Articles Tagged: Smart Panels

Monitoring Building’s Energy Use – EE Standards & Regulation to Optimize Energy Performance

Understanding a building’s energy use is more than just good business sense – under a number of jurisdictions around the globe, it’s becoming the law. From the European Union to… Read more »

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Get Smart and Save Energy

Using status and usage data from interconnected switchgear components enables more energy-efficient operation of building systems. With the growing array of data-providing components manufacturers now offer, building systems designers face… Read more »

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How does this new swimming facility use so much less energy?

Smart Panels & Intelligent Building Controls systems manage this environmentally friendly complex in Northern Italy Fardef Swimming Pools recently partnered with experts in energy management systems on a new sports… Read more »

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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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Cloud-connected panelboards: opening an era of new services for electrical professionals

I’ve been working in electricity distribution management systems for 25 years now. And even when I started, the mantra was “service delivery”. Plainly, ambitions haven’t changed. What has is the… Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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Digital Switchboards – Plug’n’Play device discovery that needs no network skills

With the coming of the centralized management of panel board devices connected in local networks, we’re all going to have to rethink the way we … well, think. But that doesn’t… Read more »

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The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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Power monitoring systems provide powerful and profitable benefits

Years ago I got a great deal on what we’d call in these parts “a wood truck”: a rusty, dented pickup perfect for hauling just about anything. It came with… Read more »

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Ethernet network in Electrical Distribution

The traditional fieldbus is on the way out as IP-based networks sweeps all before it. Whether you compare absolute growth or market trends, IP-based networks are on the rise across… Read more »

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The all-in-one circuit breaker: a sign and solution of our times

Today’s 2G and 3G digital mobile phones integrate cameras, music players, emails, internet connections, text messages … and oh yes, and you can use them to make phone calls. This… Read more »

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Capillary information: where ordinary systems fear to tread

“Capillary data acquisition.” Quite a mouthful, I admit. But the concept of “capillarity” is nothing new in botany or biology. And applied to information management, it’s apt. Why? Because “capillarity”… Read more »

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Cloud-connected panelboards: opening an era of new services for electrical professionals

I’ve been working in electricity distribution management systems for 25 years now. And even when I started, the mantra was “service delivery”. Plainly, ambitions haven’t changed. What has is the… Read more »

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Ethernet network in Electrical Distribution

The traditional fieldbus is on the way out as IP-based networks sweeps all before it. Whether you compare absolute growth or market trends, IP-based networks are on the rise across… Read more »

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Digital Switchboards – Plug’n’Play device discovery that needs no network skills

With the coming of the centralized management of panel board devices connected in local networks, we’re all going to have to rethink the way we … well, think. But that doesn’t… Read more »

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Automatic reclosing auxiliaries: the unsung heros of continuity

In power distribution some applications are more critical than others. Hospitals, for example, or big stock exchanges like New York and London. Where lives and livelihoods are at stake there… Read more »

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The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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Get Smart and Save Energy

Using status and usage data from interconnected switchgear components enables more energy-efficient operation of building systems. With the growing array of data-providing components manufacturers now offer, building systems designers face… Read more »

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Power monitoring systems provide powerful and profitable benefits

Years ago I got a great deal on what we’d call in these parts “a wood truck”: a rusty, dented pickup perfect for hauling just about anything. It came with… Read more »

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The all-in-one circuit breaker: a sign and solution of our times

Today’s 2G and 3G digital mobile phones integrate cameras, music players, emails, internet connections, text messages … and oh yes, and you can use them to make phone calls. This… Read more »

11 Comments

Automatic reclosing auxiliaries: the unsung heros of continuity

In power distribution some applications are more critical than others. Hospitals, for example, or big stock exchanges like New York and London. Where lives and livelihoods are at stake there… Read more »

4 Comments

Ethernet network in Electrical Distribution

The traditional fieldbus is on the way out as IP-based networks sweeps all before it. Whether you compare absolute growth or market trends, IP-based networks are on the rise across… Read more »

3 Comments

Get Smart and Save Energy

Using status and usage data from interconnected switchgear components enables more energy-efficient operation of building systems. With the growing array of data-providing components manufacturers now offer, building systems designers face… Read more »

1 Comment

Power monitoring systems provide powerful and profitable benefits

Years ago I got a great deal on what we’d call in these parts “a wood truck”: a rusty, dented pickup perfect for hauling just about anything. It came with… Read more »

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The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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Digital Switchboards – Plug’n’Play device discovery that needs no network skills

With the coming of the centralized management of panel board devices connected in local networks, we’re all going to have to rethink the way we … well, think. But that doesn’t… Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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Cloud-connected panelboards: opening an era of new services for electrical professionals

I’ve been working in electricity distribution management systems for 25 years now. And even when I started, the mantra was “service delivery”. Plainly, ambitions haven’t changed. What has is the… Read more »

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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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