Nov 13, 2022
Why You Need a Commercial Generator?
Your business can suffer greatly from a power outage. Our nation's growing population, deteriorating infrastructure, and more frequent extreme weather will all put a significant strain on our electric grid. As a result, outages will only get more frequent over time. To save yourself from the damage of electrical straining, consider investing in a commercial generator.
Importance of a Generator
A power outage is not caused by a single factor. Natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods can cause power outages. Power grid failure and utility pole accidents are also examples of other external factors that could result in power outages. Power outages can disrupt your workflow and processes if your business or operations rely on a constant supply of electricity. In the event of a power outage, business and profits can be lost, unsafe working conditions for employees are created, and operations are halted.
Reasons Why You Need a Generator
- Comfort and Security – Customers and employees alike could be put in danger if you lose power during the dead of winter, particularly if the outage is caused by a dangerous storm. However, extreme heat can also pose a threat, making outages more likely. The heating and cooling system, as well as the lights, will be kept running by a commercial generator, ensuring that everyone inside will be safe and comfortable regardless of the weather. Call an electrician from HomeOps Electric if you need a generator installation.
- Strengthens Security – Dangerous things can happen during outages. Criminals are aware that when security cameras lose power and the lights go out, it's a good time to strike. You won't have to worry about losing your top-notch security features with a backup generator. This is especially helpful if your employees stay home during a storm warning or business closure to ensure that everything will remain quiet. This power also ensures that your fire alarms are working and increases safety.
- Avoid Lost Revenue – Time spent without electricity will result in revenue loss, regardless of whether your company operates in manufacturing, the food industry, or any number of other sectors. If a power outage forces retailers to close, sales immediately drop, and restaurants and commercial kitchens could lose thousands of dollars’ worth of products due to spoilage, in addition to customers and revenue. Businesses must be able to operate regardless of the condition of the electrical grid.
- Semi-Long-Term Power – A standby generator can run for days on end if there is enough fuel available. There are two types of fuel available for commercial generators: natural gas and liquid propane. As long as there is propane in the tank and you have propane on hand to refuel, a liquid propane backup generator can continue to operate. Depending on the size of your tank and how much power you're using, stocking up before the storm can guarantee you power for a few days. Businesses that are situated close to an underground natural gas line have access to an inexhaustible supply of fuel, which enables them to run their generator as needed until power is restored. After selecting your choice of fuel for the generator, you can call a skillful electrician to begin the generator installation.
Although you can't prevent outages, you can definitely control how your company handles them. Contact HomeOps Electric for a generator evaluation to learn more about your company's specific power requirements.