Training and Education
We contribute to industry education through the offering of monthly presentations, seminars, and training workshops, geared towards developers, engineers, property managers, mechanical and plumbing contractors.
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What’s Covered: Circulators: Learn how a circulator "pumps" water through the system, how to properly size them and where to locate them in a hydronic system. Zone Valves: Why would someone use a zone valve instead of a circulator? We will discuss design considerations... Flo Control Valves: What they do and what happens to the system when they aren't working properly? Pressure Reducing Valves: learn what they do and how they are properly set. Expansion Tanks: Why every system needs…Find out more »
Service and Maintenance of Residential and Commercial Boiler, Residential Combi Boiler, and Commercial Domestic Water Heater
What’s Covered: Hands-on service techniques and procedures, including: Basic preventative maintenance service. Burner cleaning. Heat exchanger cleaning. Basic troubleshooting techniques and methods. Maximizing energy efficiency. Control programming options. Focus Brand: Lochinvar Focus Products: Residential Knight & Noble, Commercial FTXL, ArmorFind out more »
What’s Covered: How to size commercial water heating applications. Understanding Lochinvar’s “Better Idea” concept for commercial water heating. The benefits of condensing water heating for your customer. Why and Where to use high efficiency, condensing technology. Installation recommendations, including: piping, wiring, venting best practices. Easy control programming for accurate operation and maximum energy efficiency. Managing basic start-up. Focus Brand: Lochinvar Focus Products: Armor, Copper Fin, Power FinFind out more »
What’s Covered: What is heat loss and how to apply to boiler selection. Learn the basics and fundamentals of hydronics. Convection, conduction, and radiant concepts. Components of a heating system and their relationship to each other. The relationship between BTU, GPM, and Delta T. Introduction to proper piping techniques. Focus Brand: Lochinvar, B&G, Hoffman, Danfoss Focus Products: boilers, pressure reducing valves, relief valves, expansion tanks, air elimination, dirt and magnetic elimination, water quality, flow checks, pumps, zone valves.Find out more »
Come to the Product Expo and see the latest innovations and learn best practices. Meet product experts and discuss interesting applications. Featured Brands: Lochinvar, Bell & Gossett, Danfoss, Sentinel, HBX Controls, Metraflex, Goulds, Aquatherm Featured Products: Condensing residential & commercial boilers and water heaters, Variable frequency drives, ECM motors, thermostatic radiator valves for 1 & 2 PS Systems, closed loop pipe chemical protection, magnetic separators, radiant floor & boiler controls, expansion loops, vibration compensators, pressure booster packages, polypropylene piping systems…Find out more »
What’s Covered: Building on the Hydronics 101 class, learn about the entire hydronics system. Advanced Components of a heating system. The relationship between BTU, GPM, Delta T and their associated formulas. Near boiler piping. Proper piping techniques: series loop systems, 2 pipe direct return, 2 pipe reverse return, mono-flo, and primary/ secondary piping. sizing practices, and rules of thumb that you can use on every installation. You will understand a hydronic system start to finish. Focus Brand: Lochinvar, B&G, Hoffman,…Find out more »
What’s Covered: 1)Learn the fundamentals of steam heating systems 2)Application of one and two pipe systems 3)System components: Traps and vents 4)Boiler feed ,condensate and vacuum pumps 5)Does and don’ts with boiler piping Focus Brand: Hoffman, Maid-o Mist,DanfossFind out more »