Course Name:   ENERGY FROM GAS and RESPIRATORY SAFETY AND THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 2014 

Course Number:  0611948

CEUs:    1   (1 Hour of Insturction)            Categories:   General

Course Description
This course is primarily designed for personnel without formal training on combustion or indoor air quality. It covers the fundamentals of energy use from gas fuels, exposure to gas, liquid fuels, and gaseous emissions, protective methods and devices, and safe practices in the construction industry. This course reviews the mechanism of death and harm and ties them to the Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) Energy Conservation. The participant will increase their understanding of the process of harm and how code compliance mitigates risk.

Course Objectives:
The participant will learn:

  • Overlap between energy code, and combustible fuels.
  • Principles of combustion, exposure to explosion and high heat and the body’s metabolic response.
  • The process of death from asphyxia and other causes tied to gas and combustion phenomena, and safety principles to prevent harm.

The bridge between effective use and conservation of energy over the useful life of each building defined in the Florida Building Code.

Method of Presentation
This course will be presented in a classroom lecture format with instructor use of a multi-media presentation. Attendee participation and questions will be encouraged.

Qualifications of Instructor –  Julio Rovi, Arlene Stewart, Lauren Westmoreland, Rue Beane, Bert Henderson.

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