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Join HI for the Final Training Webinar Series in 2014 
Advanced Seals Series Image HomepageThe Advanced Mechanical Seals 201 webinar series provides an overview of the most common piping plans used today. In addition to outlining the pros and cons of over 15 different piping plans, this four-part webinar series discusses the auxiliary equipment, design considerations, operating parameters, installation, monitoring, as well as troubleshooting associated with each. In cases where multiple options are available to the user, piping plan benefits and limitations are compared. Basic calculations for estimating the performance of piping plans as well as a spreadsheet to assist with evaluating systems also are featured in the webinar. A Q&A session is conducted at the end of each section. Register now.
DOE Rulemaking Update 

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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


Hydraulic Institute Executive Director to Retire: Search for Replacement Launched 
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The Hydraulic Institute announced on September 2, 2014, the planned retirement of its long-serving Executive Director. Robert K. Asdal who has served as HI Executive Director since February 1, 1991 has announced his retirement plan to the HI Board, which will become effective June 30, 2015. During his tenure the Institute has grown significantly in size, scope, services to members expanding its geographic footprint as well.  As Executive Director for nearly 24 years Asdal has helped the Board shape the strategic direction of HI to better serve the needs of members and the customers that they serve. Learn more...

PSMART: Pump System Modeling and Analysis Tool 
PSMART Logo WebP•SMART is a system simulation tool to help you better understand the interaction between the pump and the complete hydraulic network. Download the software tool now.
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: November 24, 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 
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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.
ANSI-HI Pump Standard Web Subscriptions 
Web-based Subscriptions provide company-wide access to the ANSI/HI Pump Standards for one or more simultaneous users, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world. You may access from the Web or download to view locally. View the Standards by Subscription Demo to see how the Subscription system works. Click here.  Demo Web Subscription Home Page Image  
ANSI-HI Pump Standards CD Version 3.1 & 3.1 Upgrade 
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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.

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Free Stuff Overview 

Free Stuff IconThe 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 2014!

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!

HI Advantage eNewsletter 
HI Advantage HomeScreen ThumbnailDid 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.
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Upcoming Meetings 

Save the dates for future HI meetings! Download the schedule here.

eLearning - The Online Pump Training Experience 

Take the Rotodynamic (Centrifugal) Pumps or Positive Displacement Pumps eLearning courses and earn 2 PDH credits for each module! Enroll today.