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Power Submetering Saves Money and Informs Energy Planning

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 by Packet Power Team

You don't know the future cost of energy (otherwise you'd probably be cornering the energy futures markets right now). But it's a safe bet energy prices will continue to rise. 

Higher energy prices mean there is more value than ever in tracking your power consumption. Submetering systems allow you to gain a more precise understanding of what drives usage. You can add metering to track at the room, equipment, subsystem or end customer levels. You can then use the information to accurately allocate costs, identify and eliminate waste, optimize usage and plan for future needs.

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Topics: power monitoring, wireless power monitors, facility submetering, submetering, power submetering, energy planning

Save Money with an Energy Monitoring System

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2022 by Packet Power Team

Your energy costs are likely going up. It's an unavoidable expense because you need electricity to do business. How can you reign this in? The first step is knowing exactly where the power is being used. Once you have that data, you can make good decisions around strategically reducing energy usage as well as getting the most out of the power you are drawing. If energy monitoring has not been a part of your business plan before, now is the time to start.

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Topics: data center monitoring, power monitoring, data center energy efficiency, energy efficiency, Facilities monitoring, reduce energy costs, wireless power monitor

Installing Packet Power Smart Power Cables [VIDEO]

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 by Packet Power Team

Monitoring the power usage of any device that with a plug is simple with Packet Power’s Smart Power Cables. Just how easy is it? This short video explains the quick installation process and how quickly you begin collecting data.

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Topics: data center monitoring, Know your power, power monitoring, smart power cables, Facilities monitoring, energy benchmarking, installation video

Packet Power Branch Circuit Monitors Cut Installation Time in Half [VIDEO]

Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 by Packet Power Team

Easily add branch circuit monitoring to any RPP, PDU or power distribution panel to gather the information needed to allocate energy costs, avoid outages, balance loads, extend the life of existing equipment and plan future capacity. Packet Power’s flexible Branch Circuit Monitoring system is designed to minimize installation time and costs.

With our Monitoring Made to Measure approach, your branch circuit monitor is built to your specifications and arrives fully configured -- no field configuration required. This video walks you through the installation process.

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Topics: wireless monitoring, Know your power, power monitoring, Technical Information, branch circuit monitoring, data center power monitoring, customer support

Monitoring Made to Measure Simplifies Power Monitoring [VIDEO]

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Packet Power Team

Your power monitoring needs are unique. You need a system built specifically to meet these needs. Sound expensive? Packet Power’s "Monitoring Made to Measure" approach to building power monitoring systems significantly reduces installation time, saving you time and money compared to other power monitoring solutions.

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Topics: data center monitoring, Know your power, power monitoring, wireless power monitors, Facilities monitoring, wireless power monitoring, Monitoring made to measure

Avoiding Disaster With Smart Power and Temperature Monitoring Systems

Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 by Packet Power Team

Power and environmental monitoring can reduce outages and downtime by keeping you abreast of operating conditions within your critical facilities at all times. You can be alerted to issues quickly before they escalate into serious problems. And you might be able to save money with more efficient power consumption. You cannot entirely prevent outages, but you can be prepared by constantly monitoring conditions in your facility.

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Topics: realtime alerts, data center operations, Know your power, power monitoring, Power basics, Facilities monitoring, remote monitoring, environmental monitoring software, facility downtime, wireless power monitoring

Current Transducers: Split Core, Solid Core, and Why You Should Care

Posted on Monday, October 11, 2021 by Packet Power Team
At the heart of every power monitoring device is the current transducer (CT). If you have ever wondered why they are used or how they work, here's a quick review of AC CT basics.
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Topics: Know your power, power monitoring, Technical Information, Power basics

How Power Monitoring Helps Reduce Downtime

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 by Packet Power Team

Critical facilities like data centers require a power infrastructure that is energy-efficient and cost-efficient but, above all, reliable. Downtime is expensive and even possibly "career limiting." Power problems can also result in damage to equipment. Power monitoring helps avoid downtime by providing facility management with the information needed to allocate power most effectively, detect problems early, and resolve issues with minimal disruption.

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Topics: data center monitoring, power monitoring, data center power monitoring, Facilities monitoring, facility downtime, power capacity planning, wireless power monitoring, data center downtime

Having trouble getting a smart PDU? Packet Power has a solution.

Posted on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 by Packet Power Team

If long lead times on intelligent rack PDUs are putting your deployment schedule at risk,  Packet Power can help. Our Smart Power Cables are the easiest way to add power metering to any device with a plug.  Combine a smart power cable with an easy to find basic PDU and problem solved!

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Topics: Packet Power, power monitoring, smart power cables

Is Packet Power right for your industry? Our new website helps answer that.

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 by Packet Power Team

Packet Power has established itself as the world leader in wireless power and environmental monitoring in data centers. However, you may not know that people responsible for running facilities ranging from convenience stores to sports stadiums also rely on Packet Power to make it easy to meet needs ranging from branch circuit monitoring to facility submetering and remote temperature monitoring. Our new web site is designed to better showcase how we meet these types of remote monitoring needs outside of the data center.

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Topics: Packet Power, wireless monitoring, power monitoring, temperature monitoring, energy benchmarking, hvac energy optimization, remote temperature monitoring

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