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Uponor Releases January through June 2009 Factory Training Schedule
Dates for Uponor’s Factory Training in Apple Valley, Minn. are now available and ready for registration. And with the addition of two new trainers and easy online registration, professionals in the HVAC, hydronic heating and cooling, plumbing and fire safety industries have even more reason to take advantage of this valuable, educational, learning tool.
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Customer Trainer Josh Schwaller, center, instructs students on installation and operation techniques for Uponor’s Climate Cŏntrol™ Multifunction Controller for radiant applications.
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Senior Trainer Wes Sisco educates a class on the fundamentals of hydronic radiant system design.
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Headed by Training Manager Mary Beth Manninen, the Uponor Factory Training program is now better than ever with the addition of industry veteran Wes Sisco as senior trainer and HVAC, hydronic and plumbing professional Steve Swanson as customer trainer. Sisco and Swanson will collaborate with current customer trainer, Josh Schwaller, to offer a unique combination of solid technical information, hands-on workshop opportunities and plenty of entertainment for factory training attendees.
“This new training team gives us a broad array of talent in radiant, plumbing and fire safety expertise,” says Manninen. “Wes’ background in the industry and hands-on field experience working alongside installers, coupled with Steve’s extensive knowledge in the trades and Josh’s training and curriculum development expertise, allows us to offer our customers a training experience that’s second to none.”
And online registration is fast, safe and secure — simply go to www.uponor-usa.com/training and select the Training Classes tab to choose a class and register online.
The Uponor factory training program currently offers the following courses:
• Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop, which develops an understanding of the key elements of radiant floor heating systems, including delivery fundamentals, installation techniques, zoning, balancing and heat loss
• Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop with ADS, which includes all the information above as well as education on the Advanced Design Suite™ (ADS) software
• Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop, which focuses exclusively on controls, zoning and wiring
• AQUASAFE® Fire Safety Systems Workshop, which details system components, design and installation techniques for the Uponor multipurpose plumbing and fire sprinkler system
Uponor Factory Training Schedule — January through June 2009
Jan. 7-9: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
Jan. 15-17: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
Jan. 20: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
Feb. 2-5: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop with ADS
Feb. 10-12: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
Feb. 18: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
March 9-11: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
March 17: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
March 19-21: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
March 23-25: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
March 30-April 1: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
April 6-8: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
April 23-25: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
April 28: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
May 5-8: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop with ADS
May 12: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
May 18-20: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
June 11-13: Radiant Solutions – Fundamentals Workshop
June 25-27: Radiant Solutions – Controls Workshop
June 30: AQUASAFE Fire Safety Systems Workshop
For additional information about all Uponor training programs or to register online, visit the Uponor website at www.uponor-usa.com/training
For questions regarding training registration, contact Jodi Staub, training and technical products specialist, at 800.321.4739 ext. 5333. For information about customer visits and events, contact Katie Moser, customer events and training specialist, at 800.321.4739 ext. 4207
Uponor Corporation is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe, and a market leader in municipal infrastructure pipe systems in the Nordic countries. Uponor Corporation employs 4,200 people in 27 countries and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd., Finland.
Uponor, Inc. is headquartered in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.
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