ICC Peninsula Chapter Meeting
9:45 A.M. Social / Coffee
Meeting starts promptly at 10:00 A.M.
Program Cost - $20.00
Matadero Room, Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Meeting starts promptly at 10:00 A.M.
2019 HVAC and Refrigeration
Overview of HVAC and Refrigeration Systems
Half Day Seminar
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8:00 am – 11:30 am
El Palo Alto Room
Mitchell Park Community Center
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Class Synopsis: This class will provide an overview of what you need to know for these systems as covered in Chapter 11, Refrigeration, and Chapter 6, Duct Systems, of the Uniform Mechanical Code, and Article 440, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment, of the National Electrical Code. Topics will include refrigeration pipe sizing, air duct sizing, types of materials, materials permitted within plenums, hanger supports, securement, joining methods, types of HVAC and refrigeration equipment, refrigeration leak detection, ventilation, and refrigeration machinery rooms. Also, learn about the current status of codes and standards addressing such topics as the use of new flammable refrigerants, new combustible materials in air plenums, and the use of factory-built air ducts. Information will be provided on the latest research, codes and standards development, and product certifications. Learn how to readily find certification information to assist in determining compliance with code requirements.
0.3 CEU’s from an ICC Preferred Provider
John LaTorra is currently a Regional Manager for CSG Consultants. He recently retired from the City of Redwood City where he was the Building and Inspection Manager. John chaired the Drafting, Public Hearing and Code Development Committees for the first international code, the International Plumbing Code. John has over 45 years of experience with municipal inspections and building codes and has been an instructor with a community college, state university and chapters for more than 41 years on building, energy, solar, mechanical and plumbing subjects. Mr. LaTorra is a former board member with ICC, ICBO and IAPMO and is able to instruct on a wide range of subjects related to the IBC, IRC, UPC, UMC, IMC and IPC.
John Taecker, P.E. has worked for Underwriters Laboratories for over 34 years. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and is a California Registered Professional Engineer in Safety Engineering. He is a nationally recognized speaker on building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing products and installations. John has served on the UMC and UPC Technical Committees and the International Mechanical Code Development Committee.
COST (handouts, snacks, refreshments, and CEUs)
Late registration (1 week before seminar)
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Please RESERVE YOUR SPACE BY noon on Wednesday May 8th
1:00 am – 4:30 pm
2019 Electrical Workshop Residential and Commercial
Electrical Workshop - Residential and Commercial
Full Day Seminar
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Class Synopsis: This course will cover the basics of both commercial and residential electrical inspections and plancheck, including services, switchboards and panelboards, grounding and bonding, load calculations, wiring methods, lighting installations, electrical appliances and utilization equipment, motors, transformers and emergency systems. Please don’t forget to bring your 2014 NEC or 2016 CA Electrical Code! This seminar will help you now as well as prepare you for the updates to the 2019 CEC.
0.6 CEU’s from an ICC Preferred Provider
Joe Andre is a consultant for the Steel Tube Institute. Previously, he was the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) West Coast Field Representative for 12 years. Prior to that he was an electrical inspector/assistant building official for the City of Bellevue, WA and an electrical inspector for the State of Washington. He served on Code Making Panel 5 for the 2017 NEC and was on CMP-1 for the 2011 and 2014 NEC cycles. He served on the ICC Energy Conservation Code Committee for the 2009, 2012 and 2015 cycles. He also serves on several Electrical Code Advisory Committees in Washington State. He is an NEC instructor for NFPA and also an electrical apprenticeship instructor. Joe is a Master Electrician in Washington State and has held numerous positions from journeyman, foreman, estimator, project manager to electrical contractor.
Mike Stone is the NEMA West Coast Field Representative. He is the alternate member representing NEMA on Code Making Panel 1 for the 2017 National Electrical Code. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy Code Advisory Committee for the CA Building Standards Commission. Prior to his tenure with NEMA, he worked for over 25 years in California building departments at the County of Monterey and the Cities of Monterey, Salinas and as Building Official for the City of Watsonville. He holds seven ICC Certifications and is a Certified Access Specialist (CASp). He has taught code classes at several CA Community Colleges and has been an IBEW electrical apprenticeship instructor. Mike is a member of ICC, IAEI, IBEW and NFPA, and is a Certified General Electrician in the State of California.
Please RESERVE YOUR SPACE BY noon on Wednesday May 15th
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
City of Watsonville Civic Center
4th Floor, 275 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076
Membership in the Peninsula Chapter provides an opportunity to keep up to date on the activities of the ICC and code adoption status. Plus it also serves as a forum to discuss code changes, interpretations, and updates.
John LaTorra, Treasurer Peninsula Chapter ICC237 Beresford Ave. Redwood City, CA 94061 [email protected]