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Tip of the Week - Select Lead Fill Valve on the Elite Level Control Panel

Jun 13, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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In this week's tip we will show you how to select the Lead Fill Valve on the Cougar Systems Elite Level Control Panel.

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2019 Hurricane Season Insights

Jun 12, 2019 10:28:33 AM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in General Info

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The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season has officially begun. The hurricane season, which includes the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico, runs from June 1 to November 30. According to the National Weather Service, a hurricane is a tropical cyclone that has maximum sustained winds of 64 knots (74 mph) or higher. Hurricanes are also rated based on a scale of 1 to 5, with major hurricanes starting at a Category 3. The latter classifications are important to understanding how this year's hurricane season will impact both coastal and inland residents.

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Tip of the Week - Maximum Run Time on Cougar Systems Elite Sump Pump Control Panel

Jun 6, 2019 1:56:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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In this week's tip we will show you the Maximum Run Time Feature on the Cougar Systems Elite Sump Pump Control Panel.

 

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Tip of the Week - Exterior Features Elite Sump Pump Control Panel

May 22, 2019 12:14:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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In this week's video we will show you the exterior features of the Cougar Systems Elite Sump Pump Control Panel.

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Tip of the Week - Touchscreen Features Elite Level Control Panel

May 16, 2019 12:11:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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In this week's tip we will show you the Touchscreen features of the Cougar Systems Elite Level Control Panel.

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Tip of the Week - Change Level Sensor Settings Elite Level Control Panel

May 8, 2019 12:08:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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In this week's video we will show you how to change the Level Sensor Settings on the Cougar Systems Elite Level Control Panel.

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Tip of the Week - Change Fill Valve Settings Elite Level Control Panel

May 1, 2019 12:04:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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This week's tip shows you how to change the Fill Valve Settings on the Cougar Systems Elite Level Control Panel.

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Tip of the Week - External Features Elite Level Control Panel

Apr 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in Tip of the Week

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On this week’s tip of the week video we will show you the external features of the Cougar Systems Elite Level Control Panel.

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Avoiding Cavitation in Water Pressure Reducing Valves

Apr 23, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Tim Zacharias posted in Pressure

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High-rise buildings present multiple challenges for water distribution due to the high pressures required to reach the top of the building. The high pressures in the lower levels of the building cause high-pressure drops across Pressure Reducing Valves (PRVs), over 100 PSI or more, creating the potential for cavitation within the valves.

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Design Considerations for Water Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) Stations in Commercial Buildings

Apr 15, 2019 10:49:32 AM / by Tim Zacharias posted in Pressure

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Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) Stations are an important component of a water-distribution system in a commercial building. The 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code Section 608.2 states that PRVs are required at any point where the system static pressure exceeds 80 PSI. Typically, this applies to mid- and high-rise buildings when the pressure boost required at the ground floor to serve the upper floors in the building is over 80 PSI. When designing a PRV Station, you must consider the station pressure drop, water flow, and safety devices.

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