Power Reliability

Start Time: 10/1/2014 1:00:00 PM
End Time: 10/1/2014 2:00:00 PM

When it comes to emergency standby power systems, failure to start or failure to run can have enormous consequences. The risk of failure can be mitigated by a number of measures, including proper design, staff training, commissioning, regular inspections and testing, and preventative maintenance. A thorough understanding of onsite power generation, longer term power backup system, and short-term-or uninterruptible-power systems is also key. This session will provide a road map to ensure a critical facility's backup power is dependable and ready for action.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the need for regular testing and inspection of generators
2. Review the roles of flexibility and redundancy in a backup power plan
3. Develop a testing and exercise program for standby generators
4. Establish a preventive maintenance gameplan to enhance power reliability

Presented by:

Michael Fluegeman, PE
Director of Engineering and Principal
Plannet Consulting

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Room Number: 203B

Audience: Intermediate

CEU: 0.1


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