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The instant that the VectorQ2 is turned ON you will begin saving power and money.  These must be looked at separately because the amount of money you are charged is only partly determined by the amount of power you consume.  When and how your Data Center consumes power is factored into how you are charged, i.e.  demand charges, kVAR penalties, day and night rates, etc.   Savings...

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Fossil fuel generation of electricity is directly related to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and regardless of the regional differences in power generation profiles, a substantial portion of the electricity supplied to facilities worldwide is generated from some fossil fuel source. Those GHG emissions are considered when calculating the carbon footprint from electricity consumption of a company or location. In every methodology of calculation used...

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As we work on publishing our most current case studies, we are releasing the performance study that took place on October 21-23, 2013. This study was performed at a water treatment facility in Florida. The VectorQ2 production prototype was installed without interruption to the service and a third party evaluation was conducted by Intelligent Building Solutions, LLC, a company that provides mission critical facility services.   This...

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One of the many issues that President Obama holds dear is climate change. He has gone to great lengths to gain support for increased emissions regulations. Thanks to his leadership, the United States has been able to reduce its total carbon pollution more than any other country in the world. Even so, during the 2014 State of the Union, President Obama announced, “But we have...

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We appreciate everybody's interest in why Power Quality is important. There is a more current description of why power quality is important in relation to electrical losses and carbon footprint on our blog here. Thank you for your interest.   Almost everyone in the United States uses electricity. Surprisingly, few of them know that there is a realm of problems associated with the power quality of...

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There is a new movement rising in manufacturing. Years of economic instability and slow growth have prompted businesses to identify their strengths and weaknesses in order to maximize their productivity, specifically reducing downtime, an ailment that can plague a company and bring business to a grinding hault. According to Ben Grimes, Chief Technology Officer at Innovolt,   [qodef_blockquote text="“New technologies that have the potential to drive a...

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In today’s world customers are offered an array of lighting choices.  Several light bulb producers promise tempting energy savings, but beyond the higher cost of bulbs, are you getting anything beyond the promised energy savings? Lighting products can be broken down into three categories:  incandescent, halogen, compact fluorescent (CFL), and LED.  We are going to look at just the 60W or equivalent (on lumen output ≈800)...

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