Training and education for all staff will help ensure they understanding how operations and maintenance can impact the KPIs and overall system efficiency. Among the entities offering training, consider the following resources.

The Industrial Efficiency Alliance, with help from supporting utilities and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), headquartered in Portland, Ore., has developed a number of training courses designed to meet the specific needs of operators and engineers in the Pacific Northwest who work with pump systems. An updated schedule for pump training courses sponsored by the Industrial Efficiency Alliance can be obtained at its site using the link at the bottom of the page.

Other training courses are available through Climate Vision and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT). Visit these sites using the links at the bottom of the page for an overview of for pump training courses offered by these entities.