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Advantages of Standby Generators at Your Place of Business

Sudden shutdowns on account of power outages translate to a significant loss of business revenue. Whether you run a restaurant, retail store, hospital or manufacturing plant, having a backup source for power supply is critical to ensure uninterrupted operations and maintain customer satisfaction. Standby generators can help you stay open for business despite power outages.

Benefits of Installing Standby Generators

Here’s why businesses of all sizes can benefit from investing in backup power with generators:

  • Constant power supply: Losing electricity even for a few minutes can have severe consequences. For restaurants, bakeries and food-processing plants, it can result in spoilage worth hundreds of dollars. Patient wellness can be significantly compromised in healthcare facilities. Manufacturing plants may fail to meet their production deadlines. With standby generators usually connected directly to the main panel, most can power up automatically, providing a smooth transition and continuous power supply. Others may require a simple push of a button to keep your operations running seamlessly.
  • Operational safety: Power outages can impact operational safety. Your plant equipment may malfunction, resulting in personal injury as well as loss of product. Not having electricity also means that emergency lighting which is key to employee safety, will not function. Having backup power supply reduces your liabilities and provides peace of mind.
  • Comfortable working environment: Workplace temperatures play a significant role in employee output and absenteeism. Uninterrupted supply translates to proper temperature control and consequently, a comfortable working environment where employees can concentrate on their work.
  • Customer satisfaction: Missed deadlines and increased costs due to operational inefficiencies may drive customers away. Maintaining power during an outage can be the difference between you and your competitors.

In a scenario where there is increased load on the power grid overall, and a greater number of major storms hitting us at different times of the year, there tend to be more frequent blackouts. Generators are now a necessity. How you choose the size, amperage and wattage output of these emergency systems will depend on the power requirements (i.e. heating and cooling, lighting, refrigeration, machines, etc.) at your place of business. The more powerful your backup supply system, the more outlet combinations are possible. When selecting an emergency power generator, pay attention to the surge (for startup) and rate (to keep your machines running) wattage.

Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Standby Generators by Experienced Electrical Contractors

With standby generators, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. At J & S Electrical Contractors, Inc., we offer tailored services to meet the unique requirements of your commercial or industrial facility. Our staff is fully licensed, insured, and up to date on the latest safety codes and requirements. We work with a variety of businesses, including medical, commercial and industrial facilities across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

Our comprehensive electrical services include machinery design and layout assistance, design and installation of power control systems, safety and security system installs, testing and commissioning, and 24/7 emergency repair services. You can count on us for operational reliability and year-over-year savings through energy-efficient installations, seamless repairs and skilled maintenance of your electrical systems.

Call us at 215-633-8330 to learn more about our electrical services. You can also request a quote online for your commercial and industrial projects.