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Calculating Backup Power Supply Requirements

Different types of load, from uninterruptible power supplies to VFDs and beyond, make for different approaches to your specific backup power situation.
April 1, 2014
Read up to protect your facility’s equipment and its ability to perform in a pinch.
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277 Volts to your Server

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy Group
March 24, 2014
Improving electrical energy performance is an important consideration in the design, construction and operation of any data center.
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277 Volts to your Server

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy
March 24, 2014
Improving electrical energy performance is an important consideration in the design, construction and operation of any data center
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UV Lights: UV Resources

July 8, 2013

Stinger UV-C fixturing from UV Resources is designed to destroy surface microbes and degrade organic materials that impede HVAC system efficiency, as well as contribute to allergies, poor IAQ, and airborne-transmitted disease.


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The Heat Is On But The CRACs Are Off... Now What?

With Hurricane Sandy fresh in our minds, let’s examine the anatomy of a recent outage’s immediate HVAC consequences as a guide toward protecting equipment in the future.
March 29, 2013
October 29 was a Monday. It was also the day that Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New York City. Around 7 p.m., Con Edison shut power off in Lower Manhattan, and it would be sometime Saturday before lights would begin to flicker back on.
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Vibration monitoring systems: IMI Sensors

November 5, 2012

The enhanced Echo®wireless vibration monitoring systemfeatures a  new Modbus® interface.


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OTDRs: AFL

September 24, 2012

The company’s handheld optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs) are designed to help troublehoot point-to-point metro/access networks.


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Gateways: Eaton Corporation

May 28, 2012

New, enhanced power Xpert Gateways are designed to deliver real-time monitoring, helping customers improve operational efficiency, optimize and validate energy use.


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EVENTS

When Designing an Essential Power System for Health Care, What is More Important: Patient Safety or Financial Outcomes?

10/29/13
Online

On-Demand The answer might surprise you?
Code provides for the minimum standard of care required for the design of a hospital. Is the minimum appropriate for your facility? What is the decision process for good design? Patient Safety? Capacity for continued operation of major profit centers? Regional influences?

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Basics of Standby Generators and Emergency Power

11/19/13
Online

On-Demand In the field of emergency power generation, the ability to understand, maintain, test and troubleshoot your standby equipment is an absolute must. It is no longer acceptable to have your equipment installed and just assume that it works!

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Keeping Power On for Mission Critical Facilities

12/12/13
Online

On-Demand Whether it is for public safety, national security, or business continuity, reasons mission critical facilities must remain operational.

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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

3/27/14
Online

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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Check out the April 2014 issue of Engineered Systems, with features on backup power supply requirements, cyberattacks, and much more!

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