Month: November 2017
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Nov
29
2017

The DL on DC: Why DC Motors Were Dissed, but Then Became Heroes When They Went Brushless

The history of the DC motor and its modern role in electric vehicles and battery-powered equipment Cue the violin music. It’s the dramatic moment when our protagonist is pushed back into the spotlight as a hero after being shunned for

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November 29, 2017 By Alex Berg in Blog

Nov
22
2017

Mostly Harmless: Believe it or Not, there’s a Right Way and a Wrong Way to use a Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrows can cause serious injuries if they’re overloaded or a member of your crew decides to disregard basic safety rules Telling somebody to be careful using a wheelbarrow might seem like telling somebody to be careful with a spoon. Unnecessary.

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November 22, 2017 By Alex Berg in Blog

Nov
15
2017

Environmental Consciousness and Construction Profits

Is it possible to bring them into harmony? It’s a common view that business profits are often in conflict with a healthy environment, and this opinion has evidence to support it. For example, constructed objects produce 25 to 40% of

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November 15, 2017 By Alex Berg in Blog

Nov
08
2017

Energy Efficiency: You’ve Heard the Term a Bazillion Times, but Do You Really Know What it Means?

It’s a cost-savings process that happens over time Okay, then. Let’s get energy efficient. Well, not so fast. First, let’s talk about what the term “energy efficient” really means. In the truest definition, energy efficiency is the percentage of total

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November 8, 2017 By Alex Berg in Blog

Nov
01
2017

Man vs. Machine

How much can battery-powered construction and landscaping equipment really save on labor costs? Cutting costs and raising profits are the goals of every business, and the construction and landscaping industries are no exception. In these labor-intensive jobs, the right equipment

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November 1, 2017 By Alex Berg in Blog