Continuing Education webinars for Ohio Construction Industry License Holders

Plumbing Resources 2022

Contact the OCILB for specific questions about your license and continuing education requirements (614) 644-3493.

UpCodes provides free reading access to the Ohio Plumbing Code

Official State Board of Building Standards link for the Ohio eCodes

Plumbing Abbreviations

Ohio Residential Code 2019 Ch. 5. 502.8 Cutting, drilling and notching

Example of a research report: Hepvo alternative, waterless waste trap.

Structural collapse breakdown of the Surfside towers.

You can reach Jim Richardson at

Ohio Specific Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Operation –

Our slide handouts on Covid-19 and airborne pathogens by Robert J. Schutz, P.E.

Recruiting Skilled Tradespeople. In September, we had some in-class discussion about the challenges of attracting qualified staff. Consider getting involved with high schools to talk about opportunities in the trades. Connect with technical schools in your area.
Eastland-Fairfield Technical Schools was recommended.
Todd Hoffman

Technology Update

Peter Hinrichs of discussed:

  • Propress Proper installation
  • Proper installation megapress
  • Testing

Find a Viega distributor near you in Ohio or nationally.

Tom Lowder reviewed some new products. Reach out to Tom for time-saving plumbing products, tools and supplies, including U.S. manufacturer, Sioux Chief.

Tom Lowder, VP
Office 800-221-5650
C 614-361-3632
Lowder Sales, Inc.
621 Bear Run Lane
Lewis Center, OH 43035


Plastic Production Moves to KC , Manufacturing Marvels

More information on Water Softening, Sumps can be found here.