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Synonyms for payback

financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)

the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

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Energy conservation can also include upgrading chillers, motors and air conditioners, which typically have payback periods of less than three years.
The payback on such machines can greatly benefit a company, but this depends on what the manual rate is for finishing each casting.
However, this might not be the best option available because the payback still can be lower than if automated equipment were used.
Utility rebate programs also offer paybacks for the replacement of old motors with newer energy saving equipment.
To explore this theme, GUS 2003 featured user presentations that highlighted how G2-based solutions are achieving paybacks, or will be achieving paybacks after deployment.
Besides the quick paybacks, owners report that both employees and consumers love the Smart-Packs and say that they create a much cleaner, fresher, state-of-the-art dining environment.
July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PayBack, the leader in procure-through-pay financing and enablement and North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, NCICU, announced today that PayBack's Procure-Through-Pay For A Greater Purpose(TM) program for Higher Education has been endorsed by NCICU as part of its Collaboration Initiative for its 36 colleges and universities.
Because it's based on the number of listens each song receives, we believe the Payback for Playback model compensates artists in the most fair manner possible," said Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of MP3.
Increasing payback odds not only accelerates a player's chances to win more, and more often, but also re-emphasizes that what we say and advertise, we deliver.