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Western Pool & Spa Show Seminars

Following is the service technicians guide to the 2022 Western Pool & Spa Show educational program, Mar. 12-14.

Classes are Thursday 1 - 5:45 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - 2:45 p.m; and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Opinions expressed at seminars are the speakers’ own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the WPSS or Service Industry News.

The list has been organized based on classes appropriate for service techs according to topics, date and time.

Classes By Topic Equipment Pad

Hydraulics for Service Professionals

Mike Childress, Pentair

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S1

AQRS3 Programming & Salt Troubleshooting

Rick French, Hayward

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

BALLROOM B

How to Size Plumbing and Equipment for any Pool

Ask the Masters

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION Electricity for the Service Professionals

Mike Childress, Pentair

Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S1

IntelliCenter Automation

Scott Parker, Pentair

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S1

Jandy TCX

Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S4

Electrical Bonding & Grounding

Bill Hamilton, Hamilton & Assoc.

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

BALLROOM A

Commercial CAT Controls and Equipment

Trevor Stift, Hayward

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

BALLROOM B

Understanding the Proper Use of Ozone in Residential Pools

Beth Hamil, O3 Consulting

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S3

Understanding Omni Family and WiFi Diagnostics

Bryan Chrissan, Hayward

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

BALLROOM B

How To Size Plumbing & Equipment for a Pool

Dave Penton, Ask the Masters

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S7

IntelliChem Automated Chemical Systems

Chris Forman, Pentair

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S1

Variable Speed Pumps

Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S4

How a Pool Works

Robert Foutz, Jr., Purity Pool

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S5

Swimming Pool Filteration: Applications & Innovations “What you Need to Know” Mark Dunlap, Fiber Clear

Saturday: 12-1:45 CLASSROOM S3 CLASSROOM S5

Hybrid Pool Heating in a Decarbonized Econony

Thursday: 1-2:45 CLASSROOM S6

Heat Pumps

Thursday: 3-3:45 CLASSROOM S4 Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Thursday: 4-5:45 CLASSROOM S4 Ben Carver, Hayward

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Rola-CHEM ORP/PH Controllers Application

Todd Schwab, Alpha West, CPO Instructor

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

Heaters

Dan & Dave Sizelove, Aquatherm Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

JXi Gas Fired Heaters HDF400 Small Footprint Heater and Fundamentals

Brad Duncan, Raypak Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

Steve Berens, Clear Comfort Edgar De Jesus, Pool Nation Thursday:

BALLROOM B Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

4-5:45 p.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION

BALLROOM A

Six bad money-wasting habits in pool service and how to change them

Edgar De Jesus and Emily Washcovick, Yelp Roll-N-Vac, The Vacuum On Steroids,

How to Grow Your Business with Word of Mouth

John Limbocker, Internet Dominators Edgar De Jesus and Emily Washcovick, Yelp

Online Marketing UpTune that will Super- charge Your Business

John Limbocker, Internet Dominators

Raypak Standard Series 22; 206-407 Low Nox and Atmospheric Understanding Business Metrics, Financials and Your Cost of Service Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

BALLROOM B

Designing and Troubleshooting Solar Pool Heating Systems

Ethan Heine, Suntrek Solar

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Heat Pump Solutions for Pool/Spa Heating in a Decarbonization World Don Tuch, AquaCal AquaPilot

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

BALLROOM A

Raypak Avia Pool and Spa Heater: Overview, Installation and Troubleshooting Brad Duncan, Raypak

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION

Ultratemp Heat Pump and Hybrid Heat pump

Chris Forman, Pentair

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S1

Auto Cleaners / Vacuums

In-Floor Technical Service Training,

Jaime Guzman, A & A Manufacturing

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S4

In-Floor Technical Service Training

Marty Fisher, Jaime Guzman, A & A Manufacturing

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S3 Steve Dunn, Commercial Pool Systems

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

BALLROOM A

The Pool Cleaner Tear Down

David Jones, Hayward

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

BALLROOM B

Business Matters

Changes to the NEC 2023

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S3

From Boom to Boost Working with Automated Billing

Jason Wise, Wise Software

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Department of Energy (DOE)

Carlos Gomez, Pentair

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S1

Adding Value to Your Business with Branding.

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Pool Industry Legislative Review

John Norwood, CPSA

Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Eric Knight, Orenda

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S3

Advanced Web Connect

Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S4

DOE Regulations and Haywards Response

Rick Ruggles, Hayward

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

BALLROOM B

Adding Value to Your Business with Branding

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Bill Hamilton, Hamilton & Assoc.

There's more to know than pushing a pole

Peter Haverlation

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S7

Profitable Pool Inspections

Rick English

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S5

Inspections of Pools & Equipment

Steven Dunn, Commercial Pool Systems

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

BALLROOM A

Business Metrics, Financials and Costs

Edgar De Jesus, Pool Nation

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S6

I’ve Got a Business, Now What?

Debbie Morgan, CPA

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

BALLROOM B

How to Comply with Independent Contractor Laws in CA

Andrew J. Hoag, Atty., Fisher Phillips

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION Millionire Pool Man, Thinking Outside of the Box

Chris Webb

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Finishes/Building Matters Plaster Stains & Discoloration

David Schaffer, Jacks Magic

Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Pool Plaster Issues

Que Hales, OnBalance

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

BALLROOM A

Pool Repair & Install Essentials

Randy Stift, Hayward

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

BALLROOM B

Certified Stain Specialist,

Jeff Hubbard, Jack's Magic

Saturday: 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S4

Proper Inground Spa Jet Designs in a Variable Speed

Dan Young & Scott Roodbergen, Waterway

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

BALLROOM A

Service Pros vs. Pool Builders Panel Discussion

Moderators -Ask the Masters

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION How to Layout Pool Equipment Pads with the Service Pro in Mind

Dave Penton, Ask the Masters

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S7

How to Layout Pool Equipment Pads with the Service Pro in Mind

Ask the Masters

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

BALLROOM B

Water Chemistry

Chemistry: Ways to Stretch your Chlorine

Terry Arko, Hasa

Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

BALLROOM A

Beginner's Guide to Pool/Spa Water Chemistry & Testing,

Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION Why do we get algae? The latest science on algae indentification and prevention Chris Marcano, NC Brands

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Impact of Organic Load on Disinfection Byproducts and Legionella in Aquatic Systems Vance D. Fiegel, Creative Water Solutions Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

BALLROOM A

CYA Smart: Bringing San-ity to Water Care in Crunch Times

Steve Berens, Clear Comfort

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION The Calcium Based Startup

Eric Knight, Orenda Technologies

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S6

Stop Chasing pH.

Come learn how to contain it

Eric Knight, Orenda

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S3

Mythbusters! What's Right and What's Wrong!

Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

SEASIDE PRE-FUNCTION

Basic Water Chemistry 101

Terry Arko, Hasa

Saturday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Proactive Pool Startup Process

Marvin Rezae, EasyCare

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S3

Alternative Sanitizers

Scott Parker, Pentair

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S1

Advanced Water Chemistry

Que Hales, OnBalance

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

BALLROOM A

En Espanol

8-9:45 Programacion AQRS3 y Solucion de Problemas de Sal (En Espanol)

Hayward

Thursday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S5

Friday: a.m.

Desmontaje del Limpiador de Piscinas (salt) (En Espanol)

Hayward

Secrets to Algae Free Pools (en Espanol)

William Rivera, EasyCare

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S3

Regulaciones del DOE y Respuesta de Haywards (En Espanol)

Hayward

Friday: 10-10:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S5

EasyTouch (En Espanol)

Carlos Gomez, Pentair

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S1

Stop Chasing pH. Come learn how to contain it (En Espanol)

Miguel Chavez, Orenda

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S3

Conectividad Online Para La Industria de Piscinas (En Espanol)

Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S4

Equipos y Controles CAT Comerciales Hayward (En Espanol)

Hayward

Friday: 11 a.m.-12:45 pm

CLASSROOM S5

Thursday: 3-3:45 p.m.

VSF Pumps (En Espanol) CLASSROOM S5 Carlos Gomez, Pentair Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S1 Six bad money-wasting habits in pool service and how to change them (En Espanol) Calentadores a gas Jxi (En Espanol)

Miguel Chavez, Orenda Alex Valdovinos, Fluidra

Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S3 CLASSROOM S4

Fundamentos y Calentador de Tamano Reducido HDF400 (heater) (En Espanol) Comprension de la Familia Omni y los Diagnosticos de WiFi Hayward (En Espanol) Hayward Hayward Thursday: 4-5:45 p.m.

Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S5 CLASSROOM S5

Aplicación recomendada de fabricación/ instalación de equipos comerciales (En Espanol) The 4 Pillars of Proactive Pool Care (En Espanol) Emir Penard, Orenda Technologies Alex Capous, Hayward Friday: 1-2:45 p.m.

Friday: 8-9:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S6 CLASSROOM S5

Avia Heater - Instalacion (En Espanol) Licenciada Contratista Guiatista (En Espanol) Ricardo Gonzalez, RayPak

Arturo Torres

Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m.

CLASSROOM S6

Basic Water Chemistry 101 (En Espanol)

Pedro Correa

Saturday: 12-1:45 p.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Friday: a.m.

CLASSROOM S7

Department of Energy (DOE) (En Espanol)

Carlos Gomez, Pentair

10-10:45

CLASSROOM S1

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