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Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Seminars Reflect Industry Changes

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With ever-evolving legislation and technologies, continuing education is essential for industry professionals who want to stay on top of their game and give knowledgeable counsel to their customers. The first-quarter seminar schedule is now available for Bell & Gossett’s Little Red Schoolhouse, a state-of-the-art training center in Morton Grove, Illinois. These seminars provide a wide array of systems design training to engineers, wholesalers and contractors in the plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling industries.

“Proposed pump efficiency legislation is a hot topic right now, and our team at Xylem has been at the forefront of those discussions and developments,” said Larry Konopacz, manager, training and education, Little Red Schoolhouse, Xylem. “We’re excited to share our system solutions with the rest of the industry and ensure they are compliant with the current codes. Little Red Schoolhouse seminars provide attendees with the tools necessary to provide the best recommendations for their customers and end users.”

For the past 60 years, the Little Red Schoolhouse has trained more than 60,000 engineers, contractors and installers globally in the proper design, installation and maintenance of hydronic systems. The Little Red Schoolhouse offers International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET) continuing education units (CEUs) for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Seminars are taught by LEED Accredited Professionals. Attendees earn 1.7 CEUs upon successful completion. Early registration is recommended, as space is limited to 40 people per class.

Little Red Schoolhouse first quarter schedule:

• Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar* - Feb. 2-4
• Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Basic Seminar* - Feb. 9-11
• Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Advanced Seminar* - Feb. 23-25
• Plumbing Systems Design Seminar - March 2-4
• Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar* - March 23-25
• Large Chilled Water System Design Seminar* - March 30-April 1
• Steam System Design & Application Seminar - April 13-15

* Seminar approved by Green Building Certification Institute to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.

Reservations must be made through a Bell & Gossett representative. For seminar descriptions, representative information and enrollment, visit


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