Category: Electrical Equipment Preventive Maintenance
Oct
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Transformers can be either dry type or fluid filled. In this article, we will talk about fluid filled  transformers and, in particular, the types of testing that should be conducted on the fluid or oil …

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Nov
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Emergency generators are used to maintain electrical power to facilities and equipment considered important and/or critical to continued plant operations. They may be found in occupancies such as data processing, molten materials, communications switching, medical…

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Dec
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The term fire pump is often used to describe both a fire pump and a booster pump. While the pumps themselves can be the same in both instances, the terms describe different arrangements. A fire…

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Oct
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Commercial ammonia refrigeration systems are widely used throughout various industries, but are used primarily in the food industry to help prolong shelf life. All refrigeration systems operate essentially as heat pumps, removing the heat from…

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Jul
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Information technology equipment/systems include computers and peripheral support such as memory, programming, records, storage, and human activities. Guidance can be found in NFPA 75-2009 “Standard for the Protection of Information Technology Equipment,” which forms the…

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Oct
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For the period 1959-1994, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Publication “Storm Data” indicated over 3,000 deaths, 9,000 injuries and nearly 20,000 property damage reports for the United States. That is about 50 property…

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Oct
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In our discussion of Ammonia refrigerated warehouses, we should begin with an understanding of what we are dealing with. ANSI/ASHRE-15 classifies Ammonia as a Group 2 Refrigerant – prominently a toxicity hazard. Your main concern…

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Jun
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The following summary provides guidance in assessing the thoroughness of inspection, maintenance and cleaning activities for equipment and systems related to commercial cooking equipment. Commercial Cooking Equipment Recommended Inspection, Maintenance and Cleaning Schedule Equipment /…

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Jan
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The electrical demands in industrial or commercial buildings vary from simple lighting and heating requirements for an office building to major on-site power distribution centers for a steel mill, semiconductor plant or other large manufacturing…

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Oct
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When most companies think of a disaster recovery program, the first issue that comes to mind is EDP operations. Do we have backup data or hot sites available? Is replacement equipment readily available? However, there…

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Feb
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A typical summer thunderstorm is predicted for later in the day. You dread the incoming weather change because you were hoping for a nice dry weekend. This rain will ruin your weekend. This thunderstorm is…

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