2018 Propane Technical Workshops

Propane Technical Workshops target the service technician/installer, propane gas system designer, equipment purchaser, sales personnel, and anyone else involved in the sales, installation, and servicing or propane systems and related gas applications. These hands-on workshop sessions, taught by factory instructors, will take place in classrooms outside of the Exhibit Hall. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 7
10:15 am - 11:30 am

 VENTED/VENT FREE LOG SIZING AND INSTALLATION
Speakers: Tim Cummings, NFI-Certified Master Hearth Professional & Rich Dahl, National Service Trainer, Empire Comfort Systems

This seminar focuses on basics of installing a vented or vent free log. It will cover important topics such as minimum opening dimensions, fireplace doors, sunken hearths, damper positioning draft testing and much more.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LC 1027 STANDARD REVIEW/FLASH SHIELD INSTALLATION CERTIFICATION
David Kuzon, Applications Engineer, Gastite

The purpose of this session will be to review the LC 1027 listing criteria including the reasoning and test levels behind the test criteria and how that relates to arc resistive CSST systems and safety LP piping systems. Additionally, the session will include installation certification training regarding the sizing, installation, and testing of FlashShield CSST systems. 

LP GAS REGULATOR APPLICATIONS
Karl Randolph, Distribution Sales Representative, Maxitrol Company

This session is designed for building inspectors, HVAC contractors, mechanical contractors, plumbing installers, propane equipment wholesalers, and utilities. Attendees of this session will leave with an increased understanding of 3rd stage regulatory applications on 2 and 5 pound systems, which includes sizing, venting, codes, and standards

SUNDAY, APRIL 8
10:15 am - 11:15 am

GENERAC'S ENERGY ALLIANCE PROGRAM
Austin Partida, National Account Manager, Generac Power Systems Alliance Program

The industry leader in home standby power is partnering with propane, natural gas, and electric utilities all across the country to promote, educate, and ensure safe and proper installs to the consumers. Generac has a program for the utility to get involved, take credit, and increase revenue with the installation of a home standby generator. We will share the advantages of being a part of a game changing program and provide your company with the resources it needs to implement a successful program. 

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