Monthly Archive: November 2015

Backup Generators Can Be The Difference for a Business In Case of a Power Outage

Most modern businesses have a wealth of electrical devices that they depend upon to complete a full days work. The most obvious need is that of keeping computers and other electronic devices running. If the business is a retail store, the need to keep cash registers and point of sale devices online, with their ability to keep records of inventory are vital to the business.

Lighting as well as heating and air conditioning are of major concern as well, as the needs of employees and customers comfort and well being are at issue if a power outage should occur. Allan from Danley Generators said, during the dead of winter or a scorching summer would be mighty uncomfortable, if not dangerous if the power should suddenly go off.

A working phone system relies on the electricity being up and running in order for phone systems to work and be able to run the many digital transactions that are vital to the efficient business operations.

Basically, most businesses in the modern era rely on data and more data in order to operate. If there is not backup, and redundant backup, that data is in danger of being lost, and that would be a tragedy in many instances. Many businesses and companies will back up their data by sending it to data centers where the redundancy of backup is to provide a well protected shield against uninvited interruptions.

But for the main business itself, with all of the electrical and electronic needs, an onsite generator is the one device that can save the day. A generator is a powerful machine that can be programmed to kick in and begin to run if the main power that is being received from the power grid fails for any reason.

The generator with runs on gasoline, natural gas or some other fossil fuel can be programmed to kick in and start running at a moment’s notice and the plant itself will hardly even know that the transition has taken place. As long as there is fuel in the generator to run it, it will keep the lights on and run everything that needs to be in operational mode. If the outage is for an extended period, then arrangements can be made for additional fuel deliveries.

A standby generator, or a series of generators if the need is there, is probably the most affordable and viable method for providing an uninterrupted source of power should an interruption occur. The connection can be configured so that should the power go off, there will be no interruption whatsoever in the flow of electricity into the the buildings requirements.

Most businesses need to operate in this manner, because of the mission critical devices and data retention that will be lost forever if there is even a hiccup in the power supply for even a short time.

This is why you will see large generators sitting to the side of buildings, sometimes two or three, to simply be there if needed, and that is a good feeling of insurance to know that they are there and operational.