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Energy Efficiency Reference Guide Electric Motors

12. Recommended Web Links

Tools and resources listing organizations & programs, software and literature:

  1. Natural Resources Canada - Introduction page for “CanMOST” The Canadian Motor Selection Tool
    http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/industrial/equipment/software/intro.cfm
  2. NEMA Premium Motors
    http://www.nema.org/gov/energy/efficiency/premium/
  3. US Department of Energy – Appliance & Equipment Standards
    http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/notices_rules.html
  4. Copper Motor Rotor Project - Using copper as a rotor material to improve efficiency
    http://www.copper-motor-rotor.org/
  5. US Department of Energy - Best Practices on Motors, Pumps and Fans
    http://www1.eere.energy.gov/industry/bestpractices/motors.html
  6. Motor Decisions Matter - A national campaign encouraging the use of sound motor management and planning as a tool to cut motor energy costs and increase productivity
    http://www.motorsmatter.org/
  7. BC Hydro Power Smart - Electric Motors
    http://www.bchydro.com/powersmart/industrial.html
  8. Hydro Quebec Virtual Library – Site has several downloadable Acrobat files on motors and efficiency
    http://www.hydroquebec.com/majorcustomers/ee/bibliotheque.html#anch07
  9. US Department of Energy - Software Downloads, including Motor Master
    http://www1.eere.energy.gov/industry/bestpractices/software.html#mm
  10. Electrical Apparatus Service Association, Inc. - The Effect of Repair / Rewinding on Motor Efficiency EASA/AEMT Rewind Study and Good Practice Guide to Maintain Motor Efficiency - EASA 2003
    www.easa.com

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