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

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Burr Ridge, Ill. — 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.”

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: 12:30pm – 1:15pm; 3:00pm – 3:45pm
  • May 22: 10:30am – 11:15am; 1:00 – 1:45pm

High-Efficiency Gas Boiler Operation & Service

  • May 21: 1:30pm – 2:15pm; 4:00pm – 4:45pm
  • May 22: 11:30am – 12:15pm

“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/.