Reducing HVAC energy consumption

Energy costs have risen steadily over the last decade and are expected to continue to increase as worldwide demand grows. The cost of energy is an increasingly important issue, and it is especially true for businesses. Rapidly rising energy costs have forced companies to increase their investment in energy-efficient ...read more From: Plant Engineering    

Surge prevention in turbo-compressors

It is important predict the safe and reliable operating range of a turbo compressor. And while the boundary towards high flow-rates is not so difficult to predict and prevent, the limit towards low flow-rates, also known as “surge," can be a challenge. The unsteady energy associated with a surge cycle ...read more From: Plant Engineering    

New approaches to asset management yield big energy savings

There's widespread evidence—in the form of numerous analyst reports, articles, and case studies-that industrial companies have made great strides at becoming more energy efficient in recent years. There's also ample evidence that there's still much room for improvement. The manner in which most manufacturers approach energy management remains the greatest ...read more From: Plant Engineering    

Generac Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2014-- Generac Holdings Inc. ("Generac") (NYSE: GNRC), a leading designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, today announced plans to release its first quarter 2014 ...read more From: Power Generation    

Whitepaper: Gaining control of electrical use in the data center

In the electric utility industry, much of the incentive to decrease power usage and increase efficiency is to avoid the regulation roadblocks and massive expense of building new capacity. The same holds true with data centers. If you can increase server utilization you can expand capacity of your existing servers, ...read more From: UPS - ABB - Newave    

Reducing HVAC energy consumption

April 19th, 2014 by

Energy costs have risen steadily over the last decade and are expected to continue to increase as worldwide demand grows. The cost of energy is an increasingly important issue, and it is especially true for businesses. Rapidly rising energy costs have forced companies to increase their investment in energy-efficient ...read more From: Plant Engineering    

Surge prevention in turbo-compressors

April 19th, 2014 by

It is important predict the safe and reliable operating range of a turbo compressor. And while the boundary towards high flow-rates is not so difficult to predict and prevent, the limit towards low flow-rates, also known as “surge," can be a challenge. The unsteady energy associated with a surge cycle Read More...

New approaches to asset management yield big energy savings

April 18th, 2014 by

There's widespread evidence—in the form of numerous analyst reports, articles, and case studies-that industrial companies have made great strides at becoming more energy efficient in recent years. There's also ample evidence that there's still much room for improvement. The manner in which most manufacturers approach energy management remains the greatest Read More...

Generac Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

April 17th, 2014 by

WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2014-- Generac Holdings Inc. ("Generac") (NYSE: GNRC), a leading designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, today announced plans to release its first quarter 2014 ...read more From: Power Generation    

Whitepaper: Gaining control of electrical use in the data center

April 17th, 2014 by

In the electric utility industry, much of the incentive to decrease power usage and increase efficiency is to avoid the regulation roadblocks and massive expense of building new capacity. The same holds true with data centers. If you can increase server utilization you can expand capacity of your existing servers, Read More...

Show of Strength by Cummins at CONEXPO with Over 40,000 HP on Display

April 17th, 2014 by

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Water Supply and Sewage/Wastewater Disposal

April 16th, 2014 by

Information provided by FMI, Raleigh, N.C. Most forms of infrastructure spending are financially squeezed right now. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Sometimes It’s as Simple as Using Ohm’s Law

April 16th, 2014 by

By Dave Teng, P.E., STE LLP This story begins with a puzzling situation for building engineers at The Ritz ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Three Simple Steps to Creating Clients for Life

April 16th, 2014 by

By Patrick Kennedy, Mister Sparky You work so hard to get the phone to ring, but once you visit ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Artificial intelligence devices now entering the marketplace

April 16th, 2014 by

Talking, mobile, and personal robots in our homes may be in the future, but they don't presently exist except for in research labs around the world. Many new artificial intelligence breakthroughs, hi-speed Cloud services, and software apps for speech recognition and processing are enabling new companies to build low-cost devices Read More...