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NY Area RSES Chapter Teams with RPA for Seminar

The Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (HMRSES) in cooperation with the Radiant Panel Association (RPA) announced today a seminar to be delivered December 1, 2007 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This seminar is titled Radiant Heating Basics (but don’t let the name fool you). The seminar will be very comprehensive program covering the fundamentals of radiant heating, including floors, walls and ceilings. This seminar will address both hydronic and electric systems, explore the hardware involved as well as the design andinstallation of systems. Attendees will receive the basic knowledge required to successfully design and install a radiant heating system. Participants will also learn about simple and advanced control equipment and strategies. This seminar is an excellent beginning point for anyone wanting to enter the radiant business or enhance their existing knowledge. It is suggested, but not required that participants have some knowledge of conventional hydronic systems.
Bob Zima, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Arts Education, and more than 30 years experience in the plumbing and HVAC industry, will lead the course. He is an RPA-certified radiant heat designer, installer and trainer, Tekmar Controls Specialist, RSES member, and a certified home energy rater.
All preregistered attendees will receive a copy of the Radiant Basics Book, RPA Guidelines Book, Current Radiant Living Magazine, and Current Radiant Flooring Guide, plus receive a certificate of completion. NATE Certified technicians and BPI Certified Professionals can earn 8.0/7.0 continuing education hours respectively for this seminar.
For more information about this and other training being offered, call 518/527-2699 or visit

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