CE Electives: Plumbing Systems & Hot Water Heat [Virtual]

April 9, 2024


Type of Event: Continuing Education Specialty

Instructor: Eric Boll


Please note: This course will be virtual.  
You will be emailed closer to the class the link to pre-register for the virtual class along with course materials. 

Instructor: Eric Boll, Pillar to Post

Elective CE: 2 hours*

*Each course listed below will give one hour of elective continuing education credit.

Plumbing Systems (1-hour)

The plumbing system must function properly every day, not only for your convenience, but also for your health. Nobody ever thinks about the plumbing system until it doesn’t work. This practical, one-hour course covers everything a real estate professional should know about a residential plumbing system.

This course will teach you:
  • Basic plumbing terms and definitions
  • The most common plumbing problems, the causes and easy troubleshooting
  • What clients’ expectations are regarding plumbing

Hot Water Heat (1-hour)

The most popular heating system by far is the forced air heating system. There are, however, many homes that still have hot water heat. These are sometimes a challenge for real estate professionals:
  • Some buyers perceive hot water heating to be an obsolete system
  • If the buyer wants air conditioning, a home heated with hot water presents some challenges

It’s true that air conditioning is a challenge but hot water heat in the home should not be a deal breaker. There are many benefits to hot water heat. Furthermore, hot water heat has become more interesting with new options for air conditioning, in floor radiant heat and high-efficiency systems.   This course will teach you: how the hot water heating system works

  • the pros and cons of hot water heating
  • the new options available