power-supply | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey coast on Monday, October 29, and here in that state we are still in the recovery stage. While there are certainly many facets to an effective emergency preparedness plan, one glaring aspect is how dependence on “the grid” for power is an increasingly risky endeavor.


Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey coast on Monday, October 29, and here in that state we are still in the recovery stage. While there are certainly many facets to an effective emergency preparedness plan, one glaring aspect is how dependence on “the grid” for power is an increasingly risky endeavor.

Power Struggle: Hurricane Sandy Recovery

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New Product Flash: Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System from Thomas & Betts

New Product Flash: Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System from Thomas & Betts

Thomas & Betts recently introduced the Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System to assist facility managers (fms) in their daily operations. The system provides real time status of the entire emergency lighting and exit sign system, runs system diagnostics, performs required monthly and annual functional tests, generates maintenance logs, and runs compliance reports from a central control unit. Additionally, the Emergi-Lite Nexus Emergency Lighting Management System operates independently of the emergency lighting and exit sign, so that it does not interfere with the operation of the lighting system or disrupt the power supply. The system also provides more accurate data than what is gathered through manual methods, which are subject to human error.


New Product Flash: Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System from Thomas & Betts

New Product Flash: Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System from Thomas & Betts

Thomas & Betts recently introduced the Emergi-Lite® Nexus® Emergency Lighting Management System to assist facility managers (fms) in their daily operations. The system provides real time status of the entire emergency lighting and exit sign system, runs system diagnostics, performs required monthly and annual functional tests, generates maintenance logs, and runs compliance reports from a central control unit. Additionally, the Emergi-Lite Nexus Emergency Lighting Management System operates independently of the emergency lighting and exit sign, so that it does not interfere with the operation of the lighting system or disrupt the power supply. The system also provides more accurate data than what is gathered through manual methods, which are subject to human error.