Seminars for Fall 2019 are now scheduled. Please refer to the listings below for dates and registration.

The listing below includes our regularly scheduled training seminars, hosted each Spring and Fall at Metropolitan Industries in Romeoville, IL. Registration is free and includes complimentary lunch or dinner. Attendees have the opportunity to tour our production facility to help gain a more hands-on demonstration of our various products and services that can be applied to their line of work.

Our trainings satisfy state credit requirements, including Professional Development Hours (PDH) and Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Commercial Sump and Sewage Pumps

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs (ILDPH) – Commercial Applications

A discussion on commercial and residential plumbing pump applications including sewage and stormwater pump systems, lift stations, booster systems and a discussion on pressure reducing valves. This class satisfies the ILDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) certification requirement.

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Controls (PLC & VFDs) & Infrastructure Upgrades

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs  (IEPA) – Municipal Applications

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Design Advancements & Upgrades for Pump Stations

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs  (IEPA) – Municipal Applications

For municipalities and engineers covering submersible pump station design including hydraulic calculations, pump selection, theories of operation, electrical and mechanical considerations, and live demonstrations on controls and instrumentation including installation recommendations. This class satisfies the IEPA (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency) certification requirement.

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Monitoring & Control of Today’s Pumping System

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs (IEPA) – Municipal Applications

For municipalities covering pump station theories of operation, control panel considerations, communications, instrumentation, and SCADA implementation in a municipal water, water treatment, collections, and wastewater treatment system. This class satisfies the IEPA (Illinois Department of Public Health) certification requirement.

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Pressure Reducing Valves

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs (ILDPH) – Commercial Applications

A hands-on demonstration on pressure reducing valves, servicing and repair.

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Semi–Instantaneous Domestic Hot Water Generation – Design & Best Practices

2.0 PDHs or 2.0 CEUs (ILDPH) – Commercial Applications

This class will cover semi-instantaneous domestic hot water generation using steam and non-potable boiler water. We will review the different design styles, control configurations and recommended piping best practices. We will review common Illinois state and local plumbing codes applicable to these types of systems. We will also review the information needed for properly sizing the equipment for new and retrofit applications.

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Steam System Basics & Condensate Return Systems

4.0 PDHs – Commercial Applications

Participants will learn the basics of commercial and industrial steam and condensate return systems. Topics include: Steam trap theory and operation, pressure reducing stations, condensate return pumps, boiler feed/make-up water systems and much more. We will discuss best piping practices, common installation rules and troubleshooting tips.

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Tankless Water Heaters

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs (ILDPH) – Residential & Commercial Applications

This class is designed for installers/contractors covering hot water systems including tankless water heaters, combi & boilers, and other plumbing-related accessories in a typical residential or commercial installation. This class satisfies the ILDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) certification requirement.

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Temperature Control & Water Heater Designs

4.0 PDHs or 4.0 CEUs (ILDPH) – Commercial Applications

Present a design review of the various types of temperature control devices for domestic hot water distribution systems including mechanical and electronic solutions. This class satisfies the ILDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) certification requirement.

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Interested in Additional Training?

We can develop custom trainings that cater to your specific interest or certification requirements. Sessions can be scheduled and formatted around your availability, either at Metropolitan or on location. Training is available on just about all of our product and system offerings.

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Additional Questions or Inquiries?

We are ready to answer any questions pertaining to our seminars, including additional course information and scheduling.