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Cost: Register by March 10: MNLA Members: $129; Non-Members: $159 | After March 10: MNLA Members: $149; Non-Members: $179
This class is recognized by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry as satisfying eight hours (2 hours of code, 6 hours of technical training) of continuing education requirements for the Power Limited Training Licensure. This class is orientated specifically towards the irrigation specialist. DOLI Course Code 20160134.
TRAINING WILL INCLUDE:
Code Application of Common Installation Processes Pertinent to the Irrigation Industry
- Surge Arrester
- Location parameters (Dry, Damp, Wet)
- Product parameters (Rainproof, Raintight, Watertight, Weatherproof)
- Space around equipment – needs for servicing
Performing and Measuring Power Limited Electrical Work Terms and Processes
- Nominal Voltage and peak to peak voltage
- Actual electrical measurements and what it means
- Judging if equipment is adequate for a specific application
- Installation/execution of work
- Mounting and unused openings
- Splices – selection and installation
- Wires used vs. equipment needs and environmental conditions
- Installation and techniques for underground installation
- Installation and techniques for above ground installation
- Principals of 2-wire systems
- Types of 2-wire system signals
- Installation of 2-wire systems
- Troubleshooting of 2-wire systems
- Adding new technology to 2-wire systems
- Types of locating equipment
- New technology in locating equipment
- Built-in locating/diagnostics in landscape irrigation controls & software
Code Terms & Definitions
Code Section Sample Projects – Dos/Don’ts
Emerging Remote Control & Water Management Technologies
- Installation & Operation
- The Internet of Things
Andrew Lindquist is the owner of Links Systems, Inc, providing consultation and online development for the horticultural industry. He has 35+ years experience in classroom, online, and professional presentations for both public and private institutions. Lindquist is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture with a minor in Business Management. His past work experience includes: golf course superintendent/manager; post secondary vocational instructor in landscape/golf maintenance/irrigation design and installation; sales person and area manager for local and international based manufacturers.
Tim Malooly is a tireless advocate for water-efficient irrigation and is a leader in the irrigation industry, nationally and in the Upper Midwest. In 2008, he received the EPA WaterSense Partner of the Year Award – the first irrigation professional to be so honored. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA) and chairs its Government Affairs Committee. He formerly led MNLA’s Irrigation Industry Committee. Tim has been a member of the Gopher State One Call Board and the Minnesota State Board of Electricity. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.
Parking is free. Morning coffee and lunch are included.
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