Pumps, commercial

Looking for an energy-efficient pump?

Pumps operate as part of a system. The amount of energy used by the system depends on the design of the pump, the design of the installation, and how the system is operated. These factors are interdependent and must be carefully matched to ensure the lowest energy and maintenance costs, longest equipment life and reliability.

Pumps and energy efficiency
Pumping systems are big energy users in industry. In some industrial operations, pumps consume as much as half of the energy used in the process. Even a small improvement in pump design or motor efficiency can add up to big savings for your business.

Think about the “second price tag”
A pump’s initial purchase price accounts for about 10 percent of its lifecycle costs. Energy and maintenance costs combined account for the lion’s share. Energy costs account for 40 percent or more.

You can use the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Pumping System Assessment Tool (PSAT), free of charge, to identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency.