Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
CEU Value 0.2
Building Infiltration Affects Load Calculations
Presented by: Frank Spevak of the Energy Conservatory
Location: Legacy South 3
New building codes include provisions for the testing and sealing of the building envelope. In this session,
attendees will learn about building infiltration, what equipment is needed to properly determine infiltration
rates, what the results mean and how to incorporate this important material into your classroom.
The Future of HVACR Tools
Presented by: Tony Gonzalez of Fieldpiece Instruments
The future of HVACR tool instrumentation and field testing procedures will be covered. Discussions of how
new technology and field tool innovations are improving upon current field testing procedures.
Growing Your Program
Presented by: Scott Nail of Upper Valley Career Center
Location: Forum East 4
Advisory committees are required for all career-technical programs. This session will discuss how educators
can maximize the benefits realized from their committees and industry partners to ensure the success of their
students, program and institution. Participants will also learn about the U.S. Department of Education
accelerated movement towards more quality apprenticeships.
How to Teach Ladder Diagrams
Presented by: Raul Lopez of St. Phillips College
Location: Forum West 1&2
Interpreting ladder diagrams is essential to the success of the HVAC Technician. Instructors must be able to
teach HVAC students how to design ladder diagrams with the understanding of concept and application.
Electrical troubleshooting and electrical testing will be explained with the use of ladder diagrams.