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Publications available from Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency

Now Available! CanMOST &##8211; the Canadian Motor Selection Tool
ELECTRIC MOTORS Energy Efficiency Reference Guide

Other Web resources

  • The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) offers its Energy Efficiency Test Methods for Three-Phase Induction Motors for sale online.
  • The International Copper Association provides a number of resources on energy-efficient motors.
  • Motor Decisions Matter, a national U.S. campaign, offers information on setting up a motor management plan to ensure motor availability, enhanced productivity and lower energy costs.
  • MotorMaster+, developed by Washington State University's Extension Energy Program for the U.S. Department of Energy, is the software program on which CanMOST is based.
  • The Motor Resource Center is a partnership between Washington State University and the Advanced Energy Corporation. The Center has programs in education and motor systems information, management and research. MotorMaster+ software for motor selection is available from this site.
  • North American Manufacturers Association (NEMA) established the NEMA Premium™ energy efficiency motors program to provide highly energy-efficient products that meet the needs of users and manufacturers.
  • The Office of Industrial Technologies (U.S. Department of Energy) has an excellent Web site on best practices for motors. Offered are tip sheets, case studies and other publications on motor energy efficiency, and links to online software. Also available is the excellent manual Energy Management for Motor Drive Systems.
  • Hydro-Québec's Empower Program for Industrial Systems offers tools to help small to medium-sized companies undertake electricity management measures and estimate potential savings.

Manufacturers of energy-efficient motors (60-Hz North American motors)

Note: If you are a manufacturer of energy-efficient, three-phase electric motors and are not on this list, please contact us.

ABB Inc.
8585 Trans-Canada Highway
Saint Laurent QC  H4S 1Z6
Tel.: (514) 856-6266

A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co.
531 North Fourth Street
Tipp City OH  45371 USA
Tel.: (937) 667-2431

Baldor Electric Company
5711 R.S. Boreham, Jr. Street
P.O. Box 2400
Fort Smith AR  72901 USA
Tel.: (479) 646-4711
Locate a Baldor district office nearest you.

W.W. Grainger
100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest IL  60045-5201 USA
Tel.: (847) 535-1000

General Electric Co.
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield CT  068-0001 USA
Tel.: (203) 373-3311

Lafert North America
5620 Kennedy Road
Mississauga ON  L4Z 2A9
Tel.: 1 800 661-6413

320 Superior Blvd.
Mississauga ON  L5T 2N7
Tel.: (905) 670-4770 or 1 800 563-0949 (Ontario only)

Lincoln Motors
28300 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH  44092-2539 USA
Tel.: 1 800 668-6748

Marathon Electric
100 East Randolph Street
Wausau WI  54401 USA
Tel.: (715) 675-3311

Reliance Electric Motors
6040 Ponders Court
Greenville SC  29615 USA
Tel.: (864) 297-4800

Siemens Canada Limited
2185 Derry Rd. W.
Mississauga, ON  L5N 7A6
Tel.: (905) 819-8000 or 1 888 303-3353

Sterling Electric, Inc.
16752 Armstrong Avenue
Irvine CA  92606 USA
Tel.: 1 800 654-6220

TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company
TECO-Westinghouse Motors (Canada) Inc.
18060 – 109th Ave.
Edmonton AB  T5S 2K2
Tel.: 1 800 661-4023 (west) or 1 800 268-4770 (east)

Toshiba International Corporation
13131 West Little York Road
Houston TX  77041 USA
Tel.: 1 800 231-1412

U.S. Motors
8000 West Florissant Avenue
P.O. Box 4100
St. Louis MO  63136-8506 USA
Tel.: (314) 553-2000

WEG Electric Motors Corporation
V.J. Pamensky Canada Inc.
64 Samor Rd
Toronto ON M6A 1J7
Tel.: (416) 781-4617 Fax: (416) 781-4352

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