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Posted on: July 9th, 2019 by Bill

As some of you have heard, I’ve been selected by Rosendin’s Executive Committee to lead our R&D efforts.  First off, I want to thank the Executive Committee for their confidence in me in my new role. I want to use this post as an awakening of my dormant blog.  R&D at Rosendin is closely aligned [Read more]

Posted on: May 25th, 2018 by admin

Peak Shaving & Load Shedding Strategies for Cost Reduction Teaching Objectives: What redundant systems can be trimmed or turned off? Provide criteria for determining energy savings values and applying them. Demonstrate Distributed Generation (DG)/Customer-Distributed Energy applications Discuss pending Net Zero Energy (NZE) and how it may apply to you.  

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 by admin

OK, we’ve heard more about edge computing than we ever did about DCIM or blade servers during their birth and heyday. We’ve all heard the touts – remote, small, powerful, compute/network mix.  Everyone is vying for the sound bite and idea that leads to a Nobel in Stockholm.  We contend that edge will be productized [Read more]

Posted on: May 1st, 2018 by admin

Computing is demand-based, scalable, and diverse. Today, so are your critical facilities. After the Dot Com, data center facilities have evolved away from purpose-built to leased or scaled facilities similar to the SaaS model. These facilities are based on a mature design, construction, and operational practices vetted over decades. There are still a few points [Read more]

Posted on: April 7th, 2017 by admin

Power System Integration and Optimization Learning Objectives: After viewing this webinar, you should be able to: 1.Describe how system automation assists in improving system performance and energy consumption. 2.Explore how cloud-based monitoring affects current and future approaches to automation and monitoring. 3.Identify the biggest trends and busts of automation and system integration. 4.Examine the best [Read more]

Posted on: September 10th, 2014 by Bill

I’ve been offline for a while, working on a large project for the firm.  The great news is that it’s closed, and we’re fortunate to have a new client for both Rosendin and BladeRoom.  It will make our Twitter and social media outlets soon enough, so now I can return to a bit more normal [Read more]

Posted on: June 16th, 2013 by Bill

It’s been over four months since the 787 Dreamliner was grounded due to flaws in its DC power system.  As many of you have read, the battery system in the plan was subject to thermal runaway and fire.  Not to use the old line, ”This isn’t rocket science”, but in this case, it should not [Read more]

Posted on: September 4th, 2012 by Bill

Rosendin has been a fan of LED lighting for some time now.  For most of our work, our lighting systems are functional – your basic area lighting package.  What has been a very tough sell for LED-based systems is the initial cost of the fixtures and the replacement beds for the lamps themselves.  In fact, [Read more]

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by Bill

Well, it seems that I have finally come in from the cold.  I’m off the Google Blogspot site and am now avowed and set up on the Rosendin server.  The blog has been quiet since we have been working with Rosendin Corporate IT and The Loudmouth Group on the reconstruction and rebranding.  Thank you to [Read more]

Posted on: December 8th, 2011 by Bill

Well, it’s official.  I have lived long enough to see history repeat itself. So this is what they mean when people mention the benefit from the wisdom gained from age.  It’s more like the movie “Groundhog Day”, where you are stuck in a tragic comedy. On several occasions in the past six months, our team has [Read more]