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Counterfeiting Kills

Each year, the counterfeiting of well-known brands and products continues to rise, creating an even more threatening problem. Such well-known counterfeited brands, including consumer safety and critical electrical products, are estimated to be five to… read more »

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Special Magazine Preview

We are one step closer to the debut issue of Intelligent Power Today Magazine. Catch a glimpse of IPT’s special offerings in this special preview–published exclusively in Electricity Today Magazine, the authority of information for… read more »

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Energy Management Software for Industrial Plants

Establishing in-plant management tools for the collection, assessment and decision support are vital to operate energy management systems successfully. Intelligent Power Today Magazine and KONsys aim to highlight the benefits of improving energy efficiency based… read more »

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Convergence in Building Automation

According to a recent report by Accenture, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) could drive many trillions of dollars in economic growth worldwide in the next 15 years. Building automation is expected to represent a… read more »

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Overload Protection for Electric Motors

Thermal images are an easy way to identify apparent temperature differences in industrial three-phase electrical circuits, compared to their normal operating conditions. By inspecting the thermal differences of all three phases side-by-side, technicians can quickly… read more »

Software & Apps

IPT’s Guide to Arc Flash Software

Power system software tools are now being used on a day-to-day basis to analyze arc flash hazards and to find new ways to reduce hazards effectively before people work on energized equipment. Automation within software has allowed quick analysis of complex systems and design of solutions for arc flash hazard mitigation. Read more

Testing & Maintenance

Thermography 101

Thermography used to be expensive, difficult, and primarily used by large industrial facilities and the military. These days, it has become much more affordable, easier to use, and more broadly applied. Read more

Building Automation

Building Automation Market Report

With competition growing in the building automation market, systems integrators are placing increasing emphasis on product choice and adding value to traditional systems to better position themselves towards enhancing customer satisfaction.
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Wire & Cable

Wire and Cable Safety Recommendations

Job sites can be dangerous places. When it comes to working with wire and cable, the most common injuries include cuts from blades and wire cutting tools, and slipping on dripped wire lubricant. However, following a few basic wire and cable safety procedures can go a long way to making sites as risk free as possible. Read more

Building Automation

Commercial Buildings and the Smart Grid

For utilities, generating additional capacity is neither a quick nor a simple proposition. Strategies that help monitor and control power demand are essential to ensuring a robust power supply, and the Smart Grid represents the best opportunity to control the demand for additional capacity. Read more

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