Regional Workshop- Latham, NY


"Installation of PelletVent Pro, Direct-Vent, Gastite and Tuning Up Your Inspection Processes"


Date: Friday May 13, and Saturday, May 14th 2011 Time: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday.

Location: The Century House, 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110. View location on Mapquest

Phone: 888-674-6873

Dale Menges, Dura-Vent Direct Vent Gas and Pellet Vent
Dave Borghoff, Gastite Gas Line
Tom Urban, Estoban: Tuning Up Your Inspection Processes

Manufactures representatives will be attending from: Dura-Vent, Estoban and Gastite

Pellet: Codes & Standards = 1; Tech=1
Chimney: Codes & Standards = 1; Tech=1

Direct Vent Gas: Codes & Standards = 1; Tech=1
Chimney: Codes & Standards = 1; Tech=1

Gastite Installation and Certification = Technical 1.00, Codes & Standards 1.00

May 14: Inspection Process Tune Up Seminar

CSIA CEUs: Technical 0.50
Communication & Liability 2.75
Business 1.25

NFI CEUs: 6 Elective

Registration: Go to our website - click the link for the
registration form under "Upcoming Events" -may be printed from

Cost: We are asking for a donation of $25.00 per person per day ($50 per person for both days) be sent in with the
registration form.

Stay Inn
981 New Loudon Road
Cohoes, NY 12047
(A block of rooms have been secured at $85/night...this price will expire on April 29, 2011)

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
400 Old Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 783-6161

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Latham Albany Airport
833 New Loudon Rd
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 1-518-640-2200

Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Airport
45 British American Blvd.
Latham, NY 12110

Lindemann Warehouse Address:
Lindemann Chimney Supply
4 Airport Park Blvd.
Latham, NY 12110
Toll Free: 877-722-7230
Local Phone: 518-785-4922


May 13, Friday,
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Introduction and welcome from the NYCSG and a word from Rob
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM: David Borghoff on Gastite Installation and Certification (CEU's pending)
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Morning coffee break provided by Lindemann Chimney Supply
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Dale Menges on Dura-Vent Pellet Vent (CEU's available)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Box lunch provided by Lindemann Chimney Supply
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM: Dale Menges on Dura-Vent Direct-Vent (CEU's available)
3:15 PM: Caravan to Lindemann Location
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Tour of Lindemann Warehouse/open house pop and cookies

May 14, Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Tom Urban on Tuning Up Your Inspections Processes (9:45 AM coffee break provided by Lindemann Chimney Supply).
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch on your own
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Tom Urban on Tuning Up Your Inspections Processes

David Borghoff of Gastite's presentation: Gastite CSST Certification Class - Design and Installation
This will be a certification class centered on design and installation of Gastite. It is a group certification class (with a group test) that will allow the attendee to purchase and install Gastite according to New York State Code and National Codes.

Dale Menges of Dura-Vent's presentations:
Design & Installation of Pellet Vent
Design & Installation of Direct-Vent Gas Venting.

Tom Urban of Estoban's presentation: Tuning Up Your Inspections Processes
Photo Progression- Taking photos in the field that makes sense and save time
Archiving photos, now that you have them what do you do with them and how do you find them
Financial side of inspections- understanding the cost involved and return
Interpretation- what you see from chimney scans and how to present them
Marketing side of inspections- educating your customer about their present chimney condition that shows a return.