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DOE Releases New Energy Efficiency Standards – Are your pumps compliant?

  • On February 27, 2020
90% of US Commercial and Industrial pumps operate inefficiently. In an effort to recapture some of the 13 billion kilowatt hours wasted annually, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has enacted new pump efficiency standards to help remove the bottom 25% worst performing pump models on the market. Benefits of the new Pump Energy Index […]
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Toilets Are Not Trashcans: How the Demand for Grinder Pumps with Axial Cutters Addresses an Industry Wide Challenge

  • On January 31, 2020
Clogging is a challenge faced by municipalities and maintenance supervisors on a regular basis resulting in decreased flow capacity, increased spending for pit and pipe cleaning, contamination of water sources and excessive repair or replacement costs. Clogged systems may also create risks to public health and the safety of personnel from exposure to HAZMAT through […]
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Who Are You Going To Call? STH’s Fire Team, Of Course!

  • On November 12, 2019
Fire pump acting up? Does your fire pump controller need troubleshooting? Jockey pump doesn’t run? Who are you going to call? STH’s Fire Team, of course! Every now and then we get asked what our Fire Team does. Some facility managers don’t know what to make of the team’s name. They have a point, until […]
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Getting That 2018 Pump Equipment Budget Ready

  • On October 11, 2019
It’s that time of the year… budget season. You are already planning for 2018 with the questions; what needs to be done, what needs to get replaced, and what needs to get fixed? You can’t just start pulling numbers out of a hat or ask just anyone for a budget. Instead, you trust your partner […]
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Preventative Maintenance For Pump Systems

  • On September 21, 2019
Let’s say you are about to buy a used car. You’ve done your due diligence, researched options, and have gone over what you need and what features you’d like. After selecting the brand and make, you schedule an appointment to take one for a spin. While making small talk with the current owner, he lets […]
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Tekleen Automatic Water Filters | STH’s New Filtration Line

  • On August 18, 2019
As a building engineer, you constantly have your multi-story location in your mind. Is water pressure adequate? Are common areas well lit? Are my tenants protected from a fire event? One of the top three major equipment that keeps you busy is the HVAC system. This system has a peculiarity that separates it from the […]
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Tekleen Automatic Filters & TripleClear Water Solutions

  • On July 21, 2019
Every now and then you see a product that really grabs your attention. You really start focusing when it’s part of a bland industry, such as filtration. This was our initial reaction when we were introduced to STH’s two new filtration lines; Tekleen Automatic Filters and TripleClear Water Solutions. Whenever STH is at a vendor’s […]
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STH Hosts Mini-Symposium on Commercial Water Filtration

  • On June 13, 2019
Last month, we hosted our first mini-symposium on Commercial Water Filtration which detailed legionella and bacterial risks as well as filtration solutions. Our participating manufacturer, Triple Clear, offers many solutions for water purification for different applications. Check out their website for more information! TripleClear.com
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Grundfos SE1 Pump Case Study

  • On May 10, 2019
Here’s a case study of the SE1 in a Municipal Utility Application. Contact us today to see how STH and Grundfos can improve the performance of your pumps!
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