Morrisville State College Renewable Energy Training Center Co-Sponsors Advanced Hydronic System Design Seminar

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Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) is co-sponsoring a one-day seminar, Advanced Hydronic System Design.

The seminar, for consulting engineers, heating contractors and heating equipment suppliers, is scheduled Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica.

Advanced Hydronic System Design examines several of the latest developments in hydronic technology for both heating and cooling applications which reduce fuel use and the electrical energy needed to deliver heating or cooling to a building.

A specialized technique for implementing floor heating in large commercial/industrial buildings will be among the topics covered in addition to radiant wall and ceiling panels and hydraulic separation.

The seminar, which earns seven PDH credits and .7 CEU, is being presented by John Siegenthaler, P.E., an expert in the field of hydronic heating technology.

Tuition for the seminar, co-sponsored by MVCC, is $300. Scholarships are available to offset the cost.

For additional information or to register for the seminar, go to, contact Betsy Busche at 315-684-6391 or e-mail her at

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.