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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


Daytona Speedway Hires Schneider

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric has been hired as part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project at the Daytona International Speedway. Financial terms of Schneider’s agreement were not disclosed. Schneider Electric will provide a single view into all critical infrastructure systems through its EcoStruxure software. Additionally, Schneider Electric will coordinate with its other partners to provide an integrated   …Continue Reading


Single-Phase Smart-UPS Provides Power from 5kVA-10kVA

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric expanded its family of single-phase Smart-UPS On-Line uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) with the inclusion of new 5–10kVA models. The 5kVA UPS units have a power factor of 0.9, while the 6–10kVA units feature unity power factor capability, helping reduce complexity when specifying power protection while providing more real power for active power factor   …Continue Reading


Commercial BAS Market to Exceed $86B by 2023

Karen Henry

According to a new report from Navigant Research, global revenue for commercial building automation systems (BAS) is expected to grow from $59.3 billion annually in 2013 to $86.7 billion in 2023. At the beginning of 2014, Navigant released a report projecting the BAS market to reach $34 billion by 2021. Growth in the BAS market   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Program Cuts 13% of Energy Consumption

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric reduced core energy consumption at 300 of its facilities by 13 percent and carbon emissions from transportation by more than 16 percent through a company-wide program launched in 2011. The reductions, which the company reached at the end of the third quarter of 2014, surpassed the program’s targets. The Energy Action Program was   …Continue Reading


Schneider Integrates DCIM with HP OneView

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric announced the integration of its data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software with HP’s infrastructure management platform. This certified integration provides converged IT and facilities management personnel with visibility into an organization’s server, storage and networking systems for service management. The integration between StruxureWare for Data Centers and HP OneView enables bidirectional, live communications   …Continue Reading


Verdantix Assesses Industrial Energy Management Software

Karen Henry

A new report from Verdantix found that firms with energy costs that are greater than 10 percent of their total operating costs should invest in a new wave of industrial energy management software to achieve best in class operations. The report, Smart Innovators: Industrial Energy Management Software, is based on interviews with 127 energy directors at   …Continue Reading


Schneider, Awesense Reduce Electricity Losses

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric and Awesense have signed an agreement to commercialize complementary offers to reduce network losses in electricity distribution grids. Awesense develops products and software to identify losses from metering errors to electricity theft. For instance, Awesense has found that marijuana growers are heavy energy consumers because they use special energy-hogging lights to make their   …Continue Reading


College Gets $400,000 in Guaranteed Annual Energy Savings

Linda Hardesty

Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., has signed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Schneider Electric to help the institution save nearly $400,000 in energy costs annually over 15 years. The university anticipates an additional $400,000 in utility incentives to offset campus-wide upgrades across its building, lighting, water and mechanical systems. The   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric ‘Mentors’ Smaller Energy Company

Linda Hardesty

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved an agreement between Schneider Electric and Utility System Solutions (US2) under the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program. Schneider will act as a mentor for US2 on federal projects. US2 is a construction management and energy monitoring company. Federal agencies are required to set aside at least 23 percent of contracts   …Continue Reading