Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch?

Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch?   Where is the ATS- Common Transfer Switch Locations? Continuing our series on the ATS a lot of our new customers always ask – Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch Located? They can be near each other or the generator can be on the ground and your transfer switch can be on the roof of a 50-story building […]

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power   Automatic Emergency Transfer Switch 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 code for a monthly inspection but they strongly suggest it. “NFPA […]

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101   How does an ATS work? 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 time delay before the ATS sends a signal to your generator, starting […]