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UPS earns ‘energy star’ rating

by Brian Sims

Eaton has announced Energy Star certification of its 9PX and 9SX UPS units. Energy Star is intended to help users save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Eaton’s UPSs earned the Energy Star following stringent third party testing and verification of compliance with energy efficiency requirements. The certification indicates that the products are efficient and allowusers to effectively reduce electrical usage and carbon footprint. Christophe Jammes, Single Phase Product Manager for Eaton, stated, ‘Reducing power consumption without sacrificing reliability in server, storage and network environments is a primary challenge for today’s IT and data centre professionals. Eaton has a global commitment to developing energy efficient solutions that provide our customers with the highest possible business value, and earning the Energy Star for our server and network class UPSs is an exemplification of our mission.’ The UPSs are suitable for 5 to 11 kVA applications. The 9PX units feature up to 95 per cent efficiency in online double conversion mode, and 98 per cent in high-efficiency mode.

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