Uponor Announces Factory Training Schedule

Dates for Uponor's 2008 Factory Training Program are now available and ready for reservations.

APPLE VALLEY, MINN. - Dates for Uponor's 2008 Factory Training Program are now available and ready for reservations.

Uponor educates the trades in the art and science of designing and installing radiant systems. Since the inception of its factory training program in 1993, more than 10,000 heating professionals have attended at least one training session at its facility here. In addition, Uponor representatives have offered onsite training to nearly 100,000 plumbing, heating and fire safety professionals.

For 2008, Uponor will continue to offer weekend and weekday training sessions. The schedule for the classes is as follows:

April 2-4: Advanced Radiant Design, Application and Operation

May 8-10: Advanced Radiant Design, Application and Operation (full)

May 12-14: Advanced Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (ADS)

May 19-21: Advanced Radiant Controls and Electronics June 2-4: Advanced Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (USDS)

June 9-11: Advanced Radiant Design, Application and Operation (full)

Uponor offers the classes for those interested in sharpening their skills in the radiant heating industry. Brief descriptions of the three courses follow:

Advanced Radiant Design, Operation and Application develops an understanding of the key elements of radiant floor heating systems including delivery fundamentals, installation techniques, zoning and balancing and heat loss.

Advanced Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping educates students about the ADS software, boiler piping and circulator sizing or the Uponor USDS design program. (Attendees can sign up for either the ADS class or the USDS class.)

Advanced Radiant Controls and Electronics focuses exclusively on controls, zoning and wiring.

"This year we plan to integrate the most current and essential radiant heating technology available," said Mary Beth Manninen, training manager for Uponor North America. "We know our reputation for offering a high-quality, comprehensive radiant heating education, and we intend to continue that for 2008."

Additional information is at www.uponor-usa.com or at 800/321-4739, ext. 5333.