Education Schedule

(Preliminary)


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Friday

DateDateSession DetailsTimeCEUsEvent TypeRoom #
Thurs. Mar. 8
NFI Gas Review Class
Tom Parks, Coastroad Hearth & Patio
This is the official review class for the 5th Edition NFI Gas Certification exam. The class is based on the official study manual for the exam, the Gas Hearth Systems Reference Manual, Fifth Edition, published Fall 2013. The class will cover core knowledge on combustion, heat transfer, construction, safety principles, and installation knowledge specific to gas appliances and venting. This includes regulations and instructions, fuel characteristics and delivery, appliance requirements, venting and ventilation, and troubleshooting. All major gas hearth appliances will be covered including fireplaces, gas log sets, inserts, and freestanding stoves. Venting methods such as conventional type B-vent, direct-vent, liner systems, and vent-free will also be covered.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.6

nfi - Technical
202A
Thurs. Mar. 8
NFI Hearth Design Specialist Review Class
Suzanne Turner, Rommel Hearth and Outdoor
Description coming soon.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.6

nfi - Technical
201AB
Thurs. Mar. 8
NFI Pellet Review Class
Rich Sedgwick, R & D Cross of Upper Marlboro, Inc.
This is the official review class for the 5th Edition NFI Pellet Certification exam. The class is based on the official study manual for the exam, Pellet Hearth Systems Reference Manual, Fifth Edition, published July 2016. The class covers the different approaches to pellet appliance fuel delivery, heat transfer, and venting systems. Planning, installation, and troubleshooting knowledge will also be covered. More specifically, such subjects as appliance components, electrical requirements, vent configurations and assembly, and common causes and solutions for pellet system problems.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.6

nfi - Technical
202C
Thurs. Mar. 8
NFI Woodburning Review Class
Larry Grogan, LCG Enterprises
This is the official review class for the NFI Woodburning Certification exam. The class is based on the official study manual for the exam, Woodburning Hearth Systems Reference Manual, Fifth Edition, published Fall of 2014. This class covers both solid-fuel factory-built fireplaces and all types of wood stoves, including freestanding, inserts, and manufactured high-efficiency fireplaces. Core knowledge on combustion, heat transfer, construction and safety principles, and installation knowledge specific to wood burning appliances, including installation and planning, solid-fuel appliance regulations and instructions, appliances, venting and ventilation,
and troubleshooting are also included.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.6

nfi - Technical
202B
Thurs. Mar. 8
Empire Comfort Manufacturer Specific Training
This session is open to all dealers
Rich Dahl & Tim Cummings, Empire Comfort Systems, Inc.
Description coming soon.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.205AB
Thurs. Mar. 8
Kozy Heat Manufacturer Specific Training
This session is open only to current Kozy Heat dealers
Matt Kolander, Kozy Heat
Description coming soon.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.205AB
Thurs. Mar. 8
NFI Exam
Registration opens at 3:30 p.m. The exam will start promptly at 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.201AB

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