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Utilities Manager: Big Money Talks: Power Plant Efficiency

William C. Livoti I am sure almost everybody has received some notification from their local utility regarding energy conservation. Many of the larger utilities offer incentive programs for premium efficient motors, energy efficient windows, etc. I believe we all understand the purpose and the necessity of the power generator promoting energy efficiency on the demand […]

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Utilities Manager: Energy Showcase

Energy-Saving Motors Baldor’s Super-E Motors are designed to conserve energy over extended time periods. Payback can occur in less than a year depending on motor size. The right combination of these motors and adjustable-speed drives can yield energy-cost savings up to 50%, according to the company. Baldor Save+ software can compare operating costs, summarize annual […]

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The Green Edge

Energy-Efficient Hydraulic Fluid Shell Lubricants has added a new lubricant to its Shell Tellus hydraulic oil range that can help increase the energy efficiency of hydraulic systems. Based on customer-reported and Shell-managed evaluations, the Shell Tellus EE has been shown to help companies reduce the energy consumption of their hydraulic machinery by an average of […]

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Solution Spotlight: Controlling Pesky Critters Humanely

(Left to right) Bird-X representative Jeremy Garrity and one of his company’s menacing, life-sized 3D-Coyote decoys, with Maintenance Technology’s Jane Alexander and Tom Madding, at a recent Grainger event in Schaumburg, IL. Bird-X has been producing humane pest and bird deterrents for 45 years. Established in 1964, its first product was an ultrasonic repellent engineered […]

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Solution Spotlight: Re-Introduced: A Winning Motor Repair Process

Check out this energy-saving alternative to burnout methods. Dreisilker Electric Motors is re-introducing its trademark Motor-Safe Repair System for rewinding electric motors as an alternative to other destructive methods using burnout ovens. The company points out that this process results in finished motors that are more efficient, reliable and longer-lived than those subjected to burnout-oven […]

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