Power U: As Utility Power Outages Rise, 3 Universities Keep Emergency Backup Costs Down

  Emergency Backup Case Study May 2019 Client Profiles Auburn University Built in 1969, the Haley Center at Auburn University is home to the College of Education classrooms, bookstore, administrative offices, computer labs, and a dining hall. As the tallest building on campus, it has a labyrinth of corridors that regularly confuse new students. It houses…

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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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Do You Have A Contingency Plan? The Cost of NOT Being Prepared

Planning ahead for an emergency can be challenging but ESL is here to help make things easier with our line of UL 1008 Listed Emergency Power Products. Our manual transfer switches and tap boxes ensure a quick, safe generator hook-up and operation for any building and ensure time without power is minimal. There are countless…

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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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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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