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Critical Power Generation Services for a Commercial EPSS

Does your building contain an emergency power supply system (EPSS) that receives infrequent maintenance or has not been updated in years? Without the proper maintenance and upgrades, emergency generation systems can become unreliable and inefficient. If this describes the EPSS in your facility, the following services could increase its reliability and efficiency, and make it […]

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Five Critical Generator Services and Their Benefits

For companies that require an emergency power supply system (EPSS), proper EPSS servicing is critical to avoiding the effects of power outages. To ensure that an EPSS remains in top condition, most companies contract with a generator service that specializes in maintenance, testing and upgrades. If your company needs to hire its first service, hiring […]

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Standby Power Supply: Is a Generator or a UPS right for Your Building?

If your building requires emergency power supply, a standby generator could be the answer. Or perhaps an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is the solution. Or maybe you need both. When shopping for emergency power supply systems (EPSS), building owners face several options, such as whether to implement a standby generator, one or more UPS units, […]

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Uninterruptible Power Supply Service: Frequently Asked Questions

Companies that need constant electricity have three options: they can implement standby generators, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units, or both. Each type of equipment fulfills a critical service role, but most companies are more familiar with the former than the latter. If you are considering implementing a UPS to improve your building’s emergency power system, […]

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Critical Power Supply: The Benefits of an Uninterruptible Power Supply

If uninterrupted electricity is critical to your company’s services, you have three options: you can implement a standby generator, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS), or both. Like a generator, a UPS provides critical power supply when utility power is out. Its unique technology offers important benefits for certain companies. Below are four ways that a […]

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Backup Power Supplies: A Look into System Classification Standards

Backup power can save the lives of your building occupants or keep your business going when the electric company falls short. An emergency system supplies needed electricity in the event of a downed line, sub-station malfunction, extreme weather, or entire grid failures. A generator most likely operates on diesel unless it is powering a small […]

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Power Generation Services: Choosing a Suitable Secondary Electrical Source for Your Building

Power is a necessity for your business to have consistent operation; however, your main supply cannot always be depended on. Secondary generation sources are often considered after the costly effects of not having a generator are experienced. You can take preventative measures by having a provider of these services evaluate your building and install a […]

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Critical Power Systems: A Well Planned Maintenance Schedule Minimizes Generator Failure Risks

Maintaining your critical power source ensures individual safety during electrical failure. These systems may be the lifeline of your production facility or an essential component for operating backup lighting and emergency items. A properly designed generator is the first step in minimizing many of the common problems experienced with secondary power sources. Preventative maintenance is […]

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Standby Power Systems: Pre-Installation Planning Ensures Optimal Operating Conditions

Standby generators have three separate classifications under applicable code regulations. They are designed to provide power to your building when main power is not available. Systems can be implemented to meet legal requirements, for emergency purposes, or as an optional secondary electrical source. The National Electric Code (NEC) uses these three classifications for setting installation […]

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NFPA 110 Generator Testing Safeguards against Improper System Operation

NFPA 110 regulations set the standard for ensuring proper operation of Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPSS’s). A generator must be ready to power a building under critical circumstances. Testing of parts, such as the automatic transfer switch (ATS), makes certain this particular system can perform efficiently when electricity is not available. NFPA 110 generator testing […]

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