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Building Energy ManagementSchneider Electric StruxureWare has received top scores for strategy and execution in providing actionable insights to facility managers to achieve reduced energy consumption and stronger return on investment. 

Schneider Electric received the highest scores in Navigant Research’s Leaderboard Report of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). The report, which analyzed 14 companies’ BEMS offerings, recognized Schneider Electric for offering “one of the broadest energy management platforms available.”

Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare software was recognized for its advanced features that extend beyond a traditional building management system. In addition to providing an energy analytics platform, StruxureWare offers a full picture of energy and sustainability data at both local and global levels. It can also integrate control, operation and enterprise-level applications that enable the analytics engine to maximize operational efficiency at all levels, giving customers the ability to proactively plan energy investments and monitor their return – features not often included in competitive offerings.

“The Navigant report reflects Schneider Electric’s dedication to and long legacy in energy and sustainability management,” said Alan Taaffe, director, marketing and business development for buildings, Schneider Electric Canada. “Our expertise can help drive more efficient operations and stronger return on investment for leaders in diverse parts of enterprise operations and management. StruxureWare is a key factor in breaking down informational silos by sharing access to intelligent and actionable insights across the organization.”

Companies’ scores were based on 10 criteria spanning strategy and execution, including go-to-market strategy, partnership strategy, user interface, interoperability and scalability. The report also highlighted Schneider Electric’s global focus and “continued expansion into high-growth markets” as differentiators.

To access the full Navigant Research report, click here 

 

 Electrician Forum Brought to You by Schneider Electric             

The Electrician Forum is a monthly column that provides valuable information to electricians and electrical contractors on current industry trends and concerns. 

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Quite simply put if you feel that job site costing and quote development are a lot of work, you are right! To properly assess a job and estimate the required work time, product costs and various other expenses can take more time than is often feasible for a small company. You need to be spending your time completing projects, which can become difficult if you are spending your hours doing cost analysis. We learned this first hand in last month’s edition of the Electrician Forum when Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric discussed the balance required to own and operate an electrical contracting company.

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Watch a portion of the interview conducted by Electrical Industry Canada with Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric

 

Fluke Hammon Healy

As our population grows and consumers continue to rely on technology for both essentials and comfort, the need for power quality has become vital. Fluke is a leader in this field, offering power quality training seminars, as well as employing power quality specialists with years of industry experience.

This month’s personal profile is a double feature of two of Fluke’s senior power quality specialists, Hilton Hammond and Frank Healy.

Hilton Hammond has been with Fluke since 1995, and in 2013 moved into his current position as Power Quality Business Unit Manager. He has a deep and thorough knowledge of power quality and related electrical instrumentation. 

Frank Healy, Power Quality Product Marketing Manager at Fluke since 2006, has been in the industry for well over three decades. He globally manages Fluke’s power quality products, including measuring instruments and precision power analyzers.

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