Variable Flow CPD Webinar

21 Oct 2021

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Understanding PICVs for Effective Flow Control in Variable Volume Systems

Wednesday 27th Oct 2021 6.00pm to 7.30pm (UAE Time), in collaboration with CIBSE UAE

Presenters: Mark Walker – Technical Specification Engineer UK & Ahmad Marzouk – Regional Technical Manager MEA

This webinar will provide insight into the use of Pressure Independent Control Valves (PICVs) on modern variable volume systems, utilising live BMS feeds from our Flow Technology Centre, in Dubai as well as interactive examples. We will also explore the operation, application and common installation queries in relation to these products, at the end of the Webinar, participants will be able to confidently select the appropriate product to maximize energy efficiency in their designs.

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Presentation Agenda and Key Points

  • Carbon Emissions, Assessment Schemes and Carbon Net Zero, Energy Consumption
  • Basic concept of water system
  • Why we need balancing in our systems
  • Constant flow systems, what controls were needed
  • The improvement to variable flow systems and their control strategy
  • The need for pressure protection, from modulating valves and dynamic speed pumps
  • Pump Infinity laws, Overcompensation in system designs for large temperature drops (in the UK)
  • Introduction to PICVs, how they work
  • How they control fluctuating pressures
  • Do’s and Don’ts of installing these valves
  • How to select this valves
  • Types of actuators that come with these valves
  • End of line applications

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