A crystal-clear and quantitative view of the road towards a low-carbon economyRead full article
This Application Note describes the energy consumption and opportunities for making energy savings in the plastics industry based on examples from both theory and practice.
Two hundred and thirty million tons of plastic are produced annually worldwide. Europe, including Switzerland and Norway, accounts for 25 per cent of total production, this being approximately equal to the production of North America. Read full article
Obviously not a FAQ, but just taken as Gospel: PC power supply units need fresh air – the more, the better. This has been right from the very beginning when a PC used only around 40 W. There are and have been other power electronic devices around with a much higher input or throughput rating, respectively, but which do without any fans at all.Read full article
A toolkit by the US Environment Protection Agency
The US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has published 'The Lean and Energy Toolkit' elaborating on the relationship between the Lean philosophy and energy efficiency and discussing Lean manufacturing tools for assessing and reducing energy use. The Lean manufacturing concept was derived from the Toyota Production System (TPS) in the nineties. It is a management philosophy with a bottom-up approach that is dedicated to eliminating all types of 'waste', including unnecessary actions.
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The aim of this book is to give the readers an overview on how load management can be best implemented by industrial electricity users, where necessary with the help of the consultancy services and expertise provided by the electricity utility.Read full article