Energy Efficiency



  • The 2007 Energy Act: Good News for Motor Users
    NEMA Premium® becomes the minimum efficiency standard for many motors in 2010, making the U.S. standards the highest in the world. But, perhaps you should specify NEMA Premium before then. This article discusses the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and explains the sections of that Act dealing with motors.
  • How EISA Will Affect Your Motor Policy
    The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-140, usually called "EISA") will go into effect on December 19, 2010. If you specify or purchase electric motors, the law will affect how you do your job. If you own or manage a business, it will ― or at least, it can ― improve your company's bottom line by cutting your energy costs for years to come.
  • One Wire Size Up Means Big Savings
    Installing wire only one size larger than required by code increases energy savings dramatically.
  • Bryant University Saves Energy, Cuts Costs With All-Copper Systems
    This Rhode Island University counts on copper for high efficiency, reliability, and decreased maintenance. NEMA Premium ® motors are only one part of their strategy.
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society Policy Statement on Energy & Environment [PDF - 169 Kb]
    This IEEE policy statement is concerned with the increase in the production, delivery and use of electrical energy, and its effect on the environment.