The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will be holding its six-week Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course, starting on October 16. This course is for students who wish to take it at home, or work in a flexible web-based distance-learning format. It offers a training tool to industrial process heating operators and users of all types of industrial heating equipment. In the instructor-led, interactive online course, students learn safe, efficient operation of industrial heating equipment, how to reduce energy consumption and ways to improve the bottom-line. This class provides an overview of the fundamentals of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control, and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating. Students will gain a basic understanding of heat transfer principles, fuels and combustion equipment, electric heating, and instrumentation and control for efficient operation of furnaces and ovens in process heating. Students will also earn PDH’s for passing the course.  This course is led by industry expert, Max Hoetzl, retired vice-president of Surface Combustion. He brings more than 40 years’ experience in the combustion industry to IHEA’s online course. The registration fee includes course instruction, live interaction with the trainer, class forums to interact with other students, and an electronic copy of IHEA’s Fundamentals of Process Heating Course Handbook. Registration is open through Oct. 14, 2016 at: