Philippe Vollet

Philippe Vollet

I have a robust experience in Innovation and Strategic Marketing, I joined Schneider Electric in 1989. I started my carrer as an reliability engineer in the Low Voltage Switchboards Department, then managed the design office, and finally take the head of technical department up to 2005. Then I took the head of architectures, innovation and expertise for the Low and Medium Voltage Swichtboards, Panelboards and Busways Department, and have had the opportunity to renew most part of the offer up to 2008. In 2008, I moved to Shanghai for setting up the Asia-Pacific LV & MV Equipment and Systems business development department. In 2009, I took the responsibility of Strategic Marketing for Final Distribution department, in charge of Tertiary and Industry offers and roadmap. In addition to this responsibility, I became one pioneer of Electric Vehicle business, working on both product and services offers. In 2013, I joined the Partner standardization department. I am married and I have two children. I have a double competency: Graduate Engineer of IEG and Master2 MEA of IAE.

CO2 Reduction and Energy Performance – Setting the Standard for Building Automation with EN 15232

With the conclusion of last year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, energy regulators are paying a lot more attention to buildings’ efficiency performance, going forward. Buildings will need… Read more »

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IEC 60364-8-1 – A Systematic Guideline to Continual Assessment of Building Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency has become a primary driver for the engineers and architects designing our latest generation of high-performance buildings – so, insulation levels, high-efficiency lighting and climate-control equipment and means… Read more »

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What IEC 61439-1 & 2 Mean for Your Low-Voltage Equipment Specifications

As of November 2014, the previous IEC 60439 standard series for low-voltage equipment has been replaced by the new IEC 61439 standard series. The new series features some organizational changes,… Read more »

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IEC 60364-8-1: Setting a New Standard for Efficient Buildings

Around the globe, cities are growing. Today, they house 50 percent of the world’s population and are responsible for 75 percent of all energy consumption and 80 percent of carbon… Read more »

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Having your electric vehicle residential charger installed

Electric and electric/hybrid vehicles need over two kilowatts of power. Domestic charging equipment must meet that requirement if it is to be effective, plus it must do so in a… Read more »

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Why invest in a home charger for your electric vehicle?

When you have EVlink fitted at home you get a charging station that is specifically designed for home charging. Charging is smooth and effortless, and you control your energy consumption…. Read more »

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A day in the life of an Electric Vehicle Driver

Since I bought my electric vehicle, my popularity has soared. People are always stopping me to ask questions about my electric vehicle – especially what I have to do to… Read more »

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How to charge your Electric Vehicle safely and simply

If electric vehicles (EVs) are to become common features of the sustainable urban mobility scene, safe and effective charging facilities are needed. What charging infrastructure is currently in place to… Read more »

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