News & Events

Welcome to Xylem’s Applied Water Systems News & Events center—where you have instant access to timely and relevant information about our products, training and services. In this section you will find current and archived coverage of Xylem and our applied water system brands in the news, press releases, product announcements, and event details.

Upcoming Events

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February 20-22, 2017
Steam System Design & Application Seminar

Information Brochure Discuss the development of modern steam system components, design ideas, and terminology Discuss common boiler controls and boiler operating principles Size steam and condensate piping using nomograms or software Use ESP-Plus to size pressure and temperature regulators Recognize how to avoid the damage mechanisms typically at work in steam heat exchangers Apply steam

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February 27-March 1, 2017
Design & Application of Water Based HVAC Systems Seminar*

Information Brochure Employ pump selection principles Use the System Syzer in advanced calculations Identify the importance of control valve sizing in hydronic systems design Recognize the importance of proportional balance Compute flow requirements in primary-secondary systems for energy savings Recognize the components of system pressure and apply the fundamentals of tank sizing * Seminar approved by

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March 13-15, 2017
Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Basic Seminar*

Information Brochure Discuss the advantages of properly designed hydronic systems Describe how to size boilers, pumps, piping, compression tanks and hydronic specialties for hydronic systems Apply rules of thumb to design simple systems Use the Bell & Gossett System Syzer to complete typical calculations * Seminar approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the credential maintenance

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March 27-29, 2017
Modern Hydronic Heating Systems – Advanced Seminar*

Information Brochure Discuss the advantages of properly designed hydronic systems Use the Bell & Gossett System Syzer to design more complicated systems Recognize when standard design techniques may lead to poor design decisions Discuss the differences between conventional design and conversion applications Apply the basics of primary-secondary pumping to simple zoned systems * Seminar approved by

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News & Press Releases

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January 30, 2017
Bell & Gossett highlights leadership in efficiency at 2017 AHR Expo

Bell & Gossett highlights leadership in efficiency at 2017 AHR Expo e-Series line achieves DOE energy conservation requirements 3+ years early LAS VEGAS – Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem brand, will showcase its industry-leading line of energy-efficient pumps and technologically advanced drives during the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR) Jan. 30 through Feb.

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January 26, 2017
Goulds Water Technology introduces the GSP0511 ½ horsepower sump and effluent pump

Goulds Water Technology introduces the GSP0511 ½ horsepower sump and effluent pump The extended range sump pump provides intense pumping power for larger basins Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, introduces the GSP0511 Cast Iron Sump Pump ½ Horsepower Model, engineered to provide homes with high quality protection from water damage. The ½ horsepower

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December 6, 2016
Goulds Water Technology to showcase AqWiFi at the 2016 NGWA Expo

Goulds Water Technology to showcase AqWiFi at the 2016 NGWA Expo New WiFi-connected remote monitoring app designed for residential applications LAS VEGAS — Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, will preview its new AqWiFi technology, a WiFi-connected remote monitoring app compatible with the GWT Aquavar SOLO 2 constant pressure system, that alerts homeowners and dealers

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November 15, 2016
Xylem facilities, pumps ready for DOE compliance

Xylem facilities, pumps ready for DOE compliance Bell & Gossett is nation’s only pump brand to meet efficiency requirements 3+ years early MORTON GROVE, ILL. — Xylem Inc. brand Bell & Gossett announces its e-Series line of products achieves and exceeds efficiency targets for clean-water pumps set forth by the U.S. Department of Energy, more than

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November 15, 2016
Xylem unveils fifth generation HYDROVAR

Xylem unveils fifth generation HYDROVAR Highly efficient variable speed drive reduces energy consumption MORTON GROVE, ILL. — Xylem, a global water technology leader, has released the fifth generation HYDROVAR, an intelligent pump controller that accurately adapts to system demands, helping end users realize cost and energy savings while achieving optimum system performance. The new drive can

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Feature Stories

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February 3, 2017
Ideal beverage pumping starts with space-saving solutions

Streamlined BIB platforms also provide reliability and performance Presented by: Xylem Applied Water Systems Download PDF At a time when fountain installers and bottlers are asking their distributor partners in beverage dispense for the ideal pump for standard bag-in-box (BIB) applications; and restaurant, bar, gas station and convenience store owners and operators are seeking more

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September 12, 2016
Bell & Gossett, UA find partnership mutually beneficial

  Download PDF B&G adapts industry-leading training for new audience Interspersed among a sea of Bell & Gossett’s signature red pumps in the UA Instructor Training classroom, 15 craftsmen were intent on unlocking the mystery of a failed mechanical seal during a Pump Service and Maintenance class. The mechanical seal acts as a sort of

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March 28, 2016
Sizing boiler feed units vs. condensate return units

Volume 3/ Issue 1/ March 2016 We’ve previously discussed how to size condensate return units. Sizing a boiler feed unit requires similar information but is affected by differences in design and operation. Condensate return units are generally smaller, fitting their function of collecting steam condensate and pumping it back into the system before too much

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March 28, 2016
Two pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) in series (Two-step pressure reduction)

Volume 3/ Issue 1/ March 2016 Application Reduce a steady or varying high inlet pressure to a constant adjustable low delivery pressure. General Two pressure-reducing valves in series are generally used when the total reduction in pressure is greater than that attainable with one valve. Here’s the rule of thumb: Use a two-step reduction whenever

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