How Much Does it Cost to Start a Motor? by Lisa Green You may have heard that when motors start across-the-line, there is a large inrush of current. A common misconception is that because of this inrush of current, starting
by Kelson Redding Indoor cannabis grow facilities present a unique climate control challenge. High quality cannabis production has very specific temperature, humidity, and ventilation requirements. In addition, the required mix of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (cooling), and dehumidification, HVAC for
By: Phillip McNamara and Justin Ramsay When discussing energy efficiency in refrigeration systems, the mantra is typically “lower lift equals lower energy”. However, in some cases the energy penalty required on other parts of the system to achieve this lower
With the abundance of marketing involving sustainable products and services, a common reaction to sustainability is “how much is this going to cost me?”. Fortunately, energy efficiency is the right financial decision regardless of the value you place on sustainability.
Power Factor can be a tough concept to grasp. It is defined as the ratio of real to apparent power. Unfortunately, the definition alone does little to explain the concept. This entry is intended to convey power factor at a
ASHRAE recently released new data center environmental specifications that support what the energy efficiency community has advocated for years. That is that data centers are tolerant to a wide range of temperature and humidity. ASHRAE allows even class A1 data
With the decreasing cost of VFDs, a VFD equipped chiller is a smart choice for nearly any situation. But, once you’ve made that choice, figuring out exactly what the savings are and how to best sequence the plant can be