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Can Design Offices Challenge the Limits on the Thermal Specifications of a Project?

Can we really challenge the limits on the specifications of a project? Edwin Hubble predicted for the first time that the Universe has limits and observed that it is expanding… Read more »

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With ClimaSys DT, System Integrators Keep Their Cool

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts, as the saying goes. That is almost always true. On the other hand, the reliability of each individual piece of… Read more »

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Getting Maximum Reliability out of Onboard Control Panels

OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) export machinery worldwide. They produce different kind of machines for different applications and each project involves new requirements and challenges. Let’s imagine a packing machine designed… Read more »

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When Going Green, Consider Contactors

CO2 may be invisible but its impact isn’t. Countries around the world have signed up to cut emissions of it and other greenhouse gases by nearly a third within 10… Read more »

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Daytona International Gets Smart About Panelboards

It’s home to what’s been called the Great American Race for years but Daytona International Speedway handles more than that one, very big annual event. It’s also the site for… 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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A Look Back at the Data and Asset Management Software User Conference

Our Data and Asset Management Software User Conference for Avantis, eDNA, EBS and PRiSM customers in Chicago this October provided a great opportunity for peers and software experts to share… Read more »

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Wireless Technology and its Butterfly Effect is Optimizing Building Management Systems

A flyer for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s EnergyStar program proclaims this startling fact: The average building wastes 30% of the energy it consumes due to inefficiencies. How is this… Read more »

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The Butterfly Effect and Smart Buildings: Arming Facility Managers with Data to Build Business Success

In a recent post my colleague brought up the concept of the butterfly effect – the idea that small events can have large consequences – and how it’s illustrated in… Read more »

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Hospital Heroes: Electrical Engineers to the Rescue

Facility managers and electrical engineers may not have the most glamorous jobs, but in certain situations their knowledge and expertise are critical to the mission of a hospital – or… Read more »

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Why has Schneider Electric taken a segment approach to its Data Center business

  Estelle Barre is Vice President of Segments for Schneider Electric. I caught up with her at Data Centers Europe 2013 in Nice earlier this year to find out why… Read more »

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A Guide To Build-Your-Own DCIM

  We’ve seen some fairly interesting announcements from some high profile companies such as Digital Realty Trust and Microsoft that they are using their own flavor of DCIM to manage… Read more »

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How To Plan Your Data Center For Your Business Requirements

  I met with Paul-Francois Cattier, VP Datacenters, Schneider Electric whilst at Data Centres Europe 2013 in Nice. I asked him how companies could start to address designing their data… Read more »

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Intelligent infrastructure – the future of high performing healthcare organizations

Guest post by, Graeme Robertson, Global Business Development Director, Healthcare Solutions, Schneider Electric According to recent research by the European Society of Cardiology the Gulf region has one of the… Read more »

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Capacity Reporting with StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location DCIM

  According to Hiren Lad, Software Architect at Schneider Electric, all capacity – power, cooling and space – is important to co-lo data center operators. “Capacity is important from all… Read more »

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Visualizing Power Architecture with StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location

  Power, or more correctly, a reliable power supply, is a critical resource for any data center. But for co-location service providers working to strict SLAs, the power system design… Read more »

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The problem with Software-defined Data Center (SDDC) definitions

According to Wikipedia, the “Software-defined data center (SDDC) is an architectural approach to IT infrastructure that extends virtualization concepts such as abstraction, pooling, and automation to all of the data center’s resources and services… Read more »

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Summing Up Telco Data Center Challenges in Less than 3 Minutes

Schneider Electric has published a new video targeted at telecom companies that, in just two and a half minutes, succeeds in summarizing the data center challenges telcos face and some… Read more »

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HP Demonstrates the Value of Partnerships at Xperience Efficiency Event

  As anyone who follows Alistair Pim’s blog posts is well aware, Schneider Electric is a big believer in the power of partnerships and alliances. That was certainly evident at… Read more »

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Wiser Air – Delivering personalized communication to customers

Many of us have programmable thermostats at home and we probably think we’re doing a wonderful job at saving energy by keeping temperatures comfortable when people are home but choosing… Read more »

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How To Plan Your Data Center For Your Business Requirements

  I met with Paul-Francois Cattier, VP Datacenters, Schneider Electric whilst at Data Centres Europe 2013 in Nice. I asked him how companies could start to address designing their data… Read more »

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Intelligent infrastructure – the future of high performing healthcare organizations

Guest post by, Graeme Robertson, Global Business Development Director, Healthcare Solutions, Schneider Electric According to recent research by the European Society of Cardiology the Gulf region has one of the… Read more »

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A Guide To Build-Your-Own DCIM

  We’ve seen some fairly interesting announcements from some high profile companies such as Digital Realty Trust and Microsoft that they are using their own flavor of DCIM to manage… Read more »

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Weather Data: A Powerful Tool for Consumer and Utilities Alike

It’s not difficult to get weather reports these days, with any number of smart phone apps putting the information at your fingertips. So, at first glance, it may not seem… Read more »

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How Utilities Can Glean More Value from their Data

To become more effective at marketing, utilities would do well to follow the lead of Internet giants like Amazon. Amazon does a great job at suggesting products you may want… Read more »

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Wiser Air – Delivering personalized communication to customers

Many of us have programmable thermostats at home and we probably think we’re doing a wonderful job at saving energy by keeping temperatures comfortable when people are home but choosing… Read more »

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When retrofitting an aging data center infrastructure to extend its use makes the most sense

In a 2014 white paper on “The Cost of Retaining Aging IT Infrastructure,” technology research firm IDC writes, “[I]f a transition to new technologies has been deferred too long, then… Read more »

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CEO Chris Curtis Interview: Xperience Efficiency Event is Likely to Surprise

During the opening keynote address of Schneider Electric’s Xperience Efficiency 2013 event in Washington, D.C. early this month, Chris Curtis, CEO of North American Operations for Schneider Electric, told the… Read more »

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Video: Behind the Scenes of Energy University

In a previous post, I discussed how Schneider Electric’s free online education program, Energy University was recently recognized with the prestigious Sustainable Energy Europe Award, presented during the 2014 EU… Read more »

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Hospital Heroes: Electrical Engineers to the Rescue

Facility managers and electrical engineers may not have the most glamorous jobs, but in certain situations their knowledge and expertise are critical to the mission of a hospital – or… Read more »

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