In most U.S. states, running a 100-horsepower pump motor continuously for a year can rack up more than $40,000 in energy expenses.
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Since their inception more than 100 years ago, the two main types of motors in use have been open drip proof (ODP) and totally enclosed fan-cooled (TEFC).
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Using multiple pumps that run in sequence—also known as running a lead-lag system—is a common way to meet varying pump system demand.
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