Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Major U.S. Retailer using Low-Charge Ammonia Chillers for Air-conditioning

27 Mar , 2017  

MRBRAZ ammonia chiller

Major U.S. retailer using MRBRAZ ammonia chillers for AC Ammonia 21, March 15, 2017 MRBRAZ & ASSOCIATES, an engineering design firm based in Azle, Texas, has designed and installed low-charge DX ammonia chillers that provide air conditioning in office space at about 10 warehouse locations run by a major U.S. retailer, including four in the […]

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Compressed Air, Industrial Technology

Compressed Air Heat Recovery Basics

12 Aug , 2016  

Daniel Stewart, ERS, for Zondits Compressed air is a notoriously expensive energy source but one that is widely used in commercial and industrial settings because of its ability to be easily stored, the high output-to-weight (and output-to-size) ratio of pneumatic actuators and tools, and the low maintenance requirements of end-use devices. As a general rule […]

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Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

New Motor Drive Analyzer from Teledyne LeCroy

5 Feb , 2015  


Teledyne LeCroy Announces Motor Drive Analyzer PR Newswire, February 4, 2015 Teledyne LeCroy today announces the MDA800 Series of Motor Drive Analyzers (MDAs) that combine three-phase power analyzer static (steady-state) calculations, unique dynamic three-phase power and mechanical motor analysis capabilities, and high bandwidth (1 GHz) embedded control system debug in a single instrument. The Motor […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

The Disruptive Innovation of VFD and PMAC Motors

26 Jan , 2015  


VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency CSE Mag, January 21, 2015 Motors get no respect. Although they’re present in many of the systems that we design and they often drive the overall energy usage profile of a building, they usually end up as an afterthought. Traditionally, mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection designs for […]

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Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

Which VFD Control Method is Most Efficient?

5 Nov , 2014  

Motors account for at least half of the energy consumed in the U.S. Selecting the right control method for an application lets the motor run most efficiently while maximizing torque and overall performance. Efficiently run motors also use less energy and experience less downtime for greater overall savings.

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