The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load

The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load The size of a generator is dictated by the customer’s load, and it varies depending on the customer’s requirements. For example at a customers location they may require an air conditioner, some refrigeration, some test lab powering – it just depends on which items they want to have on the emergency […]

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump Diesel Fire Pump Testing On the diesel fire pumps, basically it’s an engine service on the fire pump itself. We will grease the bearings, we will check the packing, and we will check the RPM of the engine to maintain the rated RPM on the pump. That is basically a generator minor service (or major service if […]

Power Source Options for Commercial Generators

Power Source Options for Commercial Generators Generators come in a number of power sources. One is diesel, there’s propane, natural gas and gasoline. The most popular generator on the market today is diesel. Reason being that in a natural disaster ( such as an earthquake ) the first thing that gets cut off to all facilities is natural gas. So, if that’s […]

Replacing Belts and Hoses on a Commercial Generator

Replacing Belts and Hoses on a Commercial Generator Belts and hoses we recommend replacing every 36 months – that is the guideline for most manufacturers. With every comprehensive inspection we do, we check the entire system. The cooling system, belts, hoses, coolant, etc. We are always checking the belts for proper adjustment and cracks. Many times we’ll find that the belts need […]

Most Common Parts Replaced on Commercial Generators

Most Common Parts Replaced on Commercial Generators   The most common parts that typically need to be replaced on a commercial generator are as follows: Oil filter Fuel Filter Coolant Belts Hoses (in no particular order) Oil filters, fuel filters and oil are going to be changed out annually. While belts, hoses, coolant and thermostats are going to be done on an […]

Renting Compared to Buying a Commercial Generator

Renting Compared to Buying a Commercial Generator Renting vs. Buying Emergency Generators Renting is obvious if you need a generator for a temporary situation. Basically what we get a lot of rentals for are power shutdowns, construction projects or an outside project (such as a show) that they need temporary power for. This is when a customer needs temporary power for day […]