Viega hosts Siggy for Oct. hydronics seminar

As part of its commitment to training customers, Viega is hosting the Viega Fall Hydronics Seminar with John Siegenthaler on Oct. 14 and 15, 2008.

Nashua, N.H. - As part of its commitment to training customers, Viega is hosting the Viega Fall Hydronics Seminar with John Siegenthaler on Oct. 14 and 15, 2008. The seminar will combine a full-day technical program on contemporary hydronic system design with unique networking opportunities in picturesque New England.

Viega will kick off the event with an authentic New England-style clam bake complete with lobster, New England clam chowder, steamed mussels and clams, corn bread and a variety of spirits on the afternoon of Oct. 14 at Viega's state-of-the-art Educational Facility in Nashua, N.H. Along with dinner, attendees will be given the opportunity to take photographs with Viega's custom-built Orange County Chopper and sign up for discounted 2009 Viega training courses.

On Oct. 15, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., John Siegenthaler, an industry leader in the field of hydronics, will present a seminar at Viega's Educational Facility on some of the latest materials and methods of modern hydronic heating including: smart pumping, hydraulic separation, heat metering, homerun water distribution systems and thermal accumulators. Contractors unfamiliar with these systems or the benefits they offer could benefit from the seminar.

The complete seminar package (lodging, meals, course materials and continuing education units where applicable) are provided for the price of $325. To register, contact Meg York or Gwendolyn Steele by emailing meg.york@viega.com, gwendolyn.steele@viega.com or calling 877/843-4262. A check or credit card number must accompany each reservation. There is only space for 85 people to attend the seminar. Additional information is posted at www.viega.com and www.hydronicpros.com.

John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a mechanical engineering graduate of Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute and a licensed professional engineer. He has more than 25 years of experience in designing modern hydronic heating systems. Siegenthaler is also an associate professor of engineering technology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y., and is the author of Modern Hydronic Heating, and many other publications dealing with hydronic heating.

For more than 100 years, Viega has been manufacturing and supplying plumbing and heating products around the world. In 2006, the company moved its North American headquarters to Wichita, Kan. Viega is currently building a new 439,000-square-foot manufacturing/logistics facility in McPherson, Kan. The firm sells its products under trade names such as ProPress copper systems, PureFlow plumbing systems, and the Manabloc water distribution manifold.

TAGS: Hydronics