. Now that's a pretty long time but it's not a long time for a building, especially for something as infrastructural focused as the plumbing pipes.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman