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Process Efficiency

Heat Generated by Compressed Air Systems as Source of Energy Savings

Heat Generated by Compressed Air Systems as Source of Energy Savings

The rise in energy prices is an unwelcome reality in today’s manufacturing and business environment. While the rate of price increases for natural gas, heating oil, and other sources may vary from year to year, the upward trajectory is clear. Energy cost reduction strategies are vital to staying competitive.

Energy Efficiency

High-Speed Elevators to Be Equipped with Regeneration

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation(TOKYO: 6503) announced today it has secured an order to deliver a total of 38 elevators and escalators to MAHANAKHON, a commercial complex under construction in Bangkok, Thailand.

Process Efficiency

CO2 and Ammonia – Natural Alternatives

That was the context of the second Atmosphere America Natural Refrigerants Conference that took place this summer in Washington, D.C. The approach was a very unsentimental business case for wider use in North America, especially the U.S., of such refrigerants as ammonia (R-717), CO2 (R-744), and the HC propane (R-290).

Process Efficiency

New Design Promises Double the Torque for the Same Energy

Industrial motors may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of a 21st-century entrepreneur tinkering in his garage. Anthony Wong didn’t even have a garage; he only had an extra bedroom.

Process Efficiency

Brewing Big Returns on Energy Efficient Investments

The Worldwide Brewery Industry Water and Energy Benchmarking Survey, conducted by Campden BRI every four years, included 225 breweries, which represented almost one third of the world’s beer production. The study provides benchmarks for brewing industry measure improvements in operations.

Energy Efficiency

Leading the Way in Energy Efficient Grocery Stores

Delhaize America this week is opening a grocery store that will use carbon dioxide as a refrigerant rather than hydroflourocarbons (HFCs) — the first such supermarket in the US, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency.

Building Efficiency

Improving the Performance of Your Compressed Air System

The Compressed Air Challenge is a voluntary collaboration of industrial users; manufacturers, distributors and their associations; consultants; state research and development agencies; energy efficiency organizations; and utilities. This group has one purpose in mind — helping you enjoy the benefits of improved performance of your compressed air system.

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