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The APS Generator Blog publishes news stories, press releases, helpful tips, how-to videos, and more to educate and inform our Generator customers.

Power Generator Sizing Tips

Determining the right size generator to power your home or business can be a daunting task, and the best way to do this to have an Assurance Power Systems professional work with you on power generator sizing. If you purchase a standby generator that is too small it can not only overburden the generator possibly damaging it while not supplying sufficient power for you needs, but it can also cause damage to some of the appliances connected to it. Deciding on what size generator to buy should take ...
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Annual Cost of Power Outages in the US

  It may seem hard to believe but the annual cost of power outages just from severe storms alone can range in the tens of billions of dollars! With major storms anticipated to increase in frequency and an aging power grid that has begun falter, many companies are simply not prepared to handle the issues that a loss of power would bring. Power outages of just a few hours are increasing in frequency and prolonged outages are also on the rise with the cost of power outages potentially devastat...
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How a Backup Power Generator Can Benefit Your Office or Bank

Unplanned downtime due to power loss can wreak havoc on operations in any office or bank. That’s where Assurance Power Systems’ quality power generators come in. There are a variety of ways that your office can benefit from our commercial generators.     In the United States, over two million businesses experience a significant power outage every year. These outages disrupt productivity by shutting down IT services, costing U.S. businesses over $80 billion per year. Some individual bu...
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Why You Need Backup Power for Your Gas Station or Convenience Store

The thought of a power outage shutting down your business is a nightmare for any owner. For gas stations and convenience stores, the situation is even worse because fuel and convenience products are exactly what people need most when the lights go out. Without a backup solution from Assurance Power, an outage will bring every facet of your business to a screeching halt.       No gas pumps. Fuel is the cornerstone of your business. Profit margins on gasoline are often razor-thin b...
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Industrial Generators: Manufacturing and Warehouse

As large manufacturing plants and warehouses integrate more digital technology into their operations and processes at a rapid pace, having reliable access of consistent power and electricity has emerged as an increasingly important consideration. In the event of a power outage, mechanical error or human miscalculation, the losses in productivity, costs and quality of services could be devastating for the warehouse or industrial plant that ripple throughout each department of the entire company. ...
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Why You Need Backup Power for Your Retail Store

  Imagine all of the things that go wrong when the power goes out: The employees cannot operate the cash register or conduct debit or credit card transactions, so your business experiences a loss of sales. Many customers will abandon their purchases, further contributing to the profit loss. Deliveries, incoming and outgoing, will be delayed, which leads to angry and dissatisfied customers who may start patronizing your competitors. During a power outage, the employees are still getting pai...
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Assurance Power Systems Is the Solution for Data Center Power Backup

  Assurance Power Systems (APS) offers its data center clients the full range of contemporary solutions for all their power backup issues. APS technicians are trained and certified to identify the unique backup power needs of any data center, and provide the full service solution that answers every need in full. Below is a brief guide to backup power generation for data centers, and what you, the client, need to know about the services that we provide.   Data Center Backup Generators ...
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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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How to Protect Your Power Generator from the Elements

If you're a homeowner in South Florida, a back-up power generator is a necessity, not a luxury. A residential generator automatically powers up your whole house in the event of a blackout or power outage. It can be your saving grace during a bad storm or hurricane, but you must protect your power generator from the elements, or it may not help you in an emergency.     You should start thinking about protecting your power generator from the elements, even before you buy one. If you wan...
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5 Reasons Why You Need a Standby Home Generator in South Florida

 Why you NEED a Generator In a world where we rely more and more on electricity, the grid is aging rapidly, catastrophic weather events are increasing, so can you really live without a backup generator?  We don’t think so!  We value your security, safety and comfort and have developed solutions to give you the confidence you need no matter what life throws your way.  Our Generac home generators may be just the thing to ensure the safety and security of your family and busines...
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