2023 hurricane season preparedness

How to Prepare for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Like pins in a bowling alley, the Grand Strand is in the direct line of Atlantic hurricanes. So naturally, we’ve had our fair share of rain, wind, and damage from these storms. The worst in recent years was Hurricane Florence, …
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Fire Truck Generators for Emergency Situations

Fire Trucks Need Back-Up Power for Emergencies Generators are built for emergencies. In situations of life or death, if you need power, it should be there. That’s why on-board generators provide emergency power for fire and rescue crews on the …
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2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be A Busy One

As beautiful as the Grand Strand is, we’re unfortunately in the direct line of hurricanes. Over the years, we’ve had our fair share of the rain, wind, and damage that can come with these storms. The worst in recent years …
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Home Generator Installation Fail

How Do You Know if a Job’s Done Right? Let’s face it, a standby home generator is no small purchase. It’s an investment in your home, your comfort, and your safety. As a result, you’ll likely do some “shopping around” …
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California Passes Generator Ban

California’s Push to Cut Emissions Leads to Portable Engine Bill and Generator Ban California, home of the country’s most progressive environmental legislation, recently passed a bill aimed at reducing emissions of small off-road gasoline engines, including RV generators and portable …
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Are You Ready for More Weather Related Power Outages?

As climate change continues, experts believe that weather related power outages will increase across the US. On August 29, 2021, Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a category 4 hurricane. The powerful storm devastated the state’s electrical grid. Hurricane Ida …
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2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction

Another “Above Average” Year; 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions “Above normal” is the description being used for the upcoming 2021 hurricane season. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center forecasts a 60% chance for “above normal” hurricane activity, a 30% chance “near normal,” …
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Commercial Generator alternator replacement

Case Study: Commercial Generator Repair at Avista Resort

Background The Avista Resort Hotel is a family resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC that attracts visitors with its oceanfront location, on-site dining options, pools and lazy river, and other premium amenities. For customer safety and comfort, hotels like Avista …
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