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Grundfos Emphasizes Demand More From Your Pumps at 2014 Building Energy Summit

Matt Ball on April 1, 2014 - in Corporate, Facility Management

This year’s Building Energy Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., on April 1 will set the stage for Grundfos’ steady drumbeat of Demand More from Your Pumps. The annual Summit convenes leaders from the public and private sectors, building owners, energy experts, and technology pioneers to address the challenges and opportunities in the way we manage and operate buildings and the quest to make them more energy efficient. While discussion will focus on energy-efficient technologies and solutions, energy policy, funding and incentives, alternative sources of energy, Grundfos will focus on its message of supplying the most cost-effective and energy-efficient pumps for building owners and operators.

“It’s time to demand more from your buildings and your pumps,” explains Steve Schmitz, commercial building services business development director. “As demand for water and energy efficiency surges, building operators are zeroing in on the potential of ultra-efficient, intelligent pumps.”

Pete Korzeniewski, Grundfos district sales manager, will participate on an afternoon expert panel that will address the complex issues with energy management and building automation with a focus on how to overcome the hurdles associated with integrating HVAC, lighting controls, meters and submeters, and other devices to maximize efficiency and cost savings. Korzeniewski will focus on the Grundfos MAGNA3, a relative newcomer to the Grundfos circulator pump product line that efficiently and almost effortlessly optimizes the efficiency of HVAC systems in residential and commercial buildings.

“Today’s pumps need to be smart,” adds Korzeniewski. “The key to maximum performance efficiency is widely recognized as optimising the whole building system with intelligent pumps. Over half of the buildings that will exist in 2050 are already here, and the new Grundfos intelligent system solutions pumps meet that urgent need today.”

Efficiency and Sustainability
Grundfos constantly strives to make its pumps even more efficient and energy saving. Using state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge design, Grundfos pumping solutions meet − and often surpass − virtually all customer requirements for efficiency, reliability, and cost effectiveness.

All parts of Grundfos systems solutions are specifically developed to guarantee reliable functionality, communication and adaptability specific to system demands. This, in turn, drives down the total cost of the pump system, while increasing efficient performance.

Visit Booth #8 to see the MAGNA3 and learn more about Grundfos’ pump solutions. For more information and a high-resolution photo, visit our online media room or our Commercial Buildings site.

With an annual production of more than 16 million pumps, Grundfos is the global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology, specializing in circulator pumps for heating and air conditioning as well as centrifugal pumps for industrial applications, fire protection, water supply, wastewater and water treatment. In addition to pumps, Grundfos produces standard and submersible motors as well as state-of-the-art electronics for monitoring and controlling pumps. Since its inception in 1945, the company has flourished from one small factory in Bjerringbro, Denmark to a global corporation comprising more than 80 companies and over 18,500 employees. In 2013, Grundfos reported net revenues totaling $4 billion.

In North America, Grundfos employs more than 1,600 people – 1,300 in the U.S. alone – and is continually expanding its regional expertise. Grundfos North America maintains operations, sales and service facilities in Olathe, Kan.; Allentown, Pa.; Fresno, Calif.; Brookshire, Texas; Aurora, Ill.; and Indianapolis. In Canada, Grundfos has a sales facility in Oakville, Ontario, and in Mexico, the company operates a manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosí and sales offices in Monterrey and Mexico City.

High on the company’s corporate agenda is an active commitment to improving the environment. Grundfos contributes to global sustainability by pioneering technologies that improve quality of life for people and care for the planet. For more information, visit http://www.grundfos.us, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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