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What’s the Difference Between Load Bank Testing & Building Load Testing?

What’s the Difference Between Load Bank Testing & Building Load Testing?

Preparing for an emergency is difficult because you never know quite what to expect: they occur in all shapes and sizes and can affect your facility in different ways. However, preparing for a power outage is simple with the addition of a generator! Performing specific tests on your building and your generator can ensure you are ready for storms and extreme temperatures, as well as keeping the facility online throughout. Performing periodic load bank tests and building load tests can help prepare your facility and employees for potential outages, but many people don’t know the difference between the tests.... Read More

Keeping Up with Generator Maintenance

Keeping Up with Generator Maintenance

Weather is unpredictable, and storms are easily miscalculated. A snow storm that is supposed to leave a few inches of snow can end up leaving over a foot, or just appear as a dusting. The volatility of meteorology adds to the importance of making sure your facility is prepared for a potential weather-related outage and keeping your backup generator fully serviced. Preparing for a Storm & The Aftermath Time is of the essence when preparing for a potential emergency. As soon as an impending storm is announced, you should contact your generator maintenance company and schedule an inspection and... Read More

The Importance of Winter Contingency Plans

The Importance of Winter Contingency Plans

As drastic weather starts to hit New England, it is crucial to make sure your facility has a contingency plan in place in case of a power outage. This plan needs to contain measures for getting communications online as soon as possible and taking extra measures in case of a multi-day outage. Preparing for the Storm Prior to the storm, employees should be tracking the weather, monitoring its course and transmitting any messages possible to keep the community informed about the situation. The facility’s generator needs to be tested and have fluid levels checked to ensure that it can act... Read More

Top 5 Generator Repairs

Top 5 Generator Repairs

When it comes to generator repairs all are important and necessary to ensure the proper working condition of your unit. But not all repairs are equal. The difference is in the urgency of the repair. For example, reactive maintenance is an urgent repair that needs to be done immediately when there is an unexpected equipment breakdown. While corrective maintenance is a milder repair found through a controlled environment by a diagnosis detected through either our preventative or predictive maintenance. With a corrective maintenance, you protect your equipment’s and systems from any unexpected breakdowns and failures that could lead to... Read More

Winter Weather Preparedness Tip #4: Make Sure You Are Power Prepared

Winter Weather Preparedness Tip #4: Make Sure You Are Power Prepared

  One of the worst things about winter weather is losing power. Losing power is not only inconvenient but could end up costing you thousands and thousands of dollars in lost revenue. Most businesses know that time is money and the longer your business is unable to operate due to a power outage the more money you are losing. Avoid downtime by being power prepared this winter! Being Power Prepared goes beyond just having a backup generator. You need to make sure your power generator is ready to kick in if (and when) the power goes out. Check out... Read More