Quasar is excited to announce the appointment of Paulo Jorge as Business Development / Sales Engineer. Paulo will be based at our new Auckland office and will be responsible for business development and account management for selected Quasar clients in the North Island.
Paulo has over 16 years of business development experience within the IT and Engineering industries. His knowledge and skills in problem solving, relationship building and account management, will be key in growing our customer base and continuing the commitment to quality relationships that Quasar is known for.
Richard Schwass, Quasar’s Managing Director says, “I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Paulo to our team. Having a permanent Quasar presence in Auckland will launch us into the next phase of our growth story and enable us to expand our relationships and enhance the support we provide to the many clients we have in the region. We are excited about the enthusiasm Paulo has to help us achieve our vision to be respected innovators of integrated solutions delivering intelligent data for energy quality, management and control.”
Prior to joining Quasar, Paulo worked in business development roles including as a Business Consultant at Honeywell, where he was responsible for the complete sales process for security, HVAC, mechanical and electrical and energy management products across commercial, health, mining and airport sectors.
Paulo Jorge states: “This is a very exciting opportunity for me and I look forward to working with the Quasar Team. Energy management should be a crucial part of any business growth strategy and I am eager to educate businesses on how it can benefit them.”
We are pleased to announce Schneider Electrics new Power Quality (PQ) Advisor Module which makes it easy to identify power quality issues, assess the financial impact of events and plan the deployment of correction equipment.
Quasar are pleased to announce that the two latest ION meters from Schneider Electric have now gained certification to be used within New Zealand in revenue metering installations.
The PM8000 series is an intermediate Power Quality & Revenue meter ideal for building incomers, critical feeders or anywhere that the power of ION technology is desired.
It's companion for the utility market is the ION7400 series, based on the same platform, and with additional features making it ideal for substation feeder or distribution transformer installations.
Both of these meters now are certified against EIPC 2010 COP 10.4 and approved for use metering and recording of electrical revenue data.
As per the International Energy Association, 42% of world’s energy is used up by buildings.
According to the “European Power Quality Survey Report” published by Leanardo Energy, power problems are responsible for half of equipment downtime in most buildings. Read more in the Schneider Electric Blog