When you energize a motor, you get two
outputs: a desirable one (work) and one that is not so desirable (heat).
Equipped with this knowledge, you can understand why one of the
criteria you must consider when selecting a motor for an application is the
effect of operating temperatures on that motor.
covered a lot of ground so far in this series, and in this, our final segment,
we’re going to focus on the actions that a technical professional can take when
providing outstanding customer service.
Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) partners have collaborated on the first-of-its-kind Mold Safe Model Home, which incorporates mold-resistant building practices and building materials. Construction is now being completed on the 3,000-square-foot two-story showcase home located in Chesterfield, N.H.
The temperature is 102° outside. The complaint is from a car dealership. The showroom temperature is 85° and the dealer is having a big sale the next day. Bob finds the a/c unit is already doing all it can. Btu Buddy shows Bob some tricks to get more out of the system.
This article explains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard for control of hazardous energy sources, why this is important, and what employers must do to protect their employees.
Accountability is the new watchword in just about every business. But what does it really mean? Accountability means having to answer for one's actions. The idea is compelling. Here’s how to make it work.
In June, the Senate passed
an energy bill. This month, the House of Representatives followed with its own
energy legislation. This points to a conference committee in order to hammer
out differences. We'd all be better off, however, if Congress just dropped the
Some utility companies and public agencies have rebate programs in place to encourage customers to upgrade their existing standard-efficiency motors to NEMA Premium™ efficiency motors. Yet, to accurately estimate energy savings and determine annual dollar savings requires knowing the efficiency of the existing motor.
The chiller maintenance tool that contributes most to a chiller’s overall efficiency is the daily log. An accurate daily log will provide a daily snapshot of the chiller’s operating characteristics and make abnormal conditions easy to spot.
This segment of the article series discusses communication skills for technical professionals. Some technicians try to avoid the customer service side of the job, but that’s something that is impossible to do.