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Pump Sequencing: The Data-Driven Approach to Pump Operations

Pump Sequencing: The Data-Driven Approach to Pump Operations

How is your organization using its data to increase energy efficiency? While water agencies and districts are typically collecting significant amounts of data, including water supply and demand and energy consumption, often they aren’t fully using it to their advantage. Using such data can help your organization make strategic data-driven deci...

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Enhanced Energy Savings with New Construction Energy Efficiency Programs

Enhanced Energy Savings with New Construction Energy Efficiency Programs

In the United States, buildings consume approximately 37% of the energy. Based on Lincus’ direct experience with hundreds of commercial buildings, there is significant potential for low-cost energy efficiency improvement in both existing and new construction commercial buildings.  In fact, achieving energy efficiency goals in commercial buil...

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Ammonia Based Aeration Controls: Energy and Non-Energy Impacts

Ammonia Based Aeration Controls: Energy and Non-Energy Impacts

Wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) are continuously implementing various control strategies to meet the expanding demand of complying with stricter regulations on wastewater discharges. One such requirement is preventing ammonia breakthrough. This is typically avoided by elevating the dissolved oxygen (DO) set points...

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The Need for Dynamically Managed Energy Efficiency Programs

The Need for Dynamically Managed Energy Efficiency Programs

Across the US, Energy Efficiency programs’ benefit-cost ratios are significantly decreasing due to 1) many measures becoming industry standard practice, 2) increased administration costs, and 3) the remaining more complicated projects requiring more engineering resources, additional monitoring and verification and p...

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Strategic Energy Management

Strategic Energy Management

Problem: Many companies use more energy than necessary because energy efficiency is not integrated into daily management practices. Solution: Strategic energy management (SEM) is a long-term approach to energy efficiency that includes setting goals, tracking progress, and reporting results. SEM is a general term...

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