When It Comes To Commercial Diesel Generators, The Best Defense Is A Good Offense

Remember that old saying, the best defense is a good offense? The same is true for commercial diesel generators. Being prepared when outages hit is crucial for your company’s survival. Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or even human error means infrastructure damage, among other damage. In some cases, services are completely destroyed or non-functional once water has receded […]

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The Final Countdown: 4 Steps To A Seamless Data Center Demolition

Is your company migrating to a cloud? Are you consolidating? Are you relocating or collocating? Either way, you’ll need to start the process of eliminating obsolete and unneeded equipment from your current data center. This begins with an IT asset disposition or ITAD plan. Making an ITAD plan can help you to responsibly dispose of […]

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Critical Power’s Guide To Listing Used Industrial Generators Part 2: Pricing And Selling

This is the second of a two-part series to walk you through the process of selling your used industrial generator. As we mentioned in the first installment, finding a reputable vendor that not only offers excellent customer service but offers an appraisal is key. This will help you to price your used industrial generator. Here […]

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Critical Power’s Guide To Listing Used Industrial Generators Part 1: Getting Started

Sometimes selling used industrial generators can be just as stressful as buying them. The first thing your company should do is to find a reputable vendor who will allow you to post your generator. You’ll want to use a vendor that explicitly sells generators, coolers, chillers and other equipment. Sites like eBay are too generalized, […]

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How Smart Power Distribution Units (PDUs) Help Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Miners

Bitcoin was the beginning of cryptocurrency. It was no small feat that the invention of Bitcoin inspired the creation of the wide variety of cryptocurrency available today. In fact, there are over 900 different cryptocurrencies in existence today. How Is Cryptocurrency Made? Cryptocurrency is created by a process called “mining,” which isn’t mining in the […]

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Data Centers 101: An Introduction To The Uninterruptible Power Supply

If your company has a computer system or a data center, meet your new best friend, the uninterruptible power supply. An uninterruptible power supply, what’s that? It is only one of the most essential components of your data center. Also called UPS, it provides essential power during blackouts, brownouts and any weather-related or accident related […]

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Make Cooling Costs And PUE Part Of Your Data Center Decommissioning Decision

As your company grows, you increase your demands on your current data center. At this point, your equipment becomes less and less efficient. It’s important to calculate your power usage effectiveness ratio (or PUE ratio) and your cooling costs, so you can determine how efficient your data center really is. Calculating  cooling costs and your […]

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Why Use CPPS For Your Turnkey Demolition And Relocation Solutions?

Do you still remember the early days of your business? The long hours, the grueling schedule and where you had to attempt everything on your own. Maybe your business is still in this phase, maybe you’ve risen to the next level, but regardless of where your business is currently, did you ever considered turnkey solutions? […]

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Yikes! Wind Turbine Fire Under Investigation, Reinforces Necessity Of Routine Inspections

In early June a wind turbine caught fire in Iowa. The fire caused the blades to disconnect and fall to the ground. While the cause of the fire was still unknown at the time of this post, it looks like mechanical failure is to blame. The fire started in the nacelle of the turbine, which is […]

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How Much Do You Stand To Lose In A Power Outage?

You know power outages happen. You know emergencies and natural disasters happen. You know a power outage means your business will grind to a halt until power can be restored. Yet, you’re still gambling with the chance that the outage won’t happen to your business. After all, backup power systems cost money, sometimes a lot […]

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