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REHAU Offers Commercial Mechanical & Plumbing Continuing Education Seminars for Engineers, Contractors

LEESBURG, Va.REHAU announces a series of commercial plumbing and heating seminars to be offered as Lunch and Learns upon request to industry professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. The one-hour seminars provide an introduction to design and installation of PEXa piping in plumbing, radiant cooling, radiant heating, geothermal and snow and ice melting applications.

Seminars are delivered at offices of engineers, Design-Build companies and commercial contractors by REHAU application experts and can be presented individually or combined into a multi-topic program. Professionals who complete the seminars receive an emailed certificate of completion.

  • PEXa Plumbing Systems – This one-hour seminar explains the material advantages of PEXa crosslinked polyethylene plumbing pipes, discusses how installation differs from rigid piping systems and provides details regarding engineering and code approvals.
  • Principles of Radiant Cooling – Using engineering information and case studies, this one-hour seminar introduces radiant cooling as a technology for reducing operating costs and lowering carbon footprints while increasing occupant comfort in commercial applications.
  • Radiant Heating Advantages and Applications – After explaining the types of radiant heating systems, this one-hour seminar delves into the advantages of radiant heating and concludes with typical applications.
  • Geothermal Piping Technology – This one-hour seminar explains the role of a ground loop heat exchanger, explores the capabilities and limitations of the two most common geothermal piping materials and compares three common manifold concepts for geothermal systems.
  • Snow and Ice Melting Installation – In addition to addressing time-saving techniques for installing snow and ice melting systems with concrete, asphalt and paver surfaces, this one-hour seminar provides an overview of SIM electronic controls.

To request one or more of the above REHAU Academy commercial mechanical and plumbing seminars to be held at your location, visit

In addition to in-person seminars, REHAU is an AIA/CES Approved Provider of online continuing education content for the plumbing and hydronic heating industry. Online courses are registered with AIA/CES and other accreditation bodies for 1 LU and most qualify as AIA HSW (health, safety and welfare) content. Professionals who complete the courses receive a certificate of completion and credits are reported to AIA. For more information, visit

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