IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating course starts April 8

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IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course offers an excellent overview of the essential areas used throughout the industrial process heating field.

The Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course has been a successful source of high-level learning for those in the industrial heat-processing industry for more than 10 years. Registration is now open for the next course beginning April 8 and runs for six weeks, ending May 19. The flexible online format and interactive forums are just some of the benefits of this class.

This affordable course is ideal for students to learn through a virtual format while at home or in the office, allowing them to go at their own pace. It offers indispensable tools to industrial process heating operators and users of all types of industrial heating equipment. Throughout the in-depth online course, students learn safe, efficient operation of industrial heating equipment, how to reduce energy consumption, and ways to improve the bottom line. The content provides an excellent overview of the essential information used throughout the industry.

The curriculum includes the basics of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control, and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating. Weekly course work, quizzes, and a final exam project are administered to guide students on their progress and evaluate their knowledge of the material.  For a complete listing of the topics covered, go to: www.ihea.org/event/OnlineFall24.

Glen Bradley

Glen Bradley joins the IHEA team as the moderator of the course. Bradley is a professional engineer and has more than 30 years of experience in the industry with companies such as Maxon, Coen Burner, and Honeywell Thermal Solutions where he retired in 2019. His knowledge and experience offer invaluable resources online students can access throughout the course. 

Registration for the Fundamentals course is open now through April 3, 2024, at www.ihea.org/event/OnlineFall24. Cost for IHEA members is $775 or two-member vouchers, and cost for non-members is $950. Registration fee includes an electronic course handbook, course instruction, quizzes and projects, class forums, and the opportunity to contact the instructor throughout the course. Students who successfully complete the course will receive 18 PDHs. Printed materials are available for an additional fee.

IHEA’s 2024 Annual Meeting will be at the Hotel DeSoto in Savannah, Georgia, March 20-22.

IHEA’s Annual Meeting in Savannah

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) announces its 2024 Annual Meeting at the Hotel DeSoto in Savannah, Georgia, March 20-22. Nestled in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District, the Hotel DeSoto is a short stroll away from celebrated squares, art museums, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and the city’s largest green space.

This year’s meeting promises to be a game-changer as IHEA elevates sustainability and decarbonization efforts to new heights.

“The IHEA annual meeting brings together industrial peers to explore the most pertinent issues and trends in the industrial heat processing community,” said IHEA President Brian Kelly. “The great value in this is the diversity of the attendees and their willingness to share their experiences. With so much talk of sustainability and decarbonization in the heat-processing industry in recent years, IHEA’s focus on this during the meeting will provide discussion and information you won’t want to miss.”

In addition to the timely presentations, IHEA members will convene for committee work and enjoy IHEA’s social gatherings to visit with industry peers and welcome new faces to the association. 

Registration will be open soon. Mark your calendar and plan to join IHEA members and guests for this great event. Make your hotel reservations now as space is limited. The reservation link for the DeSoto hotel is on IHEA’s meeting page, www.ihea.org/event/AM24. Please book your hotel reservations now to ensure you receive IHEA’s group rate.

Calendar of Events

February 15
Sustainability & Decarbonization Webinar Series — Direct Air Capture & Storage

To keep global temperature rise below 1.5°C, we’ll need to remove 10-20% of CO2 emitted each year – billions of tons of CO2 annually. To meet this challenge, we’re building low-cost Direct Air Capture technology (DAC) that will permanently remove CO2 at this scale. Learn more about this exciting technology and how you can get involved.

March 20–24
IHEA 2024 Annual Meeting
Hotel DeSoto | Savannah, Georgia  |  www.ihea.org/event/AM24

March 28
Sustainability & Decarbonization Webinar Series — Hydrogen Basics

This webinar will present the basics of hydrogen, a general comparison to natural gas as well as its combustion characteristics. Attendees will learn burner and system considerations as it relates to burner design, flame detection, air fuel ratio (stoichiometry) and control/safety components.

For details on IHEA events, go to www.ihea.org/events