Commercial Building Services (CBS) Products and Application Course

Lowara trainings CBSThe CBS course covers all the products used inside a building for each application, including booster sets, end suction, in line pumps, circulators, multistage pumps, sewage, drainage pumps, firefighting systems, and Variable Speed Drives (VSD). During the three-day class, attendees will receive instruction on sizing, applications and features/benefits of each product and hands-on training in the demonstration classroom. Each attendee will learn how to select and size the correct pump for the application. In addition, attendees will have the possibility to play with real systems inside the Xylem Learning Center and to visit one of several installations in the factory area.

Duration: 3 days
Locations: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy, Strzelin, Poland

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Detailed program:


Factory Tour

Xylem’s facilities adopt the Lean Manufacturing approach, reducing the delivery time and waste with very high flexibility. During the tour the visitor has the possibility to see all the different  steps in the manufacturing process, starting with the raw material up to shipment of the final product.
Duration: 1,5 hours.

CBS product portfolio

A complete overview of the Xylem portfolio for Commercial Building Services including pumps, controls, VSD and booster sets.
Duration: 1 hour.

CBS Applications and references

Xylem has extensive experience in Building Services, with several installations across the world. During this session attendees have the chance to see the most important installations, and the different design approaches for water supply, HVAC and wastewater, with a focus on high efficiency system design.
Duration: 2,5 hours.


Ecodesign Directive

A session dedicated to the Ecodesign Framework (2009-125, the ErP) and its directives related to pumps and motors. Attendees learn which are the current directives and laws acting to reduce energy consumption, together with an overview of future development in terms of innovation and Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analysis.
Duration: 1 hour.

Water supply system design

A session dedicated to water supply system design for building. Attendees will learn how to calculate the flow and head of the system, together with standard design methods. Additionally how to select and size the proper booster sets, how to choose the correct VSD system and how to prevent problems and issues during installation will be covered. A hands-on session is included in the lesson.
Duration: 2 hours.

Pumps & systems for HVAC

A complete overview on Xylem’s offering in HVAC systems – from small wet rotor circulators up to large double suction pumps used for District Heating and cooling, together with an overview on the system design approach for HVAC.
Duration: 2,5 hours.

Pumps & technologies for wastewater

During this course attendees will learn about the different impeller technologies in wastewater applications, with a practical demonstration of the state of art “nonclogging” technology shown in the demonstration classroom.
Duration: 1,5 hours.


Optional site visit

The last day may feature an optional site visit, where the attendees will have the chance to see a real working system in one of the many prestigious hotels in Venice.
Duration: 3 hours.