AIBO Mechanical Track

State of MN CEs are noted below each course description as we receive approvals.

                             

January 13

8:00–9:30 a.m.

State of the State Address and Panel Discussion

Scott McKown and Scott McLellan, MN Dept. of Labor and Industry

This session will address important issues that affect building officials, inspectors, plans examiners, permit technicians, code enforcement personnel, and other construction and inspection industry professionals in Minnesota.

9:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Installation Requirements for Flexible Duct

Chris Ruch and Soph Davenberry, National Energy Management Institute; John Hamilton, Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau

Current requirements for flexible duct installation and ASHRAE research and guide of flexible duct performance.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, Plumbing and Water Conditioning. This course has also been approved for 0.18 ICC CEUs.

How Testing and Balancing of HVAC Systems is Done

Chris Ruch and Soph Davenberry, National Energy Management Institute; John Hamilton, Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau

How Testing and Balancing is performed and how to easily check a duct system's resistance.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Plumbing and Water Conditioning. This course has also been approved for 0.18 ICC CEUs.

Installation of HVAC Fire/Smoke Dampers

Chris Ruch and Soph Davenberry, National Energy Management Institute; John Hamilton, Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau

Fire smoke damper installation and inspection's and post inspection requirements.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Plumbing and Water Conditioning. This course has also been approved for 0.18 ICC CEUs.

January 14

8:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Overview of Minnesota Amendments to the 2018 IMC and IFGC

Chris Rosival, MN Dept. of Labor and Industry

This presentation will address many of the Minnesota amendments to the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC) and 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) with an emphasis on the significant changes to these codes. In addition, commonly misinterpreted and misunderstood requirements will be covered so that you are prepared for the new codes in your jurisdiction. It is recommended that you bring your copy of the 'Overview of Minnesota Amendments to the 2018 IMC and IFGC' book.

This course has been approved for 3.50 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, Plumbing and Water Conditioning. This course has also been approved for 0.35 ICC CEUs.

12:15–3:30 p.m.

Make Up Air System Start Up Controls: Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Chris Oliver, Walter's Climate

This session will describe proper direct fired make up air start up inspections and related controls and equipment for commercial kitchen systems and the requirements of the 2015 Minnesota Mechanical Fuel Gas Code.

This course has been approved for 3.50 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Plumbing and Water Conditioning. This course has also been approved for 0.35 ICC CEUs.

 

January 15

8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

An all-encompassing guide to condensing boilers and the systems they heat

Joe Mozeika and Eric Larson, Mulcahy Company

This seminar will discuss in detail design and installation of condensing boilers and piping systems. Also explaining the startup and inspections of the equipment and code related topics pertaining to a complete system installation or replacement of condensing boilers.

This course has been approved for 7.0 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials. This course has also been approved for 0.70 ICC CEUs.