Articles Tagged with ''sensors''

Pharma Warehouses: Two Degrees Of Separation

In pharma warehousing, two degrees can be the difference between life and death. Tailor the HVAC to the specifics of the space with the help of CFD, and pave the way to a smooth “last mile” to the user in this critical distribution chain.
By Mike Kaler
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“Mission Critical.” The term conjures up images of data centers populated with rows and rows of black boxes churning away, generating heat, and consuming power at an alarming rate.
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Controls & Occupancy

Existing sensor strategies and newer lighting tech continue the battle against wasteful energy use.
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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Much of the energy usage in a commercial building can be attributed to systems that are operating under the assumption that the building is “occupied.”
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Low-water cutoff controls: Gems Sensors & Controls

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Gems Sensors & Controls has introduced a new line of compact low-water cutoff devices to provide critical protection for boilers and steam generators. The new LWC-700/720/800 Series offer a variety of configurations and functions for application in most water feed vessels. They feature redundant switches within the liquid level sensors, and electronic controllers to deactivate systems before a water supply problem can damage or create a critical situation in boiler or steam generation equipment. They meet CSD1 requirements and are UL Recognized per UL-353 for “Limit Control.”


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Data center succeeds in search for ideal temps

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Robert Hunt, manager of enterprise systems management at American Greetings, had one goal in mind — drive out costs related to energy use
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Controls Optimization: No Longer Optional

Updated codes continue the push for better controls work as high performance edges further into the mainstream.
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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At one time, it might have been acceptable to view controls as a “necessary evil” with little attention given to the details of design including sequences and commissioning
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SOR acquires Smart Sensors Inc.

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SOR Controls Group has purchased Smart Sensors Inc. (SSi).


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Do No Harm: Protecting IAQ In Health Care Settings

Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health.
By Garold Hamilton P.E. LEED®
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Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health. From monitoring stations and magnehelic pressure gauges to multiple resources for design and O&M guidance, the author points to recent projects and current wisdom to create a valuable resource.
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Measuring Building Occupancy

Who is in your building? How long are they there? Obtaining this information has its benefits.
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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There are many potential benefits to knowing not only how many people are in a building, but ideally where they are located
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Current sensors: NK Technologies

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The company’s DS1 Current Sensors are designed to detect very low DC current levels.


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Vaisala announces Humidity 201 seminar series for U.S. and Canada

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Vaisala has added a new seminar to its Humidity seminar series. "Monitoring & Mapping cGMP environments" was created to help GxP-compliant facilities reduce the risk of deviations being observed during audits and inspections. The new seminar reviews the relevant GMP regulations and guidances around temperature and humidity mapping and monitoring and includes a workshop where participants will get hands-on experience of temperature and humidity validation by Vaisala's experienced validation expert, Paul Daniel.


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