Wx Training: Furnace Diagnostics and Combustion Health and Safety

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November 14, 2017 Training
Wx Training: Furnace Diagnostics and Combustion Health and Safety November 14, 10:00 AM – November 16, 4:00 PM • 1001 S. 18th St, Marshalltown, Iowa
1001 S. 18th St, Marshalltown, Iowa To reserve a spot please e-mail Gwen Howe at Gwen.Howe@iowa.gov

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM Up-Coming Training Announcement Training Name: Furnace Diagnostics and Combustion Health and Safety Course Description: This three day course is a combination of classroom and in-field training. Participants will learn about furnace components, basic electric, venting, and gas pressure issues. Participants will learn the basics of furnace and ductwork sizing and how to use combustion appliance testing equipment. Participants will also learn about condensing furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, and air conditioners. Participants will learn to set up a house in worst-case conditions, and perform required draft and carbon monoxide testing for furnaces and water heaters using a digital monometer, monoxer, and TI-89 calculator. There will be discussion of test results and possible solutions. Participants will also learn steady state efficiency testing using a combustion analyzer and will learn how to calculate the Depressurization Tightness Limit (DTL). This session will also focus on worst case set-up and CO testing. When: November 14 – 16, 2017 – Begin at 10:00 on the 14th Where: Mid Iowa Community Action, 1001 S. 18th, Marshalltown. Agencies are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and room reservations. Reimbursement: There will be no state reimbursement available. Other Info: Class size is limited to six participants per session. Preference will be given to newer auditors/inspectors in the network. For more information: To reserve a spot please e-mail Gwen Howe at Gwen.Howe@iowa.gov. No telephone calls please. This training is approved for local agency personnel only.