Calculate Your Best Cost Option for Aging Switchgear

Credit to Author: Luiz Simoes| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:53:03 +0000

Hello again! My last blog, A Closer Look into the True Cost of Replacing Electrical Switchgear, addressed concerns facility engineers face with their aging low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear. As you can… Read more »

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5 Steps for Efficient Motor Management Design

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:51:10 +0000

Efficient motor management can bring you to an optimal design of your motor and electrical installation. There is a simple approach that you can apply to every application. It will… Read more »

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Overcome Mixed-OEM Challenges with Switchgear Modernization

Credit to Author: Doug Robling| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:00:05 +0000

Limited capital budgets require aging power equipment to be maintained for as long as possible. But there’s also an ongoing need for optimal reliability: System downtime costs organizations millions of… Read more »

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IoT and EcoXpert might be your next best bet

Credit to Author: Nicolas Windpassinger| Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:19:03 +0000

The new IoT business model Earlier this year I explained how IoT is changing the business model of our partners. At the center of this transformation are the intelligence and… Read more »

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Why asset management starts with a strategic maintenance plan

Credit to Author: David Morte| Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:08:54 +0000

What are your biggest operational worries? If your first thought was “equipment failure,” you’re not alone. Equipment is at the heart of business operations and failure can not only affect… Read more »

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How Smart are Your Switchgear Controls?

Credit to Author: Sahil Shanghavi| Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:41 +0000

In this age of technology and communication, it is hard to imagine that simple issues stemming from an aging power system can cause serious damage as well as pose major… Read more »

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A Closer Look into the True Cost of Replacing Electrical Switchgear

Credit to Author: Luiz Simoes| Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:29:09 +0000

During my switchgear modernization presentations all over the US, I am constantly reminded of the concerns customers face with their aging electrical infrastructure. For the most part, these center around… Read more »

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NFPA 70E Changes: Now Everyone can Benefit from the Tables

Credit to Author: Rod West| Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:13:13 +0000

Last month at the annual NFPA meeting in Boston, NFPA 70E passed one of the final milestones on the road to completion and it is expected to be issued later… Read more »

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NFPA 70E and NEC: Aging Equipment in the Era of Arc Flash

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:46:46 +0000

The need to operate electrical equipment safely, without impacting facility operation, has been a priority for electrical engineers and maintenance personnel for many decades. Initially, much of the focus was… Read more »

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Do You Have an Emergency Plan in Place?

Credit to Author: Chad Kennedy| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:07:17 +0000

Did you know that flooding the most frequent, deadly and costly natural disaster in the U.S.? (www.noaa.org) California, Arkansas and Missouri have already experienced severe flooding in 2017. And, with the… Read more »

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Arc Flash Mitigation: Removing Workers From Harm’s Way

Credit to Author: Antony Parsons| Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 12:08:58 +0000

Mitigation is defined as to make milder, less severe or less violent. When applied to electrical workplace safety, arc flash mitigation involves taking steps to minimize the level of hazard… Read more »

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