How extreme weather causes premature aging in medium voltage equipment

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:17 +0000

If you own or manage any large building, plant, or public infrastructure, you depend on reliable electrical distribution services. You also need equipment to be as sustainable as possible in… Read more »

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Reduce your business risk with an Energy and Power Management System (EPMS)

Credit to Author: Tony Hunt| Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:00:15 +0000

In my last post, we looked at how the cost, reliability and quality of electricity can present significant risks to your business if they are not managed. Whether you’re operating… Read more »

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To Ensure UPS Reliability, Focus on System Design, Not MTBF 

Credit to Author: Gael Souchet| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:00:06 +0000

Those of us in the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) business have long faced something of a dilemma when it comes to explaining how reliable our products are. Other IT products… Read more »

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Oxford University Gets Schooled on Energy Metering

Credit to Author: Juan Arias| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:00:58 +0000

Today’s colleges and universities face tremendous operational challenges as they work to improve efficiency in buildings that can be decades, or centuries, old, and attempt to build new campus-wide networks… Read more »

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IoT connects buildings to new opportunities

Credit to Author: Barry Coflan| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:41 +0000

In my last post, I took a look at four IoT-related technologies that have been converging to enable more efficient, reliable and smarter buildings. These include the new IoT architecture,… Read more »

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IEC vs ANSI Switchgear – Understanding the Global Standards

Credit to Author: Sherry Rollins| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:55:32 +0000

Worldwide there is an increasing demand for companies to leverage their global footprint to drive efficiencies, improve processes and reduce costs. In the electrical engineering realm, this creates many complications…. Read more »

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Lithium-ion, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence Top Power-related Predictions for 2018

Credit to Author: Vincenzo Salmeri| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:00:36 +0000

As we head into 2018, there’s no shortage of trends facing folks who work in the facilities and data center arenas in commercial and industrial buildings. It’s always interesting, then,… Read more »

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How much does your business rely on electricity? What is your risk exposure?

Credit to Author: Tony Hunt| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:00:07 +0000

When someone mentions the many risks a business faces, what may first spring to mind are strategic risks, such as choosing what products to develop or markets to target. Or… Read more »

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The IoT convergence: making buildings more efficient and reliable

Credit to Author: Barry Coflan| Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:00:36 +0000

The UN weather agency recently announced that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed in 2016, meaning that rapid cuts to CO2 and other greenhouse gases are… Read more »

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What Can You Learn About Power from a Pint of Beer?

Credit to Author: Shoumi Sen| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:25:30 +0000

Cheers! What if you could go green without the significant upfront costs of solar or wind? The goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has created an interest in all solutions… Read more »

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Why Fit-for-Purpose Power Solutions are Required for Semiconductor Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Nadia Cheraitia| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:03:05 +0000

Semiconductor manufacturing involves hundreds of steps. These take place on a variety of tools: saws, furnaces, photolithographic steppers, testers, and other specialized equipment. Some of this gear requires little electricity,… Read more »

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