Dave Hughes, BEd.

Published on January 12, 2021

Dave Hughes is a Technical Advisor at CIPH. He has over 40 years of experience in the plumbing and heating industry and has worked with gas, boiler systems, solar thermal water heating systems, radiant floor heating systems, hydronic system controls, and residential and commercial hydronic system design. He has served as chair of the Canadian Hydronics Council, and vice-chair of the CSA B214 Technical Committee. Active in the hydronics industry, Dave spearheaded the creation and implementation of the CHC Certified Hydronic Designer and Hydronic Installer programs.

Dave is a specialist at installing and designing hydronic systems for in-floor heating and manages FW&U Consulting, a firm specializing in technical training for pipe trades.

Dave possesses a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta with a specialization in Vocational Education (1985). He is also a graduate of NAIT’s Plumber/Gasfitter Apprenticeship Training program (1981). He has a passion for sharing knowledge and practical solutions with his students, working towards preparing students for the challenges they will faced in the field.