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September Virtual Meeting: Forensic Plumbing Investigations with Mark Hunter
September 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$10
Home inspectors evaluate plumbing defects on every inspection. Sometimes the defects are easy to find, but some conditions can be almost possible to find or diagnose. Mark Hunter will have a presentation covering covering common plumbing defects and some of his forensic plumbing investigations. For example: chloramine degradation of EPDM rubber seals, dezincification of yellow brass valves, problematic PEX connections, and many more.
5:30pm – Login and Socialize – Join a few minutes early to sort out technical issues and chat with your fellow inspectors.
6:00pm – Pre-Meeting – Chapter President Paul Barraza will have a presentation describing his epic re-roofing project. It started with removing 5(!) layers of roofing, and also encompassed a new gable and energy performance upgrades as well. (Attendees will earn an additional ASHI CE)
7:00pm – Chapter Meeting – Chapter president Paul Barraza will lead a short business meeting to cover chapter and ASHI business, committee reports, and upcoming educational opportunities.
7:30pm – Main Speaker – Mark Hunter will have a presentation describing his Forensic plumbing investigations and the latest crop of plumbing defects.
Mark Hunter had been a plumber since 1977. Since 1994, he has been involved with litigation work, which includes: construction defect, products liability, standard of care, personal injury (burns, slip and fall) and code issues.Hunter Plumbing Consulting is a full service company offering consulting services on litigation and non-litigation matters involving plumbing.