DSS Energy Efficiency: Pumping Systems

DSS Energy Efficiency: Pumping Systems is part 11 of the DSS Energy Efficiency 16-part training series featuring DSS owner-operator content.

The course covers pumping systems, their components, and their efficient use.

Course objectives include:

  • Exercise proper safety precautions when working with and around pumping systems
  • Apply the principles of pump operation
  • Use various pumps in power and HVAC applications
  • Use common pumping system components
  • Consider key factors prior to designing a pumping system
  • Apply specific best practices for energy efficiency to pumping systems.

Course menu:

Safety Considerations

Principles of Operation

  • Pressure and Head
  • Net Positive Suction Head and Principles of Operation

Types of Pumps

  • Standard End-Suction Pumps
  • Multi-Stage, Double Suction, and In-Line Designs
  • Seal-Less, Canned Motor, and Magnetic Drive Pumps
  • Self-Priming Pumps
  • River Water Pumping

Pumping System Components and Operation

  • Pumping System Components
  • System Operating Considerations

Best Practices

  • Pumping Systems Best Practices

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