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FAQs When Buying a New GeneratorYou’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:
- Frequent breakdowns
- Inconsistent power
- Unexplained higher energy bills
- Age (more than 10 years old)
Factors When Choosing a Commercial Backup GeneratorDelta reported a $150 million loss when its Atlanta operations center experienced a power failure for just five hours in 2016. Regardless of what kind of industry they’re in, business owners can agree that time spent without electricity is money lost. However, a power outage looks different for every company. If you are in the food industry, a power outage can mean losing refrigeration or heat sources, leading to the loss of groceries and the inability to prepare food. In the manufacturing industry, a power outage results in machinery downtime, which renders your company incapable of meeting consumer demands. For professional services, a power loss may lead to data losses that cost you valuable time. The effects of power outages vary significantly from one business to the other. The key to keeping everything up and running throughout the duration is investing in the right commercial...
Is It Time to Upgrade Your Generator?An industrial generator is a great investment in your business, but even the best models won’t last forever. However, with proper maintenance and prompt repair work, your generator can provide many years of service before you will need to upgrade your generator. If you are weighing repairs over a generator replacement, look at these five signs that indicate you should upgrade to a new and improved power system.
1. Repairs Are Becoming More ExpensiveAs your generator ages and requires more repairs, these costs can really begin to add up. Some repairs, like replacing a hose or fitting, are relatively inexpensive. However, other issues, like cracked heads, broken pistons, or engine failure, can be costly to repair. Additionally, it may be harder—and more expensive—to locate outdated generator parts. You might find it more beneficial to replace the...
8 Reasons to Buy a Backup GeneratorAre you considering a backup generator for your business? Many companies across California rely on Valley Power Systems for their power needs. We partner with top industry manufacturers like Atlas Copco and Blue Star Power Systems to bring our customers reliable generators from brands they trust. Here are the top reasons to purchase a backup generator system:
Uninterrupted PowerEven if the power is out for just an hour or two, it costs your business in productivity. When outages extend into several hours or even days, the hit to your bottom line becomes much more serious. A standby generator can ensure you have the continuous power you need for:
- Computers, phones, and network systems
- Interior and exterior lighting
- Essential tools and equipment
- Security systems