Event :: 2021 MAC ASHI Fall Seminar - 8 CEs
2021 MAC ASHI Fall Seminar - 8 CEs
- Understanding & Inspecting Masonry by Michael Bryan
- Combustion Safety Testing Basics by Joe Konopacki
- Uncontrolled Airflow in Homes by Joe Konopacki
- Masonry Systems by Michael Bryan
MAC-ASHI Online Fall Webinar
Saturday December 4th, 2021
MAC ASHI Members
Many states do not preapprove CEs, rather they accept ASHI® CEs
It is our understanding that VA, PA, WV, and DE accept ASHI® CEs
You are responsible for verifying that your state accepts ASHI® CEs
This Seminar is preapproved by MD for eight (8) Continuing Professional Competency Credits
Featuring the following Experts
"Combustion Safety Testing Basics"
Since its initial discovery, fire has proven to be extremely useful, but also dangerous. Modern combustion appliances are no exception. The dangers have been mitigated, but not eliminated. Home inspectors protect homeowners by alerting them to potential dangers. Which gas appliances create the greatest amount of carbon monoxide? Which appliance is the most likely to spill exhaust or back draft? What are thesigns of combustion safety issues and common causes? Proper exhaust flue geometry maynot be enough to ensure safe function. Learn to identify common combustion safety issues to better serve your customers.
"Uncontrolled Air Flow in Homes"
Keeping homes dry and comfortable is essential for an effective controlled environment. Controlling air flow has been overlooked as a key aspect of achieving these goals. Air flow affects indoor air quality, comfort, building durability, condensation, combustion safety, recurring mold, icicles, and more. We will explore these and other issues and show how uncontrolled air flow can be the common link among many problems in homes. While "homes have to breathe", we will discuss what that means in a practical sense rather than it being a justification for sloppy installations and poor assemblies.
"Understanding & Inspecting Masonry"
To provide the knowledge necessary to accurately identify and describe masonry systems and report visual and/or apparent adverse masonry conditions,
based upon an understanding of the system materials and their
To provide the knowledge necessary to understand the installation and appliaction of masonry systems and their components. From recognizing how and why defects manifest to the scope of repairs associated with them, we will discuss chimneys, fireplaces, retaining walls, and poured concrete.
Learn From the Experts
Joe Konopacki is a Building Consultant with over 20 years of experience in single family & multi-unit
inspections, diagnosis, renovations, and new construction.
He is a licensed IL home inspector, ‘ASHI’ Certified Inspector, ‘RESNET’ certified Energy Rater, and
holds multiple certifications as a BPI trainer.
Since founding Insight Property Services, Inc. in 2009, Joe has inspected & tested hundreds of homes,
providing the homeowners valuable advice & insight, and has trained dozens of tradespeople as BPI
If you know anyone who could use some advice about their home, call Joe with Insight.
One masonry company that he served as the sales rep, estimator, and project manager for was the sister company to a Design/Build general contracting company. He was offered an additional position as a sales representative and conceptual designer for residential and commercial additions and renovations. He accepted that position over and above his masonry company responsibilities. In 1989 when the building market experienced a significant slowdown, Mike was relocated to Richmond, VA through a head-hunting agency to start up a satellite office of a disaster restoration company based in Roanoke, VA. There he called on homeowner insurance companies and adjusters seeking the opportunity to restore buildings damaged by fire, water, vandalism, auto damage and more.
YOU MUST REGISTER AND PAY BEFORE THE WEBINAR BEGINS TO RECEIVE CE CREDITS !!
12/4/21 Eastern Time
|8:45 AM||-||9:00 AM||Zoom Room Opens|
|9:00 AM||-||10:45 AM||Inspecting Masonry|
|10:45 AM||-||10:55 AM||Break|
|10:55 AM||-||12:40 PM||Combustion Safety|
|12:40 PM||-||1:15 PM||Lunch|
|1:15 PM||-||3:00 PM||Uncontrolled Airflow|
|3:00 PM||-||3:10 PM||Break|
|3:10 PM||-||5:00 PM||Masonry Systems|
|MAC ASHI Members:||$85.00|
Location: Zoom Webinar
Eastern Time Zone
Start Date And Time
12/04/2021 09:00 am
End Date And Time
12/04/2021 05:00 pm