Intended for:
All WETT certificate holders, but especially system advisors, installers and service personnel.

Length:
One full working day.
Prerequisites:
You must already be WETT Certified.

Objectives:
To introduce participants to the house as a system principle
To learn and practice system design concepts that can produce spillage-resistant installations
To learn improved diagnostic techniques and remedial measures to resolve smoke spillage problems

Scope:
Smoke Spillage Prevention is the first of a two course series on viewing the chimney in the house as a system. The course introduces participants to the house as a system principles that can help them design systems that do notspill smoke into the indoor environment and to diagnose and resolve spillage problems in existing systems.

Content:
Introduction to the house as a system principle
How temperature difference, stack height and pressure difference affect chimney venting
The effects of wind on buildings and chimneys
The effects of fan-induced negative pressure
A case study on diagnosing spillage problems

Output:
Successful completion of the course (70% on the examination) provides one continuing education credit – fulfilling the mandatory WETT continuing education requirement.