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ASSE/RPA Hydronic Systems Installation Certification Course
ASSE/RPA Hydronic Systems Installation Certification Course

This 3-day course covers basic concepts and definitions, system components and their proper installation, radiant systems, tubing, code requirements, system commissioning and documentation. The 24 hours of training culminates in a 100-question examination; upon passing the exam, trainees will be certified by ASSE International as Professional Hydronics Heating and Cooling Installers. 

This course includes:

  • Two nights lodging at Courtyard Marriott (walking distance to facility)
  • Three days catered lunch
  • Modern Hydronic Heating by John Siegenthaler (hard cover)
  • Radiant I - Heating & Cooling (e-book)
  • Radiant II - Heating & Cooling (e-book)
  • Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronic Code (soft cover)
Who should attend?
Contractors with a minimum of two years experience in the HVAC field, who design, install and service hot water heating systems and seek to demonstrate their professional qualification through certification by ASSE International.

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Carbon Steel Press Technology
Carbon Steel Press Technology

This course will cover the use of carbon steel press systems for residential, commercial and industrial piping applications. Applications including gas and hydronics will be covered along with many others. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the advantages of press pipe joining technology over traditional methods through practical examples and hands-on demonstration.


This course includes:

  • IPS press technology for water & gas piping applications
  • Safety and security 
  • Patented smart connect feature 
  • Threading vs. MegaPress
  • Retaining structural integrity of pipe
  • Installation examples 
  • Hands-on installation techniques in “the trenches” 

Download flyer | January 17, 2017
Download flyer | June 12, 2017
Carbon Steel Pressing

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Commercial Radiant Heating & Cooling
Commercial Radiant Heating & Cooling

This course will cover system design and considerations for commercial radiant heating and cooling systems. Commercial installation applications, piping and controls as well as efficiency comparisons versus traditional heating and cooling methods will be addressed.

 

This course includes:

  • Commercial installation options
  • Design practices
  • Integrating with other heating/cooling systems
  • Installation obstacles
  • System efficiency comparisons

 

Download flyer | June 22-23, 2017 

Learn about the system design and considerations for commercial radiant heating and cooling systems.
Learn about the system design and considerations for commercial radiant heating and cooling systems.

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Copper Press Technology
Copper Press Technology

This course will cover the use of copper press systems for plumbing, heating and hydronic piping systems. Topics will include technical information on press technology and fittings, as well as applications and installation practices. Attendees will leave with a greater understanding of the advantages of copper press fittings vs. traditional joining methods and how they can use press pipe joining technology to increase efficiency and profits.

This course includes:

  • Fitting construction 
  • Sealing element selection and criteria 
  • Installation practices
  • Press tools  
  • ProPress challenge (Traditional vs. ProPress) 
  • Cost comparisons
  • Water quality solutions, knowledge & support

Download flyer | March 10, 2017

Copper Press Technology

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Energy and Comfort Performance of Radiant Systems
Energy and Comfort Performance of Radiant Systems

Viega and the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at UC Berkeley, represented by Fred Bauman, are offering a training course on the advantages of integrating radiant heating and cooling systems into building design. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about how radiant heating and cooling systems can improve the efficiency of a building’s operation. 


Presentation overview 

  • How radiant systems work with a focus on radiant slab (TABS) systems 
  • Heat transfer fundamentals 
  • Energy use 
  • Thermal comfort in comparison to conventional all-air systems 
  • Project examples 
  • Design guidance 


Who should attend 

  • Architects and engineers 


Viega Seminars

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Geothermal and Solar
Geothermal and Solar

This course will cover design and installation options for geothermal and solar systems. It also addresses how to design a hydronic system around the parameters of these efficient heat sources in addition to piping and control integration of supplemental heat sources.

 

This course includes:

 

Geothermal

  • Benefits of geothermal systems 
  • Heat pumps
  • Distribution efficiencies
  • Radiant heating for increasing efficiency
  • Socket heat fusion fittings
  • Geothermal piping arrangements

Solar

  • Solar angles
  • Passive or active solar 
  • Solar collectors 
  • Storage  
  • Piping arrangements for space heating 
  • DHW production 
Viega training in geothermal and solar technology is the best available.

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Hydronics 101 & Radiant Systems
Hydronics 101 & Radiant Systems

This course will provide you with a basic understanding of how hydronic system components work as well as the different options that are available to you. Expand your knowledge of radiant installation options. You will leave with an understanding of the features and benefits of radiant systems and the ability to estimate materials for a variety of applications.

 

This course includes:

  • Advantages of using water to deliver energy
  • Methods of heat transfer 
  • Identifying and understanding hydronic components
  • Piping materials and arrangements 
  • Various heat sources
  • Control strategies
  • Radiant heating installation methods  
  • Generating a bill of material 
  • Hands-on climate panel and staple-up installation

Download flyer | January 18-20, 2017
Expand your knowledge about radiant floor heating technology.
Expand your knowledge on radiant floor heating technology.

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LoopCAD
LoopCAD

This course will provide first-hand experience using LoopCAD software for radiant design and layouts.

 

This course covers: 

  • Heat loss

  • Drawing layout

  • Material selection

  • Snow melt


Download flyer | March 6-7, 2017 

Download flyer | May 8-9, 2017


Learn more about LoopCAD

Viega Educational Facility offers the most relevant classes in the industry.
LoopCAD® is a registered trademark of Avenir Software Inc.

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Manual J Heating & Cooling Loads
Manual J Heating & Cooling Loads

This course will cover the calculation of residential heating and cooling loads based on ACCA’s Manual J.

 

This course includes:

  • Design condition
  • Windows and sky lights
  • Infiltration
  • Walls
  • Ventilation
  • Duct losses
  • Complying with energy codes

 

Radiant floor heating is more effiicient than forced-air heating.
Radiant floor heating is more effiicient than forced-air heating.

Register to attend Manual J Heating & Cooling Loads training, coming soon!

NFPA 13D Fire Sprinkler
NFPA 13D Fire Sprinkler

This course will cover design and installation options for NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems.

 

This course includes:

  • NFPA 13D requirements
  • Installation considerations
  • System design
  • Hands-on installation
  • Complying with energy codes

 

Download flyer | February 23, 2017

Download flyer | May 4, 2017

Viega fire protection systems utilzing Viega PureFlow fittings and tubing are approved for NFPA 13D fire sprinkler applications.
Viega fire protection systems utilzing Viega PureFlow fittings and tubing are approved for NFPA 13D fire sprinkler applications.

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Pathogen Risk Reduction by Design
Pathogen Risk Reduction by Design

 According to the CDC, reported Legionnaires’ disease cases have doubled in the past decade and approximately 25% of those cases were associated with nearly new or recently renovated buildings.

Viega and legionella outbreak investigation expert Tim Keane, of Legionella Risk Management, Inc., are offering a training course on how to maintain water quality and minimize microbial growth in commercial plumbing systems. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about waterborne pathogens and how to guard against them.


Pathogen Risk Reduction by Design

  • Case studies of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks
  • Legionella guidelines and standards from a liability perspective
  • Pathogens
  • Design strategies for pathogen control
  • Material selection

Pathogen Risk Training

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Press Technology for Gas Fitters
Press Technology for Gas Fitters

This course will cover the different press-connect fittings approved for gas distribution systems; along with sizing, installation practices and how to commission a system.  Upon completion participants will have a complete understanding of how to properly install press-connect fittings and receive a credential card, which is required by some jurisdictions in order to install these gas systems. 

This course includes:

  • How to identify press fittings for gas piping applications 
  • Gas pipe sizing 
  • Installations practices of ProPressG and MegaPressG
  • Codes and standards 
  • Testing and commissioning gas systems 
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Radiant and Hydronics Troubleshooting
Radiant and Hydronics Troubleshooting

This course will be hands-on focused to provide designers, installers, service technicians and any other technical support personnel the information necessary to properly diagnose problems within a radiant or hydronic system.

 

This course includes:

  • Identifying design flaws
  • Mechanical failures
  • Flow problems
  • Control issues
  • Overheating
  • Under heating
  • Heat source

 

Download flyer | February 16-17, 2017

Learn how to propertly diagnose problems in a radiant or hydronics system.
Learn how to propertly diagnose problems in a radiant or hydronics system.

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Radiant Design and Software
Radiant Design and Software

Day one is dedicated to design theory and practices where you will achieve a greater understanding of how to maximize your radiant design. The second day takes place in our state-of-the-art, amphitheater-style computer lab allowing you to get first hand experience utilizing the most up-to-date Viega Radiant software release.

 

This course includes:

  • Design considerations
  • Manual heat loss
  • Radiant panel design
  • Budget quote estimating
  • Material selection
  • Reports
  • Submittals

Download flyer | April 13-14, 2017

Learn more about radiant design in our state-of-the-art computer lab.
Learn more about radiant design in our state-of-the-art computer lab.

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Radiant Design, Piping and Controls
Radiant Design, Piping and Controls

Day one is dedicated to design theory and practices where you will achieve a greater understanding of how to maximize your radiant design. Days two and three focus on different piping arrangements and control strategies which can be considered when installing a radiant system. Applications such as hybrid systems, multiple temperature piping arrangements, as well as system component placement will be covered.

 

This course includes:

  • Design considerations
  • Manual heat loss
  • Radiant panel design
  • Piping theory
  • Radiant heating
  • Mixing options
  • Distribution piping
  • Controls
  • And much more!

Download flyer | February 20-22, 2017

Achieve greater understanding of how to maximize your radiant design.
Achieve greater understanding of how to maximize your radiant design.

Register to attend Radiant Design, Piping and Controls training coming soon!

Radiant Piping and Controls
Radiant Piping and Controls

This course focuses on different piping arrangements and control strategies which can be considered when installing a radiant system. Applications such as hybrid systems, multiple temperature piping arrangements, as well as system component placement will be covered.

 

This course includes:

  • Piping: theory, radiant heating, DHW, high temp, geothermal and solar
  • Mixing Options: duct losses, injection mixing, mixing valves and diverting valves
  • Distribution Piping: parallel and series
  • Controls: outdoor reset, zoning, hands-on installation

 

Download flyer | April 11-12, 2017

Learn about different piping arrangements and control strategies for radiant systems.
Learn about different piping arrangements and control strategies for radiant systems.

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Radiant Systems
Radiant Systems

This course will allow you to expand your knowledge of radiant installation options. You will leave with an understanding of the features and benefits of radiant systems and the ability to estimate materials for a variety of applications.

 

This course includes:

  • Advantages of radiant heating
  • Dry vs. wet systems
  • High vs. low mass systems
  • System anatomy
  • Climate panel system design
  • Material calculations
  • Panel design
  • Hands-on installation 

Download flyer | March 8-9, 2017
Download flyer | June 19-20, 2017

Learn more about the features and benefits of radiant systems.
Learn more about the features and benefits of radiant systems.

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Radiant Week
Radiant Week

This course is comprised of three multiday courses culminating into a week long radiant experience. It combines Radiant Systems, Radiant Design and Software along with Radiant Piping and Controls:

Radiant Systems
This course will allow you to expand your knowledge of radiant installation options. You will leave with an understanding of the features and benefits of radiant systems and the ability to estimate materials for a variety of applications.

Radiant Design and Software
Day one is dedicated to design theory and practices where you will achieve a greater understanding of how to maximize your radiant design. The second day takes place in our state of the art, amphitheater style computer lab allowing you to get first hand experience utilizing the most up-to-date Viega Radiant software release.

Radiant Piping and Controls
This course focuses on different piping arrangements and control strategies which can be considered when installing a radiant system. Applications such as hybrid systems, multiple temperature piping arrangements, as well as system component placement will be covered.

 

Download flyer | April 10-14, 2017

Radiant Week combines three separate classes into one exciting and educational week-long experience.
Radiant Week combines three separate classes into one exciting and educational week-long experience.

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Snow and Ice Melting
Snow and Ice Melting

This class will take an in-depth look at the design and installation of hydronic snow and ice melting systems. Coursework will include design, installation practices, estimating operating cost, piping and control options.

 

This course includes: 

  • Design: load selection and calculations
  • Applications: concrete, asphalt, and pavers
  • Piping and Controls: mixing options and control strategies
  • Operating Cost: intermittent, idling and cold start

 

Learn more about the design and installation of hydronic snow and ice melting systems.
Learn more about the design and installation of hydronic snow and ice melting systems.

Register to attend Snow and Ice Melting training coming soon!

Stainless Steel Press Technology
Stainless Steel Press Technology

This course will cover the use of stainless steel press systems for commercial and industrial plumbing, heating and piping applications. Properties and chemical compatibility of both 304 and 316 stainless steel will be covered. Attendees will leave with a greater understanding of the advantages of press pipe joining technology, as well as the ability of these systems to increase installation efficiency and decrease downtime.

This course includes:

  • Stainless steel basics 
  • 304 & 316 stainless applications 
  • Codes & standards 
  • Chemical compatibility and approvals  
  • Commercial & industrial installations 
  • What is an MTR 

Download flyer | May 1, 2017 

Stainless Steel Press Technology

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