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Lubricated vs. Oil-Free Compressors

Posted on: February 6, 2024

The choice between lubricated and oil-free air compressors impacts various industries and applications. Despite both types of compressors serving the same purpose — generating compressed air — they have fundamental differences in their operation and maintenance requirements. When you understand the differences between oil-free and oil-lubricated air compressors, you can make an informed decision to […]

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How Zero-Air Loss Condensate Drains Make Your Air Compressor More Efficient

Posted on: February 6, 2024

Air compressors are popular machines used in various industries. From crop sprayers in the agriculture industry to pneumatic tools in the mining industry, air compressors help complete critical industrial processes. However, to maintain its reliability and long-lasting operation, one component requires your attention — the condensate drain. The compressed air condensate drain is a mechanism that removes accumulated moisture from […]

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Efficient Air Compressors 

Posted on: February 2, 2024

If you’re looking for new ways your company can help lower its environmental impact, your compressed air system is an area with various opportunities to reduce your carbon footprint, increase efficiency and minimize energy costs. Let’s explore how you can benefit from more energy-efficient air compressors and the essential steps you can take to reduce […]

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The Role of Compressed Air Energy Storage in Comparison to Other Energy Storage Methods

Posted on: January 30, 2024

Energy storage systems (ESS) store excess electric energy during high-supply and low-demand periods to optimize energy use during peak-demand sessions. Energy storage makes the grid system more secure, flexible and reliable than traditional energy backup solutions like solar and wind power. It boasts numerous environmental and economic benefits, including increased production of renewable energy and […]

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Improve Plant Efficiency by Eliminating Inappropriate Use of Compressed Air 

Posted on: January 23, 2024

Companies use compressed air for a diverse set of applications. When users of these systems operate the technology, they may use the compressed air in inefficient ways. This leads to increased costs and energy waste for the company. Workers may even harm themselves when they lack knowledge about the consequences. That’s why we created this […]

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Green Energy Certification for Businesses

Posted on: January 10, 2024

Today, many businesses claim to be going green, but are they really? Many have been caught greenwashing consumers, partners and investors by making false claims about their positive social and environmental impact. The prevalence of greenwashing is driven by the lack of a central governing agency that defines green compliance policies and practices. Fortunately, a […]

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What Is Greenwashing?

Posted on: January 5, 2024

The term “greenwashing” comes from the words “green,” which is associated with environmentalism, and “whitewashing,” which means covering up or glossing over negative aspects. Greenwashing is a deceptive marketing practice that some organizations use to exaggerate or misrepresent their environmental impact or sustainability efforts. These claims are often about an organization’s eco-friendly stance and ecological […]

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Why Your Business Needs an Energy Audit

Posted on: December 19, 2023

On average, 30% of the energy used in commercial buildings is wasted. As businesses in every industry look to a green future, assessing energy wastage and implementing practical solutions is critical. Compressed air systems power many companies, but they also represent potential energy losses, which you can address with the right tools and professional input.  The benefits […]

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The Benefits of Renewable Energy in Manufacturing

Posted on: December 15, 2023

Climate change is an issue affecting every industry. Government and industry regulations force many organizations to reexamine their power sources and look for sustainable alternatives to traditional fossil fuels. Manufacturing applications use considerable power to meet consumer demand, making renewable energy an important consideration for many manufacturing organizations.  Renewable energy makes up 13% of the total […]

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Sustainability Trends in Manufacturing

Posted on: December 12, 2023

Sustainability is becoming a pivotal driving force in manufacturing. As more operations shift toward environmentally responsible and socially conscious practices, the way products are made, packaged and delivered is also changing. Sustainability trends in manufacturing represent an opportunity to work toward environmental stewardship and social well-being. The first step manufacturers can take is reevaluating their […]

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