How Western Power is enabling maximum grid connections of customer-supplied clean solar energy and compensating them for it

Credit to Author: Jenny Roehm| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:56:51 +0000

While it may seem like curtailing solar production is counter intuitive to encouraging more renewable energy deployments, Western Power (WP), the state-owned utility in Western Australia is doing exactly that,… Read more »

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The electrical installation risk assessment: Learn about one of the most important tools for electrical contractors

Credit to Author: Rod West| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:07:25 +0000

Electrical contractors face risks on the jobsite every day. But risk assessments for electrical installations, when performed correctly, can help reduce the overall risk of injury. Let’s take a deeper… Read more »

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Forced ventilation or air conditioning for automation and control panels: Here’s how to choose

Credit to Author: Josep Lopez| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 11:00:08 +0000

Thirty years or more ago, many manufacturing facilities and industrial process plants were not air-conditioned, and many had roofs that were not very well insulated. The dangerous threat of heat… Read more »

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Industrial UPS vs. Generator: Are both needed for critical backup power?

Credit to Author: Carsten Baumann| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 11:00:40 +0000

As power disruptions seem to become more common, industrial organizations need to protect themselves by minimizing unplanned outages. So should they turn to a generator or an industrial uninterruptible power… Read more »

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Why a power quality audit is as important as an energy audit

Credit to Author: Jason Heindel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:00:58 +0000

Jason Heindel is a Solutions Architect at AZZO, a Master-level Critical Power EcoXpert. In today’s marketplace, much confusion exists surrounding the issues of power quality and energy waste. On one… Read more »

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The benefits of building information modeling for investors, owners, and operators

Credit to Author: Khaled Fakhuri| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:00:42 +0000

The way a building is designed and constructed directly impacts the costs to operate and maintain that building over its entire life cycle. Therefore, real estate investors and building owners… Read more »

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Why electrical contractor and panel builder collaboration fuels business opportunities

Credit to Author: Natalie Block| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 19:24:14 +0000

The concept of the “business ecosystem” is not new, but the collision of commerce and technology has seen widespread adoption of the term to describe the increasingly numerous collaborative groupings… Read more »

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[Podcast Series] Road to Net-Zero Homes with Home Energy Management Systems

Credit to Author: Johanne Guigue| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 06:45:27 +0000

Smart Home: As technology and innovation race through the 21st century, it’s beckoning into homes was more a matter of when than how. Yet, the most widely recallable smart home tech… Read more »

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