|DOE Rulemaking Update
Since January 2011, when the first notice appeared in the Federal Register, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) and its members have been closely tracking the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) plans to regulate pump efficiency for industrial and commercial pumps. Click here for more information.
|Pump Systems Training Opportunities: Earn PDH Credit by attending HI webinars
|The Hydraulic Institute is Hiring
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) seeks a Standards Engineer to join our dynamic team to assist in the development of technical standards and guidelines for pumps, maintaining documents per ANSI Essential and assist the Director, Technical Affairs. Apply today!
|NAM Economic Report: August 25, 2014
|HI provides this weekly economic report, a publication of the National Association of Manufacturers, as a service to our members and other interested parties. Please visit every Monday for the weekly update.|
|Download the Hydraulic Institute Member Benefits Mobile App for Tablets
|The HI Membership Benefits App is focused on member benefits. It is for HI members and those who are eligible and wish to join HI. Navigate by company type and location (North America or Non-North America) to focus on benefits that specifically relate to your company. Use the app to learn about HI member benefits, Pump Systems Matter Sponsor benefits, pump training courses and webinars, ANSI/HI Pump Standards, and Pump Guidebooks. E-mail content to industry peers to encourage them to join HI. Navigate to the HI website e-Store to make online purchases.|
|The Energy-Water Nexus Interlinked Resources that are Vital for Economic Growth and Sustainability
|A recently released
report from U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s office is an "Energy 20/20 White
Paper" that should have broad interest to HI members. The report
identifies water use in electricity generation, production of fuels, oil and
gasproduction and regional drought issues as key factors. There are an
increasing number of organizations looking at opportunities in this area, which
will merit HI’sfurtherinvestigation. Read the briefinghere: www.Pumps.org/Energy-Water-Nexus. For more information contact Mark Sullivan at 973.267.9700 x200 or by e-mail
|Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory: Pump & Turbo Symposia Proceedings
| ||The Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A&M University is pleased to announce that the proceedings for ALL Turbomachinery Symposia (1971-2012) and ALL International Pump Users Symposia (1984-2012) are available for free on their website. The knowledge that has been distilled in these lectures and tutorials is of continuing and exceptional value to the industry and is a testament to the efforts of individual advisory committee members since the symposia started. Visit the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory website.|
|ANSI-HI Pump Standards CD Version 3.1 & 3.1 Upgrade
This new and comprehensive CD-ROM is comprised of 30 standards, of which are 4 have been updated since the release of Version 3.0 in 2011 and one is entirely new - ANSI/HI 7.6 Controlled-Volume Metering Pumps for Test. Among the updated standards are two long awaited revisions - ANSI/HI 9.6.1 Rotodynamic Pumps Guideline for NPSH Margin and ANSI/HI 9.8 Intake Design for Rotodynamic Pumps.
If you already own ANSI/HI Pump Standards Version 2.2 CD, then the downloadable Version 3.0 Upgrade will bring your set up-to-date. It costs only $150 to keep your ANSI/HI Pump Standards current and ensure that future releases can be added to your set.
Each CD has searchable PDF files; hypertext links from indexes to each Standard, each section and each page; and bookmarks, annotations and printing are all enabled.
|Electronic Data Exchange Overview
HI's new standard — "Electronic Data Exchange for Pumping Equipment" — is your first step toward paperless data sharing between collaborating firms. Implement EDE now and your company will stop wasting time reentering data; eliminate errors caused by multiple data entry sessions; SAVE on total project cost.
|Free Stuff Overview
The Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter offer a variety of educational tools and documents on their web sites. Now we've put the links to these resources on one page. A quick and simple one-time registration gives you access to these valuable resources.
|Pumping System Optimization: Energy Efficiency and Bottom-Line Savings
Host a "Pumping System Optimization: Energy Efficiency and Bottom-Line Savings" course for your service territory, customers, employees, distributors and/or vendors at your own facility and on your schedule in 2013!
Participants of this one-day course will develop skills to identify energy savings opportunities with pumping systems and understand how to develop an Action Plan including financial justification for pumping systems efficiency projects. This will result in short-term annual energy savings.
Participants earn seven Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits from the Hydraulic Institute and receive a free copy of the "Optimizing Pumping Systems" Guidebook in addition to the course participant guide.
A FREE copy
— $195 Value —
for each participant!
|Member Benefit Literature
| HI membership is an invaluable business resource. Opportunities abound for your organization and your career potential. Check out the latest membership literature — make sure you are taking advantage of ALL that HI has to offer.|
|HI Advantage eNewsletter
|Did you know that HI publishes HI Advantage monthly? It's organized into sections: Standards News; Purchase & Save; Pump Insights; Popular HI Offers; Training & PDH Credit. Stay current on new products and offerings from Hydraulic Institute with this monthly update. To have it sent directly to your inbox, please complete our Information Request Form.|
|ANSI-HI Pump Standards
Do You Specify, Select, Design, Test, Install or Operate Pumps or Pumping Systems? Purchase the ANSI/HI Pump Standards, and make informed decisions, design and operate reliable pumping systems and optimize their performance. The ANSI/HI Pump Standards include definitions industry terminology design, application, installation, operation and maintenance guidelines plus the widely-accepted HI Test Standards.