Identifying inefficient units is one thing, but fixing them can be time-consuming and expensive.
VFDs can reduce energy consumption and water loss in variable pumping systems.
Compression packings have suffered from a reputation of being an old-fashioned technology unsuited to modern industrial processes. In the case of rotating equipment, they are largely superseded by...
Desalinated seawater is the primary source of water supply in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), where freshwater is scarce, oil is plentiful and desalination using thermal distillation has been a...
An energy efficiency and reliability study helped one plant save $1 million annually by avoiding downtime.
Unlock a pump’s full potential while saving energy and maintenance dollars.
A VFD and a permanent magnet, direct-drive motor replace a gearbox, reduce maintenance costs and provide energy savings.
LONDON (Oct. 14, 2013) – Increasing greenfield projects and rising infrastructure investments are expected to drive demand for industrial pumps in the Turkish market. Energy-efficiency regulations...
  Maintenance Supervisor Palle Svangren tells Pumps & Systems why Grundfos pumps and motors help make the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel the "Greenest Hotel in the World."
Energy Savings with a Servo-Electric 
Pump Drive
This drive optimizes hydraulic presses from a technical and energy efficiency perspective.
Pumps & Systems, the leading magazine for pump users worldwide, presents the next edition of its Live Webinar Series on Oct. 11, 2012 at 1 p.m. Eastern. To register for the FREE Webinar, Optimize...
Optimize Your Maintenance Budget
Learn which equipment to target, what information to collect and how to use it effectively
Plant Upgrades Improve Efficiency at Midwest Refinery
Equipment and technology improvements can be sound investments.
Polymers in the Mining Industry
Mining operations can meet the demands of increased environmental vigilance with polymer preparation systems.
Pump System Efficiency
Focus on efficiency drives savings in energy consumption.
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—When Is Efficiency Important?
Editor's Note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.The power required by a pump is directly proportional to both the...
WASHINGTON (May 7, 2012) — Jes Munk Hansen, president of Grundfos North America, recently joined Pia Olsen Dyhr, Danish minister for trade and investment, at a congressional forum in Washington,...
Editor’s Note: The editors of Pumps & Systems spent time with incoming Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) President Greg Raty and FSA Technical Director Pete Petrunich to discuss FSA’s role in...
ZURICH, Switzerland (March 12, 2012) – ABB, a power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $60 million to provide complete power and propulsion systems for two new cruise ships to...
To state that 2009 was a turbulent year for the pump industry is a substantial understatement. The economy and its impact on business became a daily discussion while the industry struggled throughout...
AODD Pumps Benefit from Air Distribution System
Maximize energy efficiency by identifying the pumps’ optimal flow rate and air consumption.Operating a manufacturing plant in which fluids of varying viscosities need to be transferred from one...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – The British Government and business leaders discussed the economic and environmental benefits of the U.K.’s Green Deal—the no-cost-down program to retrofit 26 million...
Heating Solution Provides High ROI
A 20-year-old, direct-contact water heating system continues to deliver optimum performance for a Canadian Hospital.Twenty years ago, when Sacré-Coeur Hospital in Montreal embarked on a more than $1...
ZURICH, Switzerland (Feb. 22, 2011) – ABB, a power and automation technology group, has won an order from ship owner Myklebusthaug Management to supply the first ever direct current (DC) power grid...
(Jan. 27, 2012) - WEG received recommendation for ISO 50.001:2011 certification (Energy Management System - Requirements with orientation for use), an international voluntary standard developed by the...
The company is first in the electronics sector in Brazil to receive a recommendation for certification of energy efficiency standard. (Jan. 27, 2012) - WEG has just received recommendation for...
Most energy engineers realize the high cost of energy that extra horsepower air compressors waste while trying to maintain pre-set air pressures. They also realize the cost of leaks in their nitrogen,...
Theory, Applications and Sizing of Air Valves
Editor's Note: Due to the high number of responses from our readers for more information regarding valve applications in "Surge Control in Pumping Stations" (Pumps & Systems, March 2007), this...
In the October 2008 issue, we evaluated efficiency and energy savings for a typical centrifugal pump ("Efficiency, Energy and Life Cycle Cost"). Many said the Energy Estimator helps when dealing with...