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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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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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Marine Maintenance Tips

Eight Marine Engine Maintenance Tips

Get eight preventive maintenance tips from Cat marine engine experts. Let us help you keep your vessel’s engine running at peak performance.

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Simplifying Generator Set Ratings

Simplifying Generator Set Ratings

By Armen Kludjian
Peterson Power, Inc., San Leandro, CA 94577

Choosing a generator for your facility can be a confusing journey. Information about various units’ horsepower ratings and power outputs can make for a dizzying array of choices. How can you be sure you picked the correctly rated unit for your specific need?

Generally, the more horsepower generated, the higher the heat generated resulting in shorter service intervals and increased wear.

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Working Dock in the Bay Area

Directions from Land and Water

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Marine Work on the Water: Tug and Fishing

Cat® Marine is ensuring these captains have what they need to keep their business going. With technical support, parts availability and parts coverage on any coast we're serious about their success.

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OCEARCH Relies on Cat® Equipment

OCEARCH, an organization that facilitates unprecedented research on sharks, relies on Cat® equipment to power the M/V OCEARCH, a 126’ vessel that serves as an at-sea laboratory.

“We need the best equipment in the world and we need the best people in the world working on it,” said Chris Fischer, OCEARCH founder and expedition leader.

OCEARCH’s work occurs in waters around the globe, so Fischer depends on the unmatched support of Caterpillar’s network of dealers. “When equipment fails, problems can happen. And in our situation, it can be an extreme problem.”

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