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22.02.2012

Bell & Gossett Announces Second Quarter Training At The Little Red Schoolhouse

Bell & Gossett has announced its training course schedule for the second quarter of 2012. The free training seminars are offered at the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse Education Center in Morton Grove, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and are open to engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals.

New this quarter, the Little Red Schoolhouse is now a certified provider of continuing education for LEED professionals as approved by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCITM). The Schoolhouse’s Large Chilled Water Design Seminar and Modern Hydronic System Design Basic Seminar are the pump industry’s first courses to be approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.

The content provided in the two seminars (*) meets GBCI’s goals of facilitating access to high-quality professional development for those in the green building industry. The courses focus on the application of pumps and related products to enable water and energy conservation and improve building system efficiency.

“The Little Red Schoolhouse is an industry leader in training and we are excited to add increased opportunities for engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals to earn LEED continuing education credits," said Mark Handzel, director of building services marketing for Xylem.

The seminars are tailored to various job functions and areas of expertise and cover a wide range of important topics. The lead seminar instructors are LEED-Accredited Professionals. Upon completion of the three-day seminars, 1.7 CEU credits are awarded to graduates.

The Second Quarter 2012 Little Red Schoolhouse seminars and dates include:

  • Modern Hydronic Heating Systems - Basic Seminar *: Mar 26-28

  • Modern Hydronic Heating Systems - Advanced Seminar: Apr 2-4

  • Steam System Design & Application Seminar: Apr 23-25

  • Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar: Apr 30 – May 2

  • Large Chilled Water System Design Seminar *: May 7-9

  • Service & Maintenance of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar: May 14-16

  • Modern Hydronic Heating Systems - Basic Seminar *: Jun 11-13

  • Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar: Jun 18-20

The Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse Education Center is located just outside of Chicago, convenient to O’Hare Airport and major highways. Students who attend the Schoolhouse seminars are just minutes away from all that Chicago has to offer, including sporting events, restaurants, shows, shopping, and many other attractions.

For complete descriptions and enrollment information for the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse educational seminars, visit www.bit.ly/LRSHeducation. Seminar reservations must be made through a Bell & Gossett representative. A complete list of representatives, including contact names and phone numbers, can be located on the website.

Since 1954, more than 55,000 engineers, contractors and installers have been trained in the Little Red Schoolhouse’s fully equipped learning center, while another 135,000 professionals have received training through B&G’s ‘traveling classroom program.’ Graduates of the Little Red Schoolhouse can be found in every state in the U.S. as well as Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.


* Seminar approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.

Source: Xylem

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