According to the National Science Foundation, U.S. universities spent more than $65 billion on research and development in 2011†. A power outage could result in millions of dollars and years of research lost to an academic institution. During Hurricane Sandy, New York University lost thousands of laboratory animals and years of research when the power failed‡. Protect your valuable research, labs, and equipment against powerful storms and power outages with a Generac standby power system.
† Ronda Britt, Universities Report Highest-Ever R&D Spending of $65 Billion in FY 2011, InfoBrief, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (National Science Foundation, November 2012).
‡ Brendan Borrell, “Researchers Battle Storm’s Wrath,” Nature 491, no. 7423 (November 6, 2012): 169–169.
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