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Arc Flash Fundamentals

[Arc Flash Webinar]
New to arc flash? We will walk you through different definitions, safety ratings, PPE types, regulations, and more. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, you will learn a thing or two. Let's take your safety standard up a notch at your facility and keep every employee safe.

An Active Approach to Harmonic Correction

[Power Quality Webinar]
Harmonics is often an overlooked problem that lowers the performance of your equipment and potentially causes problems to your neighbors downstream. Do you know how much it is hurting your facility? We will take a comprehensive look at the different types of harmonics, the negative effects they bring, things to pay attention while pairing with VFDs or generators, and different options of harmonic mitigation.

Natural Gas VS Diesel Generators

[Generator Webinar]
How do you go about choosing a generator? Is natural gas better or is diesel better? In this webinar, we will walk you through how to choose an industrial generator step by step.


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VFDs: The Basics

January 8, 2021   Author:    Categories: VFDs   Tags:

The Origin of VFDs Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are carefully designed energy saving devices that can pack a big punch, both in terms of conservation of energy and conservation of funds. These devices came into popularity during the 1970’s when […]

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6 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Standby Generator

December 29, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

As with any piece of mechanical equipment, standby generators are subject to wear, tear, and breakdown. But if after a few decades your generator isn’t having outward or obvious signs of degradation, when should you purchase a replacement? In this article […]

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UL Standards: As They Apply to Standby Generators

December 14, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the agency in which most industries have entrusted the creation of safety and efficacy standards for everyday equipment. Their mission is: “To promote safe, secure and sustainable living and working environments for people by the application […]

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Key NFPA Standards Pertaining to Generators

December 7, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is an independent standards organization whose mission it is to reduce fire risks in everyday life. The NFPA develops their standards using the ANSI process and are then typically adopted into state statutes. This […]

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The Top 4 Ways VFDs Are Ruining Your Motors and What You Can Do About It

November 30, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors VFDs   Tags: ,

As a working professional with a background in both electric motor repair and VFD system manufacturing, I have noticed a trend that boosts my motor repair business at the avoidable expense of my customers. Purchased for their distinctive ability to […]

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Motor Shop Spotlight: Inspection, Machining, and Rewinding

November 23, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

In this second article in our four article series highlighting our motor shop, we will be discussing the mechanical inspection, machining, and rewinding processes that are followed here at Energy Management Corporation to ensure the best results for your motor […]

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Motor Shop Spotlight: Disassembly, Electrical Testing, and Cleaning

November 16, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

In this article, we will be highlighting the services provided from our motor shops as well as how we maintain the highest standard for motor servicing. Our motor shops are highly respected in the industry, and has been for over […]

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How to Avoid Wet Stacking in Your Diesel Generator

October 27, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

In the world of diesel engines, wet stacking is extremely common. If you are not running your engine at recommended operating temperatures one hundred percent of the time, you are bound to have some level of wet stacking occur. Diesel […]

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Can a Standby Generator MAKE me Money?

October 20, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Purchasing a standby generator for your home or business is an investment that most people are not going to make without doing lots of in-depth research. You need to make sure that the benefits outweigh the costs, that you have […]

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Importance of Regular Oil Changes for Your Standby Generator

October 8, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Regular oil changes are a necessity for any engine, but they are especially important for the engines you rely on in the case of an emergency. If you are not performing regular oil changes on your generator, you are asking […]

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