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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January 23-25, 2017
Plumbing Systems Design Seminar

Information Brochure 3 Days – 1.7 CEU Credits Awarded Who Should Attend Consulting Engineers, Contractors, and Wholesalers looking for an in-depth knowledge of plumbing system design. Expected Learning Outcomes Discuss terminology and fundamental plumbing design concepts Apply design concepts to Potable Water Pressure Boosting Systems; Potable Water Heating, Distribution and Hot Water Recirculation Systems; Solar Thermal

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February 6-8, 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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February 13-15, 2017
Large Chilled Water System Design Seminar*

Information Brochure Identify and evaluate pumping alternatives for the secondary loop Apply ESP Plus to compute pump annual operating costs Discuss the impact of proper sensor selection and location Describe the benefits of good hydronic balance in large systems Compare the economics of alternative pumping methods * Seminar approved by GBCI to provide credit toward the

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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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News & Press Releases

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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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September 28, 2016
Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection

Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection PLEV calculation gauges true pump performance to maximize efficiency Morton Grove, Ill. — Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem Inc. brand, has released its PLEV pump selection criteria, a new standard for the industry to provide the most accurate and efficient specification of a centrifugal pump

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Feature Stories

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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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January 25, 2016
Celebrating the Bell & Gossett 100th anniversary by the numbers

Celebrating the Bell & Gossett 100th anniversary by the numbers As the Bell & Gossett brand marks a century of innovation in 2016, here are some notable dates and numbers in B&G history. 1916: The year W.C. Bell and E.J. Gossett formed the Bell & Gossett Co. in Chicago. 87: Number of years that Philadelphia-based

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