This comprehensive yet concise publication provides a convenient reference for regulations in the 2003 International Plumbing Code ® (IPC® ). The 2003 International Plumbing Code addresses the design and installation of plumbing systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Provisions are provided for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for plumbing facilities using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. The objectives of the code provide for the acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. This is a comprehensive, excellent reference for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors and anyone who needs a better understanding of the 2003 IPC. This commentary book includes the full text of the Code, in addition to notes and explanations of the Code regulations and implications.International Code Council Staff is the author of '2003 International Plumbing Code Commentary' with ISBN 9781580011297 and ISBN 1580011292.