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Upcoming Live Webinars 

Next Webinars:

Date: August 14th, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM EDT

Duaration: 60 minutes

Expert Instructor: Dave Yates, Owner, F.W. Behler, Inc.

Title: Mastering the Outdoor Reset Curve

Description: Ready to boost the value of your work, maximize fuel savings, and increase the comfort of your clients’ homes?

During this free live lecture, Dave Yates, Owner, F. W. Behler, Inc., and one of the most influential people in plumbing and hydronics, will teach you how to set up a reset curve, tailor it for any application, and present it to your customers in a way that separates you from your competition. You will also learn:

• How to integrate the outdoor reset curve into retrofit systems
• Why an accurate heat loss calculation is the rock-solid foundation
• Why measuring existing radiation reveals the ECV (Energy Conservation Value) potential
• Why low-temperature systems have higher ECV
• How to put it all together for peak performance, ECV, and ROI

Sign up for “Mastering the Outdoor Reset Curve” today! 

Your Instructor
Dave Yates began his career in the PHVAC trades in 1972. After serving his apprenticeship and working up to Master Plumber status, Dave struck out on his own in 1979. In 1985, Dave returned to the company where he had served his apprentice years and purchased F.W. Behler, Inc., a third-generation PHVAC firm that is celebrating 114 years of service, in 2014. Dave’s company has won numerous awards for its work, and Dave was the first recipient of the international Carlson-Holohan Industry Award of Excellence. In February of 2014, Dave was named one of the most influential people in plumbing and hydronics by Contractor Magazine.


Date: September 8 - October, 2014

Title: Fundamentals of Radiant Design
ONLINE Advanced Training Course:

Are you a radiant heating professional looking to learn state-of-the-art information about radiant heating technologies to get a leg up on competition and unlock unlimited opportunities in radiant heating design and installation?

Dave is teaching an advanced, 6-week course, “Fundamentals of Radiant Design” starting this fall.

Take a test drive of Fundamentals of Radiant Design

Students who complete the course will:

• Gain an understanding of how and why radiant heating works; how to properly design and install high-quality systems; how to seamlessly integrate radiant heating into indoor and outdoor environments; and, how to promote their systems
• Rule out any mystery of all the unique elements of radiant heating systems and learn how to troubleshoot and avoid all-too-common mistakes in system design
• Learn the benefits of providing excellent thermal comfort

Read the full course outline here

Radiant Professionals Alliance
Since 1994, the RPA has been promoting radiant heating as comfortable, efficient, and healthy on behalf of its network of dedicated members who share the desire to advance the understanding and acceptance of radiant and hydronic technology.

HeatSpring is a leader in working with industry experts to develop and deliver online training courses. HeatSpring courses focus on content that can be immediately applied on the job. Since 2007, HeatSpring courses have equipped thousands of professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in their careers.


This course will be capped at 50 students with 30 discount seats.

Below is a list of recorded webinars that can be viewed by visiting the IAPMO YouTube Channel:

RPA Update

Water Treatment Across the Pond

How to convert a one pipe steam heating system into a 2 pipe warm water comfort system and reduce energy consumption up to 50%.

What Installers and Inspectors Should Know about PEX Plumbing Systems

How to sell retrofit hydronics PROFITABLY

Don’t Touch that Dial! The Evolution of Thermostats

Using Infrared Imaging Technology in the Comfort Business

How You and the RPA can Drive Radiant Government Policy

Hydraulic separation

Snow and Ice Melt Systems

How To Do Business Without Getting Sued

When Good Jobs Go Bad: Considerations for Designing Hydronic and Radiant Systems

Interfacing Solar Thermal Systems into Hydronic-based Comfort Systems

Technical Commissioning for Hydronic Systems

RPA Town Hall Meeting with Board

Where is Radiant Now?