BC Region: Business Meeting Luncheon
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BC Region: Business Meeting Luncheon

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: The Executive Suites Hotel
4201 Lougheed Highway
Burnaby, British Columbia  V5C 3Y6
Contact: Kathryn Kubossek

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Open to CIPH Members


Thursday, April 11, 2019


11:15 AM     Reception

12:00 PM     Lunch

12:45 PM     Presentation (30 - 45 minutes followed by Q&A)





$65.00 per person



Session Description:


Premise Plumbing in Vancouver Buildings: Enhanced Public Safety, Efficiency & Long-Term Resiliency Measures.


Plumbing and mechanical code updates in the City of Vancouver will be discussed in this presentation. Topics include “operating permits” (a new regulatory instrument for building mechanical systems, with defined reporting and inspections requirements), non-potable water systems, building water treatment systems, Legionella, cooling towers, decorative water features, once through cooling, and new plumbing fixture and appliance requirements.




Phil White, City of Vancouver
Development, Building & Licenses / Gas Safety Manager
Plumbing, Gas and Sprinkler Inspections Manager


Phillip White is the Trades and Gas Safety Manager with the City of Vancouver, where he oversees plumbing, fire sprinkler and gas inspections. He is involved with various boards, safety standards committees and code committees, including the NSF 444 Joint Committee on Prevention of Injury and Disease Associated with Building Water Systems. His has over twenty five years of experience on complex mechanical systems, mechanical design, rainwater reuse and appropriate codes, regulations and acts. 
In his spare time he enjoys flying, soccer and the occasional Guinness (not at the same time).



Christopher Radziminski, City of Vancouver
M.A. Sc.,P.Eng, R.P. Bio. Water Design Branch / Policy Analyst


Within the City of Vancouver’s Water Design Branch, Chris is focused on water use in the commercial, institutional and industrial sector. He is a professional engineer and a professional biologist, and is a certified small water system operator. He is on the steering committee for the 2019 NSF/NEHA conference “Building Water Systems: The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus.” His background includes a B.Sc. in microbiology, an M.A.Sc. in civil engineering with research on Cryptosporidium parvum and chlorine dioxide, and a certificate in power equipment mechanics. He is also a member of Vancouver’s Heavy Urban Search and Rescue CAN-TF1 team.



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