Pumps & Systems, June 2008While driving a car with the gas pedal to the floor and then controlling your speed using the brake is obviously inefficient, many facilities use the approach for pump...
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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...
Pumps & Systems, September 2008Editor's Note: This is the fourth part of a series based on Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability,...
Pumps & Systems, October 2008The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Ill. is the world's largest commercial building, largest wholesale design center and a premier international business location....
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...
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 economic downturn has delivered a heavy blow to the industrial manufacturing sector in North America. Manufacturers are indicating sales drops of 30 percent to nearly 60 percent compared to that...
Pumps & Systems, January 2008Click here to read part two and part three.The stiff competition for global market share is exerting downward pressure on prices at the same time as labor, capital and...
Because operational costs ride on efficiency determinations, accurate measurements of losses occurring within the motor are paramount. The reliability of efficiency data is key to any energy-savings...
Pumps & Systems, September 2007 Because operational costs ride on efficiency determinations, accurate measurements of losses occurring within the motor are paramount. The reliability of...
While it is valid to state that energy efficiency is defined as the same level of production achieved at an overall lower energy cost, it is equally important for today's machine builders and...
Pumps & Systems, April 2008 As oil prices and gasoline usage have increased, the demands on U.S. oil and gas wells have grown dramatically. In the past, there was a low cost supply from the...
Pumps & Systems, October 2008 Water and wastewater systems in the United States use a tremendous amount of power. The EPA estimates that these systems use 50 trillion watt-hours annually at a...
Riding the green wave to stay competitive.Being "green" and environmentally friendly are more than buzzwords these days. Now that alternative energy has caught the attention of Silicon Valley,...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Most 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...
Pumps & Systems, April 2008 Production, distribution and refining applications in the oil and gas industry rely heavily on motor-driven pumps and pumping systems. Keeping electric motors driving...
Pumps & Systems, May 2008 Under an Energy Conservation Performance Program, Miami-Dade County commissioned a study to evaluate potential capital improvement projects fully funded from the...