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. 


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Venting Direct Vent Hearth Products
Rich Dahl, National Service Trainer, Empire Comfort Systems

In this workshop, you will learn to correctly install and configure direct vent appliance, troubleshoot, appliances when venting is incorrect, the positive and negatives over the other outdoor appliances and how to add more dollars to your bottom line for product and installation.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hearth and Patio Gas Technician's Tools of the Trade
Keith Szczepanski, Ray Murray, Inc.

This course is an introduction and familiarization with the necessary gauges and electric meter for proper installation and service of gas operated hearth and patio appliances. These include manometers and leak detectors and multimeters. Attendees will see which types of instruments are required and will be shown when, how, and where they are used on grills, firepits, and hearth equipment.

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Emerging Water Heating Technology
Raymond VanAssche, VP of Innovation, Rinnai

This presentation will cover a brief introduction on the innovation strategy and process at Rinnai America, the innovation teams organization and structure, emerging technologies in water heating, key features of the I-Series boiler and how it meets unmet market needs, and venting options and how they help both new construction and R&S install base.