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State-Run Facility

Peterson Power Helps A State-Run Facility

In September 2015, a state-run facility in California that serves several hundred individuals with developmental disabilities was in trouble. The facility’s main 12KV transformer failed during the night. Without the transformer functioning, the entire facility essentially shuts down, preventing it from giving adequate care to those in need. Only hours after the call came in, Peterson techs were on-site with rental equipment and support services.

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Mechanical Contractor

Peterson Power Helps A Mechanical Contractor

In the summer of 2015, a full-service design build mechanical contractor was unable to maintain a comfortable temperature for its tenants. With temperatures soaring to 100°F in the summer, a functioning HVAC system is highly necessary. If not fixed, the tenants could have sued the facility for loss and damage.

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Hospital In Oregon

Peterson Power Helps A Hospital In Oregon

In the summer of 2016, a broken chiller at a hospital in Oregon caused immediate attention. If the hospital were to get too warm, care providers would be forced to move patients to other facilities; however, no additional facilities were available. With temperatures soaring to 100 degrees in the summer, a chiller is highly necessary for a hospital and has to perform 100% of the time to provide air conditioning and cold water.

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Independent Refinery

Peterson Power Helps An Independent Refinery

A leading, independent refinery and marketer of petroleum products in California was obligated to follow air pollution regulations. Due to the lack of maintenance to the refinery and the high air pollution that the diesel rental equipment caused, the refinery was at risk of being fined heavily.

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Department Of Administrative Services

Peterson Power Helps The Department Of Administrative Services

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) implements the governor and legislature’s political decisions while ensuring the productive use of tax dollars. To hold the information necessary for DAS to properly function, the department maintains a small data center that is cooled by primary and backup cooling systems. In the spring of 2016, the main chiller failed, and the DAS staff had to take immediate action to prevent overheating of the data center.

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Extended Service Coverage

Extended Service Coverage for Power Systems

You expect years of productivity and performance from your power system. With us you also get a wide variety of coverage options and the highest level of cost-control available, for years to come. Extended Service Coverage (ESC) is built to protect your investment and your peace of mind by helping you budget for unexpected repair costs, ensuring repairs are performed by factory-trained technicians and getting you back to work fast.

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Considerations for transfer switch selection

Considerations for transfer switch selection

by Brett Greene
Sales Representative, Peterson Power Systems
(510) 618-5536 | (925) 457-5135 cell | bmgreene@petersonpower.com

The best way to select a transfer switch is to understand the types of loads connected to the standby system. Consider the characteristics of the connected load, and loads that may be connected in the future.

Here are common switch types, along with their advantages and disadvantages:

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Emergency Contacts

Peterson Power Systems offers emergency service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Northern California

For critical needs in Northern California, please call Bob Howard, 510-289-4436

510.289.4436

Oregon and Southern Washington

For critical needs in Oregon and Southern Washington, please call Roy Wittrig, 503.329.5351

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White Paper

Cooling Contingency Planning: Five Steps to Minimizing Downtime

Cooling Contingency Planning: Five Steps to Minimizing Downtime

By Joe Blackett
Peterson Power, Inc., San Leandro, CA 94577

In today’s critical facilities, there are certain services whose importance simply cannot be understated:

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Bonus Depreciation

UPDATE:

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has radically changed the rules for bonus depreciation. Buy any new or used piece of equipment or generator set before end of year and qualify for 100% expensing in the 2017 tax year (this includes lease RPOs).

Already bought a machine? No problem! This opportunity is retroactive to September 27, 2017. Contact your tax adviser to determine if you qualify.

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