AIBO Plumbing Track

Attendees will receive a University of Minnesota Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificate for their attendance at the Institute. One University of Minnesota CEU is defined as ten hours of participation.  Scroll down to see session information.

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry−each full day of plumbing training is approved for:

January 3, 2018—eight hours of Code/Energy toward the renewal of Plumbing and Water Conditioning licenses; eight other hours toward the renewal
of Building Officials, Residential Contractors and Manufactured Home Installer licenses.

January 4, 2018—four hours of Code/Energy and four other hours toward the renewal of Plumbing and Water Conditioning licenses; eight other hours
toward the renewal of Building Officials, Residential Contractors and Manufactured Home Installer licenses.

Participants must attend the entire day of the session to receive the approved credit.

January 3

8 a.m.–4 p.m.

2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code Drain, Waste, and Vent

Daniel Rademacher, Consultant

See a detailed review and engage in a discussion of the DWV requirements in the 2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code. The provisions in the code that govern the proper installation and design of DWV systems will be discussed. In-depth demonstrations on how to properly size DWV systems will also take place, with several opportunities to practice sizing those systems. Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to locate and apply code provisions pertaining to DWV systems, as well as to describe the basic concepts and code requirements for DWV installations.

January 4

8–11:45 a.m.

2015 MN Plumbing Code Water and DWV Pipe Sizing Workshop

Daniel Rademacher, Consultant

This seminar provides participants with how-to instruction on properly sizing water, gas, drain, waste, and venting systems and their components. Participants will have the opportunity to practice what they learn in this hands-on experience. Upon leaving the seminar, participants will be better able to identify the appropriate sizing requirements in the code, as well as properly determine correct pipe sizing for the systems they encounter in the field.

12:30−2:15 p.m.

Emerging Technology in the Plumbing Industry

Daniel Rademacher, Consultant

What science fiction-themed products might be in store for the future of plumbing and mechanical systems? Could these products be here now? What new water-conservation products might set the stage for destined mandatory requirements? This presentation highlights emerging technologies in the plumbing field that could change the way we design and install systems of the future.

2:30−4 p.m.

Is Our Water Supply Vulnerable to Terrorism: How It Can Be Protected?

Daniel Rademacher, Consultant

It has become generally accepted that water systems and their customers are vulnerable to terrorist attacks. There is a wide range of vulnerabilities associated with municipal water systems that can easily be damaged or sabotaged through physical destruction, cyber-attack/control, or the introduction of contamination. We will review how to identify and protect our potable water supplies.