How much does UPS efficiency actually cost?

How much does UPS efficiency actually cost?

David Bond, chairman at Centiel UK Ltd, highlights why buying cheaper will only cost you (and the environment) in the long run.   The operating efficiency of a UPS solution and its total cost of ownership are closely linked, and the most environmentally friendly...

Top Tips to buying a UPS

Top Tips to buying a UPS

In an always-on world, we depend on being connected round the clock with immediate access to information and with zero downtime. We want a system that never fails

When’s The Right Time to Invest in a New UPS?

When’s The Right Time to Invest in a New UPS?

Over time, your load profile will undoubtedly have changed so it is worth investigating Modular UPS systems which can be right-sized more easily to your actual load: why pay for a large UPS when you don’t need it!? The Modular option can therefore reduce CAPEX as well as OPEX. In addition, the latest generation of Modular systems offer the highest availability and continuity of critical power delivery. For example: CENTIEL’s 4th generation modular UPS CumulusPowerTM has 99.9999999% availability.

Q&A with David Bond UPS Industry Expert

Q&A with David Bond UPS Industry Expert

What would you take to a desert island and why?
The practical part of me would want to take a bow and arrow, however, I would actually take a wine making kit as it would help me pass the time on the island more enjoyably and at least I would starve to death happy.

UPS topology drives increase in uptime

UPS topology drives increase in uptime

The purpose of a UPS system must be to protect critical loads with the highest level of efficiency and availability. There are many different solutions to the same problem, therefore, it is important to check the configuration and the definition of a modular system carefully and seek expert advice before making an expensive purchase.

There’s Modular & There’s Modular

There’s Modular & There’s Modular

The UPS industry has seen changes in topology from single standalone units to multiple redundant configurations, the establishment of the transformerless based design and the Modular concept. The driver has been to reduce energy and seek higher efficiency and at the...

Maintenance: Prevention is Better than Cure

Maintenance: Prevention is Better than Cure

If you owned a Mercedes would you take it to your local Halfords for a service? Probably not. You would more likely, use the nearest specialist garage, experienced and competent in fixing your particular vehicle. As well as understanding the make and model of your car...

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