December 2008 Issue
Energy Expert Peter Garforth asks, "Are we finally getting it?"
Contributing Editor David Berger, P. Eng., shows you how to make the most of tough demographics.
Follow these strategies for maintaining coatings of exposed equipment.
Contributing Editor Joel Leonard says Skill TV is proving to be a crucial tool to fix the maintenance crisis.
Executive Editor Russ Kratowicz, P.E., CMRP, presents his annual collection of cyberspatial oddities for your reading pleasure.
In this edition of In the Trenches, Acme employees respond to accusations of submitting fraudulent timecards. Remember, only the names are changed to protect the innocent.
How to recondition motor controls.
Use these design features to minimize energy consumption during low-lift chiller applications.
Contributing Editor Sheila Kennedy reports that advances in valve-control materials, design and construction improve performance, reduce costs and simplify maintenance.
Managing Editor Lisa Towers talks to one bearing manufacturer who has gotten the generosity ball rolling.
Paul Studebaker, CMRP, editor in chief, says recent economic woes call for us to expand our concept of extended family.
A multi-fuel steam-generation system reduces both the plant's fuel bill and carbon footprint.