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  1. 2. The answer; QUORUM ™ SAVING SYSTEMS. -QUORUM ™ is a power management system that controls the energy wastage, thus make the electric usage more efficient and cost saving to the user without affecting the electric necessity in the building. -QUORUM™ system categorized as 4th generation energy saver system which is using special micro controller and hi-tech systems, thus make it as an intelligent system. It can monitor, decide and take action and make it ’ s own analysis of the results due to the actions taken earlier. -Most systems in the market today are Plug-In type which is 1st generation. -QUORUM ™ also contributing in stabilizes the voltage in your power supplies. By doing this, it helps prolong the lifespan of the electrical equipment especially household appliances. Additionally the risk of short cut circuit will be reduced. -QUORUM ™ itself doesn ’ t consume much electric power itself compared to other systems. Easily to install and will operate in various types of buildings. Once installed, it automatically functions without any assistance from the user. It ’ s just like a smart missile “ Fire and Forget ” , or “ Plug and Play ” . -QUORUM ™ has won several awards and recognition in local and international Exhibitions and Invention Competitions including Best Invention in Pacific Rim 2010 in INPEX, USA. The increasing cost of natural resources especially petroleum had given a big impact not just normal consumer but also to all sectors in government and private agencies. One of the major overhead and expenditure which crucial and unavoidable cost is electric utilities. Many companies looking for several methods to reduce and make the electric consumption more efficient and effective. This includes changing component or equipment to energy savings, set time to control electric usage and even install solar panel. However, the result is still very low and the investment is very high and therefore not cost effective. Is there a single system which can manage and control the whole electric appliance and equipment?
  2. 3. <ul><li>Built-in sophisticated micro controller & special sensors </li></ul><ul><li>Able to detect electric usage during low and peak times and take action </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent software can analyze and detect the actual consumption </li></ul><ul><li>No other product comes equipped with a tandem micro-controller and sensor </li></ul>UNIQUE FEATURES OF QUORUM ™ POWER SAVING DEVICES
  3. 4. SO…. <ul><li>‘ Single Phase’ intake system has three capacitors and the ‘Three Phase’ system has nine capacitors </li></ul><ul><li>High number of capacitors delivers capability of enhanced consumption savings </li></ul><ul><li>In conjunction with Micro-Controller and Sensor, this technology can be exactly tailored to different levels and rates of consumption of each individual customer </li></ul>
  4. 5. 1.0 THIS IS AN INTELLIGENT SYSTEM DUE TO:- 1.1 Built in Digital Micro Controller and operates fully automatic. 1.2 Reduces electricity bill up to 40%. Massive OPEX reduction and ROI is guaranteed in shorter timeframe. 1.3. Stabilizing the flow of current. 1.4. Prolonging the lifespan of equipment. 1.5. Reducing the risk of fire and short cuts. 1.6. Safety device – built in with such protector, reduce the heat development of wiring systems and equipped with circuit breaker. 1.7. Operates in Automatic modes – no human interaction required upon installation. 1.8. Available in single & three phase (Incoming) main power connections 1.9. Very economical and highly recommended.. 2.0 ANALYSIS OF ELECTRIC CONSUMPTION The electrical consumption may be different from one, building or premise, to another one. However, the analysis is made based on average and general usage by the consumer or business operator. 2.1 LIGHTING In every building and premise, lighting is the main electric appliance been used especially during night time. The lighting systems have several types from traditional tube light to spotlight. The wattage or power of the lighting system is also different such as 8watt up to 100watt for example. The higher the value of the wattage, the higher electrical power is needed. Lighting systems contributes up to 40% of the electrical consumption. Thus, it becomes one of the major areas to be managed and controlled in order to gain energy savings.
  5. 6. 2.2 EQUIPMENT USING ENGINES Engines been used as part of the component to operate equipment or electric appliances. By depending on it, the equipment will consume more electricity and it ’ s getting worse if the operating hours are much longer. For example: equipment that ’ s using engines for household; refrigerator, air-conditioner, fans, washing machine, cooking equipment such as bakery and blender. As for business premises such as restaurants, the basic equipment using engines are air-conditioners, fans, chillier, refrigerators and kitchen equipment. As most of the equipment being used for direct or indirect, serving the customers, it will contribute up to 50% reduction of the electrical bill. KF1-DB Model Quorum™ System
  6. 7. 3.0 QUORUM™ SYSTEM As a result from our research and study, we conclude all the information into a question and answer format. What is the QUORUM ™ solution QUORUM ™ System is an Electric Stabilizer and also known as a mini capacitor bank. It ’ s a part of the Power Management System which consisting of two modules namely QUORUM™ (Reactive Power Regulator) System and SKOLJD™ System (Intelligent Circuit Breaker). QUORUM™ System is the fourth generation of Power Saver device. -1st Generation : Plug-in System, -2nd Generation: Timer System ,-3rd Generation: Automatic System, -4th Generation: Intelligent System Knowing the facts about equipment consuming a lot of energy, some business operators try to replace them with green technology and energy saving equipment. However, the price per unit is still high and requires high investments to replace all equipment. This also requires high maintenance in terms of spare parts and services. 2.3 COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS Nowadays, many business operators depend on computers and electronic equipment to ensure smooth, fast and accurate business transaction. Thus, the computer and electronic equipment becomes another contributor to electrical consumption. The consumption may be varying from 5 – 10% of the electrical usage. However, this is another factor that can be considered for long term energy savings.
  7. 8. What is the function of the QUORUM™ System? - To stabilize and regulates the incoming current by correcting the power factor. - Before the Installation of QUORUM ™ SYSTEMS, the diagram shows an unstable ‘Sag’ Frequency diagram . - During the Installation of QUORUM ™ SYSTEMS, provides a stable ‘Sag’ Frequency diagram What is “Power Factors”? - Also called true power. The ratio of true power (watts) to apparent power (Watts) to apparent power (Volt amperes). A relative measure of how well the current waveform matches the voltage waveform. - Ideally this ratio should be 1:1 or a power factor of 1 if the apparent power is twice the real power, the ratio would be 1:2 and the power factors would be 0.5 - Weak power factor is another form of system inefficiency that requires all the system components to be large in size.
  8. 9. What causes weak “ Power Factors ” ? - Weak Power Factors happens when the apparent power to be greater than the real power. This is called displacement power factor. - It is usually caused by the inductive load and capacitive load such happens in transformer and electrical engine. Why do we need to correct “ Power Factor ” ? - If the Power Factors are not being corrected, it means that you are paying more for your monthly electricity bills, for electricity that has not been utilized. For example, with the power factors of 85% in your premises, only 85% of the electrical energy being utilized. Where as the remaining 15% of the electrical energy remain unused. - If the power factors is are still not been corrected, it will cause the drop of the voltage due to the loss of power. The drop of voltage is due to the excessive flow of electrical current that will cause ‘ overheating ’ and damage on the inductive load.
  9. 10. What are the benefits of using the QUORUM™ system? As a result of our research and study, we found that we can use electricity more efficient and less wastage. This can lead to reduce the electricity bill: - Save electrical usage up to 30% due to lower ampere . - Act as a safety device and lightning surge arrestor . - By reducing fluctuations in your current, it will prolong the lifespan and improve the efficiency of your electrical appliances as result of stabilized current. - Voltage quality will be improved because the premises voltage would remain constant and line surge and line sags would be reduced or eliminated. - Minimize the risk of fire and short cut circuit by reducing heat development on wiring systems. - Greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced up to 20%. Is QUORUM™ Systems against the law? These are the following reasons why QUORUM™ Systems is not against the law: - The functions of the product is not considered as stealing the electric supply from the local power supplier companies. - The function of the QUORUM™ is not to tamper with local power supplier company reading meters. - The installation of the QUORUM™ is within the premise, not attaching with the meter or before it
  10. 11. How to prove savings in your electrical bill? As stated in the electrical bill, KWH is used to calculate the amount of your usage and billing -Kwh = power x hour -Power = voltage x ampere -Hour = The time of electrical consumption Thus, -Kwh = voltage x ampere x hour The installation of Quorum™ System will cause the ampere reduction while the voltage will not be affected and the hour is depending on the customer consumption. A reduction in ampere will cause a reduction in kwh, therefore will cause SAVINGS in electrical bill.
  11. 12. 4.0 COST SAVINGS BY USING QUORUM ™ SYSTEM Based on the feedback we received from the clients and our clinical lab and field test, we concluded that the average cost savings using QUORUM ™ SYSTEM is between 10 – 30%. The result is different compared to one premise or building to another depending on a couple of factors such as: a) Type of equipment b) Quantity of equipment c) Operating hours using the equipment d) Indirect factors such as hot temperature which causing air-conditioners ’ engine running more. An average 1+ household uses yearly 3.500 kw power costing more then 1.200,= euro per year. A household with two children will increase power usage with more then 25%. The table below shows an indication of cost savings for a client which consumes on electricity an assumable 120 euro per month. The percentage of saving is 10%, 15% and 30% for monthly basis, 12 months and 60 months. Although, the average cost saving is between 10 – 30%, there are a few cases which the users save up to 40% and even 50%. All these results are caused by the factors that are mentioned above. Monthly percentage of savings 1 Month euro 12 months euro 60 months euro 10% 12 144 720 15% 18 216 1080 30% 36 432 2160
  12. 13. DUTCH MARKET FROM A BIRDSEYE EPY + Euro’s Per Year 4.6 mio 0.5 mio 2.7 mio Share 7.3 total LOW-AVERAGE-HEAVY USER 10 - 25 - 35% euro per year Average consumption per month Kw Persons per household 77 - 192 – 270 EPY 768 2405 1 114 - 285 - 399 1140 4114 3 102 - 255– 357 1020 3533 2 4 4733 1272 127 - 317 - 444 5 5337 1404 140 – 350 - 490 6 5430 1428 143 – 357 - 500 Average 2.2 3480 996 100 – 250 - 350
  13. 14. 5.0 COMPARISON: QUORUM ™ SYSTEM AND OTHER SYSTEMS Most energy saver system in the market today are the Plug-In Type which categorized as 1 st Generation of the Energy Saver System. While QUORUM ™ System is categorized as 4th Generation Energy Saver System. There’s another system which is Cut-Voltage System which is not really suitable for our electrical system. QUORUM ™ system Plug-in system Cut voltage saving system Voltage Input voltage consistent Input voltage consistent, but only to A/output socket Need to precisely cut the input voltage, otherwise it will affect several electrical appliances Ampere Reduce the input ampere Reduce ampere, but only to A/output socket Input ampere consistent Installation After DB – if our product is in malfunction, it will not effect input power. Clamping test required to identify the suitability both product and input power Plug in at any A/output socket Before DB –if the product malfunctions, it will effect input power and devices.
  14. 15. The table below indicated Investment of system, After Sales Service and Major Troubleshooting which are crucial factors in decision making for installation of such system. QUORUM ™ system Plug-in system Cut-voltage system Remarks Price per unit single phase 300 euro Price per unit single phase, 160 euro. However an normal household require a minimum of 3 units Price per unit 1130 euro In terms of price QUORUOM ™ is the most competitive to other systems After sales All technology developed and assembled by manufacturer, covered by local certified TPM’s The technology and systems are derived from a foreign company. Therefore the cost per component and parts are relatively higher as they require support from the provider The technology and systems are derived from a foreign company. Therefore the cost per component and parts are relatively higher as they require support from the provider After sales services is most vital for end users and clients. QUORUM ™ will provides cost effectiveness compared to other systems.
  16. 17. 6.0 COMPARISON RAPTOR AND PLUG-IN TYP No Plug-in system QUORUM ™ Remarks 1, Operating mode: Manual System User has to switch on during off peak time of electric usage. Otherwise the system itself will consume the electricity more. Thus, the electric saving is minimum Operating mode: Fully automatic The system is build-in with micro controller and special sensor which detects the electric usgae during low peak time to take action. Thanks to its intelligent software which cab analys and detect the atual usage whitout assistance from the user. Thus giving optimal results QUORUM ™ is more users friendly and convenience to the user compared tot the plug-in type. 2. No of capacitor: One capacitor for a single system No of capacitor Minimum three capacitor a single system in single fase While for three phase therr are up to nine capacitor With higher no of capacitor QUORUM ™ will provide more efficient result 3. Level of saving: One level <ul><li>Level of saving: </li></ul><ul><li>QUORUM ™ works in 3 consumption level modes which are </li></ul><ul><li>low </li></ul><ul><li>medium </li></ul><ul><li>high </li></ul>QUORUM ™ provides more effective result with maximum saving compared to plug-in type
  17. 18. QUORUM Power Savings 7.0 QUORUM ™ APP Power monitoring and management app for tablets, smart phones, laptop and desktop.
  19. 20. <ul><li>9.0 AWARD AND RECOGNITIONS </li></ul><ul><li>2009: </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia Innovative Product 2009 in ITEX 09 </li></ul><ul><li>Bronze Medal in Electrical/Electronic Category in ITEX 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Award in HOMEDEC 09 </li></ul><ul><li>SME Business of the Year Award – Category Product of the Year 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>2010: </li></ul><ul><li>3 Award Malaysia Innovative Product 2010 in ITEX 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>2 Gold Medal in Electrical/Electronic Category in ITEX 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>1 Gold Medal in Building & Construction Category in ITEX 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>1 Silver Medal in Electrical/Electronic Category </li></ul><ul><li>Special Award: Best Green Invention in Corporate Category </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia Innovative Company 2010 – 1 InnoCERT Rating ‘A’ by SME Corp Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>Best of Invention in Pacific Rim, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>- Gold Medal in Engineering Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>- Gold Medal in Novelties/Household Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>Gold Medal in Electrical/Electronic Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>Silver Medal in Electrical/Electronic Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>Bronze Medal in Industrial Equipment Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>- Bronze Medal in Environmental Category, INPEX 2010 USA </li></ul><ul><li>- Bronze Medal in Computer Software Category, INPEX 2010 </li></ul>
  20. 21. Resume comparation QUORUM ™ Energy Saver Plug-in Cut-voltage Saving Rate Save up to 40% Save up to 25% Save up to 30% Installation Plug in model Plug in model Yes Warranty 3 years / 5 years 1 year / 2 years 1 year CE Certification Yes No No Product Liability Insure up to 1 Million (CHARTIS) (*formerly known as AIG) No No SIRIM Certification Performance and Safety Certification Performance Certification No Money Back Guarantee 60 days ( 2 month ) or maximum extendable ( 4 month ) 30 days ( 1 month ) 48 Hours ( 2 days ) Technology U.K Technology Local Local Capacity 16 amp output 6 amp output 12 amp output Size Small, Compact, Portable and U.K Design Big, Portable, and Local Design Big, Fixed and Local Design Hidden Cost (Delivery @ plug in) Charges only for outstation customer (euro 10 per unit) Charges accordingly by area. (do only local state business) Charges accordingly by area, and charge for installation fees. (do only local state business) Wholesale Price (Single phase) euro 300 ( 3 years warranty) / euro 350 ( 5 years warranty) Price varies accordingly your electricity bill. Price varies accordingly your electricity bill. Wholesale Price (Three phase) euro 300 X 3 units / euro 350 X 3 units Price varies accordingly your electricity bill. Price varies accordingly your electricity bill.
  21. 22. Region Contact E-mail Telephone Europe Albert Treur [email_address] +31 623166671 UK Dennis Garrison (optional) dennis@ibc-europe.com +44 1962808697 Spain Marjan Kortekaas marjan@combitrading.nl +34 647451495 Netherlands Mike Moring [email_address] +31 630004584 Asia Patric Roctus [email_address] +60 1224111669 Eastern Europe Marc Leegwater marc@combitrading.nl +31 620612559
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