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September 22 - 26  //  San Diego Marriott Mission Valley

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

The 2021 ASPE Tech Symposium features 40 technical education sessions designed for plumbing industry professionals at all career levels. Each session offers 0.15 CEUs that can be used for your license and certification continuing education requirements. To see information about a session and meet the speaker, click on the session title.

Cabrillo Salon 1 Balboa 1 & 2 Sante Fe 3 & 4 Sierra 5 & 6 Cabrillo Salon 2
CODES & STANDARDS / WATER QUALITY SYSTEM DESIGN SUSTAINABILITY / CONSTRUCTION DISCUSSION SPECIALITY DESIGN FIRE PROTECTION, LIFE SAFETY & MORE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
1:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Responding to Crisis: Best Practices for Shut Down & Reopening Buildings Hydronic Expansion Tanks for HVAC & Plumbing Applications Copper: A Key Element in Sustainable & Resilient Design Firestopping: Codes & Containment for Plumbing Engineers, Part 1 Backflow Prevention Assemblies in Fire Protection Systems
3:15 P.M. - 4:45 P.M. 2021 International Plumbing Code Changes Design of Site Pressure Natural Gas Systems Water Treatment for Commercial Humidification Firestopping: Codes & Containment for Plumbing Engineers, Part 2 Tech Top 5 – The Most-Asked Questions (and Ansers) from Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Technical Services Staff
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. A Detailed Review of the ASSE 1087 Standard Applying Roof Drain Flow Rates in System Design Prefabrication: Not Just for a Manufactured Assembly Selecting the Right Water-Based Fire Protection System Nitrous Oxide, Nitrogen, & Carbon Dioxide Medical Gases
10:45 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. Extending the Water Demand Calculator to Commercial & Institutional Buildings Vacuum Plumbing for Safe, Sustainable & Future-Ready Plumbing Design New Design Concepts in Response to Crisis: Balancing Sustainability & Water Safety Designing DWV Systems with Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fire Protection Special Hazards & Hazard Analysis
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Decoding Plumbing Codes Designing Booster Systems – ASPE Chapter 5 Method Applications for Smart Water Management in Commercial Buildings Cast Iron Coatings for Aggressive DWV Applications New Innovations in Med Gas Piping – Changes Found in NFPA 99
3:45 P.M. - 5:15 P.M. Water Treatment Systems for Healthcare & Lab Facilities PP-RCT for Building Services Piping Oil Separators vs. Grease Interceptors Design & Sizing—Taking the Mystery Out Automatic Auxiliary Drains: New Innovations in Freeze Protection Becoming a Solution Provider
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
8:45 A.M. - 10:15 A.M. CSST Gas Piping Systems Code Compliance & Sizing Fuel Oil-Handling Systems for Generators & Boilers Containerized Water Treatment & Plumbing Design Water Heater Venting Fundamentals Self-Regulating Variable-Speed Fire Pump Units—Better, Simpler & More Cost-Effective
10:30 A.M. - Noon Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water – Issues & Answers Water Heating Design in the Modern World Hot Water Distribution Temperature, Legionella Control & the Need for Enhanced Scald Protection What’s Old Is New Again: The Environmental & Operational Benefits of R744 Heat Pump Water Heaters Leading Intentionally: A Young Professional’s Guide to Developing Their Personal Leadership Vision in Construction & Beyond
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