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Four-Part Webinar Series focuses on variable speed drives.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 22, 2012 - Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter announce kick-off of second Variable Speed Drives webinar series, which will begin on Sept 20, 2012. Variable speed drives in pump systems are now a mature technology that, in correct applications, can generate benefits to user in cost savings and reliability improvements. Four webinar sessions will include: Intro; Application and Installation Considerations; Protection for VFD and Proper Output; and Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter Announce Webinar Series on Variable Speed Drives

Press release date: Aug 17, 2012

Parsippany, NJ, - The Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter announce the kick-off of the second Variable Speed Drives webinar series of 2012. The highly anticipated four-part webinar series will begin on September 20, 2012. Variable Speed Drives can save significant energy and money for many industries that use pumps. When properly applied, they can improve system reliability but be careful to avoid certain pitfalls.

Julian Atchia, SJE RhombusĀ®, will lead session 1, and Sean Fitzpatrick, Schneider Electric, will lead session 2 through 4. Variable speed drives in pump systems are now a mature technology that, in correct applications, can generate large benefits to the user in cost savings and reliability improvements.

The following is a schedule for the Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series:
Session 1 -- Intro 101, September 20, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 2 -- Application and Installation Considerations, September 27, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 3 -- Protection for VFD and Proper Output, October 11, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 4 -- Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, October 18, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT

Advance registration is required and HI Members receive a 25% discount off the regular registration fee. Participants of the Variable Speed Drives webinar series may also earn up to four PDH credits, 1 per session.

Early bird pricing is available. Registrants receive $30.00 off the regular price of the 4-part series through September 7, 2012. Those interested in the series can register now. Early bird registrants will also receive an email with a promotional code for $5.00 off the companion Variable Speed Pumping guidebook with their registration confirmation email.

To learn more about the Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter or to register for a course, please visit www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

About the Hydraulic Institute: The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, and is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. HI Pump Standards are reliable, widely accepted references for anyone involved in pumps, including users, consultants, contractors, construction firms, manufacturers of pumps, seals, motors, instrumentation, controls, and pump software developers and systems integrators. HI periodically introduces new Standards based on industry needs. For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

About Pump Systems Matter: Pump Systems Matter (PSM) is an educational initiative created to assist North American pump users gain a more competitive business advantage through strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization. PSM's mission is to provide the marketplace with tools and collaborative opportunities to integrate pump system performance optimization and efficient energy management practices into normal business operations. For more information on PSM, visit www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.