Midwest HVAC News
Rheem Graduates its
5,000th Tankless Training Participant.
Ed Phillips (front row, third from left), along with the rest of his
graduating class, celebrates the milestone of being the 5,000th
graduate of Rheem's Tankless Training Program
The Rheem Water Heating Division in Montgomery, Ala., celebrated the
graduation of its 5,000th Generation III Tankless Training Program
professional: Ed Phillips, master plumber and owner of Ed Phillips
Plumbing in College Station, Texas.
With the release of Rheem’s Generation III tankless gas products in
2010, the company updated its training program to provide both
apprentice contractors and the most seasoned professionals with the
applicable knowledge needed to install, diagnose, and service Rheem
tankless gas units. The program offers hands-on training modules
including: Installation, Application, Diagnostics and Service.
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training program is proud to be an incredibly hands-on program
where everyone attending the program gets a unit to practice
on,” said Mike Siuda, director of tankless sales and marketing.
“The program and its graduates—more than 1,250 a year on
About Rheem (www.rheem.com)
Rheem is privately held with headquarters in Atlanta and U.S.
operations in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Indiana, North
Carolina and Texas. In its 89th year of operation, the company
is a global manufacturer of residential and commercial heating
and cooling systems; tank, tankless, solar and hybrid heat pump
water heaters; controls, swimming pool and spa heaters;
commercial boilers and commercial refrigeration equipment. The
company’s premium brands include Rheem, Raypak, Ruud, Richmond
and Splendid, as well as commercial refrigeration brands
Russell, Witt, ColdZone and Kramer, which are part of the
company’s Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG) division. Rheem
products have been recognized with countless industry and
consumer awards for reliability, innovative design and high