Helpful Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Pre-Owned Equipment

Helpful Tips for Easy Transactions when Buying or Selling Pre-Owned Equipment;   First, Get clear and appropriate images/photos. It is worth taking the time to prepare, crop, resize and edit images to show well for placing in ads and on the web. Just like buying a car, you might find just what you have been […]

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Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel: Its Impact On Emission Regulations For Diesel Generators And Maintenance Requirements

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel (ULSDF) has been hailed for it’s cleaner-burning properties. The fuel, having been stripped of excessive sulfur that contributes to poor air quality, is a huge step forward in pollution reduction but brings with it a new set of challenges. Challenges Brought By Ultra-Low Sulfur Fuels While it’s true that simply switching […]

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Top Considerations When Buying Data Centers

Buying a data center can be a great way to have more control over your network, servers, and the building housing them. But what should you look for or what considerations do you need to take into account to buying a data center? We’ve compiled a list of 6 things that every business manager should […]

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Have A Standby Generator? You’re Not Off The Hook For RICE NESHAP Compliance

Now that we are in Tier 4 implementation of the RICE NESHAP emissions standards, there are very few engines in existence that aren’t impacted. Except for those in one category: emergency or standby generators. Emergency gensets are exempt from Tier 4 rules. This is because the sets don’t run often enough to be considered a […]

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Generator Emissions Ratings Got You Down? Why Retrofitting May Be Just What You Need

If your generators aren’t meeting federal emissions guidelines, we’ve got some good news for you. You don’t need to spend thousands and thousands of dollars to replace them. Emissions upgrades, or retrofits, are highly effective and less costly ways to assure compliance with local, state, and federal clean air requirements. Why Retrofit? Although federal diesel […]

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Diesel Fuel Cleaning: A MUST For All Tanks

Modern refineries have made great strides to reduce the pollutant levels in diesel fuel, a must under tough EPA Clean Air Act standards. But that refining comes at a cost: reduced fuel shelf life. Today’s diesel fuels have a shelf life, or “tank life” (is perhaps a more appropriate description) of just 6-12 months. For […]

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Is Your Generator Affected By Emission Regulations For Diesel Generators?

The EPA’s RICE NESHAP (Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants) regulations have caused confusion and consternation among diesel owners and operators for decades. The tiered timing requirements eased the challenges of implementation but they also made it difficult to determine exactly when a specific generator would be required to comply […]

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Who Buys Data Centers?

If you’ve got a data center or excess inventory taking up precious space at your facility you might be thinking about relocating, selling, or decommissioning your equipment. At Critical Power Exchange we decommission and relocate data centers for our customers and in some cases help them sell their equipment. But this begs the question, “Who […]

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Understanding Generator TIER Ratings: Tier 4 Interim Vs. Tier 4 Final

The EPA’s generator TIER rating system was designed to reduce the amount of diesel engine emissions of NOx, carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons, and particulate matter. To ease the pain of implementation, the system was separated into tiers, 1-4. This tiered timing structure set implementation compliance dates based on the size and use of the engine. […]

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