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Miami Herald Highlights How Florida Won't Be Hurricane Free For Too Long

As this hurricane season 2014 opens according with Jenny Staletovich this luck won't last forever, and we should be prepared. The article goes on to say that "forecasters warn could end anytime over the next six-month hurricane season, which officially opened Sunday". Also the National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb also said "We’re very vulnerable, so it’s a matter of when, not if,”. Read the full story. More About The 2014 Florida Hurricane Season Hurricane Names for 2014 in Florida ...
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27kW Generator Installation at Azura in Boca Raton

With the start of hurricane season a resident at Azura community in Boca Raton have taken smart precautions to ensure they will maintain power in case a hurricane hits and have contacted us to install a 27kW Generac quiet series liquid cooled natural gas generator. This system has two automatic transfer switches and powers the whole house, a 4500 square feet home and utilizes automatic load management.
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Generator History Before and After

Then and Now The grandfather of today’s modern generator systems was invented in 1831 by British chemist and physicist Michael Faraday. Named the Faraday disc in honor of its inventor, this groundbreaking technology was produced after Faraday came up with arguably one of his greatest discoveries, electromagnetic induction. Using a copper disc and a horseshoe magnet, Faraday built the first ever electromagnetic generator. Despite its severe limitations, including waste heating of the copper di...
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How Can Technology Help You Prevent Disasters This 2014 Hurricane Season

Here in Florida, we celebrate all of the four traditional seasons as the rest of the country. Spring, summer, fall, and winter come and go every three months, often without any of the temperature fluctuations and recognizable signs experienced throughout the rest of the United States. Existing in a constant state of hot and hotter, Florida also begrudgingly recognizes another season unique in its duration of six months. Beginning on June 1st and lasting until November 30th is a period in Florida...
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Top 10 Power Outages of 2013

Top 10 most significant reported outages worldwide   1. No gift from Santa. An ice storm that pummeled Michigan the weekend of Dec. 21 left   more than 500,000 customers in the dark. Some 150,000 of those remained powerless   on Christmas Day, with full restoration not projected until Dec. 28.   2. Deep freeze. A deadly blizzard of historic proportions pounded the Northeast on Feb. 8,   bringing more than 3 feet of snow to some areas and cutt...
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The Costs and Consequences of Corporate Downtime

No matter how you look at it, the benefits of investing in power backup solutions to protect critical systems far outweigh the astonishing price tag related to downtime.  With the ability to cause irreparable damage and irretrievable loss of revenue in a matter of minutes, downtime has the power to unleash a hurricane of costs and consequences that are both direct and indirect, short-term and long-term.   Electrical power outages, surges and spikes are estimated to ring up more than...
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Assurance Power Systems named Generac Premier Dealer for 3rd Year In A Row

Prestigious program identifies dealers that are committed to consistently providing an outstanding sales and service experience   BOCA RATON, FL–March 21, 2014 – Assurance Power Systems, America's Premier Generator Provider, was recently recognized as a Power Pro Premier Dealer by Generac Power Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of generators and engine-powered products. This distinction is the highest level available for a Generac residential/commercial dealer. It is only ...
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Backup Your Home Business

Do you have a home based business?  Do you rely on power and connectivity?  Don't risk being with power.  Assurance Power Systems can install a Generac backup generator for your Boca Raton or South Florida home at an affordable price so you can keep on working and stay connected.  Big businesses have generators; so should your home business!  Some of the benefits of the Generac generator include: Quiet operation Ultra quiet weekly exercising Propane of NG ...
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Fish Need Power Too!

  Mal Steinberg of Hollywood, FL spends a lot of time caring for his fish.  He has a beautiful aquarium that requires a lot of attention.  One of the risks of managing an aquarium of this size is power outages.  So, to put his mind at ease, Mal chose to have Assurance Power Systems install a Generac 20kW Standby Generator that kicks in as soon as power loss is detected.  The generator provides backup power to his whole house - including his beloved fish tank.  &nb...
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Generator Enclosure Replacement Review

Here's a note from an Assurance Power's client that needed a generator enclosure replacement.
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Improved Hurricane Forecasts

Underwater Gliders to Help Improve Hurricane Forecasts The gliders are currently collecting data to help scientists understand key factors that could determine the hurricane intensity forecasts. The study is being lead by the Rutgers University and data collected will go through NOAA's to NOAA's National Weather Service, the U.S Navy and other data users. Read the full story
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Local soldier surprising her nephew and his football game

Boca Raton Local News Soldier Surprises Nephew at Football Game
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Power Generators for Home

Power Generators for Home No one wants to face the problem of a major power outage, but it is something many of us will have to deal with at one point or another in our lives. In those moments, however, power generators can be a serious lifesaver. Consider investing in a generator to keep your life afloat in times of crisis. Power Generators for Home Power outages at home are no fun and can quite simply put a major damper in your daily life. Circumvent that problem with a backup generator th...
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I purchased an excellent 8 KW generator

I purchased an excellent 8 KW generator Over the years, my family has to deal with the power going out for long periods of time. This has generally occurred when there were major storms in our area, or when there has been a failure to the area's power grid. During these times our family had to deal with a complete lack of air conditioning, refrigeration, and lighting in our home. I decided that the best thing for me to do was to look around for a good generator. I went to a company that offers ...
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Install A Generator - Add Value to your House

Install A Generator - Add Value to your House Whether you’re looking to sell your house or simply seeking to make lasting, cost-beneficial improvements, there are a number of ways you can add value to your home. A house is a major investment, even in times of economic uncertainty, and a well-maintained, up-to-date property can prove to be a valuable asset. There are a number of improvements that can raise the value of your property, many of which can be made with minimal hassle and all of whi...


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Power Generators for Home - Options For A Home Backup Generators

Power Generators for Home - Options For A Home Backup Generators In the last few years, thunderstorms, tornados, and hurricanes have caused widespread power outages leaving thousands of people with power. Power outages can last for days, even weeks causing a loss of air conditioning, heat, refrigerator power, not to mention being left in the dark. These inconveniences have led to many people wanting to purchase a home backup generator. A generator is a backup electrical system that supplies po...


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Power Generators For Home - A Buyers Guide

Power Generators For Home - A Buyers Guide 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 ai...
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Being Prepared with a Power Generator for Your Home in West Palm Beach, FL

Being Prepared with a Power Generator for Your Home in West Palm Beach, FL When utility power fails, families can quickly find themselves in an emergency. After all, power needs go beyond simple lights. A lack of heating and cooling can quickly become dangerous, especially for small children or the elderly. An unpowered refrigerator and freezer will cause food to spoil. Emergency shelters can fill up quickly and may not have adequate power or supplies either. Not to mention, in case of a natura...


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Generator Service and Installation for West Palm Beach Florida

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 many things that can go wrong with a generator, and professionals often recommend maintenance in order to prevent generator failure in ...


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Generator Installation, Generator Repairs and Generator Installation for South Florida

Assurance Power Systems continues to lead the pack in generator sales, generator installation and generation repairs for the South Florida Region. "We continue to see strong sales for complete generator services in West Palm Beach, Miami and the Fort Lauderdale areas" said Will Ferrigno, Founder and CEO of Assurance Power Systems. "So far, we have had a subdued 2013 hurricane season but people have been upgrading their generators or performing routine generator maintenance or services. We have ...
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