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4 Tips for Driving Before and After a Hurricane

  At Assurance Power Systems we not only make sure that our customers have uninterrupted power to their homes and businesses, but we try to educate them on those issues that can often affect them both before and after natural disasters such as Hurricanes and tropical storms disrupt their lives. Those living storm prone areas Power generators are not a substitute for common sense and good judgement. Tropical storms and the flooding that often accompanies such storms can frequently cause mor...
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Generator Service and Installation for West Palm Beach Florida

Generators are important for residents of West Palm Beach, Florida, because of the susceptibility that this area is to hurricanes and natural disasters. Residents often use their generators in the event the power goes out during storms, so it is important to keep them in working order. There are often things that can go wrong with a generator that sits idle for too long, and professionals often recommend maintenance in order to prevent generator failure in an emergency. Professionals ...
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A Buyers Guide to a Standby Home Generator

What is an automatic standby home generator? An automatic standby generator is a back-up electrical system that operates whether you are home or away. Within seconds of an outage, it automatically supplies power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. After utility power returns, the generator shuts itself off and waits for the next outage. It operates on natural gas, diesel, or liquid propane gas and sits outside just like a central air conditioning unit. Why should I ...
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Premier Generator Service Offers Top-Notch Commercial Generator Installation

Premier Generator Service Offers Top-Notch Commercial Generator Installation The beginning of hurricane season in South Florida — the six months from June 1-Nov. 30 — is just around the corner. If you’re a business owner, you know how important it is to make your preparations early. We all depend on electricity to live our daily lives. But it only takes one major storm to lose power completely. A long-term power outage can be devastating for a business, affecting you and your employees for many...
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Why Back-Up Electrical Power Is so Important

Electricity is the gateway to a knowledgeable society. We depend on it to keep us informed through the information highway. It has given us a quick means of communication to breaking news across the globe. It is incomprehensible that we would not be informed of world events even by means of a newspaper. How would a printing press work without electricity? Practically all businesses would come to a complete halt if they did not have the use computers. Think of all the information stored on disks ...
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Sizing Your Standby Generator

What size generator do we need? I want to power my whole house but I don't want to spend a fortune! What options are there for whole and partial house automatic back-up generators? This article will address those questions and get you started towards better understanding the issues surrounding standby generator sizing. Our approach is based upon the National Electric Code and local municipalities may vary - ask an expert to help size your generator system!Sizing a generator can be a daunting and...
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Enjoy Peace of Mind from Your Generator through the Holidays and Every Year After

Assurance Power Systems offers Mobile Link™ Remote Generator Monitoring to ensure your nights remain bright…and warm Everyone living is South Florida is well versed on the importance of having a residential or commercial backup generator during hurricane season. Those resistant to the notion might not be taking a sober look at the increased frequency of outages in the other months of the year, especially around the holidays as there continues to be more and more strain put on our power grids. T...
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Why You Need a Power Generator

   We all take the little things for granted like the use of power running the refrigerator, microwave, TV, and other appliances or electronics in our homes. Why? Because power is usually on without even the slightest problem most of the time. But what about those times when there are power outages? In South Florida with an aging power grid and the constant threat of hurricanes and severe weather power outages are more "when" than "if". That is when we realize that electrical power is ...
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GET CONNECTED WITH MOBILE LINK 4G LTE

 If you have a Generac generator and have ever wanted to know "when was the last time it was serviced?" "When does it do its weekly test?" "Why is it running right now?" Or even "did the generator turn on when the power went off during the night?" Keep reading and you could have the answers to these questions and many more anytime and anywhere through your phone, tablet or desktop! Through the amazing technology of the Mobile Link Cellular LTE monitor you can instantly get the status of you...
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Your Generator Checklist for When Your Generator Doesn’t Start

 You are a pre-planner, you have your generator maintenance schedule, you are up-to-date on your Genstar monitoring service, you stay informed when the maintenance tests are run on your standby power system, and most importantly, you feel at the top of your game for keeping your family safe, comfortable and secure….even so…a power outage is the worst time to discover that your generator will not start.   No one wants their backup plan to malfunction when it’s needed most. Luckily, ther...
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The Importance of Pre-Hurricane Season Generator Maintenance

Hurricane season on the Atlantic coast begins on June 1 each year and runs through the end of November. Hurricanes are especially problematic in South Florida, since it’s vulnerable from three sides. Even before hurricane season begins, other storms in the spring time can be very threatening. If you have a commercial-grade generator for your home or business, you need to be prepared for any major storms, so that you will continue to have electric power in emergencies. There are some routine step...
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Expert Vendor for Claim Adjuster

As a claim adjuster, I always look towards APS for professional technical advice and providing apples for apples repair and replacement quotes for our insureds. Making APB my first call for nearly all generator claims. Either as our expert vendor or as a repair vendor for the insured.   Thanks,   Joseph Tamres General Adjuster   The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
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1700 Palm Beach Lakes - 300kW Diesel Generator

Assurance Power Systems replaced an aging 300kW diesel generator with a new system.  Assurance Power Systems handled all aspects of the project including: structural modifications, electrical connections, diesel fuel piping, mechanical systems including exhaust piping and shrouds, rigging, start up, load bank, and building load test.       

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  • CBRE
  • 300KW Diesel Generator System
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Jupiter Hills Club - 400kW With Custom Enclosure

Assurance Power Systems installed a new 400kW diesel generator with a custom 180 mph aluminum enclosure with the highest amount of sound attenuation to power the exclusive Jupiter Hills Club in Jupiter, FL.  Assurance Power Systems handled all aspects of the project including: structural modifications, electrical connections, diesel fuel piping, mechanical systems, rigging, start up, load bank, and building load test.       

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  • Jupiter Hills Club
  • 400KW Diesel Generator System
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Copy of Copy of The Landings At MIA

Assurance Power Systems replaced an aging 900kW diesel generator with a new system consisting of a 1250kW Kohler diesel generator, [4] 1200 Amp Automatic Transfer Switches, [1] 200 gallon day tank, and a 7,500 gallon Fireguard diesel storage tank.  The Landings at MIA is a Class A & B office development located just west of Miami International Airport.  There are several high profile tenants that require reliable backup power for their critical operations.  The generator repl...

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  • CBRE
  • 1250KW Diesel Generator System
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Elizabeth H Dudley

Dear Mr. Ferrigno,  Right before the "non" hurricane I was scheduled for a swap out of my generator from 2000.  I am writing to tell you how impressed I have been with your installation crew.  They came when scheduled, and quickly installed my new generator.  At all times they were courteous and knowledgeable.  They were very careful of my property in a tight situation,  And when they left everything was nicely cleaned up. In particular Brian was concerned that...
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Linda Coolidge

  During Hurricane Mathew (2016) was the first time that we needed our generator which was installed in 2015.  I am so happy with the results of our unit.  Having this quality generator gave me much peace and security as I awaited the storm. Indeed the electricity did go out sometime after midnight. I heard the unit click on and it continued all night, giving me the opportunity to relax as I was listening to the howling wind.   When we decided to purchase a generator w...
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Home Standby Generator | Boca Raton | 48kW Generac Quietsource Generator

Installing a Whole Home Standby Generator in Boca Raton Background: What was this beautiful home in the Golden Harbour neighborhood of Boca Raton, FL missing? An automatic whole home standby generator - no home is complete without one! Assurance Power Systems specializes in installing and servicing whole home standby generator systems.  This system consists of a 48kW Generac Quietsource series generator with two 200 amp Automatic Transfer Switches for whole house protection.   For info...

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  • Boca Raton Homeowner
  • Generac 48kW Quietsource Generator
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Generator Highland Beach Florida | Generac Industrial Natural Gas Generator

Background Our customer wanted the best of the best for their Highland Beach, FL Estate Home.  We selected a Generac Industrial Natural Gas generator and applied our proprietary coastal package to protect it from the harsh ocean air.  Click here to learn about our Coastal Package.  For information on how to "complete" your home with a standby generator system, call us at 877.499.9500.

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  • Highland Beach, FL
  • Generac Natural Gas Generator
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Natural Gas Generators | Boca Raton | Generac Quietsource 48kW NG Generator | Oaks at Boca Raton

Background The Oaks of Boca Raton is an exclusive community of estate homes.  Assurance Power Systems has installed many generators in the Oaks.  Natural Gas service is available to all homes which makes for more affordable systems that have continuous run times.   For information on how to "complete" your home with a standby generator system, call us at 877.499.9500.

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  • The Oaks at Boca Raton, FL
  • Generac Quietsource 48kW NG Generator
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