Understanding the new motor efficiency regulations

According to estimates, motors consume 70% of the energy used by European industry.  If you then consider life-cycle energy consumption costs are likely to be 3300% higher than the cost of the motor, it can be no surprise that EU legislation has been introduced to encourage the adoption of higher efficiency motors.  The EU estimates […]

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Altivar ATV212 Variable speed pump and fan control for HVAC systems

  All general purpose variable speed drives can be used in building, but the Altivar 212 AC drive from Schneider Electric goes one better.  Offering unrivalled value in installed cost and functionality for HVAC equipment, the ATV 212 is designed with buildings HVAC requirements in mind and has an impressive list of embedded buildings functions […]

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European contracts made simple with Gambica

UK inverter drive and Electrical Trade Association GAMBICA offers a wide range of high quality legal and technical publications including model forms, general conditions and guides at prices ranging from £5 to £35 each, and you don’t need to be a member.  The forms are produced by ORGALIME, the European Engineering Industries Association, and available in the […]

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Most of the automation suppliers operating in the UK have a regular email newsletter to inform and update their customers.  Signing up for these is a useful way of keeping updated on new products, interesting applications and new technologies. However, they don’t always make it easy the correct location on their websites so www.999inverters.co.uk has […]

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