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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Do You have an Effective Emergency Backup System?

September is National Preparedness Month.  Is your business ready in the event of an emergency? We can mitigate risk, both to our lives and our property, by being proactive and planning ahead for a disaster. As a business owner, being prepared means having an effective emergency backup system.  An important step in implementing this system is…

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2016 Hurricane Season Forecast

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season forecast released from Colorado State University in April calls for the number of named storms and hurricanes to be near historical averages. A total of 12 named storms, five hurricanes and two major hurricanes are expected this season. These numbers do not include Hurricane Alex, a rare occurrence that hit…

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2015 Hurricane Predictions Announced! How’s Your Emergency Back-Up Power?

Hurricane Katrina NASA

On April 22nd, predictions were announced for the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season. The Weather Channel says that we can expect a total of nine named storms and five hurricanes which is below the historical averages. The 30-year average is 12 named storms and six hurricanes, including three major hurricanes (meaning a Category 3 or stronger)….

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