Keep Your Building Management Systems On Track With Ups Battery Backup

26 January, 2020
Kavita Manral
Schneider Electric

In today’s contemporary society, it is close to impossible to operate on a daily basis without the substantial benefits of electricity. Even little things such as watches or earphones nowadays depend on electricity. A world lacking the functions of electricity would present itself as a scary thought as pretty much everything depends on electricity, but yearly, a vast number of the industries are negatively affected by losses which are coaxed by instantaneous power variations. A substantial quantity of resources are lost due to abrupt and unforeseen power cuts around the world, and the most impacted countries that hurt from these disruptions are the developing ones which do not have streamlined systems in place to curb these problems.

A large number of commercial and manufacturing industries are widespread in a developing country, but most of these companies are still unwilling to enter these markets due to the lacking infrastructure and inadequate forms of building management systems and building automation. Power back-ups have been around for a while, but they more often than not failed to function on time, and additionally, sometimes fail to handle the load.

As humans have progressed across different parameters such as technological, power distribution networks have also grown in functionality gradually, and modern forms of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) are becoming increasingly useful and popular in the market.

To elucidate on this point further, the newest model of UPS battery backup currently available for purchase for a variety of different purposes in the market is Smart-UPS, which hold the key to solving the power cut issues faced by industries. Smart-UPS are created to save data and information in case of a power cut, and regulate the power distribution in these situations.

Smart-UPS are quite unique in terms of their performance, and they don’t just simply perform as a backup; instead, they have contemporary & technologically-driven electric relays that ensure the supply of the electric current is consistent. These Back UPS perform functions that a usual UPS are not capable of, they can adjust the voltage levels and sustain a stable flow in case of a voltage fluctuation which is commonly referred to as Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR). They also consist of alarms that play when the batteries are close to running out of power. or in the case of a power cut. Like nearly all other smart devices available in the market, like TVs, ACs, etc.

Smart-UPS are also linked and connected to a network or cloud in a smart building through which they can be used and controlled. Devices are linked to the server to make sure they don’t suffer from power cuts and other disturbances. It is vital that they are linked to an electrical switchboard which is consequently connected to the UPS. Companies across the industry also have a myriad of products in this segment, and most of them are trusted and eminent brands. Schneider Electric is an example of such a brand. Installing a Smart-UPS is the solution to the problem of inevitable outages and disruptions, especially in the environment of a developing country like India.

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