Load Shedding

So load shedding comes and goes, so what must you do to make this inconvenience easier on you and your family? As is often the case, we tend to over react and try get something to minimize the disturbance in every sector of our lives. Lights, kettles, microwaves, fridges, TV, decoders… we want everything to continue running with no disturbance. …

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What To Consider When Selecting A UPS

How To Choose The Right UPS System For Your Business It is difficult to know where to begin when choosing a UPS system for your business. Whether you are a start-up business with two computers or a large business with an advanced data center, it is important that you are asking the right questions when you are choosing your backup …

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What to consider when selecting a generator

Selecting a generator For most businesses, purchasing a generator is made as the business simply can’t afford the costly production loss from an extended power outage. Whereas for personal, the decision comes from the frustration of coming home in the dark to an outage or load shedding. Once you have made the decision to purchase a generator for your business or …

UPS vs Generator

We have a lot of clients enquiring about a UPS when actually a generator would be better suited to their application and vica versa. Aside from the technical aspect of Clean Power vs Dirty Power, I’m going to touch on some practical questions to ask when making the choice for yourself: • Physical space Have you considered the actual area …

How to Calculate UPS runtime?

Video Transcript – One of the topics that we’re going to start off with is, how to calculate runtime for an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). It’s important to note that each UPS uses a different amount of batteries. So in order to determine your runtime, you need to ascertain which UPS you’re going to be using and what the load is. …

The Financial Benefits of Routine Maintenance

Video Transcript – You know when it comes to maintaining your UPS’s (Uninterruptible Power Supply) or standby power equipment, it’s always a good idea to keep the maintenance up-to-date. We normally recommend at least once a year. I suppose it’s like owning a car. If you don’t change the air filter or the oil in your car or the spark plugs …

How to Prevent Over-spec’ing UPS Run Time

Video Transcript – A lot of requests that we get, the customer doesn’t really understand what his specified Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) runtime actually means. A lot of the customers will specify that they want as an example 30 minutes at full load. In reality, I don’t think any UPS’s run at 100% load. So what ends up happening is …

5 reasons for preventative UPS maintenance

Companies rely on an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) to deliver continuous power without any disruption to their business and a maintenance plan is a critical component in ensuring that a UPS minimises the risks of downtime and performs as expected. But why spend the money on UPS maintenance? Whether you utilise a small “plug & play” type UPS to back up …