• 8 May
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    Take control of energy management

    The once-separate markets of building control and energy management are merging to bring the smart building to life, cut consumption and lower fuel bills.

  • 8 May
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    Recharging the energy industry

    Humans have always searched for ways to harness energy, whether it be to complete laborious tasks or just improve their livelihood.

  • 1 Aug
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    New energy monitoring technologies give machine builders a competitive advantage

    As end users look to cut their energy costs and boost their environmental credentials, Marketing Manager Dan Rossek of Omron argues that there are opportunities for machine builders to gain a competitive advantage by incorporating energy monitoring technologies in their machine designs.

  • 30 Jun
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    Checking in at Birmingham Airport

    When Birmingham Airport looked to reduce its energy costs and cut its carbon footprint, it turned to Carlo Gavazzi to supply 150 EM21 energy meters. 

  • 30 Jun
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    How to manage arc flashes and maintain networks

    In recent years, arc flashes have become a hot topic for industry because of the increasing awareness of its dangers, both to personnel and equipment.

  • 27 Jul
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    Energy savings for pharmaceutical production

    Production processes that run 24/7 need reliable and energy efficient drive systems to maintain a cost effective process.

  • 24 Jun
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    Maximising energy savings in changing lighting markets

    Steve Dyson, Market Manager from Hager UK discusses the current trends in the lighting industry and how pre-fabricated lighting systems can play an integral role in reducing energy usage.

  • 24 Jun
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    Renewable energy - the vital missing link

    For years, renewable energy, especially solar power and wind, has offered the tantalising prospect of almost zero carbon energy; tantalising because, even as costs fall, solar and wind are inherently unreliable, especially in temperate climates such as those that we ‘enjoy ‘in regions like Western Europe, and much of North America not to mention most of the developed world. 

  • 20 Apr
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    A new option for energy management

    Concerns over the increasing demand for electricity and the strain put on the network, causing increased instability, is leading the government to encourage the development of more active demand management in the electricity market.

  • 20 Apr
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    Energy efficiency's automation lens

    If there is one objective manufacturers around the world need to take seriously this year, it’s improving energy efficiency and sustainability.

  • 20 Mar
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    The plug-in route to energy saving

    Building regulations have now brought the requirement for energy monitoring to bear on buildings of 1,000m and above. Does this mean that installers have to deal with more sophisticated building management systems, or is there a simpler solution?

  • 20 Feb
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    DC-bus connection makes energy saving easy

    By changing from DC to three-phase AC technology, BHS has considerably im-proved the energy efficiency of its machines. The company uses a drive solution created in close collaboration with Lenze who acted as its partner in the project.

  • 29 Jul
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    Setting the standards for self-consumption

    Lee Sutton, technical director at 4Eco Ltd, takes us through the latest sector trends, explaining the rise in self-generation and consumption; as well as why emerging technologies are pushing forward the possibilities of green energy.

  • 29 Jul
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    Putting power management into the panel

    Rob McCaskie, ABB UK, product manager, explains how the Emax 2 power circuit breaker concept enables a low voltage air circuit breaker to become a power management device.

  • 29 Jul
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    Four points to check when specifying digitally controlled power supplies

    Unlike analogue-based topologies, it is impossible to gain a full understanding of the digitally controlled design from a schematic review, warns Andrew Skinner, chief technology officer, TDK-Lambda EMEA.

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