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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3 best practices for arc flash protection in medium voltage equipment

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:00:34 +0000

The first post in this series outlined the goals and standards for arc flash protection, while the second described the impact of an arc flash on medium voltage (MV) equipment… Read more »

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Why you should design your renewable energy system for self-consumption (vive la difference!)

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:00:53 +0000

Financial considerations play a significant role when you are thinking about adding photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy to any building. When evaluating the expected return, a building owner or investor naturally… Read more »

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Preventing arc faults and fires in buildings using new AFDD technology

Credit to Author: Zakaria Belhaja| Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:00:36 +0000

This is the second in a two-part series on the serious threat of fire caused by arc faults in the electrical systems of commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. In my… Read more »

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Arc Flash Protection Benefits

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:00:32 +0000

The first post in this series covered a new arc flash related standard, the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E. It has some changes, such as allowing the use of a… Read more »

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Arc faults: the hidden fire risk revealed

Credit to Author: Zakaria Belhaja| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:43 +0000

No matter what kind of buildings you manage or provide services for, the risk of fire for your facilities or your customers is a potential threat you can’t ignore. The… Read more »

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Want a safe, reliable electrical distribution system? Start early.

Credit to Author: Didier Fulchiron| Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:00:53 +0000

This is the second in a 2-part blog series discussing the safety and reliability of medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) electrical distribution systems. In my first post, I… Read more »

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The Goal of Arc Flash Protection: Safety Standards

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:15 +0000

When electric current travels through the air and goes where it isn’t supposed to, the result is an arc flash. It can be a violent event as the current jumps… Read more »

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Electrical distribution safety and reliability: get it right from the start

Credit to Author: Didier Fulchiron| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:00:05 +0000

Electrical distribution systems are found supplying power in all sorts of factories, data centers, hospitals, and large commercial complexes. The reliability of these systems is critical to keeping businesses and… Read more »

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Whatcha got under the (data center cooling) hood?

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:00:59 +0000

Not a typical question you ask in a data center but maybe you should ask that question the next time you’re in the market for a chiller or computer room… Read more »

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