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The Problem with a Compressor Leak

The U.S Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy stated a typical plant that has not been maintained will likely have a compressor leak rate of 20% of the total compressed air production capacity, and proactive leak detection and repair can reduce leaks to 10% of compressor output. Leaks not only cause energy loss, they …

Ben Stewart

Jun 10, 2015

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7 Step Energy Management Action Plan

More and more organizations are discovering that to be energy efficient, they need a comprehensive energy management program. That’s easier said that done, however, as it can be overwhelming to start from scratch or to try to codify ad hoc strategies already in place. Using ENERGY STAR®’s Guidelines for Energy Management as a template, we …

Ben Stewart

Jun 10, 2015

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Commercial Energy Efficiency PECO Rebate Programs

PECO Rebate – Non-Residential Energy Efficiency & Heating Efficiency Rebate Programs (PA): PECO provides custom and prescriptive incentives for commercial energy systems optimization retrofits. Government and non-profit organizations (GNI) can qualify for additional equipment incentives, including street/traffic lighting. GNI incentives typically run 20 percent higher than C&I incentives for the same measures. Eligibility: Commercial, industrial, …

Ben Stewart

Apr 10, 2015

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7 Tips for Reducing Water Use in Manufacturing

There is a strong connection between energy systems optimization and reducing water consumption–“energy water nexus” is probably a buzz phrase you’ve heard a lot lately. The connection goes both ways: Reducing water use decreases the energy needed to pump water from its source to its disposal. Plus, reducing hot-water use reduces the energy needed for heating water …

Ben Stewart

Mar 10, 2015

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