Energy Savings

Eco-mode: Benefits and Risks of Energy-saving Modes of UPS Operation

Provided by Schneider Electric

Category Energy Savings

Type White Paper

Length 15

Publish Date April 23 2015

Date posted June 01 2017


Most uninterruptable power systems have an energy saving mode known as ‘eco-mode’. However, research has shown that only a small number of data centers use this function as marketing materials fail to explain the cost/benefit tradeoffs and users are left scared of potential side-effects. This paper from Schneider Electric looks at how using ‘eco-mode’ can help your data center minimize its energy consumption, explaining potential limitations and concerns alongside operational considerations.

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