Archives: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric Completes Portable, On-Site Data Center

Linda Hardesty

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Barcelona, Spain, Sagrada Família needed to upgrade its small server room to a more robust data center, allowing site operators to better manage the church’s security and effectively control the millions of visitors that come to the site each year. In addition, Sagrada Família continues a long history   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficiency Targeted in Houston Buildings

Linda Hardesty

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) launched an action plan to improve the energy efficiency of Houston’s building stock. The action plan is based on the recommendations of the Houston Energy Efficiency in Buildings Laboratory (EEB Lab) held jointly by the WBCSD   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Wins Contract from Army Corps of Engineers

Karen Henry

The US Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama, (USACE) has awarded Schneider Electric an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. Schneider is one of 13 firms that will share in the estimated $2.5 billion multiple award task order contract. Under the Utility Monitoring and Control System (UMCS) contract, Schneider will provide   …Continue Reading


Data Center Connects to Local District Energy System

Linda Hardesty

A “climate positive” data center is being constructed in the city of Falun, Sweden. The initiator of EcoDataCenter is the energy company Falu Energi & Vatten in collaboration with EcoDC AB. Schneider Electric will supply technology that will deliver energy efficient solutions and products to the project. The EcoDataCenter will be connected to the local   …Continue Reading


Schneider Wins Contract with Las Vegas Arena

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric has entered into a multi-year agreement to become the first Founding Partner of the new Las Vegas Arena currently under construction and owned by Las Vegas Arena Company partners AEG and MGM Resorts International. Schneider declined to disclose the value of its contract. The comprehensive agreement calls for Schneider Electric to design, install   …Continue Reading


How to Get CFO Buy-In for Energy Management

Linda Hardesty

A blog on Schneider Electric’s website says most CFOs see energy as a cost, not an investment, and it’s up to energy or facility managers to convince them differently. Energy and operational cost savings along with concern over energy price increases are the top reasons companies implement energy management software. It’s up to energy managers   …Continue Reading


Resolve to Improve Your Energy Data Management in 2015

Karen Henry

Schneider Electric’s blog provides 15 resolutions to help companies more effectively leverage their energy data to achieve energy goals: Measure. Make energy data management a priority, be disciplined in measurement and only track mission-critical data that drives effective reporting and action. Identify unique sites and data streams. Create a centralized inventory of energy data streams   …Continue Reading


Schneider Provides Energy Efficiency View across Multi-Site Small Buildings

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric unveiled Building Insights, a cloud-based software that provides enterprise small buildings real-time control of all heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting and metering devices. With Building Insights, enterprises with multi-site portfolios of small buildings – such as restaurants, retail stores, healthcare offices and banks – will be able to manage thousands of   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficiency Saves School District $30,000 per Year

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for Tenino School District in Washington, which will help save the district $30,000 in energy and operational costs annually over 15 years. Funded in part through a $1 million Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) energy grant, the school district addressed utility and maintenance improvements   …Continue Reading


Schneider, Autodesk Join for Building Information Modeling

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric and Autodesk signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on building lifecycle management based on building information modeling (BIM). As part of the collaboration, the two companies are exploring ways to complement each other’s strengths to make buildings more energy efficient from the design and construction through operation and end-of-life phases. The collaboration   …Continue Reading