Grignard Pure Training and Certification Course Agenda Summary

I. Installer Course

  • 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 Sensor
      • 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

II. 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

II. 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

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