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DOE Small Motor Rule Takes Effect in March 2015

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John Malinowski
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Re: Under the Specs
John Malinowski   2/10/2014 10:54:37 AM
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The motor industry has operated with DOE efficiency regulations since 1997. A new rule is expected to roll out in May of this year to close some loopholes on regulation for 1-500 HP three phase motors as NEMA and energy advocates collaborated on a petition that DOE adopted. Although the small motor rule is not perfect, a dialog is happening to clear up things. It is important to have these reglations with clear definitions to aid with adoption and enforcement. Remember that these rules include motors mounted to equipment imported for use in the U.S.

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Under the Specs
tekochip   2/10/2014 10:31:37 AM
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I wonder if manufacturers will embrace the new requirements or slip under the specifications by not rating the motor for continuous duty or other loop hole.

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