Electrical Power & Protection


Schneider Electric’s Acti 9 Smartlink

April 2014 Electrical Power & Protection

Schneider Electric now provides a straightforward facility management solution to allocate consumption costs and, at the same time, achieve maximum savings.

Critical to the overall solution is Acti 9 Smartlink, a simple, powerful panel communication system that gives users complete control over their electrical installations. Exclusive to Schneider Electric, the system easily connects users’ switchboards to facility management solutions. It collects and analyses data from the energy meters in each area, for each type of load or circuit, and automates, schedules and controls operation of loads to optimise energy consumption.

An additional benefit is that users get immediate, precise warnings in case of power issues. Contactors are connected to Acti 9 Smartlink for automatic powering of departments and common areas in a variety of facilities from supermarkets to hospitals.

“In summary, deploying Acti 9 Smartlink results in cost reductions, thanks to the display of consumption and associated load profiles that are accessible at any time via the Web. It provides a simple automatic system to achieve cost allocation and makes any business an attractive place for stakeholders’ energy efficiency values,” says Levy Moholola, product manager at Schneider Electric South Africa.

For more information contact Ntombi Mhangwani, Schneider Electric SA, +27 (0)11 254 6400, ntombi.mhangwani@schneider-electric.com, www.schneider-electic.com


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