Dialight's Vigilant LED High Bay Fixtures

Posted by Advanced Control & Distribution on Apr 6, 2017 1:29:20 PM

One of the most innovative LED fixture currently on the market, the new Vigilant LED High Bay, produces 60,000 lumen, 125 lumens per watt.  This new high-output LED fixture is the perfect replacement for conventional 1,000W HID high-output fixtures.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Energy Savings

Siemens Drives Energy Efficiency

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 23, 2017 9:09:27 AM

Did you know that drives account for almost 70% of the total energy requirement of every industrial plant? Even a small amount of inefficient loading can cause heavy economical losses to the plant and the parent company. However, with more efficient methods, greater profits and longevity in machines can be a result.

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Topics: Siemens, Energy Savings, Drives

Benefits of the Smaller Design of the GH180

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 14, 2017 8:20:43 AM

Space is always at a premium.

Whether it be at home or at a very large industrial complex, space is always at a premium. We start out with a layout which has plenty of space for expansion but soon, and invariably, we start running out of space. There often is a need to replace a faulty piece of equipment, and commonly the new equipment will not fit into the available space.

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Topics: Energy Savings, Drives

Energy Efficient Transformers and US DOE 2016 Standards

Posted by Mark McCracken on Sep 28, 2015 11:21:00 AM

Electromagnetic induction, the principle of the operation of the transformer, was discovered independently by Michael Faraday in 1831 and Joseph Henry in 1832. Faraday was the first to publish the results of his experiments and thus receive credit for the discovery. The relationship between EMF and magnetic flux is an equation now known as Faraday's Law of Induction.

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Topics: Energy Savings, Industry News

Energy Savings and Reducing Operating Costs with AC Drives

Posted by Dave Gazda on Jun 15, 2015 9:13:00 AM

There has been quite a bit publicized on saving energy with AC Drives. This article will serve to set the facts straight and provide practical real-world application estimates on what a user can realistically expect to get in return for their AC drive investment.

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Topics: Siemens, Energy Savings, Drives

5 Misconceptions about LED Lighting to Brighten you up!

Posted by Traci Cox on May 22, 2015 2:16:00 PM

Don’t fall into the trap of being misconceived about LEDs! You may hear people say, “LED’s cost too much! LED Light quality isn’t good, LEDs generate no heat, LEDs last forever, or I know that prices are going to go down on LEDs, so I am going to wait!” Well don’t be tricked! Here are some fun facts below to brighten you up.

 

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Topics: LED Lighting, Energy Savings

Start-up with a small footprint – the Siemens SIRIUS 3RM1 Motor Starter

Posted by Tenisha Corrales on Apr 28, 2015 2:05:00 PM

 

Does every inch count in your control cabinet? Then look no further than Siemens Sirius 3RM1 hybrid motor starter. This motor starter can reduce space requirements in the control cabinet by up to 82 percent, while still providing integrated overload protection for smaller motors. The SIRIUS 3RM1 combines the functionality of contractors and overload relays in a width of just 22.5mm.

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Topics: Siemens, Energy Savings, Motors, Motor Control

Building Energy Efficient Control Panels

Posted by Mark McCracken on Apr 27, 2015 11:12:00 AM

For many industrial companies, energy is one of the biggest expenses they have to burden, and even though control panels are a vital component to any process plant, their potential to offer energy savings is often overlooked. Energy efficient motors use less electricity, run cooler, and often last longer than NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) B motors of the same size. Here are some of the top advantages of energy efficient control panels.

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Topics: Siemens, Energy Savings, Motors, Control Panels

Energy Savings through LED Lighting [Free Template]

Posted by Shelby Tarr on Feb 20, 2015 3:08:00 PM

Recently there has been a lot of buzz regarding retrofitting existing light fixtures, energy efficient products, and cost savings through your energy bill. What do all of these things have in common? They can all be found within the LED fixtures that are being installed in every application - warehouses, manufacturing plants, refrigerated facilities, office buildings, and so many more.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Energy Savings

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