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October 31, 2016

Make Halloween Spookier with Pressure Transducers

Happy Halloween From Setra

Have you ever wanted to build your own Haunted House or Spooky Trail?

I'm sure we've all thought about it one time or another. You know what I'm talking about. Places like amusement parks, fairs, or even a homemade one that your “Halloween Crazed” neighbors down the street built themselves. But how do they work?

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September 29, 2014

WEEC Conference Takes Over DC October 1st-3rd

Starting this Wednesday thousands of people will travel from all over the world to attend the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. Several members of the Setra team will be among others at the conference presenting energy management solutions to attendees, such as the Power Patrol Meter. Each day of WEEC incorporates different tracks that attendees can follow based on their energy interests.

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September 10, 2014

Just In: New Techniques For Pressure Testing

With different equipment comes different air pressure testing techniques for measurement. But are you sure if your procedures up to date? This article breaks down specifically what methods need to be implemented for different scenarios. These new steps in calculating

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September 08, 2014

The Key Elements to Having a Lean Supply Chain

Take action and become a company that practices Lean Six Sigma by:

  • Having repetition/replication throughout different supply chains
  • Being cross-functional
  • Using technology where ever possible
  • Encouraging positive reinforcement

One obstacle that's in the way of adopting this lean system is a lack of trust. 

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September 04, 2014

Think Inside the Box for Increasing Your Profits

Looking for new ways to increase your profits? Think outside the box, actually think inside the box, the electrical box that is… Electricity often amounts to a large portion of your overhead cost and can often be managed.

Depending on your industry these can be managed through:

  • Staggering machining operations
  • Shutting off lights
  • Many other measures
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August 27, 2014

Are You “in-the-Know” With Your HVAC System?

Your HVAC system is typically the largest consumer of energy in your building and also one of your most “high profile”. When your HVAC system malfunctions the facility manager and building owners quickly hear about it from the people in the building. Whether it is in a hospital, school, or office building; when people are uncomfortable they complain about it.

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August 25, 2014

Be Smart About Including Energy Management into Your Budget

With smart meter demand rising, price points still don't seem to be budging from its premium peak. Many don't realize that with an energy management program in place, the return outweigh the costs. Finding a budget is the first obstacle that needs to be tackled when looking into this expensive solution.

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August 21, 2014

Future Trends in Smart-Grid Applications

The future looks bright for both smart meters and smart grid. The market is projected to grow around $5 billion into 2020. Although this has regulators worried about policies that are in place for consumers, there are a lot of positive trends that root from these smart grid applications.

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August 19, 2014

Setra's Industrial Webinars and Industrial/HVAC Videos on Demand

Setra's educational webinars and videos on demand provide helpful information on applications, industry best practices and more. These webinars and videos are just a few of Setra's readily available resources for technical info.

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August 15, 2014

Do You Live in a Smart Grid Deployment State?

Did your state make the list of top 15 smart grid deployers? Does your community implement or require smart grids or meters? Many states are taking advantage of the benefits that they can provide including getting a more accurate reading on energy usage and tracking where wasted energy is occurring.

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