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EIG Releases Cyber Secured Shark® 250 Power and Energy Meter for Utility and Critical Industrial Substations

Posted on July 17th, 2018 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Tuesday, July 17, 2018) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its latest Shark® Series meter – the Shark® 250 power meter with enhanced revenue metering features, multiple serial or Ethernet ports for redundant communication, a large memory capacity for more significant load studies and a Cyber secured configuration. Its multiple advanced […]


EIG Releases Update with SNMP Support for the Nexus® 1500+ Power Quality Meter

Posted on May 25th, 2018 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Friday, May 25, 2018) – Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of updates to its Nexus® 1500+ high performance Power Quality meter. The 1500+ now supports Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) communication, enabling the meter to be integrated seamlessly into existing SNMP networks, such as those in data centers. This adds power […]


EIG Releases Level 2 DNP3 for Shark® 270 Socket Revenue Meters

Posted on March 29th, 2018 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Thursday, March 29, 2018) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of the Shark® 270 socket revenue meter with Level 2 DNP3 protocol for both serial and Ethernet. The meter can be independently mapped to provide a host of readings, including voltage, current, watts, VARs and all energy values. Using Level 2 DNP3, […]


EIG Releases the Nexus® 1450 Cyber Secure Energy Panel Meter with Advanced Power Quality and Multiport Communication

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Thursday, December 21, 2017) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its latest Nexus® Series meter – the Nexus® 1450 with advanced power quality, cyber secured configuration, and multiport communication. This meter is a direct physical retrofit to the Nexus® 1250/1252 meters installed in thousands of sites in the United States and […]

EIG’s 2017 Annual Holiday Party

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Thursday, December 21, 2017) – On Tuesday December 19th Electro Industries/Gaugetech celebrated the holiday season with our annual company holiday party. We had the opportunity to enjoy great food, music, conversation and a special surprise performance by one of our own.

EIG Recognizes Team Members Reaching Milestones with the Organization

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Thursday, December 21, 2017) – At their annual holiday party Electro Industries/Gaugetech recognized several employees for reaching milestones as long as 30 years with the company. Each are an important member of our team and their abilities and contributions are a significant part of our continued success as a company.

Meters Added to Electro Industries’ BACnet and LonWorks Converters

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Friday, November 3, 2017) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the addition of its new revenue meter, the Shark® 270 meter and GE’s PQMII panel meter to the list of meters supported by its ProtoCom/ProtoCom-Lon protocol converters. The Protocom converts meter data to BACnet/IP and BACnet MS/TP and other popular Building Management System (BMS) […]


MV-90 TIM Released for Electro Industries/GaugeTech’s Shark® 270 Meter

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Friday, September 15, 2017) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of a translation interface module (TIM) that enables the Shark® 270 meter to support Itron’s MV-90 system. The TIM was developed by Itron in partnership with EIG. The Shark® 270 revenue energy meter mounts into a standard ANSI form meter enclosure. This […]

Electro Industries Releases Terminal Breakout Box Kit for Use with Shark® 270 Meter’s I/O

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, July 5, 2017) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) released the CONN20163-KT Terminal Breakout Box kit that can be used to connect the Shark® 270 meter to a customer’s existing equipment in a simple, one-step process, letting the customer access the capabilities of the Shark® 270 high accuracy socket revenue meter while utilizing their […]


5 Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Upgrades for Your Business

Posted on May 11th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Looking to make your business more energy-efficient? Spend a little now and save a lot later by investing in these five low-cost upgrades. Programmable Thermostats: Purchasing a programmable thermostat is one of the easiest ways to cut power costs related to heating and cooling your property. You’ll be able to schedule your HVAC system to […]

Electro Industries Releases Enhanced Security and Data Push for Shark® Meters to Cloud Servers

Posted on May 10th, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, May 10, 2017) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces important new features for the INP100S Ethernet card and INP300S IEC 61850 Protocol Server card used by its Shark® 200/270 meters. Both cards now give enhanced security through creation of a whitelisted Exclusive Client. When the Exclusive Client is communicating to the Network card, […]


9 Ways Your Business Can Promote Its Energy Savings

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by Electro Industries

In today’s world, it’s crucial to show good corporate social responsibility. Is your agency charitable? Does your business care about the environment? Does your company save on energy consumption? These are all examples of different ways a business can show they are committed to the well-being of society. Electro Industries offers an array of products […]

How Should I Bill My Tenants for Power?

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Electro Industries

If you rent out residential or commercial property, you’ve probably wondered how to bill your tenants for the energy they consume. This is usually handled in one of two ways: square footage based billing and fair billing. Square Footage-Based Billing This simple practice consists of billing your tenants proportionately based on the square footage of […]


Why Should Hospitals Care About Energy Management?

Posted on April 26th, 2017 by Electro Industries

When it comes to energy, few types of facilities use more of it than hospitals and healthcare agencies. It is estimated that the average 200,000-square-foot, 50-bed hospital spends more than $680,000 on energy every year. Combined, healthcare facilities across the country spend roughly $6.5 billion on energy each year, and that number is constantly rising […]


5 Things You Didn’t Know About Electro Industries

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Electro Industries

You know that Electro Industries is a worldwide leader in energy management systems, but what else do you know? Take a look at these five facts about our company – you might be surprised what you learn.   1. We helped pioneer the power monitoring industry more than 40 years ago. Sam Kagan founded Electro […]

4 Mistakes That Could Skyrocket Your Business’ Energy Bills

Posted on April 18th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Is your business spending too much money on energy? Probably. The good news is that you can achieve big savings by making relatively small changes. For starters, make sure you aren’t making one of these four mistakes, which could skyrocket your energy bill…   Poor Building Scheduling. Take a look at an hourly breakdown […]

The Six Ws of Energy Management Systems

Posted on April 12th, 2017 by Electro Industries

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Here’s everything you want to know about energy management systems, courtesy of the experts at Electro Industries!   What is an energy management system? An energy management system uses a series of meters and computers to monitor, control, and optimize the power consumption of your facility.   Why are […]


Register for Our Free Power Meter Training Session in Boynton Beach, FL

Posted on April 7th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Up next on the Electro Industries nationwide tour: Boynton Beach! That’s right, Electro Industries will be coming to Florida next month to conduct a comprehensive hands-on training session on our Shark and Nexus power meters. The two-day course is perfect for everyone who uses our power monitoring products on a daily basis. No matter your […]

Spring Clean Your Way to Energy Savings

Posted on April 5th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Spring cleaning isn’t just for our homes, and it’s not just for appearances. Here are four ways that business owners can spring clean their way to energy savings: Air filters Dirty air filters are bad news. In fact, it is estimated that four out of every five HVAC-related breakdowns are caused by dirty air filters. […]

3 Things Your Utility Bill Isn’t Telling You

Posted on March 30th, 2017 by Electro Industries

When you get your electricity bill every month, do you pay it blindly or examine it closely? Even if you do pay attention to everything written on the statement (which most of us don’t), you are still missing out on key information. Here are three things your utility bill doesn’t tell you:   Peak hours. […]

How Does Spring Affect Energy Usage?

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Spring is in the air! As climates across the country transition from cold weather to more mild temperatures, business owners can expect changes on their energy bills. Let’s take a look at two major ways the spring season can impact your energy consumption:   Warmer Temperatures Spring signals the end of the winter months, […]

Electro Industries Offering Free Power Meter Training Session in Greensboro, NC

Posted on March 20th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Mark your calendars, Electro Industries is coming to Greensboro, North Carolina! Our dedicated customer training team travels all around the country, providing our valued customers with free training sessions for our Shark and Nexus product lines. Next month, we will be visiting the city of Greensboro, North Carolina. Read below to learn more about […]

How Energy Suppliers Can Benefit from Power Monitoring Equipment

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by Electro Industries

We all know how energy consumers can benefit from power monitoring equipment; reduced energy consumption, operating costs, and environmental impact are all common reasons why businesses around the world choose to invest in it. But what you may not know is that power monitoring equipment can also help energy suppliers operate more efficiently. Here’s how: Improved […]

Must-Have Features of Any Energy Management Software

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Any good energy management system has two components: hardware and software. The hardware is the physical equipment, such as meters and submeters, that track energy consumption. The software refers to the computer applications which display and organize the vast amounts data collected by the hardware.   If you are looking to invest in energy […]

3 Ways Schools Can Benefit from Energy Management Systems

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Did you know educational facilities across the United States spend more than $14 billion on energy each year? Furthermore, it is estimated that about 30% of this energy (or $4.7 billion) is ultimately wasted.   With statistics like these, it’s easy to understand why schools across the country are implementing energy management systems on their […]

Register for Electro Industries Power Meter Training Session in Lincoln, NE

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Up next in the Electro Industries nationwide tour: Lincoln, Nebraska!   Not only does Electro Industries manufacture the world’s best power monitoring equipment, we have a team of dedicated training specialists that travel around the country to show you how to use it. Next month, we will be visiting the city of Lincoln, Nebraska […]

Why Our Customer Training and Product Support is the Best in the Business

Posted on February 28th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Since opening for business more than 40 years ago, Electro Industries has been committed to manufacturing the world’s best power monitoring products, while also providing the best customer service in the industry. Read below to learn about our customer training and technical support services…   Free Training Seminars In order to get the most out […]

5 Reasons to Choose Electro Industries For All of Your Energy Management Needs

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 by Electro Industries

Whether the goal is to save money or save the environment, businesses around the country are turning to power monitoring systems to help cut back on their energy consumption. If you are looking to break into the world of energy management, there is only one name you need to know: Electro Industries. Here are five […]

4 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Power Monitoring

Posted on February 14th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  If you are a regular reader of the Electro Industries blog, you are already familiar with the many benefits of power monitoring. With the right tools and equipment, you can reduce energy consumption by up to 20%, improving your profit margin and reducing your impact on the environment. What you may not know, however, […]

Electro Industries Offering FREE Power Meter Training Seminar in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Bundle up, Electro Industries is coming to Ann Arbor, Michigan! Next month, our professional training team will head to the Wolverine State to conduct a comprehensive training seminar on our Shark and Nexus product lines. This course is an absolute must-attend for anyone who works with Electro Industries power meters, from substation engineers and […]

3 Ways Power Quality Analysis Can Save You Money

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Not all energy is created equal, that’s where power quality analysis comes into play. Power quality analysis involves using a series of meters and gauges to monitor your facility’s power supply, in order to make sure it can support operations. When there is a significant change in the quality of energy being supplied to […]

Electro Industries Wins Software & Technology Awards

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by Greg Taylor

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, February 2, 2017) – Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announced that it has won Corp America’s Software & Technology Awards for 2016 in two categories: the Best Meter Management Software Provider, for the Energy Manager EXT software suite; and the Most Innovative Metering Technology Product, for the Nexus® 1500+ meter. Winning these awards […]

Top 5 Ways Shopping Malls Can Cut Energy Costs

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Take a look around any shopping mall and you will see an assortment of lights, escalators, electronic signage, charging stations, and other devices that consume more energy than you can imagine. It should come to as surprise that malls consume a ton of energy – up to 650 kWh per square meter each year. […]

Top 4 Myths About Energy Efficiency

Posted on January 25th, 2017 by Electro Industries

With the recent worldwide trend of going green, more and more sources are beginning to talk about energy efficiency. Unfortunately, what they say may not always be true. Here are four common myths and misconceptions about energy efficiency, and the facts behind them:   Myth: Energy efficiency is only for newer buildings. Fact: Older buildings […]

5 Hidden Ways Your Building Could Be Wasting Energy

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Did you know that up to 30% of your energy bill is wasted every month? Energy waste happens virtually everywhere, including many places you would never think to look. Here are five hidden ways your building could be wasting energy: 1. Air Loss If your facility is under-insulated, your money could be going out […]

6 Features to Look for in an Energy Management System

Posted on January 18th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Not all energy management systems (EMSs) are created equal. While some will help you meet and exceed your goals, others will only lead to failure and frustration. An energy management campaign is only as good as the tools it utilizes, which is why you should seek out an EMS with these six features: Real-time monitoring. […]

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