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April 2014

Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code Workshop

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. A limited number of registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 - Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Registration - Day 1 and Continental Breakfast - Day 1
9:00 AM-4:00 PM: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 1
9:00 AM-4:00 PM: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 2
Location: Inn At the Quay 900 Quayside Drive New Westminster, BC V3M 6G1
Presenter: James Nyhus – City of Port Moody, Senior Building Official
Credit: 12 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 1 : $395.00 + GST = $414.75 until Mar 21, 2014

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 1 : $495.00 + GST = $519.75

Non-Member Price: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 1 : $495.00 + GST = $519.75

Student Member Price: Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code - Day 1 : $495.00 + GST = $519.75
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by March 21, 2014 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Shirley Chow | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4865
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4865
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
Note: ** Please make sure to bring your BC Plumbing Code book to the workshop for exercise handouts. ** 5 minute walk from New Westminster (Expo / Millenium Line) Skytrain station. For parking: Friday, April 4 - $5.50/day at the lower lot in front of the hotel (River Market public parking); or, hotel underground parking at $10.25/day. Sat, April 5 - Hotel underground parking at $5.50 until 5pm (weekend day rate). Directions to the hotel: www.innatthequay.com.
Level 2 (Advanced) Plumbing Code Workshop. This workshop deals with uniform interpretation of the British Columbia Building Code - Part 7 Plumbing Services. This workshop will cover more complex drainage, waste and vent (DWV) systems and water pipe sizing exercises. The DWV component includes circuit venting and high buildings, and the water pipe sizing covers commercial, mixed use buildings and multi-tenant buildings. Common deficiencies within all of these systems are also presented.

This workshop deals with uniform interpretation of the British Columbia Building Code – Part 7 Plumbing Services. 
 
This workshop will cover more complex drainage, waste and vent (DWV) systems and water pipe sizing exercises. The DWV component includes circuit venting and high buildings, and the water pipe sizing covers commercial, mixed use buildings and multi-tenant buildings. Common deficiencies within all of these systems are also presented.
 
Topics Covered:
1. Plumbing Code questions 
2. Wet venting 
3. Circuit venting 
4. High rise drainage and venting 
5. Water Pipe Sizing 
6. Deficiencies 
 
Who Should Attend 

Workshop is designed for Plumbing Officials but it would be of great benefit to Mechanical Engineers and designers and their field review staff.

What Previous Participants have said about this Seminar:
 
  • “Very thorough, a lot of info presented in an easy-to-understand manner. I appreciate the extra notes and materials provided. Very clear, considerate and informative.”
  • “Excellent presentation. Instructors were very helpful.”
  • “Very practical seminar. Very well prepared and knowledgeable.”
  • “Extremely useful and practical. Essential to practicing competency.”
  • “Well presented. Excellent content.”
Presenter
 
James Nyhus – City of Port Moody, Senior Building Official 

James Nyhus is currently Senior Building Official for the City of Port Moody. James has been inspecting plumbing and sprinkler systems for 12 years and has been employed in the construction industry since 1977. James holds a plumbing TQ (1982), Class A gasfitters license (1985), Cross Connection Control Certificate, Plumbing Officials’ of B.C. Level 2 Certification and Building Officials’ Association of B.C. Level 3 - RBO Certification. He was also Chair of the Lower Mainland Plumbing Code Committee from 2009 to 2012.
 


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