Wood Heat Awareness

Insurance Institute of Manitoba

Suite 215 - 175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3R8 [Map]
Date and Time: October 29, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wood Heat Awareness
Presented by Winnipeg Chimney Service

This interactive full day seminar will give you a better understanding surrounding wood heating appliances and the risks associated with them. This presentation would be of interest to brokers, underwriters, risk managers, and claims personnel interested in gaining a better awareness of woodstoves.

Topics covered:

  • Interpreting the risks associated with Wood Heat
  • Installation Standards
  • How to read ULC/CSA labels
  • Types of Wood Heating Appliances Including Woodstoves, Fire Place Inserts and pellet fired stoves
  • Clearances, Shielding and floor protection required
  • Chimneys
  • Two Case Studies to be reviewed

Presented by:  Henry Nagtegaal, President, Winnipeg Chimney Service Inc.
Henry Nagtegaal is the president of Winnipeg Chimney Service Inc.; a business which his father started in 1962.  Henry began his wood heat education by completing the masonry apprenticeship program.  He has been teaching courses for the past 20 years specializing in proper venting.  Henry is involved in testing homes in conjunction with local gas utilities on heat loss and stack pressures with regards to chimneys and vents.  He became WETT (Wood Energy Technical Training) certified in 1989 and became an instructor of these courses. Henry has enjoyed teaching the WETT courses in numerous locations throughout Canada.

Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Date:                 Tuesday,  October 29 2019  
Location:         Insurance Institute of Manitoba
                         Suite 215 - 175 Hargrave Street, 
                         Winnipeg,  MB  R3C 3R8
Registration:   8:45 a.m.
Seminar:          9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CE Credits:  6 CE Hour General and Adjuster  (ICM Course ID # 33063)
Please be aware that tardy arrival to or early departure from any seminar will preclude IIMB from issuing a CE certificate for the seminar.

Cancellation: No refunds issued. Substitution of another person is acceptable - please notify us of such changes so CE records can be adjusted appropriately. IIMB reserves the right to cancel this seminar due to unforeseen extenuating circumstances - in such an event, all fees will be refunded.