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Webinar Series explains how to improve pump systems reliability.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 04, 2013 - Opening session for Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) 4-part webinar series will be held January 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST. Series will explain how VSDs may be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head as well as applications to avoid. Sessions include Intro 101 (January 9), Application and Installation Considerations (January 16), Protection for VFD and Proper Output (January 23), and Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs (January 30).

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

The Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter Announce First Variable Speed Drives Webinar Series of 2014

Press release date: Nov 26, 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 January 9, 2014 at 1:00pm EST. Larry Stanley, Regional Applications Engineer, ABB, Inc. and Kevin Fedor, Variable Frequency Drives Sales Manager, Schneider Electric - Square D. 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.

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

Session 1 – Intro 101, January 9, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm EST
Session 2 – Application & Installation Considerations, January 16, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm EST
Session 3 – Protection for VFD & Proper Output, January 23, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm EST
Session 4 – Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, January 30, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm EST

Advance registration is required and 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 www.PumpSystemsMatter.org or contact Lori Siegfried, Marketing & Events Coordinator, Hydraulic Institute, at 973.267.9700 x112 or lsiegfried@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.