2019 EDUCATION FORUM SCHEDULE (Please Note: Schedule is Subject to Change)
9:00am - 10:00am
Room A Humidity Happens, Mold Doesn't Have To Ron Revia; National Sales Manager - Commercial, Ultra-Aire Participants will examine scenarios whereby HVAC equipment fails to satisfy latent (moisture) removal requirements necessitating 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 B Cooling Tower Deficiencies and Solutions Chris Healey, General Manager; Morin Distribution/The Cooling Tower Store 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 C Conquering the EH&S Challenges That All Facility Managers Face Mark Roman; President, Envision Environmental, Inc. This forum will review key elements of facility management and how they relate to EH&S issues, including: - Clarifying how it is critical that facility managers learn to recognize EH&S blind spots & problem areas at their facilities - Identifying how to develop a proactive approach to address EH&S issues that will result in increased productivity, profits and employee safety. - Identify the four core foundations that all facility managers must implement in order to develop a robust EH&S program.
Room D Good Document Management Leads to Success and Growth - Modernizing the "Plan Room" is Essential For Today's Facilities Departments Barnsley Williams; COO, ArchSCAN, LLC. Can you find the documents you need quickly in the event of an emergency? Can you get drawings to your architect for your next major building renovation? Keeping track of critical building documents (drawings, O&M manuals, maintenance inspection reports, warranties and specifications) is a huge challenge for busy facility managers. Implementing a document management system designed for building operations and management had become a need, not a luxury. With a fast ROI, protection against natural disasters (such as floods, fires, and unforeseen events), and improved efficiency and accuracy implementing a dynamic document management system is becoming inevitable. Learn how to modernize your files and records with a cloud-based document management system.
10:15am - 11:15am
Room A When Mold Happens - What's Next Greg Gandee; Managing Director, ServiceMaster NCR Mold contamination is a source of property damage that may pose serious heath and liability risks for occupants of affected structures. 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.
Room B 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.
Room C Increasing Machinery Reliability Using Hands-On Training Thomas B. Davis (Tom); Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Troubleshooting International Did you know that small changes in machinery repair can spell the difference between a 2-year life to a 16-year life in rotating equipment? If you maintain pumps, fans, blowers, gear boxes, or compressors in your job or manage people that do, this seminar will show you how to increase the rotational life of those machines with a hands-on-learning approach. Certain common components are shared by many machines and understanding how to assemble and install these components properly can be learned bet with a hand-on training approach. Teach your people or yourself the small details that make machines last longer and reduce downtime by learning by doing. Hands-on training works, but what does it cost and is it worth the effort? Learn why.
Room D Retrofit or Replace (Do LED Retrofit Kits Fit Your Needs) Fredrick Taggart; LED Lighting Designer, Lighting Breakthroughs The LED Lighting marketplace is always changing and keeping up with what is available is tough. Knowing which solution is best for you is even more challenging. How do you select the solution that meets your ROI requirements while still meeting your lighting goals? What are the 3 Most Important Questions you need to ask before starting this process? Bring your questions so that we can get you answers.
11:30am - 12:30pm
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 Fire Safety 101 Jason Martin; President, 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 C Pristine Cooling Water Treatment Systems: Cooling Towers/Hot Loops/Chilled Loops Marc Scanlon, Technical Sales Manager; Atlantium Technologies This seminar will examine how Pristine Cooling Water Treatment Systems can meet the goals of: - Lower Energy Consumption - 99.99% Reduction of Adenovirus for Drinking Water Applications - Cleaner Heat Transfer Surfaces - Lower Water Usage and Carbon Footprint - Reduced Chemical Costs - Bioflm, Algea and Legionella Control
Room D Tax Advantage Budgeting for Facilities Maintenance and Repairs Fred Clapp; Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, Cost Segregation Services, Inc. Two significant tax events have happened since 2014 that will dramatically effect a building owner's decisions about what they can expense and how they capitalize repair and maintenance costs. You need to understand them.
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Room A How UV-C Can Reduce Energy and Maintenance Costs While Improving IAQ Lorrie Todd; Regional Manager, UVResources This seminar will examine UV-C Technology and how it is applied and installed into HVAC systems to clean the coils more effectively than power wash and chemicals can. The session will examine how the elimination of the mold and bioflm that accumulates in this area of the air handler will provide end-users with performance improvement and makes maintenance easier. Additional benefits, such as energy savings and improved IAQ, will also be discussed.
Room B LED Lighting, What You Need to Know! E. W. Dovel, VP Public Sector; Orion Energy Systems, Inc. LED Lighting has improved dramatically in the last 2 years. This session will illustrate the pit falls to watch for when selecting LED Lighting; provide actual LED Lighting S/F projections for specific building types; and provide a glimpse of the future in LED Lighting.
Room C Got Snow? Get A Snowmelter! Terry Dwyer, North American Sales Manager; Trecan Snowmelters Attendees at this session will learn about Snowmelters currently being used in Government and Private sectors such as Airports, Secure Facilities, Universities, Parking Lots, etc. The session will address how Snowmelters are used and how they can provide significant savings on your Snow Removal budget. Q & A will follow the PowerPoint presentation.
Room D Introduction to AFE Education; is AFE Certification Right for You? A.C. Powell, JD, CPS; Executive Director & CEO; Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) Come see what AFE is all about. Learn how AFE, one of the Education Sponsors for CB-FM, can help you grow and advance your company and career through our three certification programs: Certified Plant Engineer (CPE) / Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS) / Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM)
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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