SELACACI Announces “FIRE & FUMES” Public Training

NEW ORLEANS – The Southeast Louisiana Coalition of the AC Industry announces its first public training for 2015: “Fire and Fumes – Home Safety Training for Homeowners and Contractors.”

         The panel discussion will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at Local 60 Plumber’s Hall, 3515 N. I-10 Service Rd. W (at Severn Ave.), in Metairie.

         Local fire and building experts will talk about fire safety and building inspections to help prevent local house fires and educate homeowners to check for certain code violations or other problems that could threaten loss of property or loss of life. 

         Panelists include:


         • Sidney Chaisson – Professional Engineer & Home Inspector (22 years), Baton Rouge

         • Paul LaGrange – Building Science professional, LaGrange Consulting, Mandeville

         • Trent Naquin – A/C contractor (26 years), longtime VFD member & EMR, Labadieville

         • Walter Oliveaux – Fire Investigator, St. Francisville


         Topics will include improper installation of HVAC, water heating equipment, building materials, fire hazards, from lightning and from flexible gas lines (CSST), combustion gas exposure issues and electrical fire hazards.

         SELACACI is a volunteer organization of HVAC professionals dedicated to a better appreciation and implementation of the building codes governing the industry and toward improvement of the industry. SELACACI primarily serves contractors in the Greater New Orleans area, while recognizing the need for broader public education on related issues.

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