Atlanta Building News
July 24, 2012

Practical Applications and Water Heater Solutions Using Today's Emerging Technology

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Do you understand the options available on the market for high efficiency water heating? From tankless to solar understand what is out there and what you need to know before installing a system!

Join us for a half-day session that will cover the basics of heating water in homes today. Participants in this session will learn about the different types of water heaters, including high efficiency atmospheric gas, condensing tank, tankless water heaters non-condensing and condensing, heat pump, solar and everything that goes along with installing those systems including:
•    Installation Considerations
o    System sizing
o    Water hardness considerations
o    Venting considerations
o    Condensate plumbing and treatment
o    Installation location considerations
o    Thermal expansion considerations
•    Technology Investment
o    Cost vs performance
o    Sample ROI
o    Incentives available
o    Offering a solar ready home

William Hosken will facilitate this session. William is the National Market Development Manager (Renewable Energy Technology) with A.O Smith Corporation. In his position his main role is to develop market awareness by stressing the potential benefits offered from solar thermal, air to water heat pumps and other high-efficiency technologies.  William was instrumental in shaping Georgia’s first state-sponsored investment tax credit incentive program for renewable energy and establishing solar promotion programs with utilities in the Southeast, including Jackson EMC, Cobb EMC, Greystone Power, etc.

Cost: $20 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $30 other HBA member, $50 non-member
Cont. Ed: 3 CPHB, 3 GA Bldr License

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amanda Mathis at or 678-775-1469.


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