Arc-Flash Equipment Marking Requirements – Is Your Installation Compliant?

Credit to Author: Bill Brown| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 20:47:32 +0000

Keeping up with safety compliance regulations isn’t always easy, but it is crucial.  Arc flash labeling can be particularly confusing as safety guidelines are frequently updated. This blog breaks down the latest 2023 National Electric Code (NEC) and 2024 NFPA 70E requirements specifically related to…

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Responsible and responsive: Addressing 5 challenges in commercial real estate

Credit to Author: Estelle Monod| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 17:41:19 +0000

In today’s commercial real estate (CRE) market, which is heavily influenced by supply and demand cycles,  proactive and precise management by investors and managers is paramount. With 37% of carbon emissions from buildings, the sector needs effective strategies to quickly and efficiently navigate this changing…

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Software-Defined Automation Enhances Industrial Agility, Sustainability, and Profitability

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 12:00:00 +0000

Designing and building industrial automation systems often focuses on hardware and connected devices. However, in the wake of complex digital transformations, there is an appetite for achieving safety and security with whatever automation configuration is designed and developed. Software-defined automation is a new paradigm shift,…

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Designing the Intelligent Automated Enterprise via Green IT  

Credit to Author: Elizabeth Hackenson| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2024 12:00:00 +0000

As Schneider Electric’s Chief Information Officer, I recently had the privilege of engaging in an insightful conversation with Hunter Muller, the Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy, during the HMG Strategy New York 2024 Summit. Our discussion delved deep into the themes of sustainability within…

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Driving autonomous and sustainable operations: The power of software-defined industrial automation

Credit to Author: Roxann West| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:04:00 +0000

In the dynamic landscape of industrial process plants, staying competitive means meeting industry standards and continually pushing boundaries to innovate and adapt. Industry is the most energy-consuming and CO2-emitting end-use sector. It accounts for 38% of total energy consumption and 47% of CO2 emissions (including…

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Continuing to Demystify PowerChute with New Free Trial and Complimentary eLearning

Credit to Author: Sarah Jane Hannon| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 08:00:00 +0000

I was hearing misconceptions about PowerChute™ Network Shutdown in the marketplace a few months ago, so I decided to bust the top 5 PowerChute myths in a blog that got a lot of attention. In the blog, I aimed my metaphorical particle thrower at an…

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Inclusion Brings Us Closer

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 14:10:09 +0000

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate the vibrant diversity of the LGBT+ community. At Schneider Electric, we recognize the importance of inclusion and creating a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. And this month, we’re spotlighting the…

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Arc flash safety: Understanding the scope of problems

Credit to Author: Rod West| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 12:44:50 +0000

Arc Flash. If your work exposes you to electrical equipment, few terms will gain your attention more quickly. The sudden, explosive release of electrical and thermal energy, including toxic smoke and plasma released from an arc flash event, can change lives in milliseconds. Electrical workers…

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