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Tom Stone

Tom Stone

National Sales Manager, Industrial Markets
Thermal Care, Inc.

Tom Stone has 14 years of experience designing and applying process cooling solutions.

With a mechanical engineering degree from Purdue University, he started with Thermal Care as a sales engineer. In this position, he provided technical support to sales representatives and regional managers. With experience both in the field and designing, he became a Systems Project Manager. He designed plant-wide systems and coordinated detailed project management. Next he took over the Eastern US as Thermal Care's regional manager. During his time in these positions, Tom supported a wide variety of industries. These include: injection molding, machine tool, heat treating, lasers, food and pharma, and many others.

His current position as National Sales Manager of Industrial Markets is the culmination of this experience. Spending years honing his design and management skills, Tom is positioned to lead the Industrial Markets Group into the future.

Variable Speed Controls for Pumps and Chillers

The presentation will review the theory of variable speed control, its application for pumps, fans, and chillers, and the impact on energy consumption. Explanation of Affinity Laws governing speed and energy consumption. Explanation of ancillary benefits for VFDs beyond energy savings. Review of specific applications and why variable speed control is the best design decision.


  1. Identify VFD applications
  2. Apply energy savings to specific cases
  3. Use ancillary benefits to justify VFDs
  4. Have tools to calculate energy consumption

Earn: 1 PDH; 1 RETA PDH; 0.1 IACET CEU; 1 AIA LU/Elective
Registered Continuing Education ProgramRefrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA)International Accreditors for Continuing Education and TrainingAIA Continuing Education Provider

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