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Webinar Series will focus on Variable Speed Drive technology.

Press Release Summary:

May 09, 2012 - Set to begin May 31, 2012, Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series will kick off with Julian Atchia of SJE Rhombus® leading session 1, "Intro 101." Sean Fitzpatrick of Schneider Electric will lead sessions 2-4, which consist of "Application and Installation Considerations" on June 14, "Protection for VFD and Proper Output" on June 21, and "Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs" on June 28. All webinars will take place from 1:00-2:00 pm EDT.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Announces Webinar Series on Variable Speed Drives

Press release date: May 04, 2012

Parsippany, NJ - The Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter announce the kick-off of their fourth webinar series of 2012. The highly anticipated Variable Speed Drives four-part webinar series begins on May 31, 2012.

Julian Atchia, SJE Rhombus®, will lead session 1, and Sean Fitzpatrick, Schneider Electric, will lead sessions 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, May 31, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT Session 2 -- Application and Installation Considerations, June 14, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT Session 3 -- Protection for VFD and Proper Output, June 21, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT Session 4 -- Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, June 28, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT

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

Early bird pricing is available. Register by May 15, 2012 and receive $30 off the regular price of the 4-part series. Those interested in the series can register now.

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.