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2019 Winter Training Schedule
Jan. 16, 2019

As part of our commitment to the industry, we are proud to present this years winter training schedule.
Please join us in this opportunity to improve and develop industry-relevant skills and information for you and your teams.
Visit us on our website at gjpipe.com/calander or click the button below for more information on this years schedule and registration forms.
Thanks for being our partners.

EVENT:  Grand Junction Pipe & Supply Winter Training 2019
 
LOCATION:  Training classes will be held at one of the two sites listed below:
1.     Grand Vista Hotel located at 2790 Crossroads Blvd. in Grand Junction.  (970) 241-8411.
2.     Grand Junction Pipe & Supply located at 2868 I-70 Business Loop in Grand Junction. (970) 243-4604.
 
DATE & TIME:  Class dates, start times and prices are listed below.  Lunch is included with each session.
If you have questions, please contact Mike Higgins at 970-244-8167 or Jim Bruner at 970-244-8154.  We look forward to seeing you! 

Best Installation Practices and Irrigation Troubleshooting(Grand Vista Hotel)
February 18th / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                                   $50
In the morning we will cover pipe identification, proper solvent welding techniques, and irrigation component installation.  In the afternoon we will cover electric valve & controller troubleshooting practices.  Please bring your multimeter.
 
Filters & Filter Systems (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 19th / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                $50
This class is offered to promote an understanding of the different irrigation filters and filtering systems in the market today.  The trainer will also cover how to maintain and troubleshoot these systems and how to determine the best filter or filtering system for your application.
 
Best Installation Practices and Irrigation Troubleshooting.  (Grand Vista Hotel) SPANISH
February 20th / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                                   $50
In the morning we will cover pipe identification, proper solvent welding techniques, and irrigation component installation.  In the afternoon we will cover electric valve & controller troubleshooting practices.  Please bring your multimeter.
 
Irrigation Management Scheduling (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 21th / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                                   $50
All aspects of Irrigation Management and Scheduling will be discussed from precipitation rates, distribution uniformity, identifying soil types, plant water use, application rates, soil intake rates, water movement through the soil, soil water holding capacity, sprinkler equipment selection, and more.  The idea is to convey upon the student the many factors involved in irrigation management and scheduling for sound irrigation management practices.
 
Munro Smart BoxTM Systems & Pumps (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 22rd/ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM                                   $50
Participants will learn the proper wiring of a Munro Smart BoxTM, understand its operation and gain knowledge on troubleshooting a pump system with a Munro Smart BoxTM.  Basics on controls & pump applications will also be discussed.  This year’s training is being hosted by Gail Mueller, Munro Pumps Product, and Quality Management Director and has been with Munro for 21 years.

Basic Design (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 25st / 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM                                   $50
This class is being taught by John Steuble, CID, CLIA; in the proper design of irrigation systems for sound and efficient irrigation practices.  A student should be well versed in irrigation terminology for this class and should attend the February 21st class before taking this class if not well versed.

IQ2 TM Hardware, Software and Communication Training (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 26th / 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                                   $50
This class will teach students how to program and operate the ESP-LXME and ESP-LXD controllers, how to communicate remotely via the IQ2TM software and discuss the various communication protocols available.
 
Learning Spanish for Landscape Professionals (Grand Vista Hotel)
February 27th / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                                   $50
Learning phrases to assist you in relaying information to your Spanish speaking employees.  Comes with “Perfect Phrases in Spanish for gardening and landscaping” workbook.  The class size limit of 25.
 
Turf Controller Tech Overview(Grand Vista Hotel)
February 28th / 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM                                   $50
This class is an overview of available and upcoming monitoring and control devices for turf and landscape care.  We will also discuss a variety of controller manufacturers to assist with identification in the field.  Information on how and when to use rain/freeze sensors on Hunter & Rain Bird controllers will also be discussed.
 
Turf 2-wire Decoder(Grand Vista Hotel)
March 1st / 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM                                   $50
Turf 2-wire decoder installation, wiring, and troubleshooting.  Bring your amp meter.  We will set up a 2-wire system and troubleshoot the installation
 
HDPE Fusion Training(TBD)
TBD / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                                    $XXX/CLASS
Ferguson Enterprises certified HDPE butt fusion training on McElroy butt fusion machines-CLASS #1Ferguson Enterprises certified HDPE small diameter manual side fusion on McElroy sidewinder fusion Machine-CLASS #2
 

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