Category Archives: energy efficiency

Manufacturing Day 2014 is Around the Corner – And Better than Ever!

If you’re like us, you’re getting excited about the upcoming 3rd annual celebration of Manufacturing Day, taking place Friday, October 3. And it seems we’re not the only ones. In fact, the previous two years proved to be so successful … Continue reading

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The Different Types of Fluid Control Valves

There are many different types of flow control valves available for a variety of different uses. Flow control valves are used to regulate pressure and flow rate in their most basic form. However, there are different types of valves available … Continue reading

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The Importance of Balancing Valves in Chilled Water Systems

You may know that balancing valves are necessary for a properly-working chilled water system—but do you know why? Balancing valves serve many critical functions for these applications, and the reasons are multiple. Let’s first look at what happens when the … Continue reading

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Building Automation: A Sum of Very Important Parts

In building construction, control, and maintenance, building automation is by far one of the fastest growing and most widely talked about trends. Take these numbers*, for example: Building automation equipment is forecast to grow more than 40% by 2017 Revenue … Continue reading

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Technology that Stands Above the Competition

What sets American manufacturing apart from the competition? Many things, of course, and we could go on indefinitely, but perhaps the greatest thing is technology. Manufacturing in this country is a hotbed of technology and innovation, resulting in better products … Continue reading

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Schools Learn How to Improve Energy Efficiency

The students filling classrooms may be ‘forever young,’ but many of those classrooms and buildings are reaching middle age. And, not everything gets better with age. Older buildings may still have their original HVAC systems which may have been state-of-the-art … Continue reading

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