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Data Center Managers Looking to Achieve 100 Percent Uptime

THE ROAD TO 100 PERCENT UPTIME The Data Center Journal, September 1, 2017 The data center industry is in a period of rapid growth, with the amount of data generated around the world rising exponentially. As a result, data center managers are constantly looking for ways to improve efficiency and reliability on the road to

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Occupancy Sensors and Like Technology Reducing Energy Consumption

Digital Enterprises… Funded by Energy Current by GE, 2017 I find it essential when working on first-of-a-kind innovations to believe that anything is possible. And I’ve been very fortunate to work with amazing colleagues, partners and clients who are willing to take on new challenges and lead industries in new ways. Despite this, I’m still

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Simple Ways to Cut Back on Energy Costs

Fast ways to cut your home energy bills CNBC, July 12, 2017 Cutting your energy bill doesn’t have to require much energy — or money — on your part. Consumers aren’t taking advantage of many simple avenues to save money, according to a new survey from marketplace SaveonEnergy.com. Only 14.2 percent say they unplug their home printer

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Tips for Plug Load Energy Reductions: It’s All about the Data

Dan Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits With a lot of focus on green buildings and energy efficiency upgrades such as lighting and HVAC, plug loads now account for a much greater percentage of building energy use. A typical office building can expect plug loads to make up 25% of the total electrical load. However, in an

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Greedy Gadgets are Nibbling Away at Your Electricity Bill

Silent and costly: how standby gadgets rack up energy bills The Telegraph, February 7, 2017 Beware of the gadgets silently running up your gas and electricity bills, probably at this very second. These quietly greedy gadgets are nibbling away at your electricity, quietly racking up what you pay. Energy efficiency is a hot topic, and

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Reducing Phantom Power Loads

Energy Efficiency Through Plug Load Control: Not Exciting…But Effective Energy Manager Today, July 6, 2016 A July feature at Automated Buildings put the topic in context. The piece, written by Alerton’s Kevin Callahan and Kevin Clinger, pointed to two reasons that plug loads should be paid attention to. Ensuring continuity of operations is one. The other,

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Drawing Power: Plug Load Management

Plugged In: Trends in Plug Load Monitoring and Management Automated Buildings, July 2016 Equipment plugged into wall outlets represents an ever larger share of energy consumption in buildings, so naturally building pros are looking there for energy savings. Plug loads now consume about 15% – 20% of electricity in offices, and as much as 40%

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