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Creating a Summer Heat & Storm Contingency Plan

With the summer arriving comes several side effects: the start of hurricane season, increased risk of powerful thunderstorms and excessive heat. Each of these factors can contribute to power loss in your facility, and it is important to make sure you are prepared before an emergency occurs by having a company-wide contingency plan in place in order to minimize downtime and data loss. This can be completed by following these steps prior to an emergency. Create a Power Loss Contingency Plan Before a potential storm or heat wave is announced, write a plan that will assign roles to each... Read More

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us, and it’s important to make sure your facility is prepared in case of an outage or other emergencies. Having an emergency generator is a good first step, but maintaining it is vital to success. The first thing you will want to check is whether your generator will be sufficient for the duration of a possible outage. Your local generator distributor can size one for your data center, school or emergency service center. While hurricanes in the northeast tend to not wipe out infrastructure, having backups of all of your data is critical, especially if... Read More

Weld Power is Exhibiting at NEBFM

Weld Power is Exhibiting at NEBFM

Weld Power Generator will have a booth at the 13th Annual Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center! Show Hours: June 13th, Wednesday: 11:00am – 4:00pm June 14th, Thursday: 10:00am – 2:00pm Visit us at booth 231 for the opportunity to win Red Sox tickets and meet some of our Sales Team! We hope to see you... Read More

Why Should I Have My Generator Monitored Remotely?

Why Should I Have My Generator Monitored Remotely?

After a difficult winter, you may think that your days of worrying about your generator maintenance during storms are behind you for a few months, until the frost and snow begin. However, weather-related power outages can occur at any moment, with heightened risks during the summer due to extreme heat and thunderstorms. Having your generator monitored remotely allows you the peace of mind of knowing your generator is being checked throughout the day, with issues being brought to your attention immediately. What is Remote Monitoring? Remote monitoring is when your generator’s fluid levels and overall functionality are electronically watched... Read More

Why You Should Schedule Automatic Transfer Switch Maintenance

Why You Should Schedule Automatic Transfer Switch Maintenance

Your backup generator is made up of several components, each of which requires a certain amount of maintenance to remain fully functional. The automatic transfer switch is vital to your generator’s functionality: it controls the switch of power from the utility source to the generator itself in the case of an outage or system test. If the ATS malfunctions, your generator may not switch on properly, leaving your facility vulnerable to data loss and the inability to perform normal duties. Making sure your generator and transfer switch are regularly serviced by certified technicians is critical to staying online in... Read More