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Summer Webinar Series addresses variable speed drives.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 28, 2013 - Scheduled for July 18, July 23, July 30, and Aug 13, Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series will teach participants how to improve pump systems reliability when using VSDs. Series will explain how VSDs may be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head as well as applications to avoid. Energy optimization, life cycle reduction, single-phase to 3-phase power conversion, and inrush current reduction will also be discussed.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

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

Press release date: Jun 21, 2013

Parsippany NJ, – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) have announced the dates of the upcoming Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series. The opening session will be held July 18, 2013 at 1:00pm EDT. Larry Stanley, Regional Applications Engineer, ABB, Inc. and John Smith, Regional Applications Engineer, ABB, Inc. will lead the series. Participants who complete the full series earn 4 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits directly from HI.

Webinar participants will learn how to significantly improve pump systems reliability when using Variable Speed Drives (VSDs). The series will explain how VSDs may be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head as well as applications to avoid. Energy optimization, life cycle reduction, single-phase to three-phase power conversion, and inrush current reduction will be discussed in the series.

A complimentary webinar session entitled, “Variable Speed Drives Make Cents”, will take place prior to the 4-part series. It will be held on July 11th at 1:00pm EDT and will last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is available at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

The following is a schedule for the Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series including the complimentary session:

Complimentary Session – Variable Speed Drives Make “Cents”, July 11, 2013, 1:00-1:30pm EDT
Session 1 – Intro 101, July 18, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 2 – Application & Installation Considerations, July 23, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 3 – Protection for VFD & Proper Output, July 30, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 4 – Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, August 13, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm EDT

Advance registration is required and HI members and standards partners receive a 25% discount off the registration fee of the series. To learn more about the Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter and to register for the upcoming VSD series, please visit www.PumpSystemsMatter.org or contact Kathy Doran, Education & Training Coordinator at 973.267.9700 x216 or kdoran@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.