Energy Management

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Energy Efficiency June 7, 2021

Maintaining profit through strategic facility decisions

High-performing facilities require equipment and systems to operate at their peak to minimize energy costs, increase resource conservation and reduce environmental impact.

By Dave Camden
In addition to the ethanol-alcohol base, the hand sanitizer contains small amounts of a denaturant and hydrogen peroxide to make it safe and effective, along with glycerin and distilled water to avoid drying of people’s hands. Courtesy: University of Missouri
Energy Efficiency August 26, 2020

Ethanol-based hand sanitizer developed to prevent COVID-19

An ethanol-based hand sanitizer for use during the COVID-19 pandemic has been developed by University of Missouri researchers.

By Eric Stann
Courtesy: EU Automation
Electrical Systems July 23, 2021

Learning from the global semiconductor chip shortage

The semiconductor supply chain is unique, but there are lessons that all manufacturers can learn from its shortcomings.

By Claudia Jarrett
Part of the Charter Street Heating and Cooling Plant on the UW-Madison campus. A new model for control systems could help large central plants like these save hundreds of thousands of dollars. Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sustainability November 18, 2020

How LEED certification and power plants can coexist

With the use of renewables, green energy will become the norm, powered by LEED and PEER standards

By Shannon Bergstrom
Lighting May 16, 2013

Screwdriver with LED lights

The 2-Position Ratcheting Screwdriver with LED light technology has two LED lights and a 45-tooth ratcheting mechanism with forward, reverse and locked positions to quickly tighten or loosen fasteners

Courtesy: Grantek Systems Integration Ltd.
Remote Monitoring December 11, 2020

Implementing secure remote access and MES

Maintaining business continuity during COVID-19 is vital for manufacturers; secure remote access can provide a safe platform to keep operations running

By Sam Russem and Jacob Chapman