Item #: WEB-CBS-0220
Member Price: $149.25
Price: $199.00


This three part webinar series is an introductory level course based on the Hydraulic Institute’s Commercial Building Services Guidebook that was published at the end of 2019. 

The Pump Applications Guideline for Commercial Building Services is intended to assist those to understand the general layout, components and operation of a typical commercial building. This webinar series will also provide the guidance necessary to select pump types and define pump materials to perform effectively, efficiently and reliable in the various building system operations.

Course content covers the following plans:

Session 1: Overview of pump requirements in commercial buildings
Tuesday, February 11th | 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
Instructors: Benjamin Madison, Product Compliance Specialist, Grundfos USA and Jennifer McGrath, P.E., Engineering Director, Flow Technologies, Pentair

Learning Objectives:

  • Pump types used in Commercial buildings
  • Pump design considerations
  • Pump operational requirements: Flow, Head, NPSH, Suction and Discharge requirements
  • Pump Site consideration’s

Session 2: Typical pumping systems in a commercial building
Wednesday, February 12th | 1:00 - 2:00pm EST 
Instructors: Steve Thompson, VP, Canadian Governance & Product Management, TACO Canada, Inc. and Michael Licastro, Manager of Training and Education, CBS & HVAC, Bell & Gossett, a Xylem Brand

Learning Objectives:

  • Heating
  • Chilled Water
  • Pressure Boosting
  • Hot Water Recirc
  • Waterwater
  • Renewables/Energy Recovery

Session 3: Pump accessories
Thursday, February 13th | 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
Instructor: Patrick Hogg, Application Engineering Manager, General Industry & Integral Horsepower Pumping, Nidec Motor Corporation

Learning Objectives

  • Overview of pumps motor controls
    -What they are
    -How they function
    -When to use them
  • Overview of motors used in commerical building
    -Brief understanding of motor types
    -Definitions of motor enclosures
    -Understanding motor starting methods

Each webinar will last approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes allowed for Q&A. Participants of the live sessions will earn one (1) PDH credit for each session attended, a total of 3 PDH credits available.

Please be advised that PDH credits are only available for registered participants of the live session, each individual registration counts as a seat is for 1 person and not intended to be viewed as a group. Group pricing rates are available.

Click here for a group pricing and registration forms or please contact us at for details. Also please be advised that PDH credits are only available for registered participants of the live session.

Date(s): February 11, 12 & 13, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST (all sessions)
Presenter(s): Four subject matter experts
HI Contact: 973.267.9700 or


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