Online Training Workshop: Electronically Commutated Motors (ECMs) for Circulator Pumps

The AEA is offering a series of online product and technology training sessions on electronically commutated motors (ECMs) for circulator pumps. Come and learn about the technical aspects of these energy-efficient pumps.

Training facilitated by the TACO Comfort Group, Altatech Agencies Ltd. and the Arctic Energy Alliance.

Mar. 8–12, 2021

There will be a different session every day. Attend as many as you’d like. We strongly recommend everyone attends the sessions on March 8 and 9, because they will cover fundamental information for the rest of the week.

  • Day 1: ECM pump essentials, operation and energy savings
  • Day 2: Pump identification, construction and sizing
  • Day 3: Installation, setup and programming; circulator pumps vs. zone valves
  • Day 4: Heating fluid fundamentals
  • Day 5: TACO Variable Frequency Drive and 0e Product lines

Who should attend?

Building maintainers, mechanical/electrical contractors and suppliers in the NWT.


  • ECM pump essentials
  • Pump identification, sizing, crossover tables, construction
  • Installation, magnetic filtration, setup and programming
  • Circulator pumps and zone valves for heat control
  • Heating fluid fundamentals
  • TACO VFD and 0e product lines
  • Incentives and rebates for energy-efficient products and projects

Registration info

Register below.  It’s free!

Registration deadline: Mar. 4

For more information, contact Tom Gross, AEA Project Coordinator.

Register online


Contact information (if different than participants)

How many participants will be attending each session?

We strongly encourage everyone to attend the sessions on Monday and Tuesday, as they will cover fundamental information for the rest of the week.


ECM workshop registration form