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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


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With Advanced Features, Fan Coil Unit Systems Can Achieve Today’s Energy Efficiency Goals

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Brushless Motors Enhance Efficiency of Power Tools

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Internet of Things and Power Tools Collide

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Power Tools Come of Age

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Pros and Cons of Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency

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CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance

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Analyzing VFD Retrofit Applications Helps Ensure Savings

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Elevators and Destination Dispatch Technology

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AC Motors One Way to Cut Elevators’ Energy Use

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Standard Practice When a Motor Fails

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CMMS Assists in Cataloguing, Analyzing Motors and Drives

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Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency: Pros and Cons

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How To Reduce Elevators' Energy Use

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Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace That Motor?

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Sizing Up a Motor's Condition Situation

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Operating Efficiency Important Factor in Motors' Repair or Replace Decision

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Spotlight on NEMA

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Standardizing Fleet Brings Efficiencies, Savings

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Submeters Emerge as Effective Water-Conservation Devices

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Low-Flow Fixtures Offer Simple way to Savings

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Energy-Savings Strategies to Save Water

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Motor Technology and its Role in Energy Savings

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How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

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Low-Hanging Fruit: Energy Savings Made Easy

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HVAC Systems, Electric Motors Consume Large Amounts of Energy

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Identifying and Repairing Leaks Solves Major Problems

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Motors Can Help Drive Energy Efficiency

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Cooling Towers: Eye on Energy Efficiency

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VFDs Help Save Energy, Motor Maintenance

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Water Levels Important Issue in Operation of Cooling Towers

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Focus on Motor Efficiency to Find Savings

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Putting a Premium on Motor Efficiency

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Place Motors into Three Different Categories

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Motor Stress Reduced With Application of VFDs

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Lifetime Operation of Motor Costs More than Initial Purchase

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Replace Oversized Motors To Reduce HVAC Energy Use

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Improving Motor Efficiency

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Bird Control Application Considerations

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HVAC Energy Efficiency Strategies

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Boilers: The Biggest Users of Fuel

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Motors: Impact on Energy Efficiency

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Improving Motor Efficiency

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Managing Motors

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Motors Replacement Selection

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Product Focus: Motors

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Optimize the Life Cycle of Motors and Drives

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How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

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A VFD Offers Energy Savings, Other Benefits from Part-Load HVAC Operation

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Motors: Strategies for Successful Replacement

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Motors and Drives: Opportunities to Save Energy, Money

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HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

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Does an HVAC Pre-Filter Improve Energy Efficiency?

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Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

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HVAC Upgrades: District Focuses on Motors, Drives, Geothermal

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Motors: Rewind, Repair, Replace?

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Implementing a Motor-Management Program

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Motor Management Can Reduce Repair Costs by 50 Percent

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Motor Management: Data Necessary to Evaluate Motor Operations

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How to Make a Business Case for Motor-Management Programs

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The Benefits of VFDs In HVAC Systems

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Variable Frequency Questions? The Best Applications For VFDs

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Steps for Selecting Replacement Motors

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Energy Audit Can Determine Pump-System Performance

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Matching Horsepower to Loads Improves Motor Operating Efficiency

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Variable-Frequency Drives Improve Efficiency, Lower Noise Levels

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Managers Should Schedule Motor Inventories

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PRODUCT FOCUS: Motors and Drives

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Variable-Frequency Drives Reduce Maintenance, Extend Motor Life

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Motor Comparison: Standard vs. Energy Efficient

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Energy-Efficient Motors: Are They Worth the Cost?

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Surveying Motors for Energy-Efficiency Improvements

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Driving Energy and Cost Savings

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Keeping Motors Running

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NEMA Publishes Safety Standard for Electric Motors and Generators

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Taking Control of Motors

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Savvy Motor Selection

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Saving (and Going) Green with Copper

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Make the Most of Motors

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When it Comes to Energy, Knowledge is Power

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A Holistic Approach to Sizing Motors

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Classifying Motor Technologies

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The Maintenance-Energy Efficiency Link

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Keeping Motors Running