Building Technologies

New emergency lighting UL924 UPS with elevator regenerative power

13 September 2021

The NextGen series uninterruptible power system (UPS) is designed and manufactured by CE+T America as a solution for UL 924 requirements of power equipment for emergency lighting and critical building equipment. The system is a Suwanee, Georgia-built UPS cabinet with matching battery cabinets to provide 90-minute runtime as required per UL 924, while keeping to UL 1778 requirements.

Harvesting and storing energy from an elevator is allowing customers to reap the benefits of a full modular zero downtime power back up system with energy savings and carbon foot print reduction. Source: CE+T America Source: CE+T America

The NextGen UPS UL924 series is equipped with patented bi-directional converters capable of harvesting and storing the energy produced by the elevator descent into a standard battery. The energy is then reused to reduce building peak energy consumption.

“The NextGen UPS UL924 series provides our customers a revolutionary method to harvest energy that would be otherwise lost. While providing an unmatched ROI, our NextGen UPS help reduce energy consumption and increase the building energy efficiency “: said Eric Mcdonald, director of solution engineering of CE+T America.

“CE+T is committed to creating innovative solutions. Harvesting and storing energy from an elevator is allowing our customers to reap the benefits of a full modular zero downtime power backup system with energy savings and carbon foot print reduction.

"Since 1930’s CE+T has provided advanced world class power conversion solutions. Our technology allows our customers to combine all the benefits of a full modular power system while providing unprecedented energy management features - an unmatched value proposition in today’s market,” said Mario Barbaresso, President and CEO of CE+T America.

The NextGen UPS UL924 series offers zero downtime enabled by hot swappable modules, zero cost and zero carbon footprint with a five-year warranty.

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