May 5, 2008
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For the Media: Factory Training

Uponor Factory Training Schedule For Second Half of 2008 Now Available

Uponor has released its Factory Training Program dates for the second half of 2008. The three-day sessions are currently available for reservations for the months of July through December. Read more...

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Factory training attendees learn about the new Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ Multifunction Controller.

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Uponor Factory Training includes in-depth instruction on radiant products, systems and designs.

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Since the inception of its popular factory training program in 1993, more than 10,000 heating professionals have attended at least one training session at the Uponor facility in Apple Valley, Minn. In addition, Uponor representatives have offered onsite training to nearly 100,000 plumbing, heating and fire safety professionals.

Uponor offers these exclusive classes for the latest in professional training and education for those interested in sharpening their skills in the radiant heating industry. For the second half of 2008, Uponor will continue to offer weekend and weekday training sessions which include the following dates:

  • July 17-19: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Aug. 6-8: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Aug. 21-23: Radiant Controls and Electronics

  • Sept. 8-10: Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (ADS)
    (Note: This class is now full.)

  • Sept. 25-27: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Oct. 1-3: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Oct. 27-29: Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping (USDS)

  • Nov. 3-5: Radiant Controls and Electronics

  • Nov. 13-15: Radiant Design, Application and Operation

  • Dec. 1-3: Radiant Design, Application and Operation


Brief descriptions of the three courses follow:

Radiant Design, Operation and Application develops an understanding of the key elements of radiant floor heating systems, including delivery fundamentals, installation techniques, zoning, balancing and heat loss.

Radiant Computer Design and Mechanical Piping educates students about the ADS software, boiler piping and circulator sizing or the Uponor USDS design program. (Attendees can sign up for either the ADS class or the USDS class.)

Radiant Controls and Electronics focuses on the Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ Line, as well as zoning and wiring.


“Uponor is well-known in the industry for providing valuable, informative training sessions for radiant heating systems,” says Mary Beth Manninen, training manager for Uponor North America. “Professionals who attend our classes consistently experience a greater understanding of Uponor radiant floor heating products, systems and designs.”

For more information or to register for upcoming factory classes, go to, click on For Professionals and select Training Center. For further assistance, e-mail or contact Jodi Staub, training and technical product coordinator, at (800) 321-4739, ext. 5333.

Uponor is a leading supplier of PEX-a plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor employs 4,700 people globally. Uponor Corporation is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Helsinki, Finland.

Uponor, Inc. is headquartered in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit or call Uponor toll free at (800) 321-4739.

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Climate Cŏntrol is a trademark of Uponor, Inc. and Uponor Corporation.


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