Morton Grove, Ill. — Bell & Gossett, a leader in education for the hydronic heating and plumbing industries, has announced its training course schedule for the second quarter of 2012. The free training seminars are offered at the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse Education Center in Morton Grove, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and are open to engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals.
New this quarter, the Little Red Schoolhouse is now a certified provider of continuing education for LEED professionals as approved by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCITM). The Schoolhouse’s Large Chilled Water Design Seminar and Modern Hydronic System Design Basic Seminar are the pump industry’s first courses to be approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.
The content provided in the two seminars (*) meets GBCI’s goals of facilitating access to high-quality professional development for those in the green building industry. The courses focus on the application of pumps and related products to enable water and energy conservation and improve building system efficiency.
“The Little Red Schoolhouse is an industry leader in training and we are excited to add increased opportunities for engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals to earn LEED continuing education credits,” said Mark Handzel, director of building services marketing for Xylem.
The seminars are tailored to various job functions and areas of expertise and cover a wide range of important topics. The lead seminar instructors are LEED-Accredited Professionals. Upon completion of the three-day seminars, 1.7 CEU credits are awarded to graduates.
The Second Quarter 2012 Little Red Schoolhouse seminars and dates include:
|Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Basic Seminar *||Mar 26-28|
|Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Advanced Seminar||Apr 2-4|
|Steam System Design & Application Seminar||Apr 23-25|
|Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar||Apr 30 – May 2|
|Large Chilled Water System Design Seminar *||May 7-9|
|Service & Maintenance of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar||May 14-16|
|Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Basic Seminar *||Jun 11-13|
|Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar||Jun 18-20|
* Seminar approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.