Energy Codes, Hazardous Materials, Asbestos Awareness and More: New Courses

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Past, Present and Future of Building Energy Codes and DOE Appliance Mandates
RV-11001AW | 2 hours | Intermediate
Webcast course by Robert J. Hazleton, Jr., PE

National, state, and even local energy codes have continued to change, requiring increasing energy conservation standards. ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) Standard 90.1 and International Energy Conservation model energy code have been increasing the energy conservation standard every three years. The Department of Energy (DOE) has mandated energy conservation standards for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps since 1992. These code mandates have increased over time and will continue to do so. Commercial and residential construction techniques have changed dramatically over the past 20 years. This interactive online course will review the state of current mandates and standards and describe the future requirements of the model energy codes and DOE mandates.

Approvals received:
• Architects (AIA)
• USGBC (LEED General)

Available for:
• Engineers
• Contractors (AK, AL, AZ, DE, GA, HI, MI and NV)
• Facility Management (AHA and IFMA)
• PA Code Official, Certified (UCC)

Pending approvals:
• Contractor (FL)
• Building Inspector (FL)
• Electrical Contractor (FL)
• Home Inspector (FL)
• HVAC
• Plumbing

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EHS Regulatory Overview
RVI-10997 | 1 hour | Intermediate
Video course by Cassandra Dillon

Violating Environmental, Health and Safety regulations can result in fines and even the closure of your business. This interactive online course will teach you the major regulations for general industry as it pertains to Environmental, Health and Safety. You will learn how to determine which regulations are relevant to your companies and/or industry. You will also learn what your organization can do to maintain regulatory compliance with EHS regulations.

Available for:
• Engineers
• EnviroCert International
• Facility Management (AHA and IFMA)
• American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)
• Contractors (AK, AL, AZ, DE, GA, HI, MI and NV)
• PA Code Official, Certified (UCC)
• Water/Wastewater Operator (AZ and SC)

Pending approvals:
• Contractor (FL)
• Building Inspector (FL)
• Electrical Contractor (FL)
• HVAC
• Interior Designer
• Plumbing
• Water/Wastewater Operator

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DOT Hazardous Materials Safety
RVI-11073 | 2 hour | Intermediate
Audi-driven course by Mark DiNardo, CSP

In 2015, there were 42,000+ HazMat violations concerning the transport of Hazardous Materials. Violations included missing placards on vehicles, lack of hazard markings on packages, and errors on shipping papers. Federal Regulation 49 CFR 172.704 (a)(1) requires that all hazmat employees shall be provided general awareness/familiarization training in which hazardous materials are prepared or transported. In addition, the employee shall be able to recognize and identify hazardous materials consistent with the hazard communication standard. This interactive, online course will provide you with the tools to properly identify hazardous materials and prepare those materials for shipment.

Available for:
– Facility Management (AHA and IFMA)
– Engineers
– Board of Safety Professionals (BCSP)

Asbestos Awareness in General Industry
RVI-11010 | .5 hour | Intermediate
Audio-driven course by Neil Smith CIH CSP CHMM
Prolonged exposure to asbestos can cause long-term health effects, even death. So what is asbestos? This interactive, online course covers asbestos awareness as part of your Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) training platform. Topics include asbestos awareness and health risks, company and personal responsibilities, and what to do if asbestos is found.

Available for:
• Board of Safety Professionals (BCSP)

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