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October 06, 2016

October Lunch Meeting

October 06, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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The Manhattan Steakhouse & Bar
1731 W Bullard Ave,
Fresno, CA 93711
Advantages of ECM Motor Technology in a Sustainable Future

$30.00 Member Ticket

$35.00 Guest Ticket

$10.00 Student Ticket


Topic includeds:


  • Pumps for our sustainable futre
  • Controlling pumps for system energy
  • Incustion motors vs permanent-magnet motors (EMC) & VFD technology
  • Affinity laws - savings realized
  • HP vs kW/h
  • Cost of ownership
  • Case studies

Dale Drury has been involved in the pump industry, with Grundfos, for more than thirty-two years.  For the past 15 yrs, he has been a District Sales Manager on the Domestic Building Services Team; 12 yrs in the Western Region, covering California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Hawaii; 6 yrs  as the OEM Sales Manager, covering the 13 western states. 

Dale has a passion for sustainability and is one of Grundfos’ leading experts on hot water recirculation.  He has lead pump and application training seminars for the PHCC GSA Training Facility (Sacramento, CA), the UA local 38 – Plumbers and Pipefitters training facility (San Francisco, CA), as well as OEM’s, Manufacturer Reps, wholesalers and contractors throughout the US.

 In his spare time, he enjoys singing, woodworking, golf and camping in his RV with his family.

Dale can be reached via e-mail at:  [email protected]


Our Chapter meets on the first Thursday of the month, September - May.  Please the chapter's calendar for additional events.

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