NFPA 70E 2018: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Credit to Author: Corey Jasper| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 23:26:03 +0000

Exposure to electricity resulted in 154 workplace fatalities and 1,850 cases with days away from work in 2014, according to the 2017 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts”… Read more »

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Obsolete Breakers: Debunking Common Misconceptions

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:44:39 +0000

Most circuit breaker life cycles are based on periodic maintenance inspection and operation specified in the manufacturer’s circuit breaker instruction manuals in order to have longevity. However, as technology, reliability,… Read more »

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Why use virtual reality for medium voltage equipment and safety training?

Credit to Author: Claude Houbart-Santini| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:41:12 +0000

Could you make your medium voltage electrical installations safer? There could not be a more important goal. The latest digital training innovations can give students an edge and a perspective… Read more »

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Switchgear Upgrades Can Address Asbestos Hazards

Credit to Author: Luiz Simoes| Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:04:14 +0000

In my last 2 blogs, I wrote about several concerns customers are facing with their aging LV and MV switchgear. For the most part, these center around safety, reliability and… Read more »

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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 2

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:08:32 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Here we examine how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive, predictive and… Read more »

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When does it pay off to engage OEM power distribution experts?

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:50:20 +0000

It depends on your strategy, level of internal expertise, and what you need from your electrical system. For many, business continuity is the single most important need because shutdowns are… Read more »

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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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