Here is a quick guide to the Grundfos Ecademy - a free digital training tool and information platform:
1. What is the Grundfos Ecademy?
An internet based learning tool designed to improve knowledge on pumps, applications and their theory.
2. What is its purpose?
The Grundfos Ecademy is a digital training and information platform that is available 24/7. Its aim is to help keep pump professionals up-to-date on a range of industry related topics.
3. Who is the target audience?
Currently it is aimed at installers, heating engineers and merchant counter staff. However there are plans to expand this into other business areas over the course of the next 12/18 months.
4. What topics are currently available?
At the moment there are seven topics:
- The basic principles and pump types
- Circulator basics and control modes
- Grundfos AUTOADAPT
- Grundfos ALPHA2
- Grundfos UPS2
- Grundfos SOLOLIFT2
- Hot water recirculation and the Grundfos Comfort *NEW TOPIC*
5. Will there be more topics available?
New topics are already in the planning and will be added to the Ecademy on a regular basis so make sure you check the website regularly for all the latest news.
6. How are the various topics presented?
Each topic is broken down into small bite sized tasks that will only take 5/10 minutes of your time. The content is kept interesting by presenting it in a number of ways including via training videos, downloadable presentations and in-depth articles.
7. Besides learning more about pumps and pump theory are there other benefits to joining the Ecademy?
As a professional, you want to deliver the ideal system for your customers. This means you need to be able to troubleshoot and advise customers about the best replacement.
8. Is there any reward?
When you have completed each topic there are a few questions for you to answer. These are designed to help consolidate the content. When you have successfully completed 4 topics you will be given the opportunity to select an item from the list of available rewards as a small thank you.
9. How do I access the Ecademy?
The Ecademy can be accessed from your smartphone, tablet or computer which means that you can log-in whenever best suits your schedule.