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Weil-McLain Offers Free Training, Demonstrations at 2019 Eastern Energy Expo

March 29, 2019

Weil-McLain experts will offer complimentary training seminars and demonstrations on best practices for installing, servicing and operating high-efficiency boilers for attendees of the 2019 Eastern Energy Expo, May 19-22 in Hershey, Penn. The free programs will cover a variety of topics and include indoor and outdoor sessions throughout the expo.

The professional training seminars have been divided into two modules: Foundations of Hydronics and High-Efficiency Boilers – Operation and Service.

Foundations of Hydronics: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 20, in room Empire B

Tim Doran, territory sales manager for Weil-McLain, will instruct participants on successful boiler installation techniques and how to avoid roadblocks to success. Topics include:

  • Pipe sizing and configuration;
  • Circulator sizing;
  • Air entrapment;
  • Calculating heat load;
  • Expansion tank sizing.

High-Efficiency Boilers – Operation and Service: 10:30 a.m. to noon May 21, in room Cocoa 5

Robert Melinis, training and technical manager for Weil-McLain, will take the mystery out of high-efficiency condensing boilers and share the fundamentals for operating modern units to optimal efficiency. Topics include:

  • Outdoor reset;
  • Condensing heat exchangers;
  • Modulation of the burner;
  • How boiler components interact;
  • Cleaning and servicing of three types of heat exchangers.

“The latest generation of our high-efficiency boilers offer industry-leading features and functionality that can be both exciting and intimidating to those unfamiliar with how to operate them,” said Robert Melinis, training and technical manager with Weil-McLain. “Our experts will simplify the different components and capabilities of our modern, condensing boilers, and provide insight on how to avoid or overcome common roadblocks to realize the units’ full potential.”

Outdoor Demonstrations and Seminars

The outdoor demonstrations and seminars will be held at the Weil-McLain outdoor tent O8 and include: Steam Boiler Live Fire Demonstration and High-Efficiency Gas Boiler Operation & Service.

  • Steam Boiler Live Fire Demonstration
    May 21: 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.; 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
    May 22: 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
  • High-Efficiency Gas Boiler Operation & Service
    May 21: 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.; 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    May 22: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

“Our live demonstrations will offer attendees a front-row seat to view our most innovative boilers in action,” said Melinis. “Participants will learn how to set up and manage top-of-the-line units, as well as take an in-depth tour of the internal components that set our boilers apart from the competition.”
For more information on Weil-McLain products and programs, stop by the Weil-McLain indoor booth 802 at the Eastern Energy Expo or visit https://www.weil-mclain.com/.

About Weil-McLain

Weil-McLain® is a leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Founded in 1881, Weil-McLain is based in the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge, Ill., with manufacturing facilities in Michigan City, Ind., and Eden, N.C., and regional sales offices throughout the United States.
Weil-McLain hydronic boilers and indirect-fired water heaters integrate the latest in advanced controls and materials using cast iron, stainless steel and aluminum with sophisticated heat exchanger technologies that deliver optimum energy efficiency and reliability. Architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers and homeowners rely on Weil-McLain to address a variety of comfort heating needs. Products are engineered with aesthetics, functionality, safety and structural tolerance in mind.

Additional information is available at www.weil-mclain.com.