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Nov 07
2016

The KD Series: A New Industrial Generator Line from KOHLER

By: Patti Stewkesbury

KOHLER generators have recently unveiled the KD Series, the newest line of generators powered with their advanced KOHLER diesel engines. This new line is ideal for facilities with power needs which are consistently evolving and becoming more demandin... Read Article


Oct 14
2016

Debunking The Top Myths About Industrial Generators

By: Patti Stewkesbury

Industrial generators must withstand extreme usage and weather conditions for an extensive amount of time. It’s important to better understand these systems and to do so the top myths and misconceptions need to be debunked. This article will ex... Read Article


Sep 20
2016

Top Reasons Why Your Industrial Generator Won’t Start

By: Kinsley Power

It’s important for your business to keep people safe and operations running. For this reason, the event of a power outage can significantly harm your business in more ways than one. An industrial generator is meant to provide additional power t... Read Article


Sep 19
2016

What Are The Benefits Of Total System Integration For KOHLER Industrial Generators?

By: Patti Stewkesbury

When all is said and done, an industrial power system is only as efficient as the parts that define it. That’s why we work with KOHLER, a company who engineers every detail down to the last bolt. They offer tough generators which are made to po... Read Article


Aug 15
2016

Keep The Lights On With A Kohler Residential Standby Generator

By: Patti Stewkesbury

Power outages and blackouts are nothing new to homeowners; however, the intensity of damaging storms in our area has been constantly rising. For those who witnessed the devastation caused by storms like Hurricane Sandy, there is no doubt in the impor... Read Article


Aug 11
2016

Important Factors To Compare Between Home Standby Generators

By: Patti Dineen

There’s no surprise here: homeowners use comparisons as a part of the decision making process prior to any large purchase— standby generators are no different. Making comparisons between similar generators will help you to figure out whi... Read Article


Aug 08
2016

5 Reasons CT Businesses Need A Standby Generator For Backup Power

By: Patti Dineen

Employers and employees throughout CT must face the reality of biting winter storms and occasional hurricane force winds that can lead to the loss of electrical power to your business and equipment. A commercial grade generator may just help you stay... Read Article


Jun 20
2016

What Are The Benefits Of Industrial Generator Load Banking?

By: Patti Dinneen

Proper testing of a facility's backup power generation system is one of the only ways to identify generator system weaknesses in the case of unplanned power disruptions. Due to insufficient testing, a number of facility managers still remain unaw... Read Article


Jun 08
2016

Top Facilities That Benefit From An Industrial Generator

By: Patti Dineen

Consistent access to electric power is a necessity— work, entertainment, comfort, and other daily activities all depend on electric power. So when the power goes out, it’s not only inconvenient, but disruptive as well. Yet, no one is aff... Read Article


May 09
2016

Standby Vs. Portable Generators: What's Best For Residential Use?

By: Patti Dinneen

Power failures can be a real hassle—and downright dangerous—if you and your family are not prepared. Consider this: blackouts disable heating and air-conditioning systems, freezers, refrigerators, water pumps and lighting, so if a power o... Read Article


May 02
2016

How To Plan For A Home Standby Generator Installation

By: Patti Dineen

Though the winter has finally passed, the next season of severe weather is just around the corner. Everything from torrential downpours, flooding, brush fires, and high winds will impact lives across New England in the coming months. Without fail, ev... Read Article


Apr 28
2016

Residential Standby Generator Watts Comparison

By: Patti Dinneen

We often hear this question when homeowners consult with our technicians, "What can I run with my generator when the power goes out?" It's a deceptively complex question, and the simple answer is, it depends on a variety of factors. Kin... Read Article


Apr 25
2016

What Do I Need To Consider When Shopping For A Generator?

By: Patti Dinneen

Getting a generator that can handle all your power generation needs is one of the most critical aspects of the purchasing decision.  Whether you are interested in prime or standby power, if your new generator can't meet your specific require... Read Article


Apr 14
2016

Important Generator Services To Add To Your Preventative Maintenance Plan

By: Patti Dinneen

Industrial generators are a large investment, making it essential to perform maintenance that will extend the lifespan of your facilities’ generator. We offer yearly and biannual preventative maintenance programs; however, we also provide addit... Read Article


Mar 21
2016

5 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Home Standby Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

Standby generators automatically operate after your home experiences a power outage, helping homeowners following a severe storm. Are you considering installing a standby generator in your home to protect your investments and family’s sanity? B... Read Article


Feb 08
2016

The Importance Of Redundant Backup Power For Data Centers

By: Patti Dinneen

Access to reliable redundant power is essential for data centers. Despite the importance of redundant backup power, many data centers have backup power systems that fall short of desirable. Since businesses rely on data centers for day-to-day oper... Read Article


Feb 01
2016

The Top Reasons To Invest In A KOHLER Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

Power loss is affecting more businesses throughout the country each year. Are you on the fence about purchasing a generator to keep your facility online during the toughest storms? Continue reading for the top reasons why facility managers purchase a... Read Article


Jan 25
2016

7 Key Preventative Services Keeping Your Generator In Prime Condition

By: Patti Dinneen

There are few things worse in life than when a product fails in the moment when you need it must. That being said, it's essential that your generator is properly maintained to protect your investment, and ensure the generator perfor... Read Article


Jan 04
2016

The Cost of Power Outages: Can a Standby Generator Help You?

By: Patti Dinneen

Major winter storms do more than give you a reason to use your snow blower; heavy snow and extreme cold can last for several days and your family should have a plan to remain safe during dangerous times. When storms dominate the forecast, there are ... Read Article


Dec 28
2015

Why You Should Choose a Permanently Installed Residential Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

When homeowners decide to obtain standby power for their residence, they are quickly faced with an important decision—whether or not they should opt for a portable or permanently installed unit. Portable generators are useful in certain situa... Read Article


Dec 21
2015

Combined Heat and Power for the Food and Beverage Industries

By: Patti Dinneen

In the United States dairy and beverage sector, the opportunities to save money, increase efficiency and decrease environmental impact are abundant when a combined heat and power (CHP) system is employed.  A CHP system (sometimes called Cogenera... Read Article


Dec 01
2015

Winterization Tips & Accessories For Diesel Generator Sets

By: Patti Dinneen

Freqently generator sets are installed outside the building to which they are supplying standby or prime power. Therefore, system designers need to consider how ambient temperature and common precipitation will affect these outdoor ins... Read Article


Nov 09
2015

The Basics Of Residential Generator Maintenance

By: Patti Dinneen

Residential generators are complex machines, and like any other engine-powered machine, standby generators require periodic maintenance to run properly. We understand the significance of preventative maintenance plans to ensure that your generator is... Read Article


Nov 02
2015

Essential Components For An Industrial Generator Service Plan

By: Patti Dinneen

Poorly maintained generator sets are more prone to failure, and are more likely to fail when you need them most. Typically, generator engine failures are caused by issues with the starting, cooling, lubrication, or fuel delivery systems. You can prev... Read Article


Jul 27
2015

A Comparison Of Generator Cooling Systems

By: Patti Dinneen

Generators produce an extraordinary amount of heat, and so the interior components must be constantly cooled to ensure that the generator is not damaged. The majority of generators are air-cooled or liquid-cooled. The cooling method is an essenti... Read Article


Jun 29
2015

What Is A Generator Transfer Switch?

By: Patti Dinneen

Power outages are unpredictable, can occur at any moment and have the possibility to last for a prolonged periods of time. Any home or business owner that has endured a power outage, especially one that lasted more than a few hours, has good reason f... Read Article


Jun 22
2015

What Are The Benefits Of Load Shedding?

By: Patti Dinneen

In an ideal situation, a reliable and high quality supply of power would be available to guarantee the successful operation of an industrial facility. In reality, the electrical systems of industrial facilities can be subjected to disruptions a... Read Article


Jun 08
2015

What Are The Top Preventable Reasons For Commercial Generator Failure?

By: Patti Dinneen

With each year, our dependence on an unlimited and uninterrupted supply of power increases. Businesses need power to keep running in order to avoid revenue loss, loss of important data, or the loss of resources. Business owners have opted to invest i... Read Article


May 22
2015

A Brief Overview Of Kohler's New Specifying And Sizing Software

By: Patti Dinneen

As a certified Kohler Power Systems distributor, we are proud to announce the release of Kohler's new software that makes sizing and specifying generators and power systems simpler than ever before.  Last month Kohler released their Power So... Read Article


May 18
2015

Is CHP A Realistic Option For My Facility?

By: Patti Dinneen

Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP) is a power generation technology, which supports a facilities sustainable energy conservation efforts, while saving money and power. CHP involves the production of electricity and heat from a single fuel sourc... Read Article


Apr 20
2015

8 Essential CT Industrial Generator Service Tips

By: Patti Dinneen

Diesel engine generators typically offer more durability, reliability and performance, which is why they are the most frequently used standby power generators for hospitals, buildings, and factories. Diesel engines are quite durable by nature, whi... Read Article


Apr 06
2015

What To Consider Before Choosing A NY Rental Generator Company for an Event

By: Patti Dinneen

Generators become quite useful and necessary when you are in need of a temporary or emergency power solutions. However, if you need power for a specific event, it is a good idea to rent a generator. There are a variety of events like conferences... Read Article


Apr 01
2015

What Are The Benefits And Best Applications of Cogeneration (CHP)?

By: Patti Dinneen

Industrial and commercial facilities often have 24/7 operations, requiring a steady flow of thermal and electric energy. This makes them ideal candidates for the installation of a CHP system. Cogeneration and CHP products are a proven method for comm... Read Article


Mar 23
2015

What Is Wet Stacking?

By: Patti Dinneen

Most standby generator systems (up to 5 MW) use a reciprocating internal combustion engine as a primary power source to drive the generator that produces the electrical power. Typically, generator engines are either fueled by diesel, natural gas or L... Read Article


Mar 09
2015

Noise Reduction Ideas For Your Standby Power Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

Diesel power generators provide insurance and assurance that you will remain operational in an emergency; however, when there isn’t an emergency, you typically won’t want to know that it’s there. Generator sets will usually need to ... Read Article


Mar 02
2015

How To Ensure You Get The Best CT Residential Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

Power failures can be a real hassle—and downright dangerous—if you and your family are not prepared. Consider this: blackouts disable heating and air-conditioning systems, freezers, refrigerators, water pumps and lighting, so if a power o... Read Article


Feb 26
2015

Kinsley Power Systems involved in 40 car pile-up in Maine, helps emergency workers

By: Patti Dinneen

Yesterday, Kinsley Power Systems Technician Mark Gifford was part of a massive 40-car pile up on I-95 near Bangor, Maine.  Mark said he was driving along the interstate when a pick up truck spun sideways in front of him. Gifford was forc... Read Article


Feb 23
2015

How To Maintain Fuel For Diesel Generator Sets

By: Patti Dinneen

A majority of generator systems feature diesel engines. Unfortunately, stored diesel fuel can become contaminated over time, and using degraded fuel (or even simply leaving it in the generator when not in use) can damage the equipment over time. U... Read Article


Feb 16
2015

What Is Fuel Polishing?

By: Patti Dinneen

Does your generator run on diesel? If you haven't kept up to date on maintenance, you may have a tank full of problems right now. Did you know that diesel degrades in quality over time and that sludge is the natural result? If you need to use you... Read Article


Feb 03
2015

Why You Should Rent A Generator For Your Next Event

By: Patti Dinneen

We know: it's no fun talking about rental generators. There is nothing fancy or trendy about a generator; however, there is nothing worse than losing power during your wedding or having your tent's AC cut out amid a heat wave. It's pretty... Read Article


Jan 26
2015

Portable Generator Use During Winter Power Outages

By: Patti Dinneen

We are in the final week of January, and it is time to brace for the first storm of 2015 with capability to paralyze travelers and to leave hundreds of thousands without power. Blizzards that carry ice, high winds, and 2-4+ inches of snow per hour fo... Read Article


Jan 19
2015

Cogeneration (CHP): An Efficient Source Of Electrical Power And Thermal Energy

By: Patti Dinneen

Is your business looking for options to increase your bottom line while supporting a sustainable energy initiative? If so, Combined Heat and Power (CHP) may be right for you. CHP technology involves the simultaneous production of electricty and heat ... Read Article


Jan 12
2015

5 Reasons To Rent a Generator

By: Patti Dinneen

Construction and engineering companies have been known to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in new equipment each and every year. While some equipment must be purchased, there are large savings you can achieve simply by renting additional power ... Read Article


Jan 05
2015

Is It Time For Your Company To Embrace Cogeneration (CHP)?

By: Patti Dinneen

Combined Heat and Power (CHP), or cogeneration, is one of the technologies that best supports sustainable energy conservation efforts. CHP technology involves the simultaneous production of electricity and heat from a single fuel source. Th... Read Article


Dec 29
2014

Pros & Cons: Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

By: Patti Dinneen

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a great avenue to achieve energy efficiency, reduce emissions, and promote resiliency. It's no secret that utility rates, including electric rates, are increasing. As electric rates continue to rise, businesses na... Read Article


Dec 22
2014

Top 6 Reasons Why Standby Generators Are Purchased

By: Patti Dineen

Power loss is affecting more homes and businesses throughout the country each year. Are you on the fence about buying or renting a generator to keep your work and household online during the toughest Mother Nature throws at you? Continue reading f... Read Article


Dec 15
2014

What Do I Need To Look For In A Standby Generator?

By: Patti Dinneen

Few things can be more devastating to a business than a power outage. If you have experienced the effects of being without power and need a proven solution to keep your business operating smoothly, it’s time to think about investing in a commer... Read Article


Dec 08
2014

A Brief Overview of Standby Generator Maintenance

By: Patti Dinneen

Generators  produce and supply your facility with electricity without the benefit of a current from the city’s power grid. Generators can supply a massive amount of power; however, like every other piece of machinery, they are also at risk... Read Article


Dec 01
2014

Is Your Standby Generator Ready For a Winter Storm?

By: Patti Dinneen

Major winter storms do more than give your snow blower a reason to live; Heavy snow and extreme cold can last for several days and your family should have a plan to remain safe during dangerous times. When storms dominate the forecast, there ... Read Article


Nov 17
2014

4 Questions To Consider Before Buying A Generator For Your Business

By: Patti Dinneen

As a business owner, do you have a plan to protect your company's productivity and profits in the event of a power outage? The path to investing in a backup generator starts with an evaluation of your company's risk exposure. Once you have... Read Article


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