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- DOE airs challenge. // Energy User News;Sep98, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p13
Reports on the launch of the `Compressed Air Challenge,' a follow-up to the successful Motor Challenge, by the United States Department of Energy. Information on Motor Challenge; Encouragement of owners and operators of compressed-air systems to undertake retrofits; Contact information provided.
- Plant air systems and efficiency. Hitchcox, Alan L. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996);Jan2003, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p40
Announces the creation of a guide to assess compressed air efficiency by the U.S. Department of Energy. Use of compressed air by manufacturing facilities to drive a variety of equipment; Questions about the demand and supply sides of the market for compressed air efficiency services; Lack of...
- An opportunity to reduce compressed air energy costs. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996);Jan2002, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the effort of the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the energy efficiency of plant compressed air systems. Creation of the Assessment of the Market for Compressed air efficiency; Forms of services included in the assessment project; Objectives of the compressed air system management.
- `Compressed Air Challenge' challenges industries. // Quality;Apr98, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p16
Reports on the launching of the `Compressed Air Challenge' program by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to improve the efficiency of thousands of compressed-air systems in industry. Comment of Paul Scheihing of the DOE; Amount contributed by the DOE and nine sponsors for the...
- Innovations in continuous drum processing of pasta, rice and vegetables. McMahon, Jim // Processing (08968659);Feb2013 Water/Waste Processing, p14
The article focuses on innovation in food processing of rice, pasta and vegetables. Various processing functions which use compressed air and steam are being addressed by the Energy Star and Industrial Technologies programs of the U.S. Department of Energy to achieve sustainability through new...
- Ultrasound pinpoints compressed air leaks. Bandes, Alan // Plant Engineering;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p29
The article discusses the usage of ultrasound technology by manufacturers in the U.S. to combat compressed air leaks due to their ability to discriminate various equipment sounds. The view of the Department of Energy on the costliness of compressed air is tackled. Several recommendations in...
- Compressed Air System Leaks: The Cost, Common Culprits, Detection, and Repair. McCorkle, Matt // Plant Engineering;May2015, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p23
The article discusses a study by the U.S. Department of Energy concerning the negative impacts of leaks in compressed air systems in factories. The study examines how industrial companies methods of detecting compressed air system leaks and provides advices for audit and repair plan. The study...
- DOE targets compressed-air savings. // Industry Week/IW;04/20/98, Vol. 247 Issue 8, p16
Reports on the launching of a public-private partnership, the Compressed Air Challenge by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). Purpose of launching the partnership; Goal set by DOE.
- Air apparent. Green, James; Mankos, George // Plant Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p24
The article reports on the energy consumption of compressed air systems in industrial plants in the U.S. According to the Department of Energy (DoE), compressed air systems account for as much as 30 percent of a plant's total energy consumption. It cites the role of these systems as a focal...