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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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Communications: The CMMS Setup In A Maintenance Partnership

Maintaining an interactive collaborative partnership with inter- and intra-departmental groups and outside groups is essential if a maintenance department is to be successful in delivering asset reliability and availability at a level suitable to achieve production throughput and quality targets. To achieve this, a maintenance department must understand the difference between “what it manages” and […]

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