Region II

Counties: Berks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuykill, Wayne

Quarterly Executive Board Meetings are held at the Denny's Restaurant located at 1871 Catasauqua Road, Allentown, PA unless indicated otherwise. All members are welcome to attend. If you need more information, kindly contact Brian Geist by email. We look forward to seeing you at our meetings.

Check back frequently for updated information.

 

 

 

 

July 25, 2017

Propert Venting of Hearth Appliances

Proper inspections require a good base of knowledge about the products. Venting Hearth Appliances looks at the very foundation of some basic theories and component parts that form the foundation for proper hearth appliance venting systems. Participants will learn: Basics of Draft and Flow; Effects of wind; Wood burning venting systems; NFPA Levels of Inspection; Gas venting systems; and, Pellet venting systems. (3.5 CEUs)

Date: July 25, 2017

Time: REGISTRATION - 8:00am-8:30am

          SEMINAR - 8:30am-12:00pm

          LUNCH - 12:00pm (included)

Location: Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Complex, Allentown, PA 18103

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June 22, 2017

Common Concrete Construction Issues

This presentation will cover topics that are causes of many common problems associated with concrete construction, including: hot weather concrete practices; cold weather concrete practices; proper concrete sampling, testing & quality control; cement hydration basics; joint spacing - crack control; and, correclty identifying concrete problems. Participants will become familiar with best practices and most common short comings of the above-listed topics.

Date: June 22, 2017

Time: REGISTRATION - 8:00am-8:30am

          SEMINAR - 8:30am-12:00pm

          LUNCH - 12:00pm 

Location: Kistler O'Brien Corporate Building, 2210 City Line Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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April 20, 2017

Clean Agent Suppression Overview Training

 

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time: REGISTRATION - 8:00am-8:30am

          SEMINAR - 8:30am-12:00pm

          LUNCH - 12:00pm 

Location: Kistler O'Brien Corporate Building, 2210 City Line Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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UPCOMING EVENTS - check back for more info

 

July 25, 2017 - Proper Venting of All Fuel Types, Allentown PA (tentative)
October 19, 2017 - Simpson Strong-Tie's Continuous Load Path, TBD (tentative)

 

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October 20, 2016   

Smoke & Fire Control

The course will provide a better understanding of how smoke travels in multi-story building fires.
The physics of vertical smoke migration in mid- and high-rise building fires, and the hazards this presents for building occupants will be presented. The evolution of building codes and how they address this hazard will be presented.


This course has been APPROVED for ICC PPP CEUs.

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Register by email to dsmith@bethlehemtwp.com
 

 

For more information concact:

Dennis K. Smith
Bethlehem Township
Residential Construction Code Official
Deputy Zoning Officer
 
610-814-6432  Office#
610-814-6445  Fax#
484-223-7205  Cell#

 

Click here for a DIY Membership Application.


 

 

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April 7  


Registration 7:30 AM

Seminar      8:00 AM

Lunch         12 Noon


 Residential Energy Plan Reviews in 15 Minutes or Less

This program will help plan reviewers be able to perform a thorough energy review without spending a lot of time. Following a 2009 IECC refresher, the instructor will review model plan submittal and plan review checklists and that will help make energy plan reviews more efficient. Plan review exercises will give reviewers experience with these tools and confidence that they can perform quick but thorough energy plan reviews.

At the completion of this training, you should be able to ...

  • Describe construction features with the highest energy impact items and why
  • Understand required and recommended construction details and notes
  • Use recommended plan submittal forms and plan review checklists
  • Perform quick REScheck certificate and Performance Path reviews
  • Perform quick reviews of heating and cooling load calculations

This course has been approved for ICC P(T)PP CEUs.



Tuition (includes lunch)   Members:  $45.   Non-members $55.


Best Western Lehigh Valley

300 Gateway Dr.

Bethlehem, PA

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May 19   NOTE DATE CHANGE

Understanding Fire Extinguisher Systems

This session provides a a sound foundation for understanding fire extinguisher systems.  Basis system types and system components and how they operate will be covered.  General inspection protocol;s for each type will be shared; these will address the unique needs of installations in new construction as well as retrofitting of existing buildings.
 
At the conclusion, participants will be able to  –  

  • explain why sprinklered buildings can experience fire damage
  • explain how the major system components perform
  • explain how sprinkler system components work in concert
  • conduct inspections and tests of newly installed or existing systems
  • recognize the most common system problems


SCHEDULE

7:30 AM - registration
8:00 AM 12:00 pm – Training


Hosted by:  Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection


The ICC has determined that this course qualifies for PTPP CEUS.


Click here to register by email.

Denniis K. Smith
Bethlehem Township
Residential Construction Code Official
Deputy Zoning Officer
 
610-814-6432  Office#
610-814-6445  Fax#
484-223-7205  Cell#
dsmith@bethlehemtwp.com

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Please note: Information is posted as it becomes available. Dates, locations and times are subject to change.

Use the links on the right to contact Region Two leadership.

 

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For State Board of Directors meetings information, refer to the appropriate Calendar Page.