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Calpeda, a reference point in Assopompe

Calpeda, a reference point in Assopompe

A technical committee with the aim of following developments in standards and European directives has been created in Assopompe. The goal of the committee is to try and reduce the load that weighs on each individual company, and for Europump and the appropriate headquarters to support the needs of Italian pump producers as one. References for each subject were selected to form part of this committee and Calpeda, represented by its engineers...

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European directive on circulators

European directive on circulators

As a part of the European Community project for the reduction of energy consumption, Europump published the new legislation for the eco-compatible design of circulators. Calpeda has already adapted by introducing its own series of high energy saving products. Attached below is the European Directive. EFF_CIRCULATORS

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New regulations on water pumps

New regulations on water pumps

The new regulation EC 547/2012 that establishes the eco-compatible design  for water pumps was published on 25th June 2012. This regulation is part of a bigger European Community project for the reduction of energy consumption. The water pumps are classified as part of electric motor systems. The overall potential for better energy saving for these systems is quantified at about 20-30 %. One of the factors that contributes to this energy...

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Calpeda at the UNI commission meeting

Calpeda at the UNI commission meeting

On November 17th, a meeting of the UNI Pump Commission (the regulation and certification authority) was held in Milan, and the meeting was attended for Calpeda by Mr. Francesco Zio, technical, sales and quality executive. Various important matters were discussed in the morning, and stock of the situation was taken regarding Italian participation and contribution during international workshops regarding themes pertaining to pumps carried out...

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Europump Ecodesign Roundtable

Europump Ecodesign Roundtable

Ken Hall, Managing Director of Calpeda UK, in his capacity of Europump Energy Councillor, was one of the speakers at the recent Europump Ecodesign Roundtable held on Thursday 6th October in Brussels. The idea of the event was to bring together people from the Pump Industry, along with industry Suppliers, Users, and Consultants plus NGO’s and representatives of the European Commission. The aim of the roundtable was to explore common...

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CALPEDA & EUROPUMP

CALPEDA & EUROPUMP

With pumps responsible for some 5% of the world’s total electro-motive power consumption is it any wonder that the pump sector is a target in the drive for energy and carbon reduction. In Europe – the European Commission have for many years been developing legislation aimed at the pump industry, largely through its energy using products (EUP) directive. The European Association of Pump Manufacturers (Europump) sees both...

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Modifications on the regulations for electric motors

Modifications on the regulations for electric motors

The EC 640/2009 Directive foresees eco compatible design requirements in electric motors with the objective of inserting them in the market and putting them into use, with the possibility of integrating them with other products.  This regulation is part of a greater project that the European Community has conducted for reducing energy consumption. Electric motors represent the main energy burden for industries in the European Community,...

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