• 2003-2012 International Plumbing Code (IPC) seminars
  • 2003-2012 International Mechanical Code (IMC) seminars
  • 2003-2012 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) seminars
  • 2003-2012 International Residential Plumbing & Mechanical (IRC-PM) Code seminars

Mr. George is available to provide seminars and training on plumbing and mechanical system design, including codes and standards.

Former International Code Council Instructor 


Mr. George has been a columnist With Plumbing Engineer Magazine for over 22 years. He has written hundreds of articles on plumbing system design issues, plumbing codes, and plumbing product standards. He and he has also given numerous seminars discussing covering design, Installation and Maintenance of all plumbing types of Plumbing & Mechanical systems. domestic hot water systems and hot water temperature control product standards. He has taught plumbing code classes, fire protection classes, and plumbing system design classes at the University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin, Lawrence Technological University and at Oakland Community College in Michigan, and he has taught Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code classes across the country as an instructor for the International Code Council.

Seminars Available from Ron George, CPD:.


Plumbing, Mechanical, Fire Protection and Code & Standard Seminars



000 The Proper Location for a Backflow Preventer be in a Fire Suppression system with a fire Pump. 1 hr

001 Sizing Natural Gas, Propane and Butane Fuel Gas Piping Systems using different gas pressures to minimize piping costs – 2 hours

002 Backflow preventer types, installation requirements and backflow preventer product standards for plumbing systems - 2 hours

003 Emergency Showers & Eyewashes. Installation requirements to meet the ANSI Z358.1 standard for emergency fixtures. - 2 hours

004 Stream & Condensate Systems an overview of how the steam condensate system works - 2 hours

005 Combustion Flue Vent Installation Requirements – 2 hours

006 Medical Gas Systems and NFPA 99 – 2 hours

007 Domestic Hot Water system design – 2 hours

007a Domestic Hot Water Scalds - How to design and install a system to stay out of hot water.

007b How to Design & Maintain your system to Limit Your Exposure to Domestic Hot Water Scald and Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Litigation.

008 Sizing and layout of Domestic Cold Water distribution systems – 2 hours

009 New advancements in Fire Sprinkler Head Technology – 1 hour

010 Fire Protection Systems, wet, dry, deluge, pre-action – NFPA 13 – 4 hours (2 hours for NFPA 13 wet systems only)

010a NFPA 25 Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Fire Sprinkler Systems

011 Sanitary Drain & Vent systems – 2 hours

011a Venting Sanitary Drainage Systems – 2 hours

012 Sump Pumps & Sewage Ejectors – 2 hours

013 Domestic Cold Water Booster pump installation considerations. – 2 hours

014 Plumbing Plan Review – 1 hour

015 Commercial Laundry Equipment Plumbing Installation Requirements – 1 hour

016 Commercial Kitchen Equipment Plumbing Installation Requirements – 2 hours

017 Storm Drain systems – 1.5 hours

017a Overflow Drain Systems – 0.5 hours

018 Plumbing Design Project file set-up – the project folder - 1 hour

019 Fuel Oil Systems Design & Installation Requirements – 2 hours

020 Selecting the Right Valve for piping systems – Ball, Butterfly, Gate, Globe, Fire Prot., balancing valves & Actuators - 1 hour

021 World Trade Center Collapse – A fire investigation review of events that led to progressive structural collapse of the world Trade Center – 1 hour

022 New Code Requirements and things you should know when Piping Domestic Hot Water Mixing Valves with Circulator Pumps – 1 hours

023a Water Softeners - Energy losses due to scale and mineral build up on heating surfaces in water heaters. - 1 hour

024 Sizing Thermostatic Mixing Valves in Plumbing systems – 2 hours

025 ASSE 1016 Standard for individual shower valves – 1 hour

026 ASSE 1017 Standard for temperature Actuated Master Mixing Valves for Plumbing Systems – 1 hour

026a ASSE Mixing Valve Standards & ASSE 1069, ASSE 1070, & ASSE 1071 Mixing Valve Standards for: 1069 Gang Showers, 1070 Point-of-Use Mixing Valves, 1071 Emergency Fixture Mixing Valves.

027 How to Conduct Flow Testing of Fire Hydrants to Determine System Design Pressures – 1 hour

028 CSI Specification Section Numbers – 1 hour How to write construction specifications

029 Fire Alarm & Detection Systems – 1 hour

030 Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems NFPA 12 – 1 hour

031 Plumbing Inspection Surprises – 1 hour

033 International Plumbing Code Fundamentals – 4 hours

034 Code Changes from 2003-2006 Fundamental changes – 4 hours

035 2006 International Fuel Gas Code – 2 or 3 hours

038 Performing Commercial Plumbing Inspections to the International Plumbing Code – 8 hours

040 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Presentation – 1 hour

041 2006 International Mechanical Code Fundamentals Seminar. – 6 hours

042 Building Information Modeling (BIM) The future of 3D Virtual Building Construction

043 Grease Interceptors and the Control of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) in Sewer Systems

044 It's not easy Being Green - A review of engineering issues that relate to water conservation

045 Process Piping Installations and accessories

046 The Construction Specification format - Plumbing Section 22000

047 ASSE 1016, 1017, 1069, 1070, 1071 mixing valve standards

050 Fire Standpipes NFPA 14 – 2 hours

051 Fire Pumps NFPA 20 – 2 hours

053 International Plumbing Code

054 International Mechanical Code

055 International Fuel Gas Code

056 International Property Maintenance Code



Seminar fees are $500 per hour up to 4 hours, or $3,200 per 8 hour day plus expenses. 

Call for details. (734) 755-1908

Discounts for qualifying non-profit industry associations

*Other Code and Standard presentations are available upon request.*

Training and Educational Seminars

office (734) 322-0225, cell (734) 755-1908