Minute Form                                                                                                                                               Chapter Number: 08131

Chapter Name: HEARTLAND                                                                                                                                                                 City: Belleville, Illinois

Reported By: Michael Eichenseer                                                                                                                   Title: Secretary

 Attendance: Thirteen                                                                                                                                                                             Meeting Date: September 2, 2010


Educational Program:

              Paul Brockfield of Mechanical Supply Company talked about Caleffi Hydronic Solutions, The product is made in Italy with their United State headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin they are known world wide. They have a line of Solar water heating items. Their hydraulic separators are referred as low loss headers. Caleffi Hydro Separaors eliminates two tees, and extended piping, and the low pressure mixing chamber (also purges air) replaces the expansion tank with a bladder tank. Caleffi also makes zone valves (most reliable), air vents, and air separators. They have a boiler feed valve with backflow. The E-mail address is All lower case letters.


 Business Meeting:

               President Stanley opened the meeting at 7:00 P.M. Roll call of officers:

President, Vice-president, treaurer, secretary, sergeant-of-arms, and educational director.

Board of directors:Don, and Ron Spradling, and Eirc Nesler.

John Barnes made a motion to stop paying the honorary, and retirees dues, Because of lack of funds, and to remove it from the by-laws. Ken Stewart seconded the motion, and motion carried.

              The banquet is October 2, 2010 please come and bring a couple with you. The Illinois State meeting will start at 4:30 P.M.

               The banking account will be going to UMB bank starting October 7, 2010. Ronald Spradling, and John Barnes will audit the treasurer books on October 2, 2010 at the banquet.

                The November meeting is a certification class.   Mike Eyer C.M. is the chapter C.M. monitor for the HEARTLAND Chapter.


              There was no further bussiness, a motiom to adjourn was made by Don Spradling and George barron seconded the motion, the motion carried.



Minute Form                                                                                                                                                                                                Chapter Number: 08131

ChapterName: Heartland                                                                                                                                                                         City: Belleville, Illinois

Reported By: Mike Eichenseer                                                                                                                        Title: Secretary

Attendance: Fourteen                                                                                                                                   Meeting Date: October 7, 2010


Educational Program:

        Nick Wood Of Halfpenny Sales talked about Energy Audits. He mentioned the most common air leaks are ducts, fireplaces, doors, windows, plumbing, and recess light fixtures. He also talked about BPI (Building Preformance Institute), that certification is required for Gold Star, he showed thermal imaging pictures and had a thermal Imager for building inspection. He said that some insulation problems are missing, wet, and settled insulation. If you would like to know more his e-mail


Business meeting:

       President Stanley opened at 7:00 P.M. Roll call of officers; president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, sergeant-of-arms, and eductional director. Board of Directors: Don and Ron Spradling.

        John Barnes made a motion to stop paying the honorary, and retirees dues, because of lack of funds, and to remove it from the by-laws. Ronald Spradling seconed the motion, and the motion carried.

         The banking account is now at UMB bank which started October 7, 2010.

         The November meeting is a certfication class, and is Nate credited.  Mike Eyer C.M. is the chapter C.M. Monitor for the HEARTLAND Chapter #08131.

          There was no further business, a motion to adjourn was made by John Barnes. Maurice Bridges seconded the motion, and the motion carried.