Energy management system
Finalist in Networked Building Automation Systems/Controls, Energy Management Systems in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2011 Product of the Year competition
Schneider Electric’s Cassia energy management system is an in-room energy solution for hotels and other multi-unit facilities that can increase efficiency in heating, cooling, and lighting. The system uses a customizable software interface that provides real-time energy monitoring and reporting tailored to the needs of the facility. In each room, battery-powered thermostats, lighting controls, and sensors communicate via Zigbee wireless technology. The system allows guests to control their temperature and lighting settings while in the room, and when the guest vacates the room, wireless sensors restore the temperature to the facility operator’s original settings.
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.