Testing and Evaluation

Our testing services help customers improve their products, validate claims and meet standards’ requirements.  We are a trusted resource for providing testing from the envelopes of all building types to motors and drives from our internationally accredited test lab.  No matter what energy related technology we may be testing, our goal is always the same: to provide accurate data to our customers that can be used to meet regulations, improve their product and make sound, educated decisions.

Success Stories

Advanced Energy’s Motors and Drives Test Lab Wins Competitive Bid to Perform Testing for SEAD’s Motor Awards Competition

Advanced Energy’s Motors and Drives Laboratory was in a competitive bid process and wins as the top motor efficiency test lab to conduct energy use testing of electric motors. Receiving a score of 94.

Learning Point

Real Life + Modeling: The Holistic Approach

When we are called upon to conduct testing we combine energy and performance modeling with real-life conditions that we create in our lab. If we are testing a motor and drive unit, we will create the power quality conditions that unit will see in a manufacturing plant or other application. If we are testing a water heater, we will create the common usage pattern and conditions it will see in a home or commercial application.

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Articles

Lighting for Commercial and Industrial Settings

In commercial and industrial buildings, lighting helps create a safe and comfortable environment. It also contributes substantially to energy usage: it can exceed 20 percent of total consumption. Investing in energy efficient lighting and other lighting improvements, therefore, is a way that facilities can cut…

Carolinas Energy Planning for the Future

From 2014 to 2016, Advanced Energy worked on the Carolinas Energy Planning for the Future project with the South Carolina Energy Office, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC). The project was launched through a State…

Lighting Your House

Lighting accounts for approximately 5 to 10 percent of your household energy bill. This amount may not seem like a lot, but it can add up quickly. In recent years, energy efficient lighting has become available, but the variety of bulbs and their features can…