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Power & Communication - May 2016

The Power & Communication landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Power & Communication

UPS, Generators, Switchgear, Backup power, Emergency power, Commissioning, Demand Response, PV systems, Cogeneration, Wireless
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Wireless Network To-Do List For Facility Managers

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3 Ways Distributed Antenna Systems Can Contribute To LEED

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Russelectric: Company Extends Warranty on Transfer Switches, Bypass/Isolation Switches

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The Great Outdoors: Workplace Trends Changing

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Eliminating "Dead Spots" in Large Buildings with a Distributed Antenna System

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Legrand: Company Introduces Outdoor Power Solutions

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Spider: Complete Access Solution Aids San Francisco Bay Bridge Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
NFPA, OSHA Standards Changes for Arc Flash AddressedPart 1 of a 4-part article on arc flash compliance changespart 2: OSHA Standards Cover Electrical Hazards in Many Facilitiespart 3: Difference Between Hazard and Risk Addressed in NFPA 70Epart 4: SIDEBAR: NFPA 70E — Spotlight on Protection

  


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Legrand: Company's Fuel Cell Provides Cleaner, More Efficient Electricity at West Hartford Headquarters

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ASCO: Company Introduces First Transfer Switch-Based Multi-Feature Packaged Paralleling System with Load Management

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J.M. Electrical and 621 Energy: Companies Announce Solar Installation at Massachusetts General Hospital

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Arc Flash Labeling Best Practice Guide Available

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Groups Partner to Ensure Emergency Power in Facilities

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DENT Instruments: Company Announces Collaboration with Emerson to Launch Wireless Power Meter

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Generac Power Systems: Company Named Manufacturer of the Year in Wisconsin

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Arc-Flash Safety Topic of New NEMA Paper

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Power Play: A 21st Century Electrical Grid

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Eaton: Blackout Report Shows 13.2 Million People Affected by 3,500 Power Outages in 2015

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New Efficiency Record Set for Solar Cells

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ASCO: Company Announces New Capabilities for 5170 Quad-Ethernet Module

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Generac: Company to Acquire Majority Share of PR Industrial

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National Grid: Company Awards Facilities Management Contracts to 14Forty, CBRE

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Grid Modernization Program Expands

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Graphic Products: Company Releases Arc Flash Labeling Best Practice Guide

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Graphic Products: Company Releases Arc Flash PPE Quick Reference Guide

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Ideal Power: Company Partners With Austin Energy on U.S. DOE-Funded Projects to Integrate Solar PV and Storage for Commercial Sites

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3 Outdated Assumptions About Energy Management

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Impact Power Technologies: Research Proves Retailers Save by Investing in Low-Cost Replacement Scanner Batteries

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Blue Pillar: Why Your Critical Facility Should Participate in Emergency Demand Management

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Ideal Power: Company Receives Largest Order to Date from an Existing Customer

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NEMA: Association Publishes Arc Flash White Paper

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Ideal Power: Company Receives 14.5 MW Order, Its Largest Ever

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EnerSys and Sealed Air: Companies Team Up to Offer NexSys Batteries on TASKI Compact Auto Scrubbers

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New Resources Target Electrical Compliance

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Canara: Analytics Improve UPS Battery Monitoring

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Mitsubishi Electric Power Products: Company's Service Agreements Offer Value

Building Operating Management
How Internet of Things Is Automating Demand Response ProgramsFirst of a 3-part article exploring impact of Internet of Things on how facilities communicate with electric utilitiespart 2: How Automated Demand Response (ADR) Works in Power Utilizationpart 3: How OpenADR Standard Aims to Help with Automated Demand Response

  


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Mitsubishi Electric: Company Introduces New SUMMIT Series UPS

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Ideal Power: Company Receives Order for 1.5 MW of Its 30kW Power Conversion Systems

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Graybar: Company Moves Harrisburg, Pa., Branch to New Facility

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GTM Research and SEIA: Installing 1,393 MW of Photovoltaic in Q2 2015, U.S. Solar Market Surpasses 20 GW

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Schneider Electric: Company Expands West Coast Presence, Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Livermore, Calif.

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Schneider Electric: Company’s Energy University Receives AACHE Curriculum Accreditation

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Smart Grid: ASHRAE Releases Proposed Standard

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Use of DC Power Can Save Energy

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Advantages of In-Building DC Power Use

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Eaton: Company Provides Authorized Service, Quick, Efficient Sourcing with 'Power of Authenticity' Campaign

Building Operating Management
Understanding UPS Offline Design Trend, Redundancy OptionsPart 1 of a 4-part article describing UPS technology and configuration trends that FMs should consider before selecting a system part 2: New UPS Options with Compact Designs, Batteries, Cooling Requirementspart 3: Understanding UPS: Generators, Load Tests, Commissioning, Circuit Breakerspart 4: 5 Criteria to Guide Purchase of UPS

  


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Emerson Network Power: Company Bolsters Security in Best-in-Class Management Platform

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Graybar: Distributor Reports Record Second-Quarter Results

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Eaton: Company Helps Educational Facilities Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products with Summer Safety Checklist

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Emerson Network Power: Company Debuts Ground-Up Redesign of Generator Paralleling Switchgear with Custom Capabilities at Less Cost

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Medical Campus Solves Emergency Power Infrastructure Conundrum, Reliably

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KACO new energy: Company to Provide Battery Converters and Energy Storage Systems Using Ideal Power's Power Conversion Systems

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Schneider Electric: Company Granted Basic Ordering Agreement for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Resilient Power and Mechanical Systems

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IDEC: Company Adds Chilicon Power Solar Products

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Canara: Company Launches Critical Facilities Services

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Emerson Network Power: Company Debuts Ground-Up Redesign Of Generator Paralleling Switchgear with Custom Capabilities at Less Cost

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Ideal Power: Company Receives 5 MW of Orders for 30kW and 125kW Power Conversion Systems

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AEGIS: New High-Frequency Ground Straps Complete the Path to Ground for Damaging Currents

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Trojan Battery: Company Selected by Powr-Flite to Supply Its Line of Floor Scrubber and Sweeper Equipment

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Ideal Power: Company Selected for New Energy Storage Offering

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Emergency Backup Power: Blog Focuses on Culture of Innovation

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Big Shifts in Power PricingFirst of a 4-part article on utility costs and what drives thempart 2: Biggest Change in Energy Markets Is Natural Gas Pricingpart 3: Understanding PUC Regulation as a Factor in Utility Ratespart 4: Location, Consultant, Modeling Can Help Customers Prepare for Utility Price Impacts

  


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FreeAxez: Company Unveils New Gridd and Gridd Power Systems

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LLC: Team, Including Design Firm Thread Collective, Wins Commission for Small and Innovative Storm-Proof Power Plant

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3DFS: New Power Controllers Will Provide Continuous, Perfect Power, Plus Electrical Monitoring

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GBCI: PEER, a New Rating System for Sustainable Power Systems, Is Launched