5 Ways Buying Diesel Equipment Affects Your Bottom Line
The business owners and managers we work with know that buying diesel trucks or other pieces of heavy equipment is a big decision. But sometimes they might not realize just how big that decision will be, and all the ways that it will eventually affect their bottom line. If anything, they tend to focus on the sticker price of the particular model and look for ways to decrease the immediate financial hit. That’s certainly a good thing to do, but it sometimes misses the point. That’s because, in the long run, what you pay for a particular truck or engine might not be the factor that determines whether you get good value or not. The ongoing running costs add up over time, to the point that they might go far beyond your original...
3 Things You Might Not Have Known About Valley Power
Hardly a week goes by without us hearing a customer say something like: “Wow, I didn’t know Valley Power could do that.”That kind of feedback always seems like a mixed bag. On the one hand, we love discovering that we can surprise and delight customers with unexpected extras and attention. It’s always great when we go the extra mile and get recognized for it. But on the other hand, we wish everyone knew all the different services we have to offer. It would mean more business for us, of course, but also more ways to serve the people and companies who keep us running.For that reason, today’s post won’t focus on a specific product or process. Instead, we want to point out a few things you might not know about our company and what...
Generators have come a long way over the years. Today, they are equipped with many technological innovations, like remote monitoring, to make operation more convenient. If you’re in the market for a new generator, you will find that a remote monitoring system can provide a host of benefits for your business. Here’s what you need to know to make the best purchase decision.
What Is Remote Monitoring?
With remote monitoring capability, you will be able to access your power system no matter where you might be. This is especially important if your building happens to experience a power failure when you’re off-site. You’ll be able to see the status of your generator in real-time and ensure that it’s up and running your equipment until the main power is restored.
Benefits of Remote Monitoring
There’s a host of advantages to using a remote monitoring system.
You’ve relied on your commercial backup generator for many years, but maybe you’ve recently noticed that it’s just not performing as well as it used to. A poorly functioning generator will be unpredictable in an emergency, and its reduced efficiency can waste a ton of money in energy costs. Below we've addressed some of the FAQs when buying a new generator. Signs that you might need a new industrial generator include:
Unexplained higher energy bills
Age (more than 10 years old)
While generators will undoubtedly need more repairs over time, if you find that your system is wearing down fast after years of dependable service, it...
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...