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Power and Energy Logging

Monitoring power and energy usage in a facility or installation can often identify hidden issues that aff­ect both operational and environmental quality, can pinpoint the reason for higher than desired energy costs, and can reveal the causes of more frequent equipment repair and replacement.

Julian Grant, General Manager for Chauvin Arnoux UK looks at the instruments available to the engineer and maintenance sta­ff, designed specifically to help identify these problems and costs.

The fundamental piece of kit required here is a Power and Energy Logger (PEL). Whether for troubleshooting a known problem, or proactively seeking opportunities to optimise power distribution systems, PELs, and their accessories, should be as common in a building maintenance technicians’ arsenal of tools as a multimeter or thermometer….Read More