Advanced Energy Blog

LED Lighting Upgrades, Retrofit or Replace?

By Jonathan Susser | April 13, 2021

This article was written by Charlie Martin, one of our senior energy engineers. If you have questions or would like information on Advanced Energy’s services, please contact Charlie at 919-857-9021 or fill out our contact form. Light-emitting diode (LED) light[…]

Practicing Energy Management with 50001 Ready

By Jonathan Susser | April 8, 2021

Over the past several years, we have become recognized subject matter experts in strategic energy management (SEM) and the ISO 50001 energy management standard. One approach we’ve taken to our work is to guide commercial and industrial facilities through the[…]

VFDs Controlling Chiller Pump Motors

By Jonathan Susser | January 15, 2021

This article was written by Charlie Martin, one of our senior energy engineers. Winter is a perfect time to conduct maintenance on your cooling system and the heart of that system, chillers. It’s also a perfect time to make adjustments[…]

Battery Storage Solutions for Customers and Utilities

By Jonathan Susser | December 28, 2020

Battery storage systems are growing in popularity as technology improves, prices decline, and electric utilities and their customers recognize the benefits. Therefore, it is no surprise that system installations are increasing in homes, at businesses and for utility sites. The[…]

Practical Solutions to Industrial Power Quality Issues

By Jonathan Susser | June 9, 2020

Power delivery is changing. New technologies, devices and loads are coming online, and utilities cannot always guarantee flawless electricity distribution to industrial facilities. This combination can lead to power quality issues — stemming from both sides of the electric meter[…]

Going Electric in the Warehouse: Electric Forklifts

By Jonathan Susser | June 1, 2020

Forklifts, or lift trucks, are used in a variety of industries — from warehousing and storage to manufacturing to big-box retail to construction — to handle materials and load, unload and transport goods. Traditionally, this equipment has run on an[…]