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Engineered Solution: OSHPD Certified

Caterpillar already had their 3500 series generators and the 3 Megawatt C175 certified for ground level installation by OSHPD the authority having jurisdiction over California hospital construction. A new hospital being constructed in San Francisco was designed with the generators to be located on the roof structure.

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Automatic Transfer Switches

Automatic Transfer Switches

An automatic transfer switches (ATS) is an integral part of a generator set: it transfers power from one source, the utility, to another, the generator. An ATS triggers when it senses that one of the sources has lost or gained power. An ATS is often installed in conjunction with one or more backup generators to make sure that the generator(s) provide electrical power if the utility source fails. Today every standby generator set that is sold requires at least one ATS, and some cases, multiple units.

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Rental Compressed Air

Compressed Air Solutions We Provide

Trust the rental experts at Peterson with your compressed air needs. From concrete jobs to industrial work, we have an expansive fleet ready to work in any application. With our 24/7 availability, we've got you covered.

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Rental Temperature Control

Serving all of California, Oregon and Washington

Peterson Power Systems can support temperature control applications from equipment failure, emergencies, loss of power to scheduled maintenance, seasonal needs, and special events. With locations to serve you in California, Oregon, and Washington, Peterson offers top-notch products and service to keep you productive and profitable. Industries we serve include refineries, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, education, data centers and more.

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Rental Power

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Power Rental Solutions

 

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Design Build

Design Build - The New Normal

Design build project delivery simplifies projects and reduces risk because the owner manages only one contract with a single point of responsibility. The designers and contractors are on the same team allowing a unified response to changes and challenges. The traditional design-bid-build method requires the owner to manage multiple contracts and relationships, settling disputes between designers and contractors. Conflict and finger pointing can occur, forcing the owner into a dispute resolution role. 

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Used

Quality – Pre-owned – Affordable

Matching machine to application:

At Peterson, our electric power generation inventory fits a variety of domestic and international applications. We are proud to offer Cat engines for both standby and prime configurations. These portable and stationary units are commonly used in building or industrial applications. Our 5MW+ mobile power modules are stocked in Mississippi for fast, global deployment.

We’ve provided units for home and commercial backup, fire stations, and even a remote electric co-op in Alaska.

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Training

Peterson University, Peterson’s state-of-the-art training facility in San Leandro, is the destination of choice for students all over North America who desire the latest certified training from Caterpillar and other top manufacturers!

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Careers

Find your calling.

View all of our job openings.

Please take a moment to read the following reasons that Peterson employees—people with interests and skills like you!—gave for working at Peterson.
 

We are Northern California, Oregon, and southwest Washington's authorized Caterpillar dealer.

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SOS Fluid Analysis

Protect Your Investment

Imagine if there was a way to monitor the internal health of your heavy equipment without tearing the machine down to its basic components? There is, and it’s called SOS Fluid Analysis!

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