Coffee with Caleffi™ Schedule

The popular educational series, Coffee with Caleffi™, is an online technical training webinar and is intended for contractors, designers and wholesalers. The complimentary one-hour training sessions are conducted by Caleffi personnel including by Bob "Hot Rod" Rohr, our training and education manager, and features industry expert guest speakers.  

All Coffee with Caleffi webinars are free, but registration is required for real-time attendance.  After registering, you will be immediately forwarded a confirming email containing login details for attending the webinar.  When training time comes, grab a coffee, tune in and learn more about Caleffi’s innovative products and how they can add value to your work.

A Certificate of Attendance is emailed to all attendees following the webinar for continuing education consideration.

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Checkout our webinar line-up:

Coffee with Caleffi™ Schedule
  • January 2020 - Winter Recess+

    We'll adjourn the webinar series for the month of January for our annual winter break.  Stay tuned:  John Siegenthaler, P.E. will kick off the 2020 webinar series in February.

  • Feb. 20, 2020 - Pipe Joining for Plumbing and Heating Systems+

    Pipe Joining for Plumbing and Heating Systems
    Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
    12 noon - 1:30 p.m. CST  (please note that this is an extended 90 minute webinar)

    There are hundreds of types of pipe, fittings and joining methods now available which are suitable for plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling systems. They range from traditional materials and methods, such as solder copper tubing, to modern materials and methods such as socket fusion of polyethylene pipe. A favorite to the webinar series, John Siegenthaler, P.E. will summarize where several types of materials and joining systems are best applied in plumbing and hydronic systems. He will also discuss basic pipe and fitting standards and nomenclature.

    You'll learn:
    → What’s the difference between the copper tubing used in hydronic systems versus that used in refrigeration applications?
    → What do the terms SD9, SCHD40, and 150#, and FTG refer to in regards to piping and fittings?
    → What is the correct way to specify pipe sizes on a reducing tee?
    → What’s the difference between a standard and inverted flare joint?
    → Can a shape memory PEX compression fitting be used with PE-RT tubing?
    → Is it possible to join PEX tubing using socket fusion?

    A seasoned industry leader and passionate teacher, John shares his over 35 years’ experience in the understanding and proper application of water-based engineering principles with our audience. He is the principal of Appropriate Designs and a regular contributor to industry publications.

    Coffee with Caleffi technical training webinars are free and intended for contractors, designers and wholesalers. All attendees receive a Certificate of Attendance following event.  By submitting your webinar registration, you are consenting to email communications to keep you up-to-date on industry news. Please note that your personal information is respected and NOT shared externally. 


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