As part of next month’s ISH North America, Oct. 1-3, Las Vegas, several PM columnists and editors will present the following seminars:
Cures for Short-Cycling in Hydronic Heating Systems
Modern hydronic heating systems can have many independently controlled zones. Without the proper design, such systems can cause short-cycling of the heat source. Explore several options for preventing such operating conditions, as well as improving overall system efficiency and reliability.
Easy Money: How to Stop Doing the Things that Keep You from Being Successful
9-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m.
Why are 80 percent of all plumbing shops three or less trucks? Why, decades later, is a plumbing shop the same size or smaller than when Grandpa owned it? Explore the common traps that keep businesses small and learn how to blast out of the past and into total market domination!
Making Millions in the Service Business
9-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-5 p.m.
Discover hundreds of moneymaking tips as Maurice Maio shares the secrets to success. Change the way you do business as you learn how to double your profits by implementing proven, easy-to-understand success methods.
Emerging Trends in Water Conservation Design
PM editor Steve Smith will moderate a panel discussion including Paul DeBoo, Sloan Flushmate; Daniel Gleiberman, Falcon Waterfree Technologies; and Nancy Mayo, TOTO USA Inc.
HUMANEERING I — Recruiting, Hiring & Training Good Employees
Utilize recruiting techniques to provide your company with a waiting list of first-class potential employees. Selection procedures will assure that you pick only the best. Learn how assigned mentors can accelerate traditional on-the-job training with critical orientation and after-hours assistance.
Major Code Revision on Drainage and Venting
Wet venting, circuit venting, single stack systems and air admittance valves — all of these venting systems have changed in the model plumbing codes. Add to that the connection of 1.6-gpf water closets to 3-inch drains. Review the latest changes to the plumbing codes and get the necessary information to keep abreast of new requirements.
HUMANEERING II — Motivating & Measuring Jobsite Productivity
Good employees want to be measured and rewarded, along with recognition and appreciation for a job well done. Learn how to emphasize the critical importance of a smile and positive attitude from your entire management team, and eliminate negative de-motivators and unnecessary costly turnover.
Water and Backflow Plumbing Code Update
New material and joining methods have been approved by the model plumbing codes for water piping systems. In addition, there are updated requirements for backflow protection, especially connections to carbonated beverage dispensers and other dispensers. Ballanco will discuss the highlights of the changes to all of the plumbing codes regarding water piping and backflow issues.
PVF Liability & Safety
Editorial director Jim Olsztynski will moderate a panel discussion, including Robert Abeling, chairman of the Industrial Piping Division of the American Supply Association; Stephen Letko, Weldbend; Robert Vick, NIBCO; and Tom Foster, Charlotte Pipe.
Why the Confusion Continues
Editorial director Jim Olsztynski will moderate a panel discussion, including Julius Ballanco; Allen Inlow, IAPMO; Lynne Simnick, ICC; and Ron Stiegler, NSPC.
To register, visit www.ish-na.com.