31 Dec '15, 6pm

#energyefficiency

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued new efficiency standards today for commercial and industrial pumps that are based on efficiency levels negotiated by manufacturers, efficiency advocates, and other stakeholders. In addition to establishing the first-ever national efficiency standards for pumps, the final rule also provides a mechanism for energy efficiency programs to incentivize high-efficiency pump packages. The new standards apply to clean water pumps between 1 and 200 horsepower, which are used for a wide variety of applications such as irrigation, circulation of hot and cold water in commercial buildings for heating and cooling, and pressure boosting in high-rise apartment buildings. The standards will require the least-efficient 25% of pumps in today’s market to be redesigned to improve efficiency and reduce energy losses. Pumps meeting the new standards sold ove...

Full article: http://aceee.org/blog/2015/12/first-ever-pump-efficiency-...

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