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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Alabama / Mississippi Add On: Maintenance Workshop

Start Date: 7/21/2020 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 7/21/2020 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

64 South Water Street
Mobile, AL  United States  36602

Event Website: http://www.sahma.org/al-ms-maint-add-on

Organization Name: SAHMA

Betsy Eddy
Email: betsy.eddy@sahma.org
Phone: (800) 745-4088

Maintenance Workshop
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
**New Date**
Mobile, AL


SAHMA Member: $209
Non-members: $309

8:00 am - 9:00 am     Add-on Course Check In & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:30 am   REAC 365 for Maintenance
10:45 am - Noon        Plumbing
Noon - 1:00 pm          Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm      Water Heater - Gas and Electric
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm      Mold & Mildew

9:00 am - 10:30 am - REAC 365 for Maintenance
Trainers: Ian Patton, Eugene Sharpe & Jennifer Scott, SPM, LLC & Jeffrey West, Red Mountain Inspection Services, LLC
Be prepared for your REAC 365 days.  Implementing a Preventive Maintenance Plan that will ensure your property will be ready for that 14- day notice.  Learn ways to ensure your team is staying on top of those maintenance items that could become possible deficiencies.  Gain information about the New NSPIRE Inspection Model and understand what the inspectors are looking for.

10:45 am - Noon - Plumbing
Alyn Bailey, HD Supply
This session addresses the challenges associated with the most common service request: plumbing. Topics include major fixture components, from the water meter and pressure regulator, to the hot and cold water supply lines into the building. Galvanized to PEX tools used to assemble a watertight circuit are presented. Typical basin, bath, and shower fixtures, associated drains, and the tools and techniques for opening them are also covered. Troubleshooting and safety with tools, products, and processes will be discussed. Topics covered in this class include:

  • Correct water pressure
  • Component parts of gas and electric water heaters and how to operate them
  • Commercial supply line materials and techniques for assembling circuits
  • Common plumbing tools, quality, and use
  • Servicing, the parts for, the water-efficient operation of, and troubleshooting a toilet
  • Health and safety concerns and the wearing of safety apparel while making plumbing repairs
  • The safe use of chemicals drain openers
  • Commercial fire sprinkler systems and their maintenance and operation

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm - Water Heater — Gas and Electric
Trainer: Alyn Bailey, HD Supply

This session is an introduction to, and overview of the operation, maintenance, and repair of a typical residential-grade water heater. The course will present and clarify the operation fundamentals of the natural gas burner and in-tank electrode water heaters, and typical equipment parts layout and design. It will identify the major serviceable components and maintenance procedures used to set up, operate, troubleshoot, repair, and clean a typical residential-grade water heater.
Topics covered in this class will include:

  • Staying safe while making repairs
  • Introduction to the dynamics of heating water
  • Major components of a gas-fired tank
  • Major components of an electric-fired tank
  • Thermostat control system and components: gas
  • Thermostat control system and components: electric
  • Troubleshooting common work order issues and complaints
  • Common repairs
  • Testing electrical components with a multimeter
  • Preventive maintenance
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Mold & Mildew
Trainer: Alyn Bailey, HD Supply

This session is for maintenance technicians of all skill levels. It is designed to explain and clarify the qualities, characteristics, and most common sites and causes of mold growth. We will review the complete repair process for an interior wall growth, accounting for replacement wallboard and structural materials, including the selection and use of tools and consumables. The session also helps students troubleshoot the causes of mold, presents several accepted mitigation solutions, and includes information on routine maintenance. Topics covered in this class include:
  • Safety procedures when using PPE and cleaning chemicals
  • The basics of mold and mildew: what they are, how they start, and how they grow
  • Identifying the most common types of mold and mildew in a residential setting
  • The most common sites of mold or mildew colonies, and what condition caused the growth
  • Most common repairs for plumbing, laundry, kitchen, and bathrooms
  • Details of a typical wall repair, replace, and rebuild
  • Commercial cleaners and chemicals for remediation and maintenance

For more information, visit: www.sahma.org/al-ms-maint-add-on.

This event provides 6 hours of Continuing Education Credit. Your certificate will be available in your SAHMA web account after the event is completed.
All registrations will close 10 business days prior to the start of the event.
Payment:  Once a registration has been submitted, the registrant is responsible for payment! Registration fees are based on the membership status of your organization at the time of registration.
Cancellations: Must be received in writing 10 business days prior to the start of the event to receive a refund less a $75 fee. After that date, only substitutions may be made, but no refunds are available.  NO SHOWS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR FULL REGISTRATION FEE!
Attire: Business Casual is suggested. The temperature in conference facilities and training rooms is difficult to control.  Please dress accordingly.
Badges: The badges provided are required for entry into meeting sessions, trade show and reception.
Special Needs: SAHMA complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have special physical, dietary, or other needs, please contact SAHMA at 800.745.4088 prior to the event.
Disclaimer: By your payment and attendance at this event, you recognize that:
1. Interviews, photographs, audio recordings and video recordings may be taken and you consent to their publication, exhibition or reproduction by SAHMA for promotional purposes;
2. Your personal information is provided to trade show and/or conference attendees for the user's sole and exclusive reference to facilitate networking.
Confirmations: If you do not receive an email confirmation for your registration, contact the SAHMA office.

Questions: Call SAHMA at 800.745.4088 or email info@sahma.org

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