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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

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