The new commercial ECM Motor for variable air volume applications provides greater than 60% energy savings compared to conventional induction motors. The 277V motor delivers the right air flow for HVAC applications, which means that contractors no longer have to do the manual adjustments required with conventional variable air volume units. The ECM Motor is available in ratings of 1/3, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 hp. GE Motors, 1635 Broadway, Ft. Wayne, IN 46801 FAX: (219) 439-2783.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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