STRUCTURE DRYING (ASD)

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APPLIED STRUCTURE DRYING (ASD) CERTIFICATION
*See available dates for this course below and register online!

$949.00 per person
* Please note that there will be a separate exam fee, per person, of $65.00 made payable to IICRC on the last day of this course. Class hours are 8am - 5pm respectively. Please be sure to read our school cancellation policy located on our school web site. Call us with any questions.

The Applied Structural Drying course covers the effective, efficient and timely drying of water-damaged structures and contents, using comprehensive classroom and hands-on training, in order to facilitate appropriate decision-making within a restorative drying environment. Students will experience live hands on use of instruments, extraction systems, drying equipment, and chemistry use in an actual flooded building situation.

This course is required by many insurance companies to participate in their preferred vendor programs. It will give owners and managers the opportunity to see and use a variety of the newest extraction and drying equipment, which can help in making equipment buying decisions for both new and veteran companies.

Course Topics:
• Communications and Safety
• Airmover and dehumidification formulas and placement
• Review and use of inspection tools
• Classes and category review
• Hands on--extraction, mitigation, equipment installation, monitoring, documentation
• Drying science—psychrometry, thirst, permeance, vapor diffusion, grain depression
• Microbiology
• Pressurization
• Dehumidification—refrigerant, desiccant, heat exchange systems
• Electrical: safety, cost to run equipment, managing heat in the structure
• Creating a balanced drying system with air flow and dehumidification
• AFD—air filtration devices
• Drying procedures for walls, flooring, cabinets
• Understanding surface, free and bound water