GeoComfort Announces New North American Training Program

Oct. 2, 2009
Enertech Manufacturing has announced a new factory training program designed to serve its GeoComfort distributor and dealer networks.

GREENVILLE, IL - Enertech Manufacturing has announced a new factory training program designed to serve its GeoComfort distributor and dealer networks. Starting this fall, Enertech Manufacturing will be hosting training seminars throughout North America. Enertech will be handling all of the coordination, promotion, and billing.

Included in the fall/winter training program are three seminars, to provide dealers with both equipment and loop training. An outline of each of the seminars follows:

• Design/Application training: A one-day seminar covering all aspects of design, selection, and application of residential geothermal systems. Topics include geothermal technology, introduction/application of GeoComfort products, ground loop options, sizing the heat pump/ground loop, preparing a list of components, and thorough instruction on how to use the GeoAnalyst software program. The training is intended for designers, sales personnel, or anyone who wants a better understanding of the technology.
Cost is $99 per person.

• Installation/Service training: This two-day seminar is geared towards installation and service technicians who already have a basic understanding of HVAC systems and refrigeration. Topics include packaged unit installation, split systems, water-to-water units, combination units, controls operation and troubleshooting, flow center installation and flushing, equipment start-up, performance checks, servicing the system, and refrigeration system/troubleshooting. Cost is $295 per person, and includes geothermal service tools, training materials, and 16 NATE continuing education hours.

• IGSHPA Certified Installer Workshop: The three-day comprehensive Installation Workshops are designed for GSHP distributors, dealers, installers, HVAC contractors, trenching/drilling contractors, or anyone who desires a working knowledge of geothermal technology. Upon successful completion of the workshop and passing the IGSHPA installer's exam, IGSHPA accreditation as an installer of GSHP systems will be issued, which includes an installer's card and a certificate. Cost is $995 per person, which includes all course materials, three-year IGSHPA membership, listing as an accredited installer on IGSHPA’s website (once the exam has been passed), and a coupon for $200 off the purchase of GeoComfort equipment, accessories, promotional items, or tools.
Here are the dates and locations currently scheduled.

Design/Application, Greenville, IL – Oct. 13, 2009
Installation/Service, Greenville, IL – Oct. 14-15, 2009
Design/Application, Denver, CO – Oct. 27, 2009
Installation/Service, Denver, CO – Oct. 28-29, 2009
Installation/Service, Pittsburgh, PA – Oct. 28-29, 2009
IGSHPA, Johnstown, PA – Nov. 3-5, 2009
Design/Application, Greenville, IL – Nov. 17, 2009
Installation/Service, Greenville, IL – Nov. 18-19, 2009
Design/Application, Ottawa, ON – Nov. 17, 2009
Installation/Service, Ottawa, ON – Nov. 18-19, 2009
Installation/Service, Binghamton, NY – Dec. 1-2, 2009
Installation/Service, Harrisburg, PA – Dec. 3-4, 2009
IGSHPA, Greenville, IL – Dec. 8-10, 2009
Installation/Service, Richmond, VA – Dec. 15-16, 2009
Design/Application, Greenville, IL – Jan. 12, 2010
Installation/Service, Greenville, IL – Jan. 13-14, 2010
Installation/Service, Akron, OH – Jan. 12-13, 2010
Installation/Service, Salisbury, MD – Jan. 19-20, 2010
Design/Application, Cincinnati, OH – Jan. 19, 2010
Installation/Service, Cincinnati, OH – Jan. 20-21, 2010
IGSHPA, Pittsburgh, PA – Feb. 2-4, 2010
Design/Application, Raleigh, NC – Feb. 2, 2010
Installation/Service, Raleigh, NC – Feb. 3-4, 2010
Design/Application, Eagan, MN – Feb. 16, 2010
Installation/Service, Eagan, MN – Feb. 17-18, 2010
IGSHPA, Indianapolis, IN – Feb. 23-25, 2010
Design/Application, Portage, WI – Mar. 9, 2010
Installation/Service, Portage, WI – Mar. 10-11, 2010
IGSHPA, Louisville, KY – Mar. 16-18, 2010
Design/Application, Cedar Falls, IA – Mar. 23, 2010
Installation/Service, Cedar Falls, IA – Mar. 24-25, 2010
Design/Application, Greenville, IL – Apr. 6, 2010
Installation/Service, Greenville, IL – Apr. 7-8, 2010
Design/Application, Mitchell, SD – Apr. 13, 2010
Installation/Service, Mitchell, SD – Apr. 14-15, 2010
IGSHPA, Minneapolis, MN – Apr. 27-29, 2010

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