Central plant optimization is a process with seven key steps, and when implemented holistically, central plant optimization can deliver sustained energy savings of up to 60%, according to a Johnson Controls white paper.
Product Exclusive: Eaton SmartWire-DT system adds EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP connectivity options to reach more customers with its lean automation solution, to reduce panel wiring costs, improve reliability.
The most-visited articles at www.controleng.com during March 2012 included articles on salary survey, mobile applications for engineers, field device networks, project management, and energy savings, among others.
SecureConnect, an optional safety feature for the Centerline 2100, from Rockwell Automation, allows operators to disconnect power from an individual MCC plug-in unit without entering the arc flash boundary.
Machine and embedded control – Discrete sensors: The Smart-Encoder is a new line of rotary encoders from AVG Automation’s Autotech Technologies division that are field programmable through a built-in LED display and two...