Linking asset maintenance and energy costs

Linking asset maintenance and energy costs   A recent white paper, Schneider Electric looks the relationship between asset maintenance and energy costs in pumping. Assets such as pumps need maintaining on an ongoing basis, and maintenance costs are 25% of TCO. Thus maintenance practices warrant examination of their contribution to energy-influenced savings. In pumping installations, […]

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Energy saving incentives for retrofitting VSDs

Installers of new plant and equipment, can be confident that it is energy efficient. The UK Government encourages the use of energy efficient equipment through tax and investment subsidies. The Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund provides more guidance on these programmes, including when retrofitting VSDs and other energy saving equipment.   Retrofitting VSDs There are […]

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University demonstrates massive energy savings still available by installing VSDs

    University demonstrates massive energy savings still available by installing VSDs.   Despite being promoted for energy saving for over thirty years, huge opportunities still exist for retrofitting inverter drives in building services. In a recent example, installing ABB drives at the university of Leeds reduced carbon emissions by over 809 tonnes p.a. and […]

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