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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

Winter Weather Prepardness Tip : How to Prepare Your Office Building Prior to a Snow Storm

Winter Weather Prepardness Tip :  How to Prepare Your Office Building Prior to a Snow Storm

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”- It may be a simple quote but it holds a lot of meaning especially when it comes to running a business. In order to run a successful business you need to prepare for the unexpected from issues with customers, disgruntle employees and even extreme weather conditions. By failing to prepare for these factors you could be setting your business up for failure. If you operate your business in the Northeast you know the importance of being prepared for the unexpected weather, especially during the winter. Northeastern winters have been known... Read More

Winter Weather Preparedness Tip: Create a Winter Weather Contingency plan for your employees!

Winter Weather Preparedness Tip: Create a Winter Weather Contingency plan for your employees!

  Not even a full week into December and we have already experienced our first snowfall here and Boston! And if this is a sign of what’s in store this winter, it is even more important to start preparing now! Today Weld Power Generators brings you our second winter weather preparedness tip – Create a Winter Weather Contingency plan for your employees! If your business operates in the Northeast you are no stranger to the unpredictable winters in this area. The months from December to March usually include freezing temperatures, whipping winds and lots of snow and ice. But... Read More

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips : Understand the Terms

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips : Understand the Terms

  Now that December is here in the Northeast, it is time to start preparing for the long winter ahead. Although winter doesn’t officially start until December 21st the temperature have already dropped, and many of the northern states have received their first snowfall. To help you get prepared we will be posting Blizzard Preparedness Tips all month long! So make sure to check back periodically throughout the month to help make sure your home or business is ready for another unpredictable New England winter. This week’s tip: Knowing the difference between a winter storm watch and a winter... Read More

Importance of Being Prepared

Importance of Being Prepared

No matter the size or industry, all businesses can benefit from being prepared. Whether you are planning an event or planning for an impending storm, rental generators can ensure your business will continue to run smoothly and efficiently no matter the circumstances. Rental generators provide a back-up power source for your home or business which is especially important during emergency situations where grid electricity is not available. With a Weld Power generator on your side your business will no longer have to stop and wait for the power to come back. While others will be stuck in the dark... Read More

Weld Power Heads to EGSA Fall Conference

Weld Power Heads to EGSA Fall Conference

EGSA is the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to On-Site Power Generators. The Association is comprised of over 750 companies throughout the U.S. and around the world that make, sell, distribute and use On-Site Power generation technology and equipment. As part of our commitment to advancing professionalism within the power industry Weld Power technicians are EGSA certified. Certified technicians demonstrate a complete and thorough understanding of the power generator industry under industry wide consistent standards. Our EGSA certified technicians have completed rigorous testing. This testing not only identifies those technicians who have a broad knowledge of electricity, mechanical and... Read More

The Northeast Building & Facilities Management Show & Conference

The Northeast Building & Facilities Management Show & Conference

Weld Power Generators is proud to announce that our very own Vice President of Operations, Jim Chianese will be presenting at the 11th Annual Northeast Building & Facilities Management (NEBFM) Show and Conference. Jim will be presenting on how NFPA 110 can affect your emergency power equipment facility management implementations including additional helpful insight on how to be proactive before and after power outages. Jim’s presentation will demonstrate How to avoid fee or penalties by being NFPA 110 compliant. How to reduce company downtime. How to create your own power outage contingency plan. The Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management... Read More

The Importance of Load Bank Testing Your Generator

The Importance of Load Bank Testing Your Generator

Annual load bank testing of your emergency standby generator systems should be part of a standard planned maintenance program for your power systems.  The reason as to why you would want to load bank test your generator is to make sure that the generator will operate properly when it is called upon. The load bank test will ensure that the generator system will produce and maintain power without overheating or shutting down.  Under controlled conditions, the load bank test will also reveal any potential weaknesses that the generator system may have, meaning that this allows us to preform corrective... Read More