Available Online Trainings

September Trainings

MegaPress Piping Installation Training | September 28, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

September 28, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

This webinar and live demo will cover the basics of MegaPress carbon steel piping systems and include pipe preparation, deflection, installaton best practices, and tricks of the trade. Join us as we broadcast directly from the trenches at one of Viega’s two Seminar Centers for this live webinar. A downloadable installation manual and pocket guide will be provided.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, David Melendy

David joined Viega in 2014 with experience both as a field tech and as a technical support specialist. While working in the field, David obtained his New Hampshire State gasfitters license, his EPA license for chillers and refrigeration, and N.A.T.E. certificates in Air-to-Air, Oil Boiler, Oil Forced Hot Air, and Heat Pump and Air Conditioning systems. David has worked on, and has an understanding of, both plumbing and heating systems including piping, wiring and associated controls. Since joining Viega David has held positions as Associate Technical Support Specialist, Associate Technical Trainer and is now a Technical Trainer based in our New Hampshire Seminar Center.


Radiant Manifold and Connections Training | September 29, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

September 29, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the installation and configuration options of the Viega Heating and Cooling manifold systems. Installation best practices, various connection options, and accessories will be discussed. This webinar will include a live demo of the manifold systems to illustrate their versatility and to provide pro tips for the installer.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


MegaPress Stainless Credential Training | September 30, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

September 30, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application and installation requirements for the MegaPress Stainless fitting system. By attending and completing this webinar, you will earn a Viega MegaPress 304 and 316 Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress 304 and 316 credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress Stainless fitting systems.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, Tim Severance

Tim is a member of UA Plumbers Local 3 and a UA ITP Instructor; he is a Licensed Master Plumber for the State of Colorado and has worked in the plumbing and heating industry for over 17 years. Tim is an ASSE Certified Backflow Tester and Repairer and Backflow Instructor. Tim also holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Water Resource Engineering from SUNY ESF & Syracuse University. After completing the UA Apprenticeship Program, Tim obtained an Industrial Training in Applied Science degree from Washtenaw Community College.


October Trainings

Pressure Testing Press Systems Training | October 1, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

October 1, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the basics of how to pressure test Viega press systems prior to commissioning to ensure there are no connections left unpressed. We will cover copper, steel, and PEX piping systems in this brief overview of the testing process. Downloadable installation manuals will be provided.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Ricky Maynard

Ricky is a member of Local 3, he a Licensed Master Plumber and holds a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado. Ricky has been working in the plumbing trade since 2007. Prior to Viega, Ricky worked as a foreman for four years, in charge of several large-scale commercial projects including the Viega Headquarters and Seminar Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Ricky has worked with Viega products throughout his entire career.


PureFlow PEX Credential Training | October 2, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

October 2, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the PureFlow System. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega PureFlow PEX Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega PureFlow PEX credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of the Viega PureFlow System.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, David Gunderson

David is a Licensed Master Plumber with a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado and has Training certifications from Emily Griffith Community College. Prior to joining Viega, David worked in the plumbing industry and trades for more than 30 years, the last 10 of which he used Viega products. David is a combat veteran of Desert Storm and served in the Armed Forces for seven years.


MegaPress Credential Training | October 5, 2020 – 3:00 PM EDT

October 5, 2020 – 3:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the MegaPress and MegaPressG fitting systems. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega MegaPress Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Colton Henkowski

Colton is a Colorado native and a Journeyman Pipefitter with UA Local 208. He comes to Viega with 11 years of industry experience having run and piped projects including hospitals, power plants and data centers. With his wealth of experience and positive energy, Colton will be a great asset to our customers.


Industrial Solutions Training | October 6, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

October 6, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

Viega offers a variety of systems for use in the industrial marketplace. This course will cover an overview of the various MegaPress® iron pipe size (IPS) press connect fittings that Viega has to offer for carbon steel and stainless steel piping systems, as well as their proper applications and installation techniques.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, David Melendy

David joined Viega in 2014 with experience both as a field tech and as a technical support specialist. While working in the field, David obtained his New Hampshire State gasfitters license, his EPA license for chillers and refrigeration, and N.A.T.E. certificates in Air-to-Air, Oil Boiler, Oil Forced Hot Air, and Heat Pump and Air Conditioning systems. David has worked on, and has an understanding of, both plumbing and heating systems including piping, wiring and associated controls. Since joining Viega David has held positions as Associate Technical Support Specialist, Associate Technical Trainer and is now a Technical Trainer based in our New Hampshire Seminar Center.


Viega Toolbox App Training | October 7, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

October 7, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

Every fitter and plumber wants to install systems that are plumb, level, and square. The Viega Toolbox App is a handy tool for doing just that. In this live, online training your instructor will take you through some of the features of the toolbox app so you can run quick calculations and find your cut dimensions in a flash. Additionally, you will learn where to find your takeoffs and see some of the other handy features of the Toolbox app that will have you fitting like a pro.  

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Colton Henkowski

Colton is a Colorado native and a Journeyman Pipefitter with UA Local 208. He comes to Viega with 11 years of industry experience having run and piped projects including hospitals, power plants and data centers. With his wealth of experience and positive energy, Colton will be a great asset to our customers.


Flushing Systems Training | October 8, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

October 8, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will be an overview of Viega Flushing System Technology. The features and benefits of our flushing systems will be highlighted for contractors and owners/end users. Flush plates and accessories that come from Viega and compatible fixtures will be covered. Additionally, installation of carriers and changing out internal parts will be discussed, followed by a Q&A session at the end.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Ricky Maynard

Ricky is a member of Local 3, he a Licensed Master Plumber and holds a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado. Ricky has been working in the plumbing trade since 2007. Prior to Viega, Ricky worked as a foreman for four years, in charge of several large-scale commercial projects including the Viega Headquarters and Seminar Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Ricky has worked with Viega products throughout his entire career.


Climate Panel Installation Training | October 9, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

October 9, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the ins and outs of the Climate Panel system from the installation perspective. We will cover the basics of Climate Panel, what parts you need to complete an installation, and what tools you'll need to be successful. This is a live, hands-on demo inlcuding a brief presentation of installation data. A downloadable installation manual will be provided.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


ProPress Credential Training | October 12, 2020 – 4:00 PM EDT

October 12, 2020 – 4:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the ProPress fitting system. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega ProPress Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega ProPress credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of ProPress systems.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, Tim Severance

Tim is a member of UA Plumbers Local 3 and a UA ITP Instructor; he is a Licensed Master Plumber for the State of Colorado and has worked in the plumbing and heating industry for over 17 years. Tim is an ASSE Certified Backflow Tester and Repairer and Backflow Instructor. Tim also holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Water Resource Engineering from SUNY ESF & Syracuse University. After completing the UA Apprenticeship Program, Tim obtained an Industrial Training in Applied Science degree from Washtenaw Community College.


Radiant Training | October 13, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

October 13, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

This webinar will include a brief look at Viega history, offerings from technical services, radiant product overview, and demonstration of LoopCAD® software.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


CuNi Credential Training | October 14, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

October 14, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the MegaPress Cupro-Nickel (CuNi) fitting system. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega MegaPress CuNi Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress CuNi credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress Cupro-Nickel systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, David Melendy

David joined Viega in 2014 with experience both as a field tech and as a technical support specialist. While working in the field, David obtained his New Hampshire State gasfitters license, his EPA license for chillers and refrigeration, and N.A.T.E. certificates in Air-to-Air, Oil Boiler, Oil Forced Hot Air, and Heat Pump and Air Conditioning systems. David has worked on, and has an understanding of, both plumbing and heating systems including piping, wiring and associated controls. Since joining Viega David has held positions as Associate Technical Support Specialist, Associate Technical Trainer and is now a Technical Trainer based in our New Hampshire Seminar Center.


Radiant Manifold and Connections Training | October 15, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

October 15, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the installation and configuration options of the Viega Heating and Cooling manifold systems. Installation best practices, various connection options, and accessories will be discussed. This webinar will include a live demo of the manifold systems to illustrate their versatility and to provide pro tips for the installer.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


Water Management Solutions Training | October 16, 2020 – 12:00 PM EDT

October 16, 2020 – 12:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the water management solutions being employed in many building domestic water distribution systems today to prevent and control waterborne pathogens and maintain water quality at the tap. We will cover the basic use and operation of double drop elbows and thermal balancig valves for hot water recirculation. A downloadable installation manual will be provided.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, Tim Severance

Tim is a member of UA Plumbers Local 3 and a UA ITP Instructor; he is a Licensed Master Plumber for the State of Colorado and has worked in the plumbing and heating industry for over 17 years. Tim is an ASSE Certified Backflow Tester and Repairer and Backflow Instructor. Tim also holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Water Resource Engineering from SUNY ESF & Syracuse University. After completing the UA Apprenticeship Program, Tim obtained an Industrial Training in Applied Science degree from Washtenaw Community College.


Residential Fire Sprinkler Credential Training | October 19, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

October 19, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for Residential Fire Sprinkler systems. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega Residential Fire Sprinkler Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega Residential Fire Sprinkler credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of Viega’s Residential Fire Sprinkler systems.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, David Gunderson

David is a Licensed Master Plumber with a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado and has Training certifications from Emily Griffith Community College. Prior to joining Viega, David worked in the plumbing industry and trades for more than 30 years, the last 10 of which he used Viega products. David is a combat veteran of Desert Storm and served in the Armed Forces for seven years.


MegaPress Press-in Branch Connector Credential Training | October 20, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

October 20, 2020 – 11:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the MegaPress Press-in Branch Connector system. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega MegaPress Press-in Branch Connector Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Colton Henkowski

Colton is a Colorado native and a Journeyman Pipefitter with UA Local 208. He comes to Viega with 11 years of industry experience having run and piped projects including hospitals, power plants and data centers. With his wealth of experience and positive energy, Colton will be a great asset to our customers.


PEX Piping Systems and Applications Training | October 21, 2020 - 3:00 PM EDT

October 21, 2020 - 3:00 PM EDT

What is PEX and why do we use it? In this live, online webinar you will learn about PEX tubing manufacturing methods, the temperature and pressure ratings, and the standards that govern the manufacturing and related codes for the use of PEX. You will also learn about PEX fitting standards and materials, plus gain a better understanding of the compatibility of fitting systems and PEX tubing.  

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


MegaPress Piping Installation Training | October 22, 2020 – 12:00 PM EDT

October 22, 2020 – 12:00 PM EDT

This webinar and live demo will cover the basics of MegaPress carbon steel piping systems and include pipe preparation, deflection, installaton best practices, and tricks of the trade. Join us as we broadcast directly from the trenches at one of Viega’s two Seminar Centers for this live webinar. A downloadable installation manual and pocket guide will be provided.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, Tim Severance

Tim is a member of UA Plumbers Local 3 and a UA ITP Instructor; he is a Licensed Master Plumber for the State of Colorado and has worked in the plumbing and heating industry for over 17 years. Tim is an ASSE Certified Backflow Tester and Repairer and Backflow Instructor. Tim also holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Water Resource Engineering from SUNY ESF & Syracuse University. After completing the UA Apprenticeship Program, Tim obtained an Industrial Training in Applied Science degree from Washtenaw Community College.


PureFlow PEX Credential Training | October 23, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

October 23, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the PureFlow System. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega PureFlow PEX Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega PureFlow PEX credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of the Viega PureFlow System.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, David Gunderson

David is a Licensed Master Plumber with a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado and has Training certifications from Emily Griffith Community College. Prior to joining Viega, David worked in the plumbing industry and trades for more than 30 years, the last 10 of which he used Viega products. David is a combat veteran of Desert Storm and served in the Armed Forces for seven years.


MegaPress Credential Training | October 26, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

October 26, 2020 – 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the MegaPress and MegaPressG fitting systems. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega MegaPress Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Ricky Maynard

Ricky is a member of Local 3, he a Licensed Master Plumber and holds a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado. Ricky has been working in the plumbing trade since 2007. Prior to Viega, Ricky worked as a foreman for four years, in charge of several large-scale commercial projects including the Viega Headquarters and Seminar Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Ricky has worked with Viega products throughout his entire career.


Hydronic Mixing Block Installation and Programming Training | October 27, 2020 – 4:00 PM EDT

October 27, 2020 – 4:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the installation options and basic programming of the Hydronic Mixing Block for radiant and other hydronic applications. The webinar will feature a live demo of the programming as well as use and application tips. A downloadable user guide will be provided.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Pete Hinrichs

Pete is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Pete spent 12 years working for a national wholesaler, seven of those managing various locations. Pete joined Viega in 2017 as a District Manager in Colorado, making the transition to Technical Trainer in 2019. Pete brings with him experience in wholesale distribution as well as hydronics design and sales.


Residential Fire Sprinkler Installation Training | October 28, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

October 28, 2020 – 1:00 PM EDT

This webinar and live demo will cover the basics and installation of Viega's innovative fire sprinkler braket and system using PEX piping in a multi-purpose system. A live installation demo will cover the basic points of bracket configuration and the method of procedeure for a flow test. A downloadable installation manual will be provided.

Presented by Viega Sr. Technical Trainer, David Gunderson

David is a Licensed Master Plumber with a Medical Gas License for the state of Colorado and has Training certifications from Emily Griffith Community College. Prior to joining Viega, David worked in the plumbing industry and trades for more than 30 years, the last 10 of which he used Viega products. David is a combat veteran of Desert Storm and served in the Armed Forces for seven years.


MegaPress Stainless Credential Training | October 29, 2020 – 3:00 PM EDT

October 29, 2020 – 3:00 PM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application and installation requirements for the MegaPress Stainless fitting system. By attending and completing this webinar, you will earn a Viega MegaPress 304 and 316 Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega MegaPress 304 and 316 credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of MegaPress Stainless fitting systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, Colton Henkowski

Colton is a Colorado native and a Journeyman Pipefitter with UA Local 208. He comes to Viega with 11 years of industry experience having run and piped projects including hospitals, power plants and data centers. With his wealth of experience and positive energy, Colton will be a great asset to our customers.


ProPress Stainless Credential Training | October 30, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

October 30, 2020 – 10:00 AM EDT

This webinar will cover the basic use, application, and installation requirements for the ProPress Stainless system. By attending and completing this webinar you will earn a Viega ProPress 304 and 316 Credential. Viega credentials are valid for three years before requiring retraining. A Viega ProPress 304 and 316 credential is an ideal way to show that you have been factory trained in the use and application of ProPress Stainless systems.

Presented by Viega Technical Trainer, David Melendy

David joined Viega in 2014 with experience both as a field tech and as a technical support specialist. While working in the field, David obtained his New Hampshire State gasfitters license, his EPA license for chillers and refrigeration, and N.A.T.E. certificates in Air-to-Air, Oil Boiler, Oil Forced Hot Air, and Heat Pump and Air Conditioning systems. David has worked on, and has an understanding of, both plumbing and heating systems including piping, wiring and associated controls. Since joining Viega David has held positions as Associate Technical Support Specialist, Associate Technical Trainer and is now a Technical Trainer based in our New Hampshire Seminar Center.