Industry Viewpoint

Casting a Wider Net with Motor Efficiency Standards


Four years ago, we reported on new federal motor efficiency standards that were set to take effect throughout the industry in our August 2010 cover story, “The New Era of Electric Motor Requirements.” That story pointed out how the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 would now require general-purpose motors in the 1-hp to 200-hp category, as well as a few other types of motors, to be manufactured to specific minimum efficiency standards. In the government’s eyes, ...

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