So, you need to buy a new heavy-duty truck for your business. Maybe you need a long-haul rig that can move products from point A to point B. Or, you might require something with a lot of horsepower to pull or carry major loads for short distances. You might even need a truck that can do a little bit of both.How can you ensure you’re going to choose the right model… or get a good deal on a big truck in the first place? This can be a big question for business owners, and particularly those who aren’t used to making capital purchases. After all, every dealer and manufacturer is going to suggest their option as the best one. And with the dollar amounts involved – both in terms of upfront costs and ongoing operating expenses – it’s not a decision most...
Generators Protect Your Business During Power Outages
When a power outage happens, it leaves your business vulnerable. You rely on a consistent flow of power to keep your company running each and every day. When that power source is disrupted, your lighting and security systems will shut down, putting your facility at great risk. You’ll also lose valuable production time until the power is restored, which can take hours or, in some cases, days.
Be Ready With a Backup Power System
Severe weather conditions, car accidents, and utility equipment failure can cause a blackout at any time without warning. One of the best things that you can do to protect your business is to invest in a generator power system. If this is the first time that you have considered a generator, you’ll notice that there are many makes and models available on
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Why Is Backup Power Important for Industrial Facilities?
Your industrial facility depends on a consistent supply of power to keep your daily operations running smoothly. However, businesses can experience a power outage at any time of the day or night. These power failures are caused by a variety of factors, including:
Weather conditions - From snow and hail to high winds, inclement weather is the most common reason for blackouts.
Vehicle collisions - In car accidents, vehicles can veer into utility poles and cause an outage for nearby homes and businesses.
Equipment failure - Sometimes, power equipment can malfunction on its own due to age or poor maintenance.
When an outage happens, you could be without power for hours, or even days, at a time. How fast the main power is restored depends on how widespread the issue. The best way...
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Generators
At Valley Power Systems, we’re proud to sell a wide array of commercial power systems to meet your individual needs. We partner with the industry’s top brands to offer our clients products that they can trust. When clients come to us looking for a new generator, they often have many questions they need answered before they can finalize their purchase. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of FAQs about commercial generators to help you make the best decision for your business.
Q: What size generator do I need?
Since every business has different power requirements, proper sizing is important. You will need to factor in the running wattage and the starting wattage of each device that you will need powered by the generator. This information can usually be found...
Power outages rarely happen at convenient times. You could experience one in the middle of the day during prime production hours for your business. In this type of scenario, you want to ensure that your operations can continue without disruption. With a standby power generator, you will have access to power anytime you need it, ensuring that your business can stay up and running regardless of the state of the main power grid. Having a standby generator on-hand offers a number of other advantages. Here are some of the top reasons why you should invest in a new commercial generator for your business:
Automatic Transfer of Power
Many modern industrial generators will use an automatic transfer switch. This is an intelligent device that automatically detects power loss. Within seconds of a power failure...