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September 09, 2021

Types of IPv6 Addresses

Unlike the 32-bit addresses of IPv4, IPv6 addresses are 128-bits. These longer addresses are partitioned into 16-bit bocks; then, each of these smaller blocks is turned into a 4-digit Hexadecimal number. Built into IPv6 addresses is notation identifying the application it will be used for. The first 64-bits of the address are for routing and the last 64-bits represent the interface or node.

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September 02, 2021

What is ISO 8 Cleanroom Classification ?

An ISO 14644-1 classified cleanroom is a room or contained environment where it is crucial to keep particle counts low. Typically, these particles are dust, airborne microbes, aerosol particles, and chemical vapors. Beyond particle counts, cleanrooms often have controls for a number of other parameters like pressure, temperature, and humidity. Additionally, to be considered a cleanroom, the space needs High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters to remove particles from the air.

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August 26, 2021

IPv6 Launch for Setra Power Meter

Setra is pleased to announce that the industry’s most versatile power meter just got better!  In addition to the flexible installation, intuitive configuration portal, and unparalleled accuracy, the already versatile communication selections have just been expanded.  All SPM Series power meters now support Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) & supports BACnet addendum 135-2012aj, which covers the BACnet/IPv6 section of the standard.

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July 13, 2021

Introducing Setra's Wireless Sensors!

Setra's latest product innovation of wireless transmitters builds on our over fifty years of experience delivering industry leading sensing technology. Our new wireless sensing product line can easily measure and monitor a variety of environmental parameters. Wireless transmitters are used throughout a number of applications, including but not limited to:

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July 01, 2021

Release Announcement: Setra CEMS 5.0 Software

The latest version of Setra CEMS, CEMS 5.0, releases on July 20, 2021. Coming with this new version of the software are several new features.

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June 17, 2021

What is ASHRAE 90.1?

ASHRAE 90.1 is a standard for measuring energy in commercial buildings. It covers many aspects of energy management, such as total consumption, HVAC and lighting systems, and individual circuits. For buildings over 10,000 square feet, with or without tenants, it is more cost effective to have multi-load, branch circuit, and high-density monitoring equipment. In buildings with tenants, both individual and total building usage need to be monitored every 15 minutes at a minimum and be recorded hourly, daily, monthly, and annually.

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June 10, 2021

What is IPv6?

IPv6 is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers. First developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force in the 1990s, IPv6 became a full standard in 2017. However, its spread and usage in the world has not been as fast as anticipated. In 2012, IPv6 was permanently enabled by Internet Service Providers, networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies.

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June 03, 2021

What’s the difference between NIST and ISO?

It is commonly assumed that organizations need to choose between NIST and ISO. Neither is better than the other and can both be used simultaneously.

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May 18, 2021

Does Your Hospital Space Need a Room Pressure Monitor?

Maintaining and monitoring room pressurization in hospitals is essential for meeting regulatory standards and ensuring the safety of a space. Incorrect room pressurization jeopardizes the health of both patients and staff.

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May 11, 2021

What's the difference between an air scrubber and a negative air machine?

Air scrubber and negative air machine are two terms commonly used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between the two, as they are designed for different applications.

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