Mr. Howe teaches the course on Hospital and Laboratory Plumbing Design. The course includes information from his 40 years as a Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer.
Mr. Howe attended Northeastern University in Boston and received a degree in Civil Engineering. He is a registered New York State Professional Engineer and a New York State Code Enforcement Officer and has a PE license in Georgia, Maryland, South and North Carolina. He is currently employed at the New York State Education Department as an Associate Mechanical Construction Engineer. In his present employment, he reviews plans for K-12 Schools for code compliance in Mechanical Plumbing and Electrical Disciplines. He has been a member of American Society of Plumbing Engineers for 31 years. On the local level he has served as the Vice President Technical and Education Committee Chairman. On the National level he served as President of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Research Foundation and is a member of the National Education Committee.
Over the years, Mr. Howe has been involved in the design of numerous hospital additions and renovations. In addition, he has designed a number of laboratories including a BioSafety Level 3+ Laboratory for CDC. Mr. Howe expects participants to gain a basic understanding of Hospital and Laboratory Design.