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Arc Flash Fundamentals

[Arc Flash Webinar]
New to arc flash? We will walk you through different definitions, safety ratings, PPE types, regulations, and more. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, you will learn a thing or two. Let's take your safety standard up a notch at your facility and keep every employee safe.

An Active Approach to Harmonic Correction

[Power Quality Webinar]
Harmonics is often an overlooked problem that lowers the performance of your equipment and potentially causes problems to your neighbors downstream. Do you know how much it is hurting your facility? We will take a comprehensive look at the different types of harmonics, the negative effects they bring, things to pay attention while pairing with VFDs or generators, and different options of harmonic mitigation.

Natural Gas VS Diesel Generators

[Generator Webinar]
How do you go about choosing a generator? Is natural gas better or is diesel better? In this webinar, we will walk you through how to choose an industrial generator step by step.


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Rewinding Your Motor: Is it worth it?

February 18, 2021   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

Do I Need to Replace My Motor? Is your motor starting to show signs of decreased efficiency? Have you looked at purchasing a new motor and been shocked at the cost? Maybe you should consider having your old motor rewound […]

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Pros and Cons of Using a VFD

February 4, 2021   Author:    Categories: VFDs   Tags:

VFDs: The Game Changer Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) are energy saving devices that came into popularity in the late 1970’s. VFDs intercept incoming electricity from the utility and modify it using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) to meet, but not exceed, […]

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EASA Accreditation: Why it Matters

January 27, 2021   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

What is EASA? The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) is an international trade organization of more than 1,800 electromechanical sales and service firms in nearly 70 countries. EASA also “provides engineering consulting services to members and works with manufacturers, industry […]

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Lockout/Tagout: An In Depth Look

January 21, 2021   Author:    Categories: Electrical Safety   Tags:

What is Lockout/Tagout? Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) is a “specific practice and procedure to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. This requires that a designated […]

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VFDs: The Basics

January 8, 2021   Author:    Categories: VFDs   Tags:

The Origin of VFDs Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are carefully designed energy saving devices that can pack a big punch, both in terms of conservation of energy and conservation of funds. These devices came into popularity during the 1970’s when […]

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6 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Standby Generator

December 29, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

As with any piece of mechanical equipment, standby generators are subject to wear, tear, and breakdown. But if after a few decades your generator isn’t having outward or obvious signs of degradation, when should you purchase a replacement? In this article […]

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UL Standards: As They Apply to Standby Generators

December 14, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the agency in which most industries have entrusted the creation of safety and efficacy standards for everyday equipment. Their mission is: “To promote safe, secure and sustainable living and working environments for people by the application […]

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Key NFPA Standards Pertaining to Generators

December 7, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is an independent standards organization whose mission it is to reduce fire risks in everyday life. The NFPA develops their standards using the ANSI process and are then typically adopted into state statutes. This […]

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The Top 4 Ways VFDs Are Ruining Your Motors and What You Can Do About It

November 30, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors VFDs   Tags: ,

As a working professional with a background in both electric motor repair and VFD system manufacturing, I have noticed a trend that boosts my motor repair business at the avoidable expense of my customers. Purchased for their distinctive ability to […]

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Motor Shop Spotlight: Inspection, Machining, and Rewinding

November 23, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

In this second article in our four article series highlighting our motor shop, we will be discussing the mechanical inspection, machining, and rewinding processes that are followed here at Energy Management Corporation to ensure the best results for your motor […]

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