2018 EDUCATION FORUM SCHEDULE (Please Note: Schedule is Subject to Change)
9:00am - 10:00am
Room A Cooling Tower Deficiencies and Solutions Theresa Bodie; Outside Sales, Morin Distribution A one hour educational seminar that will provide insight to Cooling Tower Basics and Operational Deficiencies that building and facility maintenance operators typically experience along with updates on new technological advances and solutions that are currently available to recover performance and increase life expectancy of the equipment.
Room B Building a Strong Environmental, Health & Safety Program at Your Facility Mark Roman; President, Envision Environmental, Inc. This presentation will help informed facility managers understand the building blocks needed to develop strong regulatory, cultural and long-lasting EH&S programs at their facilities. find and fix overlooked environmental risks before they result in costly liabilities at their sites. Facility managers will learn how to strengthen existing EH&S programs to better protect their company, their workers and their community from potential EH&S issues.
Room C Document Management: Unique Challenges & Benefits for Facility Managers Vivica Williams; President, archSCAN, LLC Facility managers have unique challenges for document management. They have longer retention periods, large-format documents, and life safety requirements not found in other industries. Learn how to make the transition from paper to digital technology and as a result improved: efficiency, document management, and above all disaster prevention (fire, floods, hurricanes, etc.). We will discuss how to calculate the Return on Investment, new tools for digital documents, and the hidden benefits to digital archiving.
10:15am - 11:15am
Room A Aging Building Infrastructure Ted Ross; President, TRC Engineering and Steven C. Turner, PE; Principal, Structural Engineer, Building Envelope Consulting & Scientists, LLC This presentation on Aging Building Infrastructure will address the mechanical, electrical and structural issues in older buildings and the implication of these issues on budget, planning and property values. The presentation will cover the issue of maintenance, and whether replacement or repair of systems is the best option for management.
Room B Humidity Happens, Mold Doesn't Have To Nikki Krueger; Industry Manager, Ultra-Aire Participants will examine scenarios whereby HVAC equipment fails to satisfy latent (moisture) removal requirementsnecessitating the need for supplemental dehumidification. Real world case studies will be examined and discussion will include the dangers of elevated humidity to property and people. Participants will learn methods to identify and resolve dangerous conditions to prevent the growth of mold.
Room C Photoluminescent Products for Safety, Sustainability, and Savings Richard J. Martin; Owner, AfterGlow, LLC The speaker will provide the audience with an introduction to photo-luminescent (PL), or "glow-in-the-dark", egress marking systems as they pertain to building codes for safety, common applications, and cost saving benefits. PL products are sustainable and can earn LEED credit points for building owners in green building design and construction.
11:30am - 12:30pm
Room A Developing an Effective Maintenance Training Program Thomas (Tom) Davis; Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Troubleshooting International Attendees Learn how to use both free and paid sources to develop and implement a successful maintenance training program that makes sense and stimulates employee participation. The case for on-site and off-site HANDS-ON training will be stressed as a way to make sure training takes hold.
Room B Infrastructure Repair: What Are The Options? Bryan Heldreth; Vice President, JACKCRETE This seminar will consist of an overview on the possible repair methods for compromised infrastructure. We will examine these methods in depth covering differences in cost, reliability, and time-frame.
Room C Facts About Mold for the Professional: How Mold Affect Occupants Greg Gandee; Managing Director, ServiceMaster NCR Mold contamination is a source of property damage and it poses serious heath risks to those that live or work inside the building. This class covers the life cycle of mold and its health effects on people, as well as the proper preventative actions to take to remove mold and prevent future growth. Understanding these principals will also help building owners, contractors and engineers make informed decisions when mold is discovered.
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Room A Fire Safety 101 Jason Martin; General Manager, Castle Sprinkler & Alarm This session will focus on the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) standards and guidelines for the following Fire Safety Fundamentals.... - Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers - What You Need To Do & When - Inspection & Testing Requirements - How You Can Lower Your Fire Protection Cost - What Information You Need to Know
Room B AEDs In The Workplace: "A Shocking Decision" Jeremy Gruber; Founder, Rescue One Training For Life, Inc. and Lori Lewman; Regional Manager, Rescue One Training for Life, Inc. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are an important lifesaving technology and can have a role to play in treating workplace cardiac arrest. This session will focus on the importance of AEDs in the workplace and how companies who have volunteer personnel trained in CPR and the use of AEDs can dramatically increase the survival rates for workplace cardiac arrest victims.
Room C Understanding Building Automation Systems Dave Hostetler; Controls and Solutions Sales Leader, Boland This session will cover the basics of Building Automation Systems (BAS) from the perspective of the buyer and operator. The presenter will focus on understanding the keywords used by the industry; items such as Open Protocol, Connected Buildings and System Optimization will be covered. This session will also explore some of the things to look for when working with a BAS vendor and will conclude with a focus on Remote Connectivity and Internet Security.
Please Note: This schedule is subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.
CB-FM Education Forum Seminars are sponsored by AFE and all CB-FM sessions earn 0.1 CEU through AFE's Continuing Education Program.....
Along with the NAPEEF, the National Association of Power Engineers Educational Foundation, AFE is our educational sponsor at CB-FM. For over thirty years AFE's Certification Programs have been the standard for an ever-evolving industry. Today, AFE manages and maintains three certification programs: Certified Plant Engineer (CPE), Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS) and Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM).
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