Archives: Schneider Electric

Schneider Uniflair LE Room Cooling Series Receives DOE Certification for Energy Efficiency

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric’s Uniflair LE Room Cooling series for data centers has received the Department of Energy’s certification for energy efficiency. The Uniflair LE uses highly efficient electronically commutated (EC) fans, intelligent controls and optimization during part-load operation. The Uniflair LE perimeter units provide efficient cooling for any data center environment. And the Uniflair LE Precision   …Continue Reading


Henderson State University Enters Phase 2 of ESPC

Linda Hardesty

Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, has contracted with Schneider Electric in an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) to assist with the university’s utility, technology and deferred maintenance initiatives as part of a two-phased project. Phase one of the project was completed in May 2013 and has helped the university save $237,551 annually. Phase two   …Continue Reading


Schneider Targets Smaller Healthcare Facilities for Energy Management

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric says its SmartStruxure Lite building automation system is tailored for the needs of outpatient healthcare facilities to achieve energy efficiency goals. In early 2014, Schneider first launched SmartStruxure Lite as a building management system designed for small- and medium-sized buildings less than 100,000 square feet, including retail stores, offices, hotels, schools and healthcare   …Continue Reading


Community College Improves Energy Efficiency at 82 Buildings

Linda Hardesty

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) hired Schneider Electric for a project that will improve energy efficiency across three district campuses. Schneider will install utility metering technology, new user interfaces for building and utility management and advanced system analytics. The upgrades will create a cohesive facility management system for 82 buildings throughout the   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Wins $2.8M City Energy Contract

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric won a contract with the City of Jasper, Alabama, for a citywide energy renovation program. The $2.8 million contract marks major upgrades to the City of Jasper facilities, including an almost century-old city hall. The project will amount to more than $3.6 million in energy savings over the next 20 years. Via a capital   …Continue Reading


Switchgear is Enclosed in Pre-Assembled Modules

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric launched its 38kV gas-insulated switchgear – GHA and CBGS-0 – to address the growing need for medium voltage gas-insulated switchgear for the US market. To help facilities and plants that are constrained by limited space, Schneider Electric’s metal-enclosed, gas-insulated switchgear is built into compact, pre-assembled switchgear modules, helping to reduce equipment footprint up   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Unveils Micro Data Centers

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric launched its new micro data center portfolio. Delivered in a single enclosure, the benefits include power, cooling and management software to support a self contained, secure computing environment. Schneider Electric’s micro data center physical infrastructure includes the enclosure, uninterruptible power supply (UPS), power distribution, management software (DCIM), environmental monitoring, cooling and security –   …Continue Reading


Schneider Receives Certification for Variable Frequency Drives

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric received certification from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for performance criteria established in Standard 1210. Certified products include the Altivar 212, Altivar 61, S-Flex and E-Flex variable frequency drives (VFDs) offered by Schneider Electric. Schneider Electric is the first manufacturer to be listed in the AHRI VFD Directory. Achieving the Standard 1210   …Continue Reading


Schneider Software Prevents Overcooling in Data Centers

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric launched a new software module – Data Center Operation: Cooling Optimize – available within its Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) suite StruxureWare. This new capability adds intelligence to existing data center cooling systems. Data Center Operation: Cooling Optimize enables data center managers to understand the complexity of airflow within their facilities, including all   …Continue Reading


ComEd, Schneider Electric Help Commercial Customers Use Green Button for Energy Savings

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric is helping ComEd commercial customers to save energy via Green Button Connect My Data in northern Illinois. The Green Button functionality allows customers to authorize third-party service providers to receive direct access to their energy usage data. ComEd offers Energy Insights Online, a free web-based energy analysis service that interfaces with Green Button.   …Continue Reading