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Flywheel UPS Provides Clean, Always-on Power for 3D Printing Facility

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 25, 2021
Flywheel UPS for 3D printing facilities

When the phrase ‘mission-critical environment’ is used, it’s most often referring to a data center. But the reality is that there are many other environments out there that are just as critical. Any facility that produces complex engineered industrial parts would an excellent example. But uptime is even more vital for a manufacturer that uses…

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New Tech News – Liebert PSI5 Lithium Ion UPS

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 18, 2021
Li-ion UPS for data centers

Li-ion Single Phase UPS provides longer runtime, lowest TCO for edge deployments More and more digital applications are being shifted to the edge of the network, where on-site IT support is limited. But these edge facilities are no less critical than most enterprise data centers and should have the same level of power protection. Lithium-ion…

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VRLA vs. Lithium-ion: Which is Better for Your UPS System?

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 9, 2021
lithium-ion battery for data centers

VRLA batteries have long been a preferred UPS energy source given their reliability, low initial purchase cost, and management ease. However, with the decreased price of lithium-ion batteries over the past few years, they’re quickly becoming a viable critical power option for data centers and critical environments of all sizes. But despite their rise in…

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VIDEO – Safely Preparing Your Facility for Re-entry

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 2, 2021
CEG CAPRE webinar on biometric access control

Did you miss our recent webinar on safely preparing your facility for employee and visitor re-entry? You’re in luck, you can watch it here! As American life attempts to return to normalcy in conjunction with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, many commercial buildings are attempting to reopen. But reopening a safe and effective manner is no…

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Is is Time to Replace My UPS System?

By Rob Huttemann | Jan 19, 2021

UPS Systems are the heart of your critical infrastructure. They condition, monitor, and filter incoming utility power, and when the power goes out, the UPS system supports the load itself with internal batteries. They are sensitive pieces of technology that contain hundreds of parts, including capacitors, batteries, and controls, all working together. These systems ensure…

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Rightsizing Your UPS System? Here’s What You Need to Know.

By Rob Huttemann | Jan 19, 2021

There are many factors when selecting the right size UPS for your environment. If a UPS is too large for the application, you end up allocating more money and physical space upfront than necessary. UPS systems are more efficient the closer they operate to their rated capacity. But if a UPS is too small for…

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New Tech News – Eaton Ferrups FX UPS

By Elizabeth Peichel | Jan 5, 2021

Rugged, single-phase UPS is designed for industrial power infrastructures, harsh environments The Ferrups FX UPS supports extended runtime and provides rugged, IIoT-ready protection for industrial power infrastructure. This updated and revitalized edition is ideal for harsh power environments where traditional uninterruptible power supply models are susceptible to power surge events. Oil and gas Military deployments…

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VIDEO: CEG Leads CAPRE Webinar on Safe Reopening Strategies – Biometrics, Remote Monitoring

By Elizabeth Peichel | Dec 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted many aspects of American life. However, in a return to normalcy in conjunction with the vaccine rollout, many commercial buildings are attempting to reopen. The steps for a safe reopening of commercial assets is no easy task. On Tuesday, December 15, CEG and CAPRE hosted an in-depth webinar on this…

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New Tech News – EcoStruxure IT Expert API

By Dave Kovacs | Dec 9, 2020

Schneider Electric Simplifies Management of Distributed IT Infrastructure at the Edge Schneider Electric is always looking to add value and functionality to its EcoStruxure IT platform. Early in 2020, we saw the launch of the monitoring and dispatch services to manage distributed IT. Most recently, the company has introduced a new public API to further…

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New Tech News – Vertiv’s Liebert Trinergy Cube UPS

By Kevin Duffy | Nov 13, 2020

Vertiv Introduces its most Flexible Modular UPS to North American Data Centers Full disclosure, Vertiv’s latest critical power solution – the Liebert® Trinergyâ„¢ Cube UPS – isn’t exactly new. It’s been at the forefront of intelligent, modular power protection around the world for several years, with more than one million kilowatts of power installed worldwide. But having…

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