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Power & Communication - July 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
Building Operating Management
Four Wireless Technologies Set Standard For Building Internet of Things SystemsFirst part of a two-part article on new wireless technologies for facility management. part 2: Better Technology: Independent, Secure WiFi Networks and Bluetooth Beacon Systems

  


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Energy to Care Program Gaining Popularity

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BUILDINGVIBE Brings a New Approach to How Commercial Property Owners Communicate and Measure Tenant Satisfaction

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Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software Delivers Enhanced Protection for Data Center IT Equipment through Integration with HPE OneView

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Legrand Launches All-New Website for Enhanced Usability, Personalized Experience for Professional Customers

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Putting Power for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on the Fast Track

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Biamp Systems Enhances Oreno Suite with New Capabilities

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Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Remote Services Software Includes Push Notifications for iOS, and AppleTV integretion

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Active Power: Company Offers First 'UPS-as-a-Service' Solution through Burland Energy SA

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Wireless Network To-Do List For Facility Managers

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Eaton: Company Powers Cleveland's Largest Data Center

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Centrica: Company Acquires CHP Business To Enhance Distributed Energy Offering

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ASHRAE, NEMA Publish Smart Grid Standard

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Passive Optical LAN Offers Energy, Sustainability Benefits For Smart Buildings

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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