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What Is The Best Generator? Diesel Or Natural Gas.

What Is The Best Generator? Diesel Or Natural Gas.

  What Is The Best Generator? Diesel Or Natural Gas If you rely on your generator to keep your company moving when the main power goes out, or if you work in a location where an electric grid is just a distant dream, then you need to […]

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Diesel Fuel Tanks on Generators

Diesel Fuel Tanks on Generators

Diesel Fuel Tanks on Generators   Diesel Fuel Tanks on Generators The Diesel fuel tank is the storage for the generator to run. It could be a base mounted fuel tank or it can be a separate above ground or underground storage tank. A Diesel Generator’s fuel […]

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Businesses That Benefit From an ATS

Businesses That Benefit From an ATS

Businesses and Public Services that Benefit from an ATS What do government buildings, factories, hospitals, restaurants and schools have in common? This is not a trick question. But the answer might surprise you. All five of these are businesses and/or public services that require a continuous application […]

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ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power   The Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) is the heart of emergency power. The National Fire Protection Association has codes dictating that it does require at least a monthly inspection (especially Healthcare/Hospitals). The normal high rises are not really listed in the […]

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Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101   The ATS, or automatic transfer switches, are basically the go-between utility power and generator power. There is a common load fed from the transfer switch usually to all your emergency panels. During a test or an actual power failure, there is a […]

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The Best Ways to Exercise a Generator

The Best Ways to Exercise a Generator

The Best Ways to Exercise a Generator   Just starting the engine and running it at the rated RPM is better than nothing at all, but you’re not building any horsepower. What you have to do is actually put a load on the generator, that requires the […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Generator in Good Shape

Tips for Keeping Your Generator in Good Shape

Tips for Keeping Your Generator in Good Shape When you have a generator in place at your business, you are setting yourself up with a great alternative if the power should go off. But when that outage or major storm happens, your generator could be taking on […]

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How Often Should I Exercise my Generator?

How Often Should I Exercise my Generator?

How Often Should I Exercise my Generator?   How Often Should I Exercise my Generator? Generally, weekly is the best to exercise a generator (it does not need to be for a long time). Some companies run a monthly test which is okay but you have to […]

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Generator Inspection Checklist

Generator Inspection Checklist

Generator Inspection Checklist   Generator Inspection Checklist On our semi annual service we basically run through a checklist (a criteria of minor maintenance). We look at your belts, hoses, battery – we look for cracking in the hoses and wear on the belts. We will run the […]

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How a Standby Generator Can Benefit A Business

How a Standby Generator Can Benefit A Business

How a Standby Generator Can Benefit A Business If this year’s hot, rainy weather has taught businesses anything, it’s to be prepared for a power outage. Businesses grind to a complete halt when they lose power. This coming year, be prepared for whatever Mother Nature throws at […]

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