The Liebert APM UPS by Emerson Network Power has received Energy Star certification.
Emerson Network Power has announced that its modular, row-based Liebert APM uninterruptible power supply (UPS) has received Energy Star certification. The Liebert APM UPS is available globally. A transformer-free, on-line UPS, the Liebert APM enables capacity on demand with the addition of internal FlexPower core assemblies. The assemblies allow the system to expand for capacity or redundancy in 15 kW increments up to 45 or 90 kW within one cabinet. The FlexPower cores incorporate distributed intelligence and scalable power in a common assembly and allow configuration of a completely redundant power and control system, sized to match the capacity of the protected equipment. When power requirements change, data center managers can easily add capacity without increasing the system footprint. This approach allows for right-sizing of the UPS, resulting in improved energy efficiency and reduced power expenditures.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.