• Essentials of Field Management, Unit 3: Finishes and Building Systems - April 12, 14, 19, 21, 26

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    Name: Essentials of Field Management, Unit 3: Finishes and Building Systems - April 12, 14, 19, 21, 26
    Date: April 12, 2022
    Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM MDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Overview – Unit 3: Finishes and Building Systems
    In this unit, students will learn about major scopes of building systems, including HVAC, plumbing and MEP as well as fire sprinklers, alarms, and smoke control.  Additionally, the intricacies of specialty building types, including healthcare facilities, kitchen and labs will be covered. The installation of tile, stone and flooring finishes will conclude this instruction.
    Session 1: HVAC, Plumbing and MEP
    The purpose of this session is to introduce students to the various types of HVAC systems. Common HVAC systems are explained, as well as the types of projects that would utilize that system. Additionally, variations of source equipment and the pros and cons for each system are discussed.
    Students will be introduced to the intricacies of plumbing. They are provided with information on plumbing materials and fixtures, as well as backflow prevention techniques. Additionally, they will go over hot water requirements and receive an introduction to waste, vent, and storm systems.
    Session 2: Fire Sprinklers, Fire Alarms, and Smoke Control
    Fire Sprinklers
    This session provides students with an overview of building fire sprinkler systems and the ability to scope out each system for its intended use. Students will learn about the different components of the system, different types of systems, and testing the system.
    Fire Alarms and Smoke Control
    Students will receive an overview of building systems, fire alarms, and smoke control. Instruction is this session will give the student the ability to scope out each system for its intended use.
    Session 3: Specialty: Kitchens, Laundries, Science Labs, Bathrooms
    Kitchens and Laundries
    Students will receive an overview of special equipment and coordination required for kitchen, laundries and other specialty projects. Emphasis will be in identifying where to find the information needed and the focus necessary to minimize rework and to accomplish the job efficiently.
    Science Laboratories
    Students will learn about how to manage science laboratory projects. Primarily students will focus on fume hoods and considerations for the installation of fume hoods in projects.
    Toilet, Bath, Gym, FRP
    Toilet & Bath, Gym, and FRP instruction will give students specific information about the proper installation of products according to product type, purpose, and ADA compliance requirements.
    Session 4: Healthcare Facilities and Infection Control
    Healthcare Facilities
    In this session, students will learn about the special considerations for projects involving medical gas. Specifically, students will learn about the different types of med-gas, med-gas monitoring systems, med-gas design and procurement, med-gas scheduling and installation and the commissioning and certification process for med-gas systems.
    Infection Control
    Students will be provided with key considerations when engaged in a project focused on infection prevention. Instruction will focus on Infection Control awareness, risk assessments, materials and equipment, and other key considerations for infection prevention and awareness.
    Session 5: Tile & Stone, Flooring Finishes
    Instruction will focus on key factors that essentially apply to every floor covering and finish commonly used in the industry, including polished concrete, terrazzo, tile, wood, engineer, VCT, vinyl, resinous, and carpet.

    Virtual via GoToWebinar.
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    3:00PM - 6:00 PM MT

    April 12: HVAC, Plumbing and MEP
    April 14: Fire Sprinklers, Fire Alarms, Smoke Control
    April 19: Specialty - Kitchens, Laundries, Science Labs, Bathrooms, Kitchens
    April 21: Healthcare Facilities and Infection Control
    April 26: Tile & Stone, Flooring Finishes

    Contact Information:
    Cathy Bedell
    AGC Members / $650
    Non-Members / $850

    For non-member registration please contact Cathy Bedell at cathy@agccolorado.org.

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