ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Waste and Vent Riser Diagram

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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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So you don't wanna create a situation where that vent pipe is just so dead horizontal that you get that water just staying there and sitting in it, and therefore gonna start to eventually corrode and eat away at that pipe. You always wanna have it tilted so that that vent pipe is always draining back, any condensate becomes part of the waste system and drains back to the waste and right out through the sewer. So in this situation I'd be deciding well do I wanna reach back to this or am I willing to have one more penetration up through the roof that would then allow the air to come in just for that single kitchen stack?

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 31h

Author: Mike Newman