Florida Legislation Ensures Preparations for Hurricane Season

On March 26, 2018, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed Legislation SB 7028 and HB 7099 requiring Florida state nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have an emergency backup generator capable of keeping facilities at 81 degrees Fahrenheit or lower for at least four days. According to the new legislation, all Florida state facilities have…

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Prevent Backup Power Failure – Use UL 1008

To ensure the safest and most reliable transfer switch equipment is purchased, the UL 1008 requirement should be included into project specifications. Whoever is responsible for the transfer switch selection process should be aware of criteria that helps classify each UL Listing. Why UL Listing Matters? In order to minimize the chances of backup power…

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Are You Ready for the 2017 NEC Updates?

Have no fear, ESL is here! ESL’s TripleSwitch is 2017 NEC 700.3 (F) compliant when used in conjunction with an ATS. According to 2017 NEC provision 700.3(F), legally required systems must be able to connect a temporary source of power for emergency systems which rely on a single alternate source of power which will be disabled for maintenance…

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ESL On The Move – 2016 Trade Show Recap

In 2016 ESL Power Systems attended over a dozen trade shows across the United States and internationally. Our journey included exhibiting at shows in many different regions geared towards multiple industries served including Intermodal Power, Molded Products, Custom Solutions, Entertainment Power and Emergency Power. ESL‘s expansive participation in industry leading conferences is illustrated on the map above. Instrumentation (Carson,…

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3 Reasons Why UL 1008 Should Be Specified

When comparing NRTL Listings of different products, it is important to know what the appropriate UL standards are and how they apply to your specific application. You may not always be purchasing what you think you are purchasing. UL 1008 was specifically created for transfer switch equipment. Products with a UL 1008 certification ensure the…

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