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Morrisville State College Renewable Energy Training Center To Host Geothermal Heat Pump Systems Seminar

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Morrisville State College’s Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) is hosting a one-day seminar on Geothermal Heat Pump System Designs.

The seminar will be held Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the RETC located in Shannon Hall.

Topics that will be covered include water-to-air, water-to-water, and direct expansion heat pumps, and how to apply them in both forced air and hydronic applications, as well as how to design horizontal and vertical geothermal loop systems.

The seminar is presented by John Siegenthaler, P.E., an expert in the field of hydronic heating technology.
Tuition for the Geothermal Heat Pump System Designs course is $299. Participants may obtain financial assistance for the seminar through the college’s RETC.

The seminar is being co-sponsored by Mohawk Valley Community College with assistance from the Oneida County Workforce Investment Board.

For additional information or to register for the seminars, contact Betsy Busche at 315-684-6391 or follow the CCED link through

Morrisville State College’s RETC is a multi-county alliance of employers, training providers, economic development partners and K-12 schools to address the long- and short-term needs of New York state’s high-growth, high-demand renewable energy sector. It is funded in part, by a grant under the President’s Community-Based Job Training Grant Initiative administered by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.