YANMAR America Energy Systems Provides Free, Open CHP Technical Training for 2015

Based on dealer feedback, the 2015 YANMAR America CHP training sessions are new and improved, and will continue to be free for not only YANMAR dealers, but also those interested in learning about the product.

Adairsville, GA (December 12, 2014) – The Energy Systems division of YANMAR America is pleased to announce its 2015 micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technical training offerings. Based on dealer feedback, the 2015 training sessions are new and improved, and will continue to be free for not only YANMAR dealers, but also those interested in learning about the product.

Reduced class sizes to six students per session will allow for more "hands on" experiences, while the curriculum itself has been expanded to include full-day courses for more in-depth training. New to the curriculum is a full day training course on the 10,000 hour maintenance interval, and training "tracks" will provide a focus on the training specifically needed to support engineers and mechanical contractors.

1. Engineering Track* includes: Basic, Design & Installation and a Q&A session
2. Commissioning Track* includes: Basic, Service Tools, Commissioning and a Q&A session
3. Full CHP Training* includes: Basic, Design & Installation, Service Tools, Commissioning and a Q&A session

* Please note that students do not need to be employees of authorized YANMAR CHP Dealers to participate. Architects and Engineers who are actively designing other CHP products into commercial facilities are encouraged to participate in YANMAR technical training to improve the quality of the installed product for the customer.

Available micro CHP courses include:

• CHP Basic: Develop an understanding of the YANMAR CHP specifications for site design and servicing.
• CHP Design & Installation: Develop an understanding of YANMAR CHP installation conditions for electrical and thermal site design and installation.
• CHP Service Tool: Develop a working knowledge of the operation of YANMAR CHP Service tools (how to use the PC Checker, Remote Monitoring System and Software Update Tool).
• CHP Commissioning: Develop a working knowledge of how to operate and commission the YANMAR CHP, as well as complete a commissioning report.
• CHP 10,000 Hour Maintenance: Develop the ability to complete the 10,000 hour maintenance for CHP, as well as complete a maintenance report.

Training opportunities are scheduled for each month during 2015, and will continue to be free of charge in order to encourage participation in this invaluable learning opportunity.

To learn more about the training sessions, see a schedule of dates or for more information, please contact Yoshinori Jodo at yjodo@yanmar.com or 770-548-2333.

About YANMAR America Corporation:
Based in Adairsville, GA, YANMAR America Corp. is a subsidiary of YANMAR Co., Ltd. – which recently celebrated its 100th year of operation. YANMAR America is a recognized global leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment for a multitude of market segments including marine and industrial engines, compact tractors, compact construction equipment and energy systems. YANMAR Co. Ltd., was established in 1912 and in 1933 became the world's first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. Over the last 80 years, YANMAR has been a manufacturer of world-renowned diesel engines, energy systems and agricultural, construction and industrial machinery. With global headquarters in Osaka, Japan, YANMAR is well recognized for the unsurpassed quality of its products. Its American headquarters representing North, Central and South America is located at 101 International Parkway, Adairsville, GA 30103. For more information, please visit us.yanmar.com.

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