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Broco Oil Offer Code for Weld Power Customers

Broco Oil Offer Code for Weld Power Customers

Weld Power Generator is proud to have Broco Oil as our chosen fuel vendor.  Broco Oil helps to ensure our mission critical customer’s generators are fueled and ready for any upcoming storms or potential power outages. With the winter upon us and the snow right around the corner, making sure your generator is kept maintained and fueled up is important. This winter, when you call Broco Oil and mention “Weld Power”, you’ll receive 10% off your order of premium fuel. Broco Oil can be reached by calling (781) 246-1130. If you are looking to buy or rent a generator... Read More

Preparing Your Generator for Fall

Preparing Your Generator for Fall

As the summer comes to a close, the time will come to start making preparations for your generator to retain full functionality in the colder months. Maintaining your generator prevents problems from occurring when an outage occurs and you’re left in the dark. Before the leaves and snow begin to fall, perform routine maintenance and checks to keep everything operational. Keep any openings clear of debris As leaves and acorns begin to fall, the wind may carry them towards your generator and block essential openings such as air ducts and exhaust pipes. This will prevent air from flowing properly... Read More

Creating a Summer Heat & Storm Contingency Plan

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

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