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White Papers

Below you'll find our white papers. These are thought leading articles from Powertecnique covering a wide variety of subjects. If you have a topic you'd like to know our views on, why not get in touch via either our Twitter or Google+ pages.

Refreshing Legacy UPS

In this white paper we discuss how refreshing legacy UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) helps to bring energy savings and efficiencies.

Date added: 26 Jun 2015

A-Z of Critical Power

Powertecnique define & explain 26 of the key terms associated with backup power in their first eBook.

Date added: 11 Mar 2015

What’s involved in backing up your power

Powertecnique explain the key elements involved in backing up your power to prevent disruptions from dirty power and other large scale disruptions: UPS (uninterruptible power supplies) and diesel generators.

Date added: 05 Feb 2015

Why should I consider a Modular UPS for my business

Modular UPS (uninterruptible power supplies) are one of the greatest innovations in critical power to have come out in the last ten years. More recently there have been a number of developments that make the modular UPS more efficient and suitable for modern data centres and similar users who are looking to reduce cost and increase energy efficiency.

Date added: 30 Jan 2015

How to size a UPS

In this white paper, we look at the factors that affect how a UPS is sized, and provide a brief overview of how this is done.

Date added: 11 Jul 2014


Powertecnique has recently launched a data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) solution, DataVue, which can be custom-built for most applications and gives customers a complete view of what’s happening in their data centre from anywhere in the world.

Date added: 29 Apr 2014

Energy Efficiency White Paper

Over the past 10 years UPS (uninterruptible power supply) technology has advanced considerably; legacy units older than seven years are typically difficult to support as parts need regular replacement and excess process heat means that air conditioning units have to work harder, incurring increased costs. Newer UPS technology makes UPS units up to 58% more energy efficient and show savings of up to £3,000 a year in energy costs alongside reducing your climate change levy (CCL) payment and air-conditioning bill.

Date added: 27 Mar 2014

Remote Monitoring

Powertecnique has launched a comprehensive new software package which enables a fully managed remote monitoring solution for UPS (uninterruptible power supplies) and diesel generator equipment 24/7 365 days a year. The software is called PowerVue, and it relieves business owners from the headache of equipment monitoring.

Date added: 03 Mar 2014


The DataShelter and PowerShelter packages work hand in hand to ensure the best solution for the user, and the systems are completely customisable. There are plenty of options for customising the DataShelter unit, including security systems, remote monitoring and various door lock solutions.

Date added: 21 Jan 2014

Modular UPS

Modular UPS (uninterruptible power supplies) are becoming increasingly popular with many data centres and IT managers. Improvements/advances in UPS solution design are generally readily adopted and soon become the norm. However there are still complex and challenging considerations when choosing between these two similar UPS solutions for most applications. 

Date added: 18 Nov 2013

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