Three new industry newsletters from Fluke Corporation are now available through the Fluke website and by subscription. The three publications are designed to give industry professionals information they can use on the job, and use various Fluke instruments. Newsletters are written for plant engineering and maintenance professionals, electricians and electrical contractors, HVAC, and indoor air quality contractors and maintenance personnel.
Fluke Electrical News — http://electrical.fluke.dgtlpub.com/2009/2009-07-31/home.php — leads with the story of how Prime Electric, a commercial market contractor in Bellevue, Wash., is tackling the economic slowdown with a focus on service work and an emphasis on saving energy. Other stories in the latest issue cover how an investigator tracks down tough-to-find electrical outages, how to optimize electric motor efficiency, and how to solve problems left over after an energy retrofit.
The new issue of Fluke Plant News — http://plant.fluke.dgtlpub.com/2009/2009-07-31/home.php — features a cover story on what it takes to keep the famed Whistler/Blackcomb ski resort up and running. Also in this issue: better ways to troubleshoot controls, how a three-day energy audit turned up a half million dollar energy savings for Tektronix, and how to solve industrial bus issues.
Fluke HVAC/IAQ News — http://hvac.fluke.dgtlpub.com/2009/2009-07-31/home.php — tells how Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, a century-old Chicago hospital, worked its way to Energy Star recognition for efficiency. Other stories cover retro-commissioning to increase performance in older installations, power issues between generators and furnaces, and troubleshooting building controls.