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The Benefits of Stainless Steel Impellers in Double Suction Pumps »

The newly designed Bell & Gossett e-HSC pump standardized on a stainless steel shaft and impeller. This paper outlines the benefits of stainless steel in performance and product life. In 2014 Bell & Gossett launched modernized versions of its Series 1510 base mounted end suction centrifugal pumps. This began the “Power of e” campaign and

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The Benefits of Advanced Seal Chamber Design in Double Suction Pumps »

The new Bell and Gossett e-HSC pump boasts an advanced seal chamber design. This paper outlines the benefits in reduced downtime this technology provides in water applications. The seal is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of a centrifugal pump. Of course there are many critical aspects of pump performance, but when it comes

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Xylem study analyzes life-cycle cost of HVAC systems »

Xylem study analyzes life-cycle cost of HVAC systems Hydronic systems outperform VRF, analysis finds Introduction Upfront costs and energy consumption are primary drivers when selecting a commercial HVAC system in new and retrofit projects. A new study commissioned by Xylem underscores the importance of evaluating total life-cycle cost in the selection process to adequately identify

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Leveraging the power of parallel pumping »

Leveraging the power of parallel pumping Best efficiency staging achieved with technologically advanced controllers and variable speed drives Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers were famous for their power sweep, and ran the play over and over again with great success. When opposing teams began making adjustments to stop the sweep, Packers quarterback Bart Starr read

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Helping engineers sort out PEI in pump selection and efficient system design »

Helping engineers sort out PEI in pump selection and efficient system design DOE energy rating includes constant load and variable load equipment Beginning Jan. 27, 2020, clean water pumps sold in the United States must achieve a minimum energy rating of 1.0 as outlined in the Energy Conservation Standards for Pumps established by the U.S.

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HVAC system design requires methodical assessment of the options »

HVAC system design requires methodical assessment of the options Engineers must evaluate safety, costs, efficiency of VRF versus hydronics   Rising energy costs and a movement toward sustainability are driving changes in the commercial HVAC market. As design engineers, building owners and mechanical contractors focus on increasing comfort and maintaining air quality while reducing overall

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Maximizing Pump Performance for Submersible Wastewater Pumps »

Presented by: Xylem Applied Water Systems Download PDF Motor design is key to the performance and service life of a pump. But determining the size of the motor required to drive the pump is something people often struggle with. This is especially true of wastewater submersible pumps. It’s a common assumption that you can use

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The Flushability of Flushable Wet Wipes »

Download PDF Whether used to remove cosmetics, clean a baby or wipe food and debris from the kitchen counter, a growing number of consumers are purchasing flushable wet wipes for their household needs. In fact, The Atlantic reported personal wet wipe sales reached an estimated $2.2 billion last year, and Euromonitor International’s market tracker predicts 3-percent

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Fire Codes: A Foundation of Safety for a Rapidly Changing World »

Download PDF Chief among these safety features is fire protection. There are myriad codes and regulations relating to fire safety in commercial buildings, from standards on portable fire extinguishers to the installation of stationary pumps for fire protection — the U.S.- based National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) alone has more than 300 consensus codes that

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Ideal beverage pumping starts with space-saving solutions »

Streamlined BIB platforms also provide reliability and performance Presented by: Xylem Applied Water Systems Download PDF At a time when fountain installers and bottlers are asking their distributor partners in beverage dispense for the ideal pump for standard bag-in-box (BIB) applications; and restaurant, bar, gas station and convenience store owners and operators are seeking more

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