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Advanced and Intelligent Back-Up Power Systems: Minimizing Peak Demands Utilizing Intelligent Power Management

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Sponsored by Kohler
Presented by Julius Neudorfer

Learning Objectives:

  1. Evaluate the different methods for minimizing power demands.
  2. Recognize the various control schemes for peak load reduction.
  3. Identify switchgear considerations when using multiple facility power sources.
  4. Identify and recognize the availability implications of peak load reduction configurations.


1 PDH*
This test is no longer available for credit
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Today, customer demands have increased for energy and delivery capacity of power. Facility peak power demands and energy costs can vary by time of day, season, and weather condition. This is impacted by many factors, which is reflected in the customer costs in several ways. In many cases, utility peak rates also tend to rise in relationship to user demands.

Currently, more and more facilities are installing onsite back-up generators, as well as implementing solar and wind systems, which are inherently intermittent by their nature. This has raised the importance of managing and minimizing peak demands from utility power in order to gain maximum cost-reduction benefits for the facility.

This webinar will discuss the key aspects when considering intelligent power management systems and how they address the various requirements and issues related to supporting critical loads.

Julius NeudorferJulius Neudorfer is the CTO and founder of North American Access Technologies, Inc.(NAAT). Based in Westchester, NY, NAAT’s clients include Fortune 500 firms and government agencies. NAAT has been designing and implementing data center infrastructure and related technology projects for the last 25 years. Julius is a member of AFCOM, ASHRAE, BICSI, IEEE and The Green Grid. He is a Master Instructor for the DC-Professional Development program, as well as for the U.S. Department of Energy “Data Center Energy Practitioner” “DCEP” program. He developed and holds a U.S. patent for a high efficiency cooling system for rack mounted computer equipment. He writes the “Hot Aisle Insight” column at Mission Critical, and has also written numerous articles and whitepapers for various IT and data center publications and has presented seminars and webinars on data center power, cooling and energy efficiency.

Kohler logo. A global force in power solutions since 1920, Kohler is committed to reliable, intelligent products, purposeful engineering and responsive after-sale support. The company manufactures complete power systems, including generators (portable, residential, industrial, and marine), automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls, and accessories for emergency, prime power and energy-management applications worldwide. For more details, please visit www.KohlerPower.com.