Mr. Van Hester
Van has conducted several hundred separate training classes in the U.S. and Canada. He teaches the proper technique of solvent welding PVC and CPVC piping systems for industrial manufacturing facilities, commercial plumbing installations, turf and irrigation projects, wastewater treatment plants, and piping fabrication companies.
Van is a member of ASTM F-17, ASME B31, and the AALSO. He has done training presentations and seminars at WEFTEC, ASPE, and at various trade organizations and union halls across the country. He has also trained at many of the major aquariums across the United States. He is knowledgeable and familiar with much of the code language for IAPMO, UPC, ICC, and NSF standards 14 and 61 for potable water distribution.