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HI announces variable speed drive webinar series.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 19, 2014 - On January 22, 2015, Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter will conduct opening session of 3-part webinar series on Variable Speed Drives. In addition to explaining how VSDs can be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head, as well as which applications to avoid, series will discuss energy optimization, life cycle reduction, single-phase to three-phase power conversion, and inrush current reduction. Sessions 2 and 3 will take place Jan 27 and Jan 29.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Announces First Variable Speed Drives Webinar Series of 2015

Press release date: Dec 12, 2014

Parsippany NJ, – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) will conduct the opening session of its three-part webinar series on Variable Speed Drives on January 22, 2015 at 1pm ET.  Webinar participants will learn how to significantly improve pump systems reliability when using Variable Speed Drives (VSDs).

In addition to explaining how VSDs can be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head, as well as which applications to avoid, the webinar series will discuss energy optimization, life cycle reduction, single-phase to three-phase power conversion, and inrush current reduction.

The schedule for the three-part webinar series on Variable Speed Drives includes:

Session 1 – Intro & Application Considerations, January 22, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm ET
Session 2 – Protection for VFD & Proper Output, January 27, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm ET
Session 3 – Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, January 29, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm ET

Advance registration is required. HI members and standards partners receive a 25% discount off the regular registration fee for the series. To register for the upcoming VSD series, visit estore.Pumps.org or contact Andrea Kucker, at 973.267.9700 x202 or akucker@Pumps.org.

About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.