PARSIPPANY, NJ − The Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter announce the kick-off of their first webinar series for 2012. The Variable Speed Drives four-part webinar series will begin on January 13, 2012. Session one, Intro 101, will be offered January 13, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST. Session two, Application and Installation Considerations, will be offered January 20, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST. Session three, Protection for VFD and Proper Output, will take place January 27, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST. And session four, Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, will take place February 3, 2012, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST. Advance registration is required. HI Members receive a 25-percent discount on the regular registration fee. Participants of the Variable Speed Drives webinar series may earn up to four PDH credits. For additional information, visit