The Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter will present a four-part Variable Speed Drives webinar series beginning Sept. 20, 2012.

According to the Hydraulic Institute, 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.

Julian Atchia, SJE Rhombus, will lead Session 1, and Sean Fitzpatrick, Schneider Electric, will lead Sessions 2 through 4.

Variable Speed Drives Four-part Webinar Series Schedule:
Session 1—Intro 101, Sept. 20, 2012, 1-2 p.m. EDT
Session 2—Application and Installation Considerations, Sept. 27, 1-2 p.m. EDT
Session 3—Protection for VFD and Proper Output, Oct. 11, 1-2 p.m. EDT
Session 4—Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, Oct. 18, 1-2 p.m. EDT

Advance registration is required, and HI Members receive a 25 percent discount on the regular registration fee. Webinar series participants may also earn up to four PDH credits, one per session.

Early-bird pricing is available. Registrants receive $30 off the regular price of the four-part series through September 7, 2012. Early-bird registrants will also receive an email with a promotional code for $5 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, visit