TITLE

Keeping Up With Codes Is a Constant Challenge

AUTHOR(S)
Turpin, Joanna R.
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;12/11/2000, Vol. 211 Issue 15, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the constant challenge facing contractors in keeping up with code changes. Consequences of not keeping up with code changes; Means by which contractors are updated on code changes; Value of joining groups; Myriad of codes to keep up with.
ACCESSION #
3888814

 

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