What To Know About Back-Up Generators

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Facilities experts at PWCampbell and Sys-tech suggested these tips to choosing and maintaining a back-up generator:

* Do a complete site survey. A facilities consultant and/or utility company rep can help with this.

* Check with third-party vendors for the kinds of back-up systems they have and/or require.

* When buying new equipment that will be powered by the generator, be sure to check in with the company that helped you select and install the generator to ensure it can handle the additional load.

* Test the generator regularly. Some generators are equipped to do a self-test once a week.

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