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How to Determine Core Size in Current Transformers

How to Determine Core Size in Current Transformers Ever wonder how to determine core size in current transformers? The following article by Eric Christensen and George Langer examines the factors related to current transformer cores. Be sure to contact Magnelab at 303-772-9100 for all your current transformer needs. To determine the correct core for a […]

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Magnelab and ReNew Our Schools

Since 2007 Magnelab and eGauge systems have supported the Center for ReSource Conservation’s ReNew Our Schools program.  That program organizes groups of between 9 and 15 schools into one month energy conservation competitions and provides real-time monitoring for the students to receive feedback on the impact of their behavior.  District energy managers then go on […]

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Contact Magnelab to Help Alleviate Equipment Failure and Save Money with Monitoring

Most organizations require that electrically powered equipment operates properly. Grocery stores rely on coolers and freezers, factories rely on conveyors and machines and office buildings rely on air conditioning and heating. Few companies operate without electricity. Avoid Costly Inventory Loss or Production Stoppage In most organizations, equipment failure negatively affects the operation of business due to […]

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Magnelab at GlobalCon March 22-23, 2017

Magnelab Shows New Products Magnelab announces an exhibit at GlobalCon in Philadelphia, PA on March 22-23, 2017. We will show-off new products, in addition to the quality CT’s that industry professionals have come to associate with the name Magnelab. High Accuracy and Wireless CT’s Magnelab will demonstrate new products: RGS Revenue Grade Transducer Wireless CT’s Current Products Magnelab […]

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Core Drivers of Energy Use in Buildings

Perhaps one of the most important factors in the energy consumption equation is also one of the most overlooked: buildings. In many ways, buildings are essential to a sustainable future, particularly when you consider their architecture, design, construction, operation, and all the many activities that take place under their roofs. Growing energy awareness and reducing […]

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Tracking how Electric Vehicles charging effect residential power usage.

This is a guest blog by Philippe Marseille. In it he explains his installation and setup of an eGauge system with Magnelab current sensors to monitor the power consumption of his Tesla S 85D (when charging), in addition to the overall consumption of his house. Hi, I like to track my energy usage (from my […]

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The benefits of high quality electrical usage interval data

This paper will describe how to use low cost components to gain actionable information and save money on commercial electric demand rates.  Case study examples are provided from projects in Colorado. Understanding electrical load profiles and demand rates Utilities typically apply demand rates to commercial customers.  Under such rates businesses are billed for their demand […]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Equipment

Practical tips for monitoring and regulating power consumption Large, 3-Phase motors, compressors, pumps, and equipment used in an industrial setting benefit from operating at certain voltages (and amperages). While managers and machine operators may be aware of the OEM specs and operational guidelines, few practice practical condition and energy monitoring over the lifetime of their […]

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How Energy Monitoring Can Save Money

From electricians to homeowners, city planners to CEOs, energy monitoring is a buzzword that means more than environmental friendliness, it means big savings.

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Explanation of Accuracy Specifications for Current Transformers

Accuracy/Tolerance Explanations: A question is often asked about what the difference is between the tolerances specified by Magnelab and other companies. Don’t be deceived by the numbers or catch phases, know what you are getting when ordering current transformers (CT’s). When looking at the specifications for a CT, the accuracy rating or class can be […]

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