(269) Plumbing Design for Healthcare Facilities March 2019Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
March 2019 (269) Plumbing Design for Healthcare Facilities
(274) Ensuring High Quality Plumbing InstallationsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
(274) Ensuring High Quality Plumbing Installations - August 2019
Air Aspirating Smoke DetectionContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 06/18/2013
Air Aspirating smoke detection is a key element in proper fire detection. These products allow for early warning smoke detection to assist in detecting a fire at the earliest stage possible. Using a network of tubing, a detector and housing, we use the circulation of air within the protected space to pick up small smoke particles.
Basic Design Components of Fuel SystemsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/19/2012
In this one-hour webinar the presenter will discuss the basic components of above ground and underground storage tank systems. This will include the different manholes, valves, and tank considerations that you will have to investigate as you engineer the system for the owner. Many of the components are commonly misused and incorrectly specified. During this webinar you will learn about the many many choices you will face in selecting the right items for the project.
Conserving Water Through the Latest Updates to High Efficiency FixturesContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/27/2016
Conserving Water Through the Latest Updates to High Efficiency Fixtures
Design of Domestic Hot Water Systems Part 1Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/15/2013
During the first webinar learn about the model code provisions for use of domestic hot water, types of water heaters (instantaneous, storage type, gas-fired, electric, etc.) and design issue associated with them, and design of the distribution system for various types of buildings.
Design of Domestic Hot Water Systems Part 2Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/15/2013
During the second webinar, the presenter will include design issues for domestic hot water systems for buildings that require multiple temperature distribution and for buildings that require multiple pressure zones.
Design of Temperature Maintenance Systems for Domestic Hot WaterContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/15/2013
This webinar covers hot water temperature maintenance requirements and design. This webinar includes model code language for the application of temperature maintenance along with methods to provide the capability. Systems to be discussed will include heat trace and circulated system. The portions of the webinar dealing with the design elements will include practice examples for the participate to work along with the presenter. It is expected that each participant will be able to properly design both heat trace systems and circulated systems, including circulation pump selection and hot water return pipe sizing, at the completion of the webinar.
Double Containment Piping SystemsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/24/2015
This one-hour webinar will discuss design guidelines and best practices for double containment piping systems. Topics covered include applications, material selection, system design, and leak detection methods
Emergency Shower FixturesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
This webinar will explain the requirements of ANSI Z358.1 and OSHA regarding safety equipment such as emergency showers, eyewashes, eye/facewashes, and drench hoses. Participants will learn about the performance guidelines of this equipment, where such equipment must be located, how to size and design the related piping and drainage systems, and testing and maintenance procedures. Also included will be a discussion of the definition of tepid water and how maintaining the proper water temperature is critical to ensuring the safety of users.
Fire Protection - We Specified What?Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/22/2014
This one-hour webinar, presented by Scott Futrell, will provide real-world information relative to specifying fire and life safety systems such as fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and more. This webinar will include the following topics that are very important to specification writers involved with fire protection systems.
Fire Sprinkler Systems for Residential OccupanciesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/18/2010
NFPA 13D is the National Fire Protection Association standard for the installation of sprinkler systems in single-family homes, townhomes, and manufactured homes. This webinar is designed to help participants understand the requirements of this standard, as well as International Residential Code (IRC), International Building Code (IBC), and International Fire Code (IFC) requirements for residential fire sprinkler systems, including sprinkler types, sprinkler spacing, obstruction rules, water supplies, and piping systems. This one-hour residential fire sprinkler training webinar will be presented by fire suppression industry expert James R. Schifiliti of Fire Safety Consultants, Inc. Plumbing engineers and designers will not want to miss this opportunity to be educated on the NFPA 13D requirements for designing and installing fire sprinkler systems in residential occupancies.
Fire Suppression Using Clean AgentsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/04/2009
The Fire Suppression Using Clean Agents webinar will cover basic plan review, inspection, and system testing requirements for gas suppression systems. Topics will include system types, nozzle spacing requirements, calculations, system components, plan review, and testing requirements with examples. The webinar will review the standard used to govern clean agent fire suppression systems: NFPA 2001. Finally, some sample designs using both chemical clean agent and inert gas options will be discussed.
Firestopping Plumbing Deck PenetrationsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/28/2015
This one-hour pre-recorded webinar will outline the importance of proper firestopping design and recognizing the advantage of manufactured systems. After the webinar the engineer will be able to recognize the importance of manufactured systems and update plumbing specifications to include manufactured, tested systems.
High Containment System ComponentsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
This one-hour webinar presented by Joseph Messina will provide technical information into High Containment Systems Components. Participants will gain an understanding of the different types of systems and components there are for designing a high containment system. Systems that treat high containment waste with pressurized steam or non-pressurized chemical treatment. One line diagrams will be offered showing these systems as well as materials used to construct these systems.
High Efficiency Domestic Hot Water StrategiesContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/30/2016
During this one hour webinar attendees will gain a thorough understanding of condensing technology and the benefits associated with this approach (gas-fired DHW heating), among other exciting topics.
High-rise Fire ProtectionContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
A high-rise is defined as any building taller than 75 feet above firefighting staging operations. ASPE's high-rise building fire protection webinar discusses system design requirements for sprinkler spacing and density, standpipe requirements, fire pump and water pressure requirements, and code regulations, using NFPA 13, NFPA 14, NFPA 20, and the IBC/IFC 2009 edition. Learn how to design code-compliant systems to ensure the safety of building occupants and firefighting personnel.
High-rise InstallationsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join ASPE for this one-hour webinar and learn how engineers have solved the problem of getting water to the upper floors of commercial high-rise buildings at adequate flows and temperatures. Real-life examples from Chicago and around the United States will be presented to illustrate design solutions such as utilizing booster pumps and storage tanks and creating pressure zones. Drainage is the other side of the problem. Once water goes up, how does the resulting wastewater get back down? Learn this and more in this informative webinar.
Introduction to Natural GasContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/14/2013
This one-hour webinar will discuss the basics of natural gas design, sizing and calculations. Hear about the types of piping materials used in natural gas applications and why they are used. Understand more about commercial applications and what you should consider when designing these projects. Learn how to size piping systems for high and low pressure applications.
Introduction to Sanitary HospitalsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/19/2013
During this one-hour introduction to sanitary hospital design, webinar participants will learn how plumbing fixtures and equipment play a very important role in reducing the risk of infection, from the way patients, doctors, and staff use plumbing fixtures to the many piping systems behind the wall that convey fluids. Webinar participants will learn about design techniques that can be used to minimize maintenance, repair, and hospital shutdown regarding basic plumbing systems. Also, the webinar will introduce the many specialized systems?including dialysis, clean steam and reverse osmosis, testing and pathology labs, and medical equipment?in which plumbing plays a vital role in maintaining hospital operations.
Natural Gas and Propane SizingContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/14/2009
This webinar will look at the different methods of sizing natural gas systems that are available to plumbing engineers and designers. The webinar is designed to help participants understand the sizing methods by using examples of various pressure ranges.
New Technologies in Clean AgentsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/16/2013
One of the challenges in fire protection is providing proper suppression systems in sensitive areas with high dollar equipment or irreplaceable artifacts. For years clean agent systems and early detection has been a large part of this solution. However, as the areas we are protecting become more challenging due to unique designs we need to turn to new technologies that outperform the current mindset.
Overview of Plumbing SpecificationsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 12/11/2012
Mitch Clemente will be our guest speaker for this one hour long webinar that will briefly discuss the history of specifications, MasterFormat and a review of the different parts of a specification (Part 1 General, Part 2 Products, Part 3 Execution).
Plumbing 101 - 12 Steps of a Successful Plumbing DesignContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Plumbing 101 - 12 Steps of a Successful Plumbing Design
Rainwater HarvestingContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
As population growth and industrial and agricultural activities continue to stress the quality of the relatively fixed quantity of available water on this planet, the plumbing engineer is challenged to investigate and develop unique and practical water collection and reuse technologies. One such answer to this challenge is rainwater harvesting. This webinar will describe the chemistry of rainwater sources. It will detail the engineering design, materials of construction, treatment technologies, storage and distribution, and other aspects of rainwater harvesting. The professional plumbing engineer and designer will gain knowledge and understanding to facilitate the construction and implementation of this important water recovery process. As rainwater harvesting becomes more widely utilized, the knowledge gained from this presentation will enable the plumbing engineer, designer, and contractor to access this market.
Sizing Grease InterceptorsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/10/2009
This webinar will provide information on the background, operation and design of grease interceptors. The webinar will cover proper sizing, installation, principles and basic design of grease interceptors. Our presenter will also cover EPA and Clean Water Act, background for requiring more stringent enforcement on FOG discharges and the principles of operation for gravity interceptors.
Solar Thermal TechnologyContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/17/2015
Join ASPE for this one-hour webinar and learn the basics of understanding Solar Thermal Technologies in the market today. Hear the answers to questions such as What is solar thermal and how does it work? What is an open loop, closed loop and drain back? What are some industry rules of thumb? This webinar will provide attendees with current industry perspectives, market trends, tax incentive and regulations, and a basic understanding of different systems.
Solar Thermal Water HeatingContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/17/2015
This one-hour webinar covers the basics of solar thermal systems and advances into more in depth look at sizing and system design. It provides a good start to finish overview for comparing different solar panel types and different system designs. This is useful information for engineers just beginning in solar projects and also for engineers trying to maximize their specifications.
Storm Drainage SystemsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 11/13/2012
This one hour long webinar presented by Mitch Clemente is jam packed with basic information on storm drainage systems and their components that you will not want to miss. The presentation will include a brief history on roof drainage standards as well as a review of the different types of roof drains on the market and how to properly select the right drain for the application.
Swimming Pool DesignContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
This one-hour webinar will provide a basic overview of public indoor and outdoor swimming pool design. The presenter will discuss opportunities design firms can achieve by accepting projects involving swimming pool designs.
The ABCs of Graywater Recovery and ReuseContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/22/2013
As the developed world slowly realizes the benefits of water conservation and reuse, the role of decentralized (source) wastewater treatment and reuse is gathering momentum. One of the key outcomes of this mindset is graywater reuse: the water leaving laboratory sinks, showers, baths and washing machines.
The Impact of the ASHRAE 90.1 on Plumbing Booster SystemsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/05/2016
This webinar examines the impact of ASHRAE 90.1 on Plumbing Booster Systems
Top Design Issues for Domestic Water SystemsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
In this plumbing 101 one-hour webinar you will hear a discussion on common problems that engineers and designer face during the design of domestic water systems across all building types. Actual project challenges from projects across the country will be used as examples of issues that might happen on one of your projects.
Vacuum Plumbing SystemsContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the development and implementation of vacuum plumbing systems. The participant will learn how to apply this engineered technology as well as address apparent code related discrepancies and how to gain AHJ approval. The presentation will address the design processes required for successful implementation of vacuum in sanitary plumbing systems.
Water Heater SizingContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/15/2008
This webinar will explore the sizing of water heaters and storage tanks and present a methodology to assist the designer in selecting the proper size water heater for their specific application. We will also explore the various factors impacting the selection such as hot water temperature, demand versus storage as well as demand versus flow rate. Various types of water heaters will also be discussed and their application.