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    Does the expression in bold mean that the fans need too much energy to operate?

    "The problem with the fans is twofold: first, they are heavily energy intensive, and, second, they are prone to breaking down."

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    It means they use a lot of electricity. I wouldn't say "too much" based only on the phrase in bold, but coupled with the idea that it's a problem and you can infer that it's too much
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Thank you.

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