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Earn PDH Credits

for Engineer license renewal

Welcome to the Fluid Handling Institute

We offer in-person classroom seminars and online courses meeting PDH requirements of Wisconsin and many other states. After you take/pass the assigned quizzes, you will automatically receive your certificate of completion.

PDH Accredited Classes:

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Steam Trap Basics

September 23, 2020
11am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered? Trap FunctionsTypes of TrapsProper Selection and SizingImportance of Trap Maintenance Webinar Training via Zoom

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Taco Microbubble Air and Dirt Separators- 4900 Series

September 9, 2020
11am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered? Air in hydronic systems Types of air Sources of air Movement of air Removing air Equipment design Taco 4900 series Webinar Training via Zoom

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System Curves

August 19, 2020
11am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered?  System curve is an important concept in understanding how pumps interact with the systems in which they are installed. System curve is especially important in understanding multiple pump systems and variable speed pumping systems, both of which are covered in courses to follow (HYD-150 and HYD-160). However, even…

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Hydronic Accessories and Piping Arrangements for Hydronic Systems

July 14, 2020
10am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered? Air Separators: Why They Are Needed Various Types Engineering Principles Used in Each Location in System Proper Piping Air and Dirt Separators, a Key to Low- Maintenance Video Demo Expansion Tanks: Why They Are Needed Point of Zero Pressure Change Various Types Engineering Principles Use in Each Location…

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Flash Steam and PRV Superheat

June 10, 2020
10am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered?  Flash steam occurs anytime condensate is discharged to a return system or return vessel operating at a lower saturation pressure than the temperature of the discharged condensate.  Flash steam is normally vented to the atmosphere (or worse yet to the equipment room), resulting in energy loss and increased…

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Variable Speed Pumping

May 20, 2020
10am-12pm

Web Series What information will be covered? Types of systems and how to control variable speed in each System curve and how it applies Sensors and locations Multiple pump systems Self sensing pump Observing minimum flow limits imposed by pumps and other equipment Motor limits, pump seal limits,boiler limits Dealing effectively with entrained air at…

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Designing Piping Systems to Handle Thermal Expansion

May 6, 2020
10am-12pm

Web Series Steam and hydronic piping grows considerably when going from ambient to operating temperature. If not properly resolved, this expansion can cause over-stressed pipe joints, failed pipe hangers and problems with rotating equipment. This course covers estimation of pipe growth and methods to handle it in the design phase. Topics include use of natural…

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STM110-Steam System Piping

April 23, 2020
10am-12pm

Improper piping of steam equipment, and failure to properly consider steam as thermodynamic properties and the effects of the bi-phase steam system often results in early equipment failure and wasted energy. This course highlights some important details and principals behind those details as a way to avoid those issues. Part 1 of the course discusses…

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STM100-Thermodynamics of Steam

March 19, 2020
10:00am-12:00pm

WE ARE SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL The purpose of this session is to understand the thermodynamic properties of steam, which affect the design and operation of steam heating systems and process steam systems. An understanding of the basic thermodynamics of steam allows us to properly size equipment and to design piping systems. It…

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Watson McDaniel Steam Training

February 26, 2020
8am-5pm

CLASS IS NOW FULL FHI is offering an opportunity to receive dynamic STEAM training from the best in the industry. FHI is proud to sponsor Watson McDaniel for technical sessions known in the industry as a “Black Art”. The factory-based presenters bring decades of experience and knowledge to these sessions and will be happy to…

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Watson McDaniel Steam Training

February 25, 2020
8am-5pm

WE ARE SORRY, THIS CLASS IS FULL FHI is offering an opportunity to receive dynamic STEAM training from the best in the industry. FHI is proud to sponsor Watson McDaniel for technical sessions known in the industry as a “Black Art”. The factory-based presenters bring decades of experience and knowledge to these sessions and will…

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Watson McDaniel Steam Training

February 27, 2020
8am-5pm

DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, WE ARE NOW OFFERING AN ADDITIONAL DAY! SPACE IS LIMITED! FHI is offering an opportunity to receive dynamic STEAM training from the best in the industry. FHI is proud to sponsor Watson McDaniel for technical sessions known in the industry as a “Black Art”. The factory-based presenters bring decades of experience…

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Domestic Water Pressure Booster Systems

November 7, 2019
10:30am – 1:00pm (Lunch Included)

Sizing, Selection & Secrets What knowledge will you gain? Calculate required pump differential pressure and system design pressure Calculate required system capacity Based on building type, determine pump sizing and capacity split options Pump type, manifold size, system valves, hydropneumatic tank, controls Determine if the application is best served as a constand speed or variable…

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Cooling Tower Class

October 17, 2019
10:30am – 1:00pm (Lunch Included)

WINTER COOLING TOWER OPERATION: WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW, WILL LIKELY HURT YOU Session A: Managing Ice in Winter Cooling Tower Operation How/where icing starts and how it progresses to dangerous levels Selection of the proper tower style—why style matters The effect of temperature Control sequences to manage ice and minimize ice buildup to acceptable levels…

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Fuel Fired Water Heater Selection and Combustion Efficiencies

September 25, 2019
10am – 12 noon

The intention of this course is to reaffirm a plumber’s ability to select the correct type of water heating device or system based on desired temperatures, required demand and or code compliancy. In addition, this course will inform those responsible for inspecting installations as to code regulations including the PH constitution of waste water from…

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Micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

Class is Full for August 21st & 22nd. Schedule date for us to come to your office. CHP is really coming!*Earn 2 PDH We at Fluid Handling are excited to open our new classroom with this Micro CHP course. Micro CHP: It IS the coming thing, and has been popular in Europe for some time….

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