A series of advanced training courses for professional hydronics installers/designers has been announced by Taco Inc. at its Cranston, RI facilities.

A series of advanced training courses for professional hydronic system installers/designers has been announced byTaco Inc.

Three different courses will be available in three separate "trimesters" for FloPro Team members beginning in March and extending through July. All training will be conducted at Taco headquarters in Cranston, RI.

“We developed these hands-on courses for HVAC professionals who want to take their hydronics knowledge and expertise to a higher level and grow their business, explained John Barba, Taco head trainer and coach of the FloPro Team. “We treat these subjects in depth, so each course is two full days of intensive training.”

The three courses in the Taco 2008 Factory Training program include:

  • The “Compleat” Boiler Room, covering the latest in controls and products to design and install top-quality boiler rooms, including topics such as sizing and application of circulators and zone valves, zoning strategies and hydronic electronics.

    The “Compleat” Boiler Room will be offered March 6-7, May 1-2, and June 19-20.

  • Strictly Radiant, which includes both the concepts and theories behind radiant heating and the latest technology, as well as topics such as real-world water temperature control strategies and advanced zoning strategies.

    Strictly Radiant will be offered April 10-11, May 15-16, and July 24-25.

  • Hydronic Heat Loss & Design, which covers how to conduct an accurate, effective residential heat loss analysis using the traditional tools of pencil, paper and calculator, and with Taco’s new state-of-the-art FloPro Design Software.

    Hydronic Heat Loss & Design will be offered April 24-25, June 5-6, and July 30-Aug. 1.

    Complete information on Taco 2008 Factory Training is available at www.taco-hvac.com/flopro. Online course registration will be available Feb. 1. Contractors who are members of the FloPro team may register immediately via e-mail to judcol@taco-hvac.com. Contractors who wish to join the FloPro Team may join online.