Get Trained at JLC Live

Sessions with Kohler Power, Marathon Engine Systems, and Rinnai offer up-to-the minute tips and insights from the pros.

JLC Live has always been known for its hands-on demonstrations, especially at the New England show, held each spring in Providence, R.I. This year's event, which runs from March 23 to March 26, will be no exception—especially at Booth #839, home of the Propane Innovation Pavilion.

In connection with the Propane Gas Association of New England (PGANE) and show partners Kohler Power, Marathon Engine Systems, and Rinnai, the Propane Education & Research Council will host hour-long training sessions on Fri., March 25, and Sat., March 26. NAHB-Certified Green Professional Tom Jaenicke, an expert on propane applications, will lead the sessions in tandem with representatives from Kohler, Marathon, and Rinnai. There will also be a special training session for trade students and apprentices on March 25. The JLC Live training sessions are:

Title: Sizing and Installation Considerations for Kohler Residential Backup Generators
When: Fri., March 25, 1 to 2 p.m.; Sat., March 26, 11 a.m. to noon
Description: The session will give installers an understanding of the information needed to determine proper sizing and other installation considerations for a propane residential backup generator system.
Instructors: Ed Del Grande, for Kohler; Tom Jaenicke

Title: Understanding the Installation and Performance of ecopower microCHP Cogeneration Systems
When: Fri., March 25, 2 to 3 p.m.; Sat., March 26, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Description: Installers will get a thorough hands-on training session on the operating fundamentals of micro combined heat and power (microCHP) systems for residential and light commercial use.
Instructors: Mike Monohan, for Marathon; Tom Jaenicke

Title: Key Installation Aspects of Signature Rinnai Products
When: Fri., March 25,10 to 11 a.m.; Sat., March 26, 1 to 2 p.m
Description: Session covers the installation of a Rinnai direct-vent furnace and offers installation tips on other Rinnai products such as tankless water heaters.
Instructors: Tim Greer, for Rinnai; Tom Jaenicke

Representatives from Kohler, Marathon, and Rinnai also will join together to put on a training session for area trade students and apprentices:

Title: A Hands-On Approach to Understanding Innovative Gas Energy Projects
When: Fri., March 25, 11 a.m. to noon
Description: Students will get an inside look at a number of signature gas energy products from Kohler, Marathon, and Rinnai. These will include a backup generator, a microCHP system, a tankless water heater, and unique space-heating products. Manufacturers' representatives will ask volunteers from the audience to dig inside to help the rest find out how some of this new technology works.
Instructors: Representatives from Kohler, Marathon, and Rinnai; Tom Jaenicke

To learn how to incorporate propane products into your next project, be sure to check out our free online CEU courses, available at the Propane Training Academy. The product categories mentioned in this article are discussed in the following training courses:

Specifying Propane Standby Generators: Installation and Value Considerations

Hydronic Heating in Rural Residential Applications

Winning Technologies
Study Supports Switch to Propane Water Heating
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