Recognizing that over 25 percent of the electricity used in the US is used to power pumps, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) developed the HI Energy Rating (ER) Label program to help manufacturers differentiate their higher efficiency products and provide ways for commercial and industrial customers to save energy.
More than 1,000 U.S. companies, including some of the nation's largest manufacturers, are urging Congress to preserve the 25-year-old Energy Star program to promote efficiency in home and business products. The proposed federal budget would eliminate funding for Energy Star, which encourages efficiency in major appliances, office equipment, lighting and home electronics.
Efficiency Exchange will be held May 9-10 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. EFX17 is the premier networking and learning event for energy efficiency professionals across the Northwest.