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Viewpoint: Veterans Fighting For Jobs

1111viewpointBy Michael J. Putz, President/CFO, Energy Veterans, Inc.

I am trying to make a living. A decent one, if I can. One I can be proud of, if I’m lucky. At Energy Veterans, Inc.©, we’re just a small player in a big job market trying to do the right thing—hire veterans—while assisting building owners in saving energy cost-effectively. If I can make it all come together, I think I’ve got a chance to be exceptionally lucky.

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Technology Showcase: Testing And Analysis

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Earlier this year, Technology Showcase reviewed the test-and-analysis sector by covering some of the products and tools that maintenance professionals use in the areas of thermography, vibration analysis, shaft alignment and others.* This month, we focus on third-party test services and the growing importance of this sector to manufacturers in the areas of equipment health and product compliance.

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Big Money Talks: Legislate Pump Efficiency By Itself? “Figgudebodi!”

billlivotiBy William C. Livoti

As you may have deduced from my name, I’m Sicilian. Anyone familiar with Sicilians will understand the family-bonding thing. The Livoti family was no different. When I was a young impressionable lad, our cousin Rosalie came from Cinisi, Sicily, our family home, for an extended visit. (FYI: Cinisi, settled in 1383, has a population of around 10,000 and is noted for a festival of buttermilk curds and dairying products.)

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Lubrication Checkup: Issues Around Copper Lines

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By Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor

Symptom:

“Dr. Lube, in your book Lubrication for Industry, specifically in the chapter ‘Selecting a Lubricant Delivery System,’ under ‘Lube Lines,’ you say that copper can deplete certain additive packages from oil. Could you explain this a bit more?”

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