Blogs, PSM Newsletter, Free Tools | June 15, 2021

Engineering Data Library: A Reliable Web Resource

Let’s face it, no matter how well you know your pump system it’s good to have an accurate, up-to-date reference when it comes to checking up on pumping fundamentals, fluid properties, and pipe system friction losses. Whether it involves changing the setpoint of an active valve or reviewing wear when pumping slurries, the Hydraulic Institute’s Engineering Data Library is an important resource.

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Blogs, Energy Efficiency, PSM Newsletter | March 31, 2021

Pumping Out the Word on Energy Savings

In this interview, Howard Merson, senior manager of trade ally strategy and management, and Kyle Coumas, senior trade ally manager, at Energy Solutions, an employee-owned, mission-driven implementer. The two discuss how incentive programs work and how they could change the way we sell high-efficiency pumps.

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Blogs, PSM Newsletter, PSAP, Water/Wastewater | March 31, 2021

Municipal Water Cavitation Fail

Most municipal water case studies do not begin in a lab, but this one does. Eric Dole, a certified Pump System Assessment Professional (PSAP) with two patents to his name, was conducting research on electrocoagulation in a lab at Red Rock Community College outside Denver. A supervisor at Consolidated Mutual Water, who also taught at the school, was curious about the test and introduced himself.

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Blogs, PSM Newsletter | March 31, 2021

Calculate Pump Savings Quickly and Accurately

Replacing an old pump or specifying a new one comes down to cost. While we can’t help you with your budget, the Hydraulic Institute’s Pump Savings Calculator can help you get the most pump for your money by determining life cycle energy and cost savings. It bases those calculations on your specific application and local electricity costs, and best of all, the calculator is free.

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