Publications - Guides & Guidelines
Europump GHG emissions guide
This guideline will serve as a tool for pump manufacturers to calculate the Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from pump units in their use phase according to category 11 of the GHG protocol. The guideline presents potential approaches and concepts to consider when e.g. setting Science Based Targets in relation to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) or in general when calculating the GHG emission from pump units in their use phase.
Hydraulic Institute Engineering Data Library
The HI Engineering Data Library is a comprehensive guide for pump users, pump manufacturers and engineers in need of references for pump principles, calculations and unit conversions. It covers topics like Net Positive Suction Head, Pump and System Curves, and frictional losses, utilizing standards developed by HI and other reputable sources. The data library will be updated frequently with new information.
Europump Guidelines for Motors regulation 2019-1781 Rev2
This Europump Guide is a free guide and intends to help the pump industry and its customers to understand and apply Regulation (EU) 2019/1781 on Electric motor and Variable speed drive efficiency requirements, clarifying the applicability to submersible and close-coupled motors.
Europump ATEX Guide (2019)
This Europump Guide is a free guide and intends to help the pump industry and its customers to understand and apply the EC Directive 2014/34/EU “ATEX.
Hydraulic Institute White Paper (2018)
This White Paper on “Understanding the Effects of Selecting a Pump Performance Test Acceptance Grade” was produced in cooperation with Europump
Europump’s energy commitment is based on academic research, made possible by the Ecopump programme. Ecopump has been Europump’s flagship project since 2004. In 2015 the Ecopump brochure was revamped.
In four clear and to-the-point fact sheets it explains the energy commitment of the European pump industry as well as the underpinning methodology it has designed.
Handbook 'Assessing the Energy Efficiency of Pumps and Pump Units'
Europump and Professor (retired) Bernd Stoffel (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany) have published a handbook ‘Assessing the energy efficiency of pumps and pump units. Background and methodology’.
This handbook represents the decades-long effort of the Europump Joint Working Group on energy-using products. It was officially presented at the Europump General Assembly on 9 May 2015. Upon receiving the first book from the hands of Mr Carlo Banfi, Europump President, Professor Stoffel summarised for the audience that the work consolidates the research that Europump and Darmstadt University of Technology performed to prepare the calculations and methodology that underpin EU Ecodesign regulations. The book also touches upon the important roles of standardisation and the Semi-Analytical Model, which calibrates mathematical calculations with tests.
Optimizing Pumping Systems Guidebook
Twenty-two industry experts have compiled a comprehensive book on optimizing pumping systems. Energy losses in the pumping system as a whole are often greater than energy losses in the pumping unit. Read this book to learn how optimizing both existing and new pumping systems and purchasing based on life cycle costs will lead to increased profitability through a reduction in unnecessary, expensive energy consumption and maintenance costs.
The book is now available from the Europump General Secretariat for 140 euro per copy plus postage. Please order using the following form.