Emergency Power Q&A

Many questions arise when beginning your first emergency power connection equipment project. ESL has put together some Frequently Asked Questions from customers throughout the years to assist as you move forward with choosing your back up power solution. General Q: How do I know what product will best work with my specific needs? A: ESL’s…

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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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ESL Announces “OSP” Special Seismic Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESL Announces OSHPD “OSP” Special Seismic Certification of StormSwitch™ and TripleSwitch™ Emergency Power Products Date: March 25, 2019 Corona, CA — ESL Power Systems, Inc. now features Emergency Power connection equipment that is Special Seismic Certified from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). This approval is intended to assist specifiers…

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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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ESL StormSwitch™ – Keeping the Power On

The damage caused during this historic hurricane season serves as an unfortunate reminder of the need for contingency planning.  From everyday citizens to public institutions, the impact that the barrage has had on communities in the path of the storms will be felt for years to come. The amount of people left without power during…

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