ECW Courses

Relighting and retrofitting with LEDs: functionality and payback

May 15, 2013 in Hudson, Wisconsin
May 16, 2013 in Appleton, Wisconsin


(Use promo code ECTWENTY to receive $20 discount)
A relative newcomer in the world of interior and exterior lighting, light emitting diodes are quickly growing in popularity and market share. During this mid-phase of development, gain a better understanding of lighting with LEDs with a focus on existing commercial and multifamily buildings. Weigh the pros and cons of lighting with LEDs and review examples of the best and most cost effective applications. Explore interactions between various lighting control systems and this technology.
Test your LED lighting knowledge…take an online pop quiz.

PDH Classes from Fluid Handling

PDH classes available from Fluid Handling.

We have posted our spring class schedule on our website, so whether you want to learn for learning’s sake or to log PDH hours for your PE re-certification per the new Wisconsin standards, here is your chance!  Courses are offered in our classroom, which has many operational displays.  Complete course descriptions appear on the website.  Briefly, the courses titles are:

 Survey Series

  • #110, Hydronic System and Equipment Overview
  • #120, Solar Thermal Overview
  • #130, Designing Piping Systems to Accommodate Thermal Expansion

Pump Series

  • #140, Centrifugal Pumps: Theory of Operation, Construction, Styles and Types
  • #150, Defining Pump Requirements: Calculating Flow and Head (Includes Hydronic Pipe Sizing Methods)
  • #160, Selecting and Balancing the Pump
  • #170, Advanced Pumping Topics
  • #180 Cooling Tower Pumping and Remote Tower Sump Design

Hydronic System Series

  • #190, System Pressurization and Air/Dirt Control
  • #200, Piping Arrangements for Hydronic Systems

For complete information and to register, go to and click on the Classes/Clinics Tab (fifth tab from the left).  In the third paragraph on this page, you will find a “click HERE” to take you to a registration form.   If you have specific questions, call our instructor, Bill Armstrong on his cell phone at 414-349-6660, or email him at

If you are coming from a distance, you may want to take more than one course at a time.  If so, let us know and Bill just might set up something for you as a “special deal.”

Latest ECW Courses

Energy management best practices
Richard Pearson, PE

March 26, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin

Design and construction activities are undergoing a paradigm shift from “we’ve always done it that way” approaches to the thoughtful inclusion of proper technology and benchmarking. Have you explored all of your options to save energy and reduce operating costs while not sacrificing occupant comfort or indoor air quality?
Test your energy management knowledge…take an online pop quiz.


Lighting retrofits: sales strategies and technical solutions
Randy Johnson, LC, President, US Lamp

March 28, 2013 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Use promo code ECTWENTY to receive $20 discount off full day training

Learn how to combine technical information and sales strategies to better serve your customers and grow your lighting retrofit market share. Further develop your ability to identify and recommend innovative lighting upgrades to replace or improve existing systems and more.
Test your lighting retrofit knowledge…take an online pop quiz.

Focus on Energy – Design Assistance

The new Focus on Energy Design Assistance Program has launched. The program provides design professionals, builders and developers of new buildings in Wisconsin whole building analysis of energy-saving options for a new building during the design phase. The program also offers owner incentives to reduce the upfront cost of high efficiency measures that exceed Wisconsin codes and standards.

Focus on EnergyAdditional program information, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, can be found at