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What are the Benefits of Backup Power for Telecom Companies?

A power outage means bad news for anybody who relies on electricity. But for telecom companies, the consequences are even worse.   Losing power means that a telecom company can't function normally, for however long the electricity is gone. That's why many companies have turned to backup power systems as an emergency option to keep functioning normally during those power outages.   Still not convinced that backup power is the best option for you? Then there's a good chance you're misinf...
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The Benefits of Having a Commercial Generator Maintenance Plan

Suppliers and partners. Customers. Employees. These are all the people your company is most concerned about when a disaster strikes.   Dealing with electrical outages can be frightening for anyone. When you have so many depending on you to provide them with services and goods, it can get stressful.   In cases such as these, you want to have regular a generator maintenance plan.   Today, we're exploring some of the benefits of having such a plan, and why every business should have ...
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5 Powerful Reasons You Need a Backup Diesel Generator

Worried about that next power outage?   You don't have to be. You can actually be prepared for any power cut in the United States by having a backup generator on hand.   When deciding on which generator is the best for you, we definitely recommend checking out a diesel generator.   Read on to learn more about why you need a backup diesel generator today.   1. Your Diesel Generator Is Cost-Effective   There are many types of backup generators out there. The primary differ...
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Electric vs. Gas Tankless Water Heaters

There's no better way to wake up in the morning than to rinse off in a steamy shower. It's most people's personal calm before the storm...   ... until that warm water suddenly turns ice cold!   If you're familiar with this, you may have already researched alternatives to your current water heater. These products supply endless amounts of hot water, and who doesn't want that?   But did you know that there are electric AND gas tankless water heaters?   If you're ready to invest...
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Benefits of Using Natural Gas

  In 2012 about 30% of the energy consumed in the US was obtained from natural gas (source). That's a pretty big chunk of energy.   Despite this, many people don't even consider natural gas as an option, meaning that they miss out on many important benefits.   Wondering whether natural gas is the right choice for your home or business?   Maybe you're worried about:   Reliability Cost Environmental impact Efficiency   It can be hard to figure out what's what when i...
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Why Use a Commercial Generator?

If you're a business-owner, you know how important it is to keep operations up and running at peak capacity during working hours. As such, you probably also know that a power loss isn't really just a power loss -- it's a productivity loss. Without electricity and temperature control, a workspace isn't just uncomfortable, it's often unfit.  That's where a commercial generator comes in. These are systems designed to help companies maintain power during the event of an outage. They're a smart ...
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How to Care for Your Backup Generator

You're likely to be hit by power outages during Florida's storm season. That's when your handy backup generator will come to the rescue. However, if you haven't maintained it properly, you might find that it doesn't work. Read on to find out about the most important aspects of backup generator maintenance, so you'll never be left without power again. How to Carry Out Backup Generator Maintenance Keep it in the Right Environment Your backup generator needs to be kept clean in order to functi...
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Commercial Generators for Small Business

It’s common knowledge now that the changes in the climate are causing weather patterns to shift all over the world, causing serious damage to buildings and energy infrastructures. Coupled with an ever-growing population, this has been putting a lot of strain on energy supplies in the major cities of every developed nation. Despite the huge amount of money and effort small business owners put into starting their ventures, many fail to protect themselves against this threat. Here’s why commercial ...
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Location Considerations When Installing an Industrial Standby Generator

Unlike the smaller, domestic kind of generator that you might keep in your garage, there’s no “one size fits all solution” for industrial standby generators. This gives buyers, and the contractors and engineers they’ll deal with, a range of challenges and considerations that need to be addressed. One of the big ones is placement. Here are a few location considerations for installing your industrial standby generator. Space – Generators are huge, so choosing a place where it isn’t going to eat u...
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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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