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Winter Weather Generator Care FAQ

October 7, 2019

Fall is here and soon winter storms will bring strong, damaging winds, heavy snowfall, significant icing and coastal flooding. We've put together a list of FAQs to help homeowners ensure their KOHLER generators are ready for severe winter weather and...


Generators as Back-up Power This Winter

September 30, 2019

In business, there can be no shortage in power. Competition is fierce, so companies must remain operating even during outages. However, unexpected events happen. During storms or system maintenance, companies can make use of backup commercial generators for back-up power....


Stay Vigilant During Hurricane Season

September 30, 2019

Atlantic hurricane season can last through November. Before a storm strikes, make sure you and your family are prepared: Build an emergency kit with essential items you and your family will need for at least 72 hours. Charge your mobile...


The Glynnt Festival

September 25, 2019

Join us for a festival celebrating the life of Joshua Glynn. A man whose foundation was built on love and music. About this Event Joshua loved music and spent most of his 32 ¾ years with music at his core....


Backup Power in Healthcare Requires Correct Connectivity for Outage Protection

September 23, 2019

A careful assessment helps hospitals to strengthen their systems Even though the vast majority of U.S. hospitals are properly equipped with backup generators in case of a power outage in their area, one in 20 are not fully prepared for...


Back Up Commercial Generators for Hurricane Season

September 16, 2019

Hurricane season is upon us. Hurricane season extends through the end of November when storms can and will strike with wind intensity that could exceed 111 mph. During storms like this, grid failures can be expected. If you are running...


Start Your Business Continuity Plan

September 9, 2019

We see deadly tornadoes, severe flooding, unusually powerful storms that bring high winds and heavy rains, and a massive blizzards. Small business shutdowns were a common denominator for many of these disasters. But it’s typically the random power outage or...


Backup Power Keeps Businesses Prepared for Winter Weather

September 3, 2019

Weather drives the majority of power outages in the U.S., and winter is prime time for ice, snow, wind and freezing temperatures to create hazardous conditions that lead to utility power failures. Arranging for backup power is a key component...


Generator Set Sizing and Specification

August 27, 2019

This blog is designed to educate consulting specifying engineers regarding the various factors that influence the sizing and selection of a generator set, and how familiarity with these factors can contribute to more economical and reliable facility designs. Question: If...


The Importance of Life Safety Code Compliance

August 26, 2019

Life safety codes exist to ensure health care institutions are able to provide the highest quality of care. Ask any Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) code-compliance firm and they will tell you the importance of life safety code...



August 19, 2019

A business continuity plan is essential for all companies. When your business’ ability to operate is compromised, it can cost you money. Lost revenues plus extra expenses can seriously deplete profits. And while your insurance may cover your losses, it...


Have a Diesel Generator In Place To Backup Your Business

August 12, 2019

Is your business storm-ready, with an emergency backup diesel generator in place and ready in case of a natural disaster? Now is a good time to assess your business’s needs mid hurricane season and before winter storm season begins. Businesses,...


Standing Out With Service

July 17, 2019

By: Bernadette Braman “What makes us different?” It’s a question every business owner thinks about as they consider how to attract customers and stand out from the competition. When you sell a product that other companies also sell, there are...


What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about Generators

July 8, 2019

When storms and other natural disasters strike, small businesses are especially vulnerable to power outages. While larger companies may have multiple locations that can pick up the slack while operations at one site shut down, the same is usually not...


Massachusetts Tax-Free Weekend is Set For August 17-18

July 2, 2019

Massachusetts’ annual sales tax holiday will be held the weekend of Aug. 17-18, 2019. Both the House and the Senate agreed on the date in resolutions passed during sparsely attended informal legislative sessions on Thursday. This is the first year...


Industrial Diesel Generators Provide Big Power

June 24, 2019

The Generac line of 750 kW – 3.25 MW industrial diesel generators combines the precise components, designed, manufactured, and supported by a single source—Generac Industrial Power. We control every part of the production and testing process—engines, alternators, control systems, enclosures,...


Commercial Generators for Large Outdoor Events

June 18, 2019

Festival and outdoor event season is fast approaching. Outdoor concerts, movie series, jamborees and festivals start up in the spring and run all through the fall. Municipalities or organizations that host and coordinate these types of events need outdoor power....


Thomson Power Systems Quick Connection Panels for Emergency Backup Generator Connection

June 11, 2019

Thomson Power Systems manufactures the Quick Connection Panel (QCP). The QCP can provide a quick and safe portable generator connection to your system when normal power is interrupted during a natural disaster or main power failure. The Quick Connection Panel...


How Businesses Can Get Ready for Hurricane Season

June 3, 2019

The 2019 hurricane season is quickly approaching. Early preparation is the smartest way to ensure business continuity and protect employees. While the full hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, building an early plan of action helps businesses...


Generators for Hurricane Season

May 28, 2019

Hurricane season is approaching. A near normal hurricane season, which extends from June 1 to the end of November, includes 10 to 16 named storms (winds of at least 39 miles an hour); 4 to 8 of which may grow...


Commercial Generators for Businesses and Outdoor Events

May 22, 2019

Most of our everyday lives are heavily reliant upon electricity. Residential and commercial generators provide backup power or whole-house power in the event of a power outage. Likewise, portable and inverter generators provide a main source of power to remote...


A Slow-Moving Storm: The Case for Technical Training

May 15, 2019

By Bernadette Braman For business own- ers and policy makers in Massachusetts not already grappling with unfilled demand for skilled workers, recent news that Universal Technical Institute (UTI) plans to close its Norwood, Massachusetts campus next year should be a...


Why KOHLER Generators for Job Sites?

May 14, 2019

Glad you asked. You can trust a KOHLER generator for good reasons. Here’s why… Every KOHLER generator is meticulously quality-tested start to finish. First, the engineering team runs test after test during the design process. Everything’s examined — down to...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Complete A Written Plan

May 11, 2019

The time to prepare for a hurricane is NOW, before the season begins. Once you’re under pressure, having a written plan will take the guesswork out of what you need to do to protect you and your family. Know where...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Help Your Neighbor

May 10, 2019

Many Americans rely on their neighbors after a disaster, but there are also many ways you can help your neighbors before a hurricane approaches. Learn about all the different actions your community can take to prepare and recover from the...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Strengthen Your Home

May 9, 2019

If you plan to ride out a hurricane in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Get An Insurane Checkup

May 8, 2019

This Hurricane Preparedness Week, call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance checkup to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or even replace your home. ...and remember, standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding. Whether...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Assemble Disaster Supplies

May 7, 2019

Just having enough supplies to make it through a hurricane isn’t enough. You need plenty to make it through what could be a LONG recovery period too. Water and electricity could be out for a week or more. Have enough...


Generac Commercial Generators are an Investment in Business

May 6, 2019

Enjoy the benefits of backup power for your business with Generac's commercial generators. For more information, contact South Shore Generator in Wareham, MA.


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Develop An Evacuation Plan

May 6, 2019

Take some time this week - Hurricane Preparedness Week - to make sure you have a hurricane evacuation plan. The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Tip - Determine Your Risk

May 5, 2019

The threats from hurricanes to you and your family can vary widely depending on where you live. It’s not just those along the coast that can experience significant, life-threatening impacts. Evaluate what you need to do to protect your home...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Kick-Off

May 4, 2019

It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Learn how during Hurricane...


Printing Companies can Rely on Industrial Generators for Reliable Backup Power

April 22, 2019

When you’re running a business, power concerns are always in the back of your mind. To protect themselves from utility outages or curtailments during times of peak demand, many commercial and industrial enterprises have invested in standby power. For companies...


Choosing a Commercial Generator? Selecting the Best Fuel Option

April 15, 2019

Diesel, Natural Gas, Dual-Fuel, Bi-Fuel: How Do I Choose? Diesel generators are the established standard for power generators, however several options are emerging to address issues such as smart grids, grid reliability, and environmental regulations. Fuel prices, supply, and maintenance...


Portable Generators Can Save Small Business Owners Time and Money

April 10, 2019

Challenging weather can shut down restaurants, banks, gas stations, and grocery stores for prolonged periods of time. When these businesses have to close their doors-even for a day-their owners can lose big, in both sales and reputation. A survey conducted...


Industrial Generators Built to Withstand Hurricanes

April 1, 2019

KOHLER has you covered with factory-direct impact- and wind-rated generator enclosures. Accessories Enclosures are designed to cover and protect the generator from outside elements, animal intrusion, and unwanted entry STANDARD FEATURES Kohler offers Sound and Weather enclosures Sound enclosures feature...


What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about Commercial Generators

March 25, 2019

When storms and other natural disasters strike, small businesses are especially vulnerable to power outages. While larger companies may have multiple locations that can pick up the slack while operations at one site shut down, the same is usually not...


Medical Data Center Secures Records With Generac Modular Power System

March 21, 2019

In the midst of a facility expansion in March 2007, MVP Health Care (MVP), Rochester, N.Y., decided that a reliable mode of standby power was required to ensure smooth operations and to keep all of its clients’ medical records and...


Industrial Generators Designed for a Vast Range of Options

March 11, 2019

Designed for industrial users, industrial generators cover a wide field of applications and offer a vast range of options and retrofitting to fully meet the requirements of all configurations. They provide, as needed, back-up power or a continuous electricity supply....


Commercial to Heavy Industrial Gaseous Generators

February 28, 2019

From light commercial to heavy industrial, KOHLER gaseous generators from 25 to 400 kW are customized to your specs and available EPA-certified. Large gaseous models from 400 to 1300 kW are designed to work specifically for standby, prime or continuous...


New Industrial Light Commercial Generators for Emergency Applications

February 27, 2019

KOHLER has introduced three new industrial light commercial generator models for stationary emergency applications. The KOHLER 25CCL, 30CCL, and 36CCL are 60Hz generators, which can be fueled by either natural gas or liquid propane and integrate the KOHLER APM402 controller...


What’s a Commercial Generator? - Wareham, Boston, MA

February 20, 2019

A standby commercial generator keeps your power on and your business open during an outage. It’s installed outside your business (like an AC unit) and comes on automatically — whether you’re open or closed. All within seconds of a power...


Backup Power for Light Rail Crossings

February 11, 2019

Many communities are turning to light rail systems to provide more efficient ways for citizens to access downtown areas while at the same time helping to reduce emissions and parking challenges. Since light rail trains typically cross many busy intersections,...


Emergency Power for Municipalities

February 4, 2019

Municipalities are continually asked to do more with less whether its maintaining municipal buildings, providing a vast array of community services, or providing protection for citizens during emergencies. There is no one “cookie-cutter” generator solution that will meet the incredibly...


Generac Backup Generators for Restaurants and Small Business

January 28, 2019

275kW Gaseous Generator Our natural gas generators provide full power protection for businesses such as gas stations and convenience stores to restaurants, schools, assisted living centers, and municipal buildings. Small businesses drive our economy today. And, no business is “small”...


Developing a Strategic Emergency Backup Power Plan For Business

January 21, 2019

Planning for the inevitable power outage can be thought of as a continuum from no backup power to complete coverage of all circuits in all locations. There is no single point on that continuum that is right for every business....


A Strategic Emergency Backup Power Plan Keeps Business Running: What’s Your Backup Plan?

January 14, 2019

Planning for the inevitable power outage can be thought of as a continuum from no backup power to complete coverage of all circuits in all locations. There is no single point on that continuum that is right for every business....


Power Outage Leaves Airport in the Dark

January 7, 2019

A spectacular light show caused by an electrical emergency in Queens created moments of panic for some at LaGuardia Airport Thursday night. Airline passengers were left in the dark inside the transit hub’s terminals, but why? Runways were also temporarily...


Remove the Anxiety of Medium Voltage Generator Systems

December 31, 2018

With the unquenchable thirst for more power, we are finding more data centers are considering medium voltage solutions that use a medium voltage alternator and ANSI C37.20.2 gear. At the same time, many staff members and contractors are hesitant to...


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