Restoration professionals face many changes in their field and require continuing education to maintain IICRC Certification. In Modern PURAIR®’s pursuit to maintain our status as Canada’s leading indoor air quality provider for the insurance restoration industry, we have developed a continuing education course that has been approved by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration to provide continuing education credits.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is the technology of indoor environmental comfort. It’s goal is to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality. The HVAC System acts as the lungs of a home or business and is constantly “breathing” in and out. The entire system can easily become contaminated on water and fire losses as well as during renovations or re-builds.
After a building has been impacted by fire or flood, the HVAC System may become contaminated and require remediation. The IICRC S500 states that “Since HVAC systems circulate the air that workers and occupants breathe when the system is operating both during and after restoration, it is a critical component to the overall water damage restoration plan.” The IICRC Standard continues that “after excess water has been removed, the system should be thoroughly dried. Mechanical system components should be evaluated and cleaned as necessary following NADCA ACR Standards.
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with an understanding of the HVAC system components and how they can become contaminated in a disaster. Through this class, learners will understand how HVAC systems can impact indoor air quality as well as the process for evaluating and remediating the systems. In this class, you will learn:
- About the HVAC components and how they function
- How different loss types contaminate the HVAC system
- How HVAC contamination impacts indoor air quality
- Industry standards and requirements
- About the HVAC cleaning and restoration process
Click here to see the Course Syllabus and learn more about the class and how to schedule a course at your office.