Pumps & Systems, October 2008 To achieve a sustainable future, the green movement demands increased energy efficiency and conservation. Here is a look at how these changes will impact the water...
Heating Solution Provides High ROI
A 20-year-old, direct-contact water heating system continues to deliver optimum performance for a Canadian Hospital.Twenty years ago, when Sacré-Coeur Hospital in Montreal embarked on a more than $1...
High Tech Tools for Greener Pumps and Pump Systems
A green product means different things to different people. For some, a green product is alternatively powered, such as some of the recently introduced solar-powered well pumps. For others, green...
An energy efficiency and reliability study helped one plant save $1 million annually by avoiding downtime.
Ever-evolving systems to reduce risk and add to the bottom lineThere is little argument that intelligent pumps have significantly improved fluid handling applications in a wide variety of industries...
The Challenge"Inaction is the riskiest response to the uncertainties of an economic crisis. But rash or scattershot action can be nearly as damaging."So begins "Seize Advantage in a Downturn,"...
Meeting Increased Demand for Efficient Pump Designs
While turbo pumps cover the full range of specific speeds, the overwhelming majority run at low specific speeds and are comprised of an inlet pipe or duct, an impeller and an exit volute. Recent...
Pumps & Systems, April 2008 As oil prices and gasoline usage have increased, the demands on U.S. oil and gas wells have grown dramatically. In the past, there was a low cost supply from the...
Motors, Drives Improve High-Rise Condo Efficiency
Significant energy and money savings are realized when using variable speed motors controlled with drives.The Villa Magna, a 92-unit luxury condominium in Highland Beach, Fla., sits between the...
LONDON (Oct. 14, 2013) – Increasing greenfield projects and rising infrastructure investments are expected to drive demand for industrial pumps in the Turkish market. Energy-efficiency regulations...
Optimize Your Maintenance Budget
Learn which equipment to target, what information to collect and how to use it effectively
  Maintenance Supervisor Palle Svangren tells Pumps & Systems why Grundfos pumps and motors help make the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel the "Greenest Hotel in the World."
Plant Upgrades Improve Efficiency at Midwest Refinery
Equipment and technology improvements can be sound investments.
Polymers in the Mining Industry
Mining operations can meet the demands of increased environmental vigilance with polymer preparation systems.
Power Management
Adjustable frequency drives for improved energy efficiency and 
parallel, multiphase pumpsMaximizing uptime and minimizing energy consumption (and costs) is key in pumping applications. As...
WASHINGTON (May 7, 2012) — Jes Munk Hansen, president of Grundfos North America, recently joined Pia Olsen Dyhr, Danish minister for trade and investment, at a congressional forum in Washington,...
Pumps & Systems, June 2008While driving a car with the gas pedal to the floor and then controlling your speed using the brake is obviously inefficient, many facilities use the approach for pump...
Changes in the world economy, the markets we serve and the pump industry are continuing at an exponential rate. To a large extent, the pump industry has reacted to change more than it has been a...
Pump Performance Monitoring
A Comparison Between Conventional and Thermodynamic MethodsEnergy conservation is the need of the hour. Pumps are found in abundance in almost every industry and utility. Of them, the most common are...
Pump System Efficiency
Focus on efficiency drives savings in energy consumption.
Pump System Energy Assessment
Improved reliability, performance and energy efficiency can result from pump system assessment.Second of Two PartsIn Part One of this series (Pumps & Systems, November 2010), a method was...
Pumps & Systems, the leading magazine for pump users worldwide, presents the next edition of its Live Webinar Series on Oct. 11, 2012 at 1 p.m. Eastern. To register for the FREE Webinar, Optimize...
Pumps and Systems in Transcontinental Energy Transfer
Massive amounts of energy are used to transfer oil and refined products over long distances. In the United States, several long distance pipelines move gasoline from the refineries in the Southwest to...
Many pumps in power plants and other heavy industries are designed and custom engineered for specific applications. The repair and servicing of these pumps should also include careful engineering...
Water and wastewater systems in the United States use a tremendous amount of power. The EPA estimates that these systems use 50 trillion watt-hours annually at a cost of $4 billion. Combined with...
Pumps & Systems, October 2008 Water and wastewater systems in the United States use a tremendous amount of power. The EPA estimates that these systems use 50 trillion watt-hours annually at a...
Pumps and Systems, March 2009The concept of solar and wind energy as a "green" source is not new. However, it is one thing to talk about it, and another thing to actually do something with it. The...
To state that 2009 was a turbulent year for the pump industry is a substantial understatement. The economy and its impact on business became a daily discussion while the industry struggled throughout...
Success Story of the Year 2011: Rockwell Automation & Insyght Systems
Rockwell Automation, Insyght Systems & the city of Hamilton grab the winThe 2011 Success Story of the Year competition has been a huge...success. Thanks so much to all the organizations that...