Regardless of your company’s size or the industry you’re in, your establishment needs a constant supply of power day and night. Unfortunately, that’s not always possible due to bad weather or service outages caused by the local power company. The solution to complete power supply is hiring our team for uninterruptible power supply installation.
An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system is essentially a backup battery for your facility. When you lose power or experience a high-voltage surge, the system kicks on and continues to provide you with all of the power you need.
Continue reading to learn more about the importance of complete power supply and how a UPS system ensures that’s a possibility:
- Equipment: The first reason you need a constant supply of power is to keep your electrical equipment up and running during an outage. Not only does an outage cause all systems to shut down, but it can also lead to data loss if all of your information isn’t backed up. A UPS system ensures that won’t happen.
- Employees: Not only is your equipment useless during an outage, but your employees also might not have anything to do when there’s a power failure. Your employees will always stay productive when you have the battery power of the UPS system on standby.
- Environment: You can actually help the environment by installing a UPS system at your business. When multiple areas have no power, the nearby electrical companies experience more demand, which necessitates increased power generation. The need for more power negatively impacts the environment—especially if the power plant operates on coal or other fossil fuels.
Which UPS system should I choose?
UPS systems aren’t one-size-fits-all products. What works for your facility might not be adequate for the building next door. Thankfully, choosing the right system for power supply installation isn’t a guessing game:
- Electrical needs: The first thing to consider is the type(s) of electronics you need to keep running in an emergency. If you need to power your entire building in a blackout, a large UPS system is necessary. On the other hand, if you just need to keep a few computers online, a small system should meet your needs.
- Industry: Your business’ industry often correlates to your electrical needs, and it should be considered when choosing your UPS system. For example, hospitals, government agencies and data centers often need larger UPS units to ensure they continue to provide essential services during a blackout.
- Budget: The larger a UPS system is, the more expensive it is, so be sure to keep your budget in mind when shopping. Some UPS systems also come with additional bells and whistles, and these units typically have a higher price tag.
What can our team do for you?
Whether you need a smaller UPS system to power a few computers or an industrial-sized system to power an entire hospital, Ham’s Electric, Inc. has you covered. In addition to power supply installation, we provide a variety of services for all sorts of commercial buildings. Contact us today to see what we can do for you.