Advanced Energy Blog

Charging at Home: EV Ready or Not

By Alexis Giannattasio | April 3, 2022

As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to rise across the country, people are becoming more aware of the technology’s most notable benefits, including the financial savings on gas, environmental impacts and performance. But one of the lesser-known perks is the[…]

All About HVAC Filters

By Jonathan Susser | March 2, 2022

Q: I’ve been buying the same kind of filter for my heating and cooling system for years, but there’s such an assortment available. What’s the difference between the various types? A: It certainly can be a little overwhelming to stand[…]

Supporting Underserved Communities Through the CARES Act

By Alexis Giannattasio | February 9, 2022

In March 2021, we received funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to carry out two projects in support of underserved communities in North Carolina. One provided higher-efficiency mechanical and water heating equipment to nonprofit supportive[…]

How DC Fast Charging Works

By Jonathan Susser | January 24, 2022

Direct current (DC) fast charging is critical for long-distance electric vehicle (EV) travel and for the continued growth of EV adoption, but how does it work? EV batteries store what’s known as DC power, while the electric grid supplies alternating[…]

Tips for Maintaining Motor Reliability and Efficiency

By Ben Mosley | January 21, 2022

Electric motor-driven systems account for more than 40 percent of all electricity generated in the world and often represent the highest energy users in a facility. Therefore, adopting motor management practices is critical to reducing energy costs and saving money,[…]