FREE Green Building Webinar: The Importance of Effective Handwashing and Its Impact on Global Health, May 21, 12pm EST

  • 21 May 2020
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction
Importance of Effective Handwashing and It's Impact on Global Health
Event Description

Designing public handwashing solutions that are code compliant, with reliable performance and efficiencies in water and energy use, can present several challenges to both the architect and plumbing engineer. This course will review current plumbing codes, public health agency guidelines, and regulatory statutes. Insights into specific water heating technologies and system designs will be covered.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Participants will gain an understand of services water heating code bodies that dictate design parameters for safe and efficient hot water delivery. Code considerations: UL, UPC, IPC, IECC, ANSI, NEC
  2. Participants will gain an understanding of current public health agency guidelines specific to handwashing and effects on health. Agencies covered: ASHRAE, CDC, CMS, DoE, EPA, OSHA, WHO.
  3. Participants will learn how water temperature can impact- both positively and negatively- the health efficacy of handwashing.
  4. Participants will be able to explain the differences between traditional and non-traditional types of water heating technologies, and identify strengths and limitations of each in handwashing applications.
  5. Participants will gain an understand of the benefits gained with tankless electric water heating systems.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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