2007 Product Training & Sales Meeting. Presented by Jim Molloy January 2007. Outline. Introduction & History of ProTech Systems, Inc. Why Special Gas Venting? Product comparison How to sell PTS products The PTS website How to set up a new customer How to maintain a customer
Presented by Jim Molloy
Masters Degree from University of Vienna, Austria in 1974.
Over 30 years of venting innovation experience
Dedication to quality reflected in all areas of business
Susan Dakin,Director, Human Resources
20 years HR experience at Mark Goodson Television Productions
Finds the right people for the right jobs, providing PTS with an exceptional workforcePrincipals
Continuous planned investment in equipment
The latest automated welding & cutting techniques
Strict quality controls
Smooth welded seams
Gas-tight, water-tight,and sealed for positive pressure conditions
Fine control over manufacturing processesManufacturing
Available in double walland single wall
Full line of adapters
Designed for fast installation
1. Insert; 2. Tighten; Done!
Designed with safety in mind!
Many advanced Venting technologies & features…
Molded triple-sealdirectional gaskets
Smooth welded seams
Engineering Services Available
Commercial CAD Drawings & BOM produced free of charge
Custom designs available
Quick responseEngineering & Design
Bar CodingBack-End System
Assists Director ofSales & Marketing
Co-ordinates efforts with Sales Reps and OEM’s
Customer Service Team
Knowledgeable & Dedicated
Questions or concerns, technical or order-related
Catalogs & literature
Rob EmpieCustomer Service
Journal of the American Medical Association
As many as 15,000 hospital visits per year
US Consumer ProductSafety Commission
Different concentrations and durations of CO exposure have different effects on the human body
Death within 1–3 minutes
Nausea within 20 minutes
Death within 1 hour
Nausea, convulsions, and death within 2 hours
Headaches within 1–2 hours
Life-threatening after 3 hours
Maximum OSHA-allowed concentration for continuous exposure in any 8 hour period
ASHRAE’s acceptable CO level for enclosed living spaces
Desirable levelEffects of Carbon Monoxide
Tabbed locking mechanism
Requires hand-bendingof sharp metal tabson female end
After inserting tabs through ring on male end, tabs must be bent and pulled through until seam is tight
If tabs aren’t pulled tight,seal may not be formed
Hard to disassemble for repair or replacement of components
Seams do not line up TabsSaf-T Vent® by Heat-Fab
Requires a significant amount of pressure to compress the female end against the inserted male end
Can bend, damage, or break the clamp or the vent length
If vent length is bent or damaged due to locking band compression,seal may be compromisedDrawbacks of External Locking Band
Vent length easily slides in
Never needs to be cut
Easy to see when vent isfully inserted
Easy to assemble, easy to disassemble
Welded seam lines up clamps
Internal locking band
Requires only a standard screwdriver or nut driverFasNSeal® by ProTech Systems, Inc.
One Small Box
One SKU, Many Parts!
Many optional appliance adapters for easy, silicone-free installation
Contractors love the versatility!Adjustable Vent Kit with 90° Termination
Especially for use with Takagi Tankless Water Heaters
Designed in conjunction with Takagi for use in areas frequently experiencing extremely cold, wet, windy weather conditions
Includes the new Universal Appliance Adapter with Condensate Drain and Backflow Preventer!
No need for external “dryer flap”—the backflow preventer is inside the vent!
Allows for easy installation of an elbow for termination above the snow lineSevere Weather Kit
Fewer parts to order!
Fewer parts to install, allowing for shorter runs!
Integrated backflow preventer stopsair from flowinginto appliance
Compatible with many makes/models of boilers and Tankless Water HeatersUniversal Appliance Adapterwith Condensate Drain and Backflow Preventer
Connect smaller lines to wider-diameter vent—without buying increasers or reducers!
Fewer parts to stock!
Many size combinations available!Branch Tee
Store more linear footage in less space
More liner per box, compared to the competition
Rolls up tight
Rolls out easily
Available in 316stainless steel
Suitable for both gas & oil
AL29-4C® liner coming soon!
FasNSmooth®’s smooth inner wall provides superior drafting performanceFasNSmooth®/FasNFlex®
For vent system assembly,a standard screwdriver ornut driver is the only tool necessary!
If a drain is necessary, it must be as close to the appliance flue outlet as possible
One appliance per vent kit termination
Must not contact plumbing or electric systems
Horizontal runs need at least ¼” pitch every 12 inches
Terminate away from trees, shrubs, & decorations
Venting system must be free to expand/contract
Movement through wall, ceiling, and roof penetrations must be unrestricted
Do not mix different manufacturers’ vent lengths!
Different manufacturers use different joint systems
Mixing systems voids warranties and UL listings
Always terminate according to NFPA requirementsFasNSeal® Installation Requirements