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Training Opportunities

Boiler Efficiency Application Training

Master the Relationship Between Boiler Efficiency & System Performance

June 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton


With today's changing technology, selecting high efficiency equipment is not sufficient to ensure optimal performance. This class will provide you with the tools you need to design and operate a boiler system for higher efficiency and lower operational costs. Engineers, as well as individuals on the architectural and design/build side of the business will benefit most from this class.


Topics covered include system design, venting, controls, combustion pumps and annual maintenance.


Training Agenda

Boiler Operation: Boiler Types and Efficiencies

Boiler Operation: Boiler Turndown Limitation

12:00 Lunch

Optimal Performance: Cycle Efficiency and System Variables

Optimal Performance: Piping Systems

Workshop: Boiler Sizing, Selection and Application

Meet the Instructor

Joe Stagg

Joe Stagg is the Principal Instructor for Pipeline Development Company based in Salt Lake City, UT. Having been “raised in the industry” during his youth, and then returning to the industry shortly after college, Joe has been involved in HVAC system applications for most of his life. He has been teaching the proper principals of HVAC system design, installation, operation, and maintenance over the past 10 years. Most recently, after incorporating Pipeline Development Company in June of 2008, Joe has been teaching expanded training programs revolving around high-efficiency, green technology, and energy conservation in HVAC systems. Joe has a solid history of working in the HVAC industry, where he has been sizing, specifying, selling, and servicing HVAC equipment for nearly 15 years. Having worked in the service, sales, and engineering fields within the states of Utah, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, Joe has first-hand experience in a wide variety of comfort heating and cooling applications.

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Mestek's 2019 Technical Service Training

Basic Commercial Boiler Room Design, Start-up/Service/Maintenance

Join us at the Reed Institute Educational Center located in Westfield, MA for our product specific hands-on training. This two-day class is designed for individuals on the technical service side of the business. You will gain a thorough understanding of boilers and water heaters under the Advanced Thermal Hydronics and RBI brands. From start-up and service to the programming of HeatNet, attendees will learn to optimize equipment performance and minimize emergency service calls.


After completion of the seminar, you will be able to:


  • Understand basic boiler room design in relation to troubleshooting under-performing boilers.

  • Perform start-up, troubleshooting, and maintenance procedures for KN and RBI units.

  • Identify and address common challenges associated with modern boiler rooms and equipment that can affect system performance, such as gas supply, venting, makeup air, piping, pumping, and valves.

  • Gain proficiency with the HeatNet control platform as a system integration control, utilizing its sensors, inputs, outputs, and HeatNet Online diagnostics to optimize total system performance and cut down on service calls related to the boiler.


The Reed Institute provides training and meals at no charge. Attendees are responsible for lodging and transportation only. Transportation from the hotel to the training facility provided if necessary.


Class size is limited and the seats always fill up incredibly fast! Be sure to sign up early to secure your spot!


2019 Remaining Class Dates


  • April 10 &11
  • April 24 & 25

  • May 15 & 16
  • May 29 & 30
  • June 12 & 13
  • June 26 & 27
  • August 14 & 15
  • August 28 & 29
  • September 11 & 12
  • September 25 & 26

Meet the Instructor

John Wrobel

Director of Training and Development, John Wrobel. John joined the Mestek team in 2017 and has been hard at work updating our curriculum to make sure we bring you the best training available.


John comes to Mestek with of over 33 years of experience in the HVAC industry including 14 years working hands-on technical and applications trainer. Most recently, John served as a training manager with a concentration on hydronic boilers and water heaters managing all technical and sales training for the North American markets.

The Reed Institute Educational Center is our state-of-the-art classroom and hands-on lab located at Mestek’s corporate headquarters in Westfield, MA. Attendees have access to train on the latest KN and RBI equipment, including RBI Flexcore and Infinite Energy units, as well as HeatNet simulators.

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