The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has announced that IAPMO code instructors will teach all of the plumbing and mechanical courses at the 12th annual EduCode International conference, Feb. 23-27, 2009, in Las Vegas.
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
(IAPMO) has announced that IAPMO code instructors will teach all of the
plumbing and mechanical courses at the 12th annual EduCode International conference, Feb. 23-27, 2009,
in Las Vegas.
The annual education and training event,
which takes place at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, will feature IAPMO
instructors Roscoe King, Tim Collings and Mike Mitchell, as well as IAPMO’s
special guest instructor Tom Meyer, executive director of the Green Mechanical
Highly experienced industry professionals, recognized in their
fields of expertise, teach classes at EduCode in 20 specific tracks, such as
Plumbing and Mechanical, Code Enforcement, International Fire Code and the
King is the hearing examiner for the City of Los Angeles
Department of Water and Power, as well as a consultant to the superintendent of
building for Los Angeles County Building and Safety. He is also a member of the
Board of Plumbing Examiners for Los Angeles County. As a licensed California
contractor and licensed journeyman plumber in the County and City of Los
Angeles, King brings to his students extensive practical application knowledge
based on actual job site conditions.
Collings, senior inspector for Salt Lake City Corporation, will
lead four sessions: UPC Water & Fuel Gas Pipe, Sizing & Installation
(entry-level); Combustion Air and Venting of Gas Burning Appliances
(entry-level); Grease Interceptors, UPC Chapter 10 (intermediate-level); and
Effective Use of the Drain, Waste, and Vent Provisions of the UPC and IPC
Mitchell has been involved in the plumbing trades since 1973. He
is the senior plumbing inspector for the City and County of San Francisco. With
half of his career spent on the contracting side of the business, and the
balance on code administration, Mitchell brings a wealth of practical knowledge
to his classrooms.
Meyer was most recently president of
Precision Hydronics Corporation, an international design, consulting and
training firm. He is the ASHRAE Liaison to the U.S. Green Building Council and
has been a member of the Greenbuild Program Committee for five years. He is a
member of the U.S. Senate’s High Performance Building Council, IAPMO’s
Technical Committee, the Ecobuild Advisory Committee, and is an advisor to the
office of the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, DC.
“EduCode continues to be a top-notch
educational opportunity, thanks in large part, no doubt, to the trust placed by
organizers in the knowledge and training capabilities of IAPMO instructors,”
said Bob Siemsen, IAPMO president. “Attendees know going in they’re learning
from the best in the business.”
For more information on EduCode, to register or
obtain a full-course listing for the weeklong event, direct your Web browser towww.educode.usor call (888) 422-7233, ext. 33818.