Technical Lunch for March, Dallas

March 27, 2019
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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NorthPark Center, 8687 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75225
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Please join us for a presentation on the use of Grooved Mechanical Joints in Plumbing Applications. 


  • The grooved pipe joining concept: simple yet robust
  • Advantages of grooving versus traditional methods
  • Advances in material types that can be used with grooving
  • Types of grooves and their plumbing & hydronic applications
  • How grooving affects key concerns in construction:
    • Risk Mitigation
    • Project Timelines
    • Flexibility for expansion
    • Repair and Maintenance Advantages
  • How to correctly specify grooved solutions for your projects


Presenter Bio

Renn Burling currently serves the Dallas/Ft Worth construction design community as Engineering Sales Specialist for the Victaulic Company.  By working closely with designers and owners, he seeks to deliver innovative piping solutions for complex projects that mitigate risk, minimize schedule impact, modularize construction and maximize productivity in the region’s challenging labor market.  Since 2007, Renn has enjoyed many challenging positions in the DFW commercial construction field including engineered sales for a Dallas hydronics equipment rep firm and business development roles for Armstrong Fluid Technology and Viega.  He also serves the DFW Chapter of ASPE as Corresponding Secretary, webmaster and is also the guy that sends you all those awesome emails...

A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Renn was honored to serve as a KC-10 pilot after Desert Storm and has also made over 350 high-altitude freefall parachute jumps.  He and his wife have 3 children in elementary school and are putting the finishing touches on a new home in Van Alstyne, TX.

Victaulic - sponsor of this session

Victaulic, currently celebrating our 100th year in business, is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. We build technologies and provide engineering services that address the most complex piping challenges faced by engineers, site owners, contractors, and distributors. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.  Learn more and find out how we can help you with your next project:


$0.00 Designers & Engineers that are Members of DFW ASPE

$30.00 Non-Designer & Guest Registration

$0.00 Designer/Engineer Guest or Pre-Paid Vouchers for Sponsors