Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Thu, 18 Mar 2021 17:09:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How the cloud is helping reduce the cost and time of power and building management https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2021/03/18/how-the-cloud-helps-reduce-the-cost-and-time-of-power-and-building-management/ https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2021/03/18/how-the-cloud-helps-reduce-the-cost-and-time-of-power-and-building-management/#respond Thu, 18 Mar 2021 17:15:39 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=86601 Organizations in every sector – from education and government, to healthcare, hospitality, retail, and industrials – are increasingly recognizing that the performance of their buildings has a direct relationship with... Read more »

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Hospital Resilience and Power Reliability: What Health Systems Need to Know https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2020/08/06/hospital-resilience-and-power-reliability-what-health-systems-need-to-know/ https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2020/08/06/hospital-resilience-and-power-reliability-what-health-systems-need-to-know/#respond Thu, 06 Aug 2020 12:00:06 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=79368 Vital in every sector, power reliability is literally a matter of life and death in medicine. As healthcare providers know, a power outage or interruption affecting an ICU, surgical theater,... Read more »

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Making hospital microgrids affordable to implement and operate https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2019/08/29/making-hospital-microgrids-affordable-to-implement-and-operate/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:00:30 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=58839 This is my last post in a four-post series on microgrids for hospitals. In my first post, I discussed the operational and budget issues driving hospitals to increasingly adopt microgrid... Read more »

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Designing the optimal hospital microgrid https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2019/08/15/designing-the-optimal-hospital-microgrid/ Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:00:24 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=58834 This is the third in a four-post series on microgrids for hospitals. In my first post I mentioned how the news of power backup systems failing or running out of... Read more »

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Hospital microgrids: helping boost resilience and cost savings, on and off the grid https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2019/08/01/hospital-microgrids-helping-boost-resilience-and-cost-savings-on-and-off-the-grid/ Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:00:36 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=58718 This is the second in a four-post series explaining the benefits of microgrids for hospitals. In my last post I discussed how microgrid technology is now fully mature, and the... Read more »

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Hospital microgrids: going beyond backup generators to ensure resiliency https://blog.se.com/healthcare/2019/07/18/hospital-microgrids-going-beyond-backup-generators-to-ensure-resiliency/ Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:00:14 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=58712 In the face of increasing power demand on the grid, aging electrical transmission infrastructures, and increasing numbers of violent storms worldwide, the subject of resiliency keeps many hospital administrators up... Read more »

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Infographic: 21 Power Distribution Facts https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2019/07/18/infographic-21-power-distribution-facts/ Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:01 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=58785 The productivity and comfort of every kind of building depends on the safety and reliability of its power distribution infrastructure, while the efficiency of how electrical energy is consumed has... Read more »

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Continuous thermal monitoring reduces electrical fire risks while improving safety https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2018/11/21/continuous-thermal-monitoring-reduces-electrical-fire-risks-while-improving-safety/ Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:56 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=52454 Electrical fires continue to put human lives, property, and revenue at risk. In my last post we looked at examples of how common and how devastating these events can be.... Read more »

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Elevating power distribution to the cloud: the path to greater safety, reliability, and efficiency https://blog.se.com/building-management/2018/11/19/elevating-power-distribution-to-the-cloud-the-path-to-greater-safety-reliability-and-efficiency/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2018/11/19/elevating-power-distribution-to-the-cloud-the-path-to-greater-safety-reliability-and-efficiency/#comments Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:00:32 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=52784 Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave for the last decade, you’re certainly aware of how the Internet-of-Things (IoT) has begun permeating every facet of our lives. From the vehicles... Read more »

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Thermal monitoring: a safer, more effective way to identify electrical fire risks https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2018/11/08/thermal-monitoring-a-safer-more-effective-way-to-identify-electrical-fire-risks/ https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2018/11/08/thermal-monitoring-a-safer-more-effective-way-to-identify-electrical-fire-risks/#comments Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:00:42 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=52449 We all know how potentially devastating electrical fires can be in any kind of building. Not only is human life put at risk, but also the resulting property damage and... Read more »

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How digitizing your critical power distribution delivers a fast and massive ROI https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2018/09/11/how-digitizing-your-critical-power-distribution-delivers-a-fast-and-massive-roi/ Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:00:30 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=50088 In the previous two posts in this series, we’ve looked at the hidden risks that make managing critical power facilities so challenging. We’ve also seen how trends in digitizing electrical... Read more »

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Digitizing Your Critical Power System: Simple, Smart and Stable https://blog.se.com/power-management-metering-monitoring-power-quality/2018/08/28/digitizing-your-critical-power-system-simple-smart-and-stable/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:00:29 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=50086 In my last post, I talked about the difficulties faced by facility teams in keeping critical power facilities running safety, reliably, efficiently, and compliant with regulations. We looked at the... Read more »

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