Power Outage 101

A lot of people are willing to gamble when it comes to backup power. They feel that power outages are rare occurrences that don’t really pose a significant threat. But ask anyone who operates a data or manufacturing facility that has lost power for say, more than five minutes, if power outages do not pose…

The Power to Save Lives

Today’s post is dedicated to the ability that generators have to save lives. Yes, they can absolutely save businesses money, but in many instances they can do more. Think about all of the facilities that people depend on for life sustaining services. In addition think about all of the ways that backup or portable power…

A Little Pro-activity Goes A Long Way

Managing a business takes a lot of work and attention to detail. If you are starting a new business or changing the location of your current business you have a lot of bases to cover. One of them is an emergency plan. Emergency plans are your go to guides when something unexpected arises. It might…

How Much Can a Power Outage Cost?

Technology makes almost every aspect of our lives easier. As technology has evolved, our society has become increasingly dependent upon these tools we use in our everyday lives. Whether at work or at play, we need technology. Just as we are dependent upon technology, most of these innovations are dependent upon electricity. Without electricity to…

Transfer Switch: Automatic or Manual

When it comes down to it, your generator needs a little help from its friends. One of its best friends is a transfer switch. Transfer switches control the flow of electricity into your facility. They “transfer” the power source for your facility from the utility provider to the standby system. The standby system then takes…