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Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Categories: New Product
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Save money when you invest in the right tools.

A Chemical plant completed a compressed air audit of their facility and identified 160 leaks of various sizes throughout their air compressed system. Fixing these leaks would result in an annual electric utility savings of $55,378 per year. See the breakdown of how investing in a Fluke ii900 can help you save in the long run:

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Posted: Oct 1, 2019
Categories: New Product
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"See what you can’t hear."

With the release of the Fluke ii900 Industrial Sonic Imager, plant maintenance teams can gain efficiencies with the ability to quickly and easily train their existing staff, and create repeatable preventative maintenance programs for their compressed air systems.

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Posted: Aug 30, 2019
Categories: New Product
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Grace Engineered Products: Case Study

Installing Grace Engineered's Voltage Test System on their enclosures, a Waste Water plant performs critical inspections without opening the electrical cabinet.

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Posted: Aug 28, 2019
Categories: New Product
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Grace Engineered: Safe-Test Point™ Case Study

Safe-Test Point™ provides qualified personnel the ability to perform monthly maintenance duties without suiting up in PPE.

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Posted: Aug 26, 2019
Categories: New Product
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Perform maintenance and inspections through closed electrical cabinet doors.

Grace Engineered offers multiple products that allow maintenance and inspection to be performed with the electrical cabinet door closed. Which device is a best fit for your facility?

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Posted: Mar 9, 2018
Categories: LED Lighting
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Use these 7 steps to get started on your Lighting Audit

A lighting audit is an important step in determining which lighting fixtures need replacing or updating. Conducting a lighting audit can help you implement cost-effective changes to benefit your business or facility, and give you a better handle on an expected project cost and return on investment. Plus, it will provide you a baseline of what is already in your facility, identifying potential installation conditions if any issues were to arise.

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Posted: Feb 16, 2018
Categories: LED Lighting
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Agricultural Company, Monsanto, Improves Energy Savings and Safety with an LED Retrofit at their Production Facility

Undertaking a full LED lighting retrofit at, not one, but two manufacturing facilities is a daunting task, but our partners at Acuity Brands were up for the challenge. Their complete LED lighting retrofit at Monsanto’s facilities met both lighting quality and efficiency project requirements.

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Posted: Feb 7, 2018
Categories: LED Lighting
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This “Cliff Notes” Version Of Title 24 Will Provide You Important Questions To Ask When Planning Your Lighting Retrofit Project.

California’s Title 24 is a very extensive energy code standard for new and existing residential and nonresidential buildings. In today’s post we present five questions to ask when determining the minimum lighting control (per Title 24) when retrofitting a specific space.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2018
Categories: LED Lighting
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Santa Cruz Wastewater Facility completed a lighting retrofit reducing their energy consumption and improving safety with Dialight LED Fixtures

Today we would like to share a case study from our partners at Dialight, who helped the City of Santa Cruz replace their older fixtures at their wastewater facility with new LEDs, which reduced their energy usage and costs by more than 50%.
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Posted: Jan 10, 2018
Categories: LED Lighting
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Increase Energy Savings for your Warehouse or Manufacturing Facility with these Lighting Control Strategies from Acuity Brands

It goes without saying that for any facility, you need appropriate lighting to provide a safe work environment and improve work performance. Lighting requires energy and energy costs money, but with the right lighting control strategy you can reduce your facility’s operating costs.

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