Shifting Gear

A quick design change for energy efficiency helps a Long Island town earn rebates for a new pump station needed to meet growing demand
Shifting Gear
The variable-speed drives on four Flygt pumps are run from this motor control center. Improved energy efficiency will save nearly $70,000 a year.

When the New York Town of Riverhead needed to expand one of its 12 pump stations, local officials decided on a brand new facility that would meet demand for many years. Little did they know it would bring in a sizable rebate check, as well.

Town officials were in talks with the...

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