Grignard Pure Training and Certification Course Agenda Summary

     1.Installer Course

  • Introduction
  • Pre-Install Checklist for HVAC installations
    • Legal acknowledgements 
    • Grignard Pure system requirements
    • Space covering /HVAC considerations
    • Square footage and diagrams for pre-assessment
    • Machine details
    • Redundancy considerations
    • Indoor airflow considerations, guidelines, and important settings
  • Window treatment
          • Solutions to use
          • Frequency
  • Grignard Pure System Equipment Demo – HVAC Install
          • HVAC Technician
          • Hall Effect C Clamp
          • Power Sources
          • Duct Work and HVAC Zone ID
          • Floorplans
          • Registers, Dampers, and Airflow Control
          • Hall Effect C Clamp Installation
  • Equipment Monitoring, Safety, and On/Off Procedures
          • On/Off procedures
          • C clamp
          • Fluid sensors
          • Alerts from the system and GP
          • Power Outages
          • Continuous Run times
          • Calendar settings and timer windows
  • Preparing for an HVAC Installation
          • HVAC Technician
          • Hall Effect C Clamp
          • Power Sources
          • Duct Work and HVAC Zone ID
          • Floorplans
          • Registers, Dampers, and Airflow Control
          • Hall Effect C Clamp Installation
  • HVAC Install – Ductwork Requirements and Modifications
          • Attach Hall Effect monitoring sensor
          • Match internal stovepipe ducting to the airflow configuration
          • At least 14 inches into next contiguous piece of HVAC ductwork
          • Build flange into internal ductwork endpoint
          • 1-inch flange around entire end of stovepipe ductwork
          • Seal flange gaps with metal duct tape
          • Attach the stovepipe cowling to the dispersal unit
          • Couplers
  • Wireless Sensors and Sensor Kit 
          • Sensors and Sensor Kits for single room HVAC install
            • Place sensors based on prior HVAC assessment (above)
            • Place System Management Unit (SMU)
            • Connect controller to DMX port in dispersal unit
            • Pair all devices
          • Sensors and Sensor Kits for multi-room HVAC install
            • Place sensors based on prior HVAC assessment (above)
            • Place System Management Unit (SMU)
            • Connect controller to DMX port in dispersal unit
            • Pair all devices
  • Test Configurations
        • Prepare Dispersion Unit for Testing
          • Fill GP reservoir
          • Fill cleaning fluid reservoir
          • Plug in machine
          • Prime the machine
        • Set-up of the End User Registration with each End User 
        • Test Configuration
          • All sensors appear online
          • Control unit appears online
          • HVAC fan measurement unit appears online
          • Send test on/off commands to dispersal unit
  • HVAC Dispersion Unit Install Process 
          • C Clamp installation
          • Hall Effect Power Line
          • Locating the Spot for Dispersion Unit
          • 4 – 6 ft from Circulation Fan
          • Mapping Configuration from Dispersion into Ducting
          • ID HVAC Fan Location and Configuration
          • ID Register Placement for HVAC duct ‘run’
          • Hang the Dispersion Unit in the ceiling
          • Confirm control unit plugged into DMX port
          • Connect unit to internal stovepipe ducting
          • Seal all gaps in ducting
          • Test unit for proper seals
          • Seal HVAC ducting
  • Reservoir Placement for Refilling
          • Periodic reservoir swap out or refill
          • Larger reservoirs may be placed up to 40 feet from dispersal unit
            • GP 1-gallon containers can use a syphon top to connect directly to dispersal unit
            • Change out 1-gallon top that comes with it and add 1-gallon syphon top
              • Measure and cut feeder tubing
              • Remove onboard container feeder tubing
              • Thread 1-gallon syphon top into tubing
              • Connect metal filter to end of tubing
              • Put filler end in one-gallon container and push to bottom
              • Tighten cap
              • Connect feeder tube to dispersal unit
            • Repeat all steps above for cleaner container
            • Extended tubing
  • Balancing
          • Walk through the applicable zone and ensure that some haze is coming out of every register
          • Review sensor readings for specific acceptable particle count levels
          • Monitor GP concentration in the air until stabilized at (target levels) 
          • If target levels are not stable across all sensors, consult HVAC technician for obstructions in airflow
            • Dampers
            • Blocked ducts
            • filters
          • Assess initial sensor placement for real world monitoring based on information gained during previous balancing steps
            • Will need more detailed instruction on sensor placement adjustment recommendations
          • Re-run balancing process and assess for concentration level stabilization
            • May need to run balancing process multiple times to assess variable configurations until target levels are reached on all sensors 
          • Document permanent sensor placement

For Portable Units:

  • Portable System – Equipment
          • Dispersion Unit
          • Wall mounting plate
          • DMX Controller – set up, use, settings, protocols
          • Power
          • Sensors
          • System Management Unit (SMU)
  • Portable System – Dispersion Unit Placement
          • Deep into the room
          • Near power source
          • Away from exhaust points
            • Open doors, open windows
            • Exhaust vents
            • HVAC returns
  • Portable System – Wireless Set Up and Sensor Placement
          • Connect Controller to DMX port in dispersal unit
          • Dispersal Unit
          • System Management Unit Placement (SMU)
          • Wall Mounts
          • Sensor Placement
  • Portable System Start Up and Operation
          • Powering Up
          • Connecting to the System Management Unit (SMU)
          • Colored Light Sequences
          • Connecting to the Internet
          • Pairing the Controller and the Sensors
          • Sensor reading/visual observation instructions
            • Monitoring and reporting requirements
            • Collecting data science study variables
          • Booster fans
          • Prime the unit 
          • Priming the unit will fill the zone with visible haze
          • Change dispersal unit protocol to maintenance level
          • Balancing 
            • Monitor sensor readings for GP concentration in the air until stabilized at (target levels) 
            • Review sensor readings for specific acceptable particle count levels
            • Maintenance level is reached after periodic peaks and valleys in concentration 
            • Haze infusions will continue until vapor level/invisible product concentrations can stabilize
            • This will take several cycles
            • Room is stabilized (balanced) when sensors maintain target levels and GP concentration in the air is invisible
          • Equipment refilling and cleaning
          • Ongoing monitoring and maintenance of the system
          • “Treated with Grignard Pure” on-premise signage posting requirements

     2. Customer Consultant Course

    • GP product description, features and benefits
    • Brief history of development
    • An understanding of the product and how to respond to questions in a unified manner
  • COVID-19 spread data (CDC latest)
  • COVID-19 Risk Index
  • How it works to de-activate the virus
  • How it gets dispersed, measured, etc. in an indoor space
  • Health & Safety basics
  • Efficacy data 
  • How GP compares to List N (surface) cleaners
  • How GP compares to other ‘air treatment’ technologies, competitive advantages, EPA certification, etc.
  • How to position GP against other solutions
  • “Treated With Grignard Pure” placard or sticker
  • Target markets and sample customer (or potential) examples
  • About Grignard Company
  • About Grignard Pure team and Science team and organizations
  • Latest testing sites and information
  • How to ‘tell the story’
  • Links to other Content Resources – videos, FAQs, User Manuals, Website, Comparison Technology guide, Power Point; H&S guide

     3.End User Registration Certification Course

  • GP Portal training
    • WiFi connection
    • Data capture
    • Product/Installer registration and activation
    • Register as a “New Customer” and perform specific tasks which will include:
      • Complete the system registration (Name/Address/Contact/Equipment)
      • Entering the installer certification number
      • Confirm EPA and legal acknowledgements and indemnifications
      • Accessing and Operating the Dispersion Unit
    • Sensor reading/visual observation instructions
    • Monitoring and reporting requirements
      • Collecting data science study variables
    • Ongoing monitoring and maintenance of the system
    • Equipment refilling and cleaning
    • “Treated with Grignard Pure” on-premise signage posting requirements
    • Data entry (i.e. monthly product lot number)
    • Basic troubleshooting steps
    • General FAQs

Here is an example of a video component of the Training. This is the “Introduction to the Equipment” module: