Viega LLC announced the schedule for the first half of its 2016 training programs at the Viega Educational Facility located in Nashua, N.H. The programs aim to bring plumbing and heating professionals up to speed with the latest technologies in the industry.

Some of the major programs offered for early 2016 include press technology courses for carbon steel, copper, gas fitters and stainless steel, which demonstrate through practical examples and hands-on instruction the advantages of press-pipe-joining technology over traditional methods and press systems’ ability to increase installation efficiency and decrease downtime. Other training on the schedule include: Radiant Week, LoopCAD, NFPA 13D fire sprinkler, snow and ice melting, geothermal and solar, and Hydronics 101.

“As an industry leader, Viega takes great responsibility in delivering top-notch training and education to industry professionals,” said Jason McKinnon, director of technical services at Viega. “Our instructors remain on the cutting edge of delivering diverse courses on the newest technologies and methods, guiding our attendees toward solutions they never knew they needed.”

Viega offers dedicated classes for groups of 10 or more. The training programs cover a wide variety of subjects. Courses may be purchased in one-day, two-day, three-day or week-long packages. Each package price includes meals, and other options include hotel, airfare and tool access in addition to the training. Customized training programs can be designed for specific needs.

To register or see a full list of courses, visit