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Posted: Nov 14, 2013
Categories: Power Engineering
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Author: Joe Kreisel

Transformer Upgrades and Replacements – Think Energy Savings!

When it comes to upgrading and replacing existing transformers at your facility, there is no lack of product offering on the market. By upgrading your transformer to a TP1-1 Compliant or NEMA Premium Efficiency transformer, you can considerably reduce your energy costs. Additionally, if you save your company money while simultaneously minimizing your company’s impact on the environment, you’ll be the company’s in house rock star.

The HPS Tool Box Energy Savings Calculator makes your product selection decisions easier and better. Since the Energy Savings Calculator is easy to use, the following information is all you will need: Facility Application Profile (Commercial or Industrial), kVA of existing transformer and your current utility rate. With this information, the Energy Savings Calculator will provide you detailed information on both TP1-1 and NEMA Premium Efficiency transformers that fit your application. You select the transformer that works best for you.

Let’s look at an example:

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Posted: Nov 1, 2013
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Solve your system outages fast with one flat fee.

In today’s economy, many manufacturing companies are keeping tight budgets and lacking enough skilled people to fill vacant jobs. Due to this, most companies cannot afford for unplanned downtime. The cost of a company’s downtime can cost anywhere between $110,000 and $150,000 per hour! Meaning nearly $20 billion is lost per year for process industries.

In order to help you prepare for these instances, Rockwell Automation has overhauled their Assurance™ Integrated Support offering. If you are unfamiliar with Rockwell Automation’s Assurance service agreements, I will be discussing them in this blog post, along with why you may want to look at improving your current service agreement.

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