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Xylem Inc. Announces 4th Quarter Pump Training at the Bell & Gossett® Little Red Schoolhouse®

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Xylem Inc. Announces 4th Quarter Pump Training at the Bell & Gossett® Little Red Schoolhouse®

Bell & Gossett, a leader in education for the hydronic heating and plumbing industries, has announced its training course schedule for the 4th quarter 2012. The free pump training seminars are offered at the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse in Morton Grove, Illinois, and are open to engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals.
The Little Red Schoolhouse is a certified provider of continuing education for LEED professionals as approved by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCITM). The Schoolhouse’s Large Chilled Water Design Seminar and Modern Hydronic System Design Basic Seminar are the pump industry’s first courses to be approved by GBCI and provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications.
The content provided in the two seminars meets GBCI’s goals of facilitating access to high-quality professional development for those in the green building industry. The courses focus on the application of pumps and related products that enable water and energy conservation and improve building system efficiency.
The seminars are tailored to various job functions and areas of expertise and cover a wide range of topics. The seminar instructors are LEED-Accredited professionals. Upon completion of the three-day seminars, 1.7 CEU credits are awarded to graduates.
The 4th Quarter 2012 Little Red Schoolhouse seminars and dates include:


Design & Application of Water-Based HVAC Systems Seminar
Nov 5-7
Large Chilled Water System Design Seminar*
Nov 12-14
Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Basic Seminar*
Dec 3-5
Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Advanced Seminar
Dec 10-12


* Seminar approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance requirements of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP certifications
“The Little Red Schoolhouse is an industry leader in training and we are excited to add increased opportunities for engineers, contractors and facility maintenance professionals to earn LEED continuing education credits,” said Mark Handzel, director of building services marketing for Xylem Inc.
The Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse is located just outside of Chicago, convenient to O’Hare airport and major highways. Students who attend the Schoolhouse seminars are just minutes away from all that Chicago has to offer, including sporting events, restaurants, shows, shopping, and many other attractions.
For complete descriptions and enrollment information for the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse educational seminars, Seminar reservations must be made through a Bell & Gossett representative. A complete list of representatives, including contact names and phone numbers, can be located on the website.
Since 1954, more than 55,000 engineers, contractors and installers have been trained in the Little Red Schoolhouse’s fully equipped learning center, while another 135,000 professionals have received training through Bell & Gossett’s traveling classroom program. Graduates of the Little Red Schoolhouse can be found in every state in the U.S. as well as Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at

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