Attn FL Healthcare Facilities: Act Now to Meet Deadline For Generator Plans!

Time is Running Out Required under rules, 59A-4.1265 and 58AER17-1, Skilled Nursing Homes & ALFs (Assisted Living Facilities) located in Florida should have their emergency power plans implemented no later than June 1st, 2018. AHCA (the Health Care Administration Agency) may grant extensions up to January 1st, 2019 depending on certain circumstances. * ATTN Nursing Homes & ALFs  ‒ Does your…

Emergency Power Extension for Florida Healthcare Facilities

ALF Emergency Power Plan Extension The Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA) recently released Extension Request Notification templates for Skilled Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) that notify the Agency that the initial extension beyond June 1st, 2018 will be utilized in order to fully implement emergency power plans.  Does your facility have its Emergency Power Plan completed yet? AHCA may grant extensions…

5 Steps to Florida’s Skilled Nursing & ALF Rule

Are you a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility located in Florida? On September 16th, Governor Rick Scott announced new generator rules for the Emergency Environmental Control for Nursing Homes (59A-4.1265) and Emergency Environmental Control for Assisted Living Facilities (58A-5.036). In the event of a power loss, these rules require that Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities…

Diesel Fuel & Tank Maintenance

Fuel Tank Maintenance for Diesel Standby Generators Why risk your generator not starting when you need it? Engine down-time and power loss is primarily caused by dirty fuel, clogged filters, and sludge in emergency fuel tanks. A malfunctioning generator can result in lost productivity and expose your company to financial loss. In an emergency, can…

Generac Expands Industrial Product Portfolio

ALTERNATIVE TO DIESEL SOLUTION

Gaseous-fueled generators are becoming more attractive for standby applications above 150 kWE. The capital cost and thermal efficiency advantages of diesel over gaseous fuels have been moderated by the maintenance and reliability challenges of storing diesel fuel over long periods of time. Additionally, a number of recent technological innovations in implementing high-kWE  gaseous-fueled solutions are…

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Location Considerations When Installing Commercial and Industrial Standby Generators

With standby/backup power generators there is no “one size fits all” solution. This provides specifying engineers, contractors and architects with both choices and challenges for each application. Making a thoughtful, informed generator placement decision can prevent problems and ensure operation of the unit(s) when they are needed. FOR INDOOR APPLICATIONS, THE KEY FACTORS ARE: Space:…

And the winner is...

AND THE WINNER IS…

It’s hard to believe that ACF’s first wellness initiative has already concluded.  After 6 weeks of competition, we celebrated the success of our participants in true ACF form.  On October 5th participants from all three locations met via video conference for a live announcement of the Biggest Winners. This was not a typical “weight loss” competition. …