Technical Workshops

Propane Technical Workshops target the service technician/installer, propane gas system-designer, equipment purchaser, sales personnel, and anyone else involved in the sales, installation, and servicing of the propane systems and related gas applications. 

Tuesday, April 7

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Carbon Monoxide in the Home
Dan Timmerman, Principal, Benedict Sales, Inc.; Don Heller, Vice President Propane Technologies, Bergquist, Inc.

Attendees will learn what carbon monoxide is, sources of carbon monoxide, the harmful effects of carbon monoxide exposure, how to prevent carbon monoxide in a building, how to use instrumentation to test for carbon monoxide, the proper use of carbon monoxide detectors in the home.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Rinnai Condensing Tankless Water Heaters, Wall Hung Boilers, and Hydronic Air Handlers
Tim Greer, Technical Training Developer, Rinnai

Join the Rinnai team as they provide features and benefits on the new Sensei Condensing Tankless, I-Series Wall Hung Boiler, and the recently released Hydronic Air Handler (designed to pair with tankless or boiler). Attendees will learn the advantages of pairing the Rinnai Air Handler with either of Rinnai’s signature water heating products to provide domestic hot water and space heating in a single system.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Intro to Electrical Service: DC Theory
Jacob Blackwell, Technical Support Supervisor, Empire Comfort Systems, Inc.

This course will cover the fundamental relationship between voltage, current and resistance in an electrical or electronic circuit called Ohm’s Law. Each type of DC circuit contains certain characteristics that determine the way its voltage and current behave. To begin analysis of the voltages and currents at each part of a circuit, an understanding of these characteristics is necessary. Please bring a multi-meter, calculator, pen and paper with you to participate fully in this session.

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Back Up Power – Why, What and How for the House or Business
Austin Partida, Energy Alliance Manager, Generac Power Systems

We will share the rising trend for home standby generation, install FAQ’s, marketing practices and proper resources needed for a successful generator offering.