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New 500kW Spark-Ignited Generator Set Expands Natural Gas Offering

12/17/2015

New 500kW Spark-Ignited Generator Set Expands Natural Gas Offering
The demand for larger, natural gas-powered products continues to grow both domestically and internationally. To meet this growing need, Generac unveiled its new 500kW natural gas gen-set.
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West Valley Detention Center Upgrades to a Medium Voltage Solution

12/17/2015

West Valley Detention Center Upgrades to a Medium Voltage Solution
The West Valley Detention Center (WVDC) opened in 1991 and is one of the largest county jails in the State of California. More than 600 civilians work at the facility.
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Power Design Pro™: Motor Loads and Their Impact on Generator Sizing

12/17/2015

Power Design Pro™:  Motor Loads and  Their Impact on Generator Sizing
This is the ninth article in our series about Power Design Pro™ software and it highlights motor loads and the significant impact they potentially have on sizing the generator.
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Generator Breaker Requirements for Fire Pumps

12/17/2015

Generator Breaker Requirements for Fire Pumps
The sizing and selection of the generator breaker(s) feeding the fire pump controller can be a muddled topic, so this article attempts to create greater visibility to NEC 695 requirements resulting in greater market alignment.
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Generac Sponsors 7×24 Exchange Fall Conference

10/27/2015

Generac Sponsors 7×24 Exchange Fall Conference
The 7×24 Exchange is the leading knowledge exchange for those who design, build, operate and maintain mission-critical enterprise information infrastructures. The Fall Conference is scheduled for November 15-18, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas, and has a theme of Commitment to Excellence.
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Case Study: Red Ventures Gains the Reliability, Scalability of MPS

10/27/2015

Case Study: Red Ventures Gains the Reliability, Scalability of MPS
Today’s global marketplace requires many businesses to be able to operate 24/7/365. This was the case for Red Ventures, the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses.
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Power Design Pro™ - Load Shedding Functionality

10/27/2015

Power Design Pro™ - Load Shedding Functionality
This is the eighth article in our series about Power Design Pro™ software. In this issue, you’ll learn about load shedding features and how these assist engineers with “what-if” scenarios for generator sizing and design.
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Key Factors to Consider For Remote Radiator Installations

10/27/2015

Key Factors to Consider For Remote Radiator Installations
Generators typically have engine mounted radiators and fans for heat transfer and cooling. This system works well for the vast majority of backup/standby power applications. However, in cities and other areas where real estate can be pricey and space is at a premium, generators may need to be located inside a building – sometimes in the basement.
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Enhancements and Expansion of Diesel Nodes Provide Ease of Use, More Application Flexibility

10/27/2015

Enhancements and Expansion of Diesel Nodes Provide Ease of Use, More Application Flexibility
Many companies are looking to harden their facilities and each requires unique backup/standby solutions. To provide engineers and contractors with more options to meet these needs, Generac is launching a new 1750kW Industrial Diesel Generator.
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Generac City—The Trusted Destination for Industrial Power Solutions

8/20/2015

Generac City—The Trusted Destination  for Industrial Power Solutions
When you’re working on a project and want to know whether Generac has completed a similar project, you can go to Generac City--a dynamic and interactive software application designed specifically for engineers and contractors.
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Your Technical Assistance Backup Plan- 1-844-ASK-GNRC

8/20/2015

Your Technical Assistance Backup Plan- 1-844-ASK-GNRC
At Generac, we are continuously offering new programs to provide assistance to engineers, contractors, and members of the industrial design community.
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New Generac SpecExpert Application Makes Spec Writing, Easier, Faster and More Accurate

8/20/2015

New Generac SpecExpert Application Makes Spec Writing, Easier, Faster and More Accurate
Writing specs, while necessary, can be cumbersome and time-consuming.
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Modular Power System (MPS) Application Implementation: Separation of Circuits

8/20/2015

Modular Power System (MPS) Application Implementation: Separation of Circuits
The National Electric Code (NEC) requires the separation of emergency (NEC 700) circuits and fire pump (NEC 695) circuits from all other circuits.
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Power Design Pro™ Provides Mechanical Design Capabilities for Gas Piping and Exhaust Piping

8/20/2015

Power Design Pro™ Provides Mechanical Design Capabilities for Gas Piping and Exhaust Piping
This is the seventh article in our series about Power Design Pro™ software and it discusses the software’s mechanical design capabilities for sizing pipe.
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Tech Topic Webinars and Lunch & Learns Available For Engineers, Contractors and Customers

8/20/2015

Tech Topic Webinars and Lunch & Learns Available For Engineers, Contractors and Customers
At Generac, we strive to provide technical and system design guidance to engineers, contractors, and customers.
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Green House Data Relies on Generac Power for Redundancy, Scalability

8/20/2015

Green House Data Relies on Generac Power  for Redundancy, Scalability
Green House Data offers cloud, colocation, and managed IT services from highly efficient data centers across the United States.
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Generac Offers Fly-Ins to Provide In-Depth Information About Generac, Product Line

8/20/2015

Generac Offers Fly-Ins to Provide In-Depth Information About Generac, Product Line
When engineers, electrical contractors and consultants are providing a proposal for a project that includes a large kW generator or complex Modular Power System (MPS), there is a lot at stake … for both the customer, as well as the many professionals involved with the project.
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Generac Power Systems Earns Frost & Sullivan’s Company of the Year Award

6/2/2015

Generac Power Systems Earns Frost & Sullivan’s Company of the Year Award
Generac receives honors for contribution to the North American Natural Gas Generator Set Industry
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Generac Upgrades Engines in the 275 kW and 300 kW Gaseous-Fueled Gensets

6/2/2015

Generac Upgrades Engines in the 275 kW and 300 kW Gaseous-Fueled Gensets
Generac is excited to announce upgrades to the 275 kW and 300 kW gaseous-fueled gensets.
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Top Five Guidelines for Proper Natural Gas Generator Pipeline Sizing and Configuration

6/2/2015

Top Five Guidelines for Proper Natural Gas Generator Pipeline Sizing and Configuration
Top Five Guidelines for Proper Natural Gas Generator Pipeline Sizing and Configuration
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Installation Acceptance Testing (NFPA 110 requirements)

6/2/2015

Installation Acceptance Testing (NFPA 110 requirements)
Installation Acceptance Testing (NPFA 110 requirements)
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Enhancements to Power Design Pro™ Improve Functionality and Integrate Cloud Storage Capabilities

6/2/2015

Enhancements to Power Design Pro™  Improve Functionality and Integrate Cloud Storage Capabilities
Enhancements to Power Design Pro™ Improve Functionality and Integrate Cloud Storage Capabilities
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Generac Industrial Power Introduces Power Series Transfer Switch Product Line

6/2/2015

Generac Industrial Power Introduces Power Series Transfer Switch Product Line
Generac Industrial Power Introduces Power Series Transfer Switch Product Line
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Generac’s 1500 kW Diesel Generator Nominated for Consulting-Specifying-Engineer’s Product of the Year

6/2/2015

Generac’s 1500 kW Diesel Generator Nominated for Consulting-Specifying-Engineer’s Product of the Year
Generac’s 1500 kW Diesel Generator Nominated for Consulting-Specifying-Engineer’s Product of the Year
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Generac would like to thank everyone who attended the Annual Engineering Power Symposium and associated PDSS courses.

6/2/2015

Generac would like to thank everyone who attended the Annual Engineering Power Symposium and associated PDSS courses.
Generac would like to thank everyone who attended the Annual Engineering Power Symposium and associated PDSS courses.
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Download Archive

December 2012
Redesign of 400-600kW Diesel Products | University of Utah Install is MPS Showpiece | New Spark Ignited Engines Mean Longer Life | IBC 2009 and 2012 Seismic Certification

December 2011
Code Changes Difficult to Interpret | Power-Gen International | EGSA Testing Requirements | Emergency Systems Webcast

April 2011
CCI Improvements | Power Design Pro Enhancements | Product of the Year Award | Case Study - Peak 10 | 2011 Engineering Symposium

November 2010
Gaseous Fuel Genset | Power Design Pro Enhancements | Generac Wins CSE Award | POWER-GEN in Orlando | Case Study - College of William & Mary | Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel FAQ’s

July 2010
Generator Reliability | Case Study: Gordon Food Service | Selecting Breakers for Fire Pumps | Engineering Power Symposium | Dan Barbersek at EGSA Conferenece

April 2010
Application Engineering Group | Generac Engineering Symposium | Republic Bank and Plaza Case Study | GENprotect Defends in Two Ways | Experience the Power Demo Trailer

December 2009
Introducing Generac Industrial Power | Power Design Pro | E2E: New EPA Requirements

August 2009
Generac Complies with New EPA Regulations | The Generac 2009 Engineering Symposium | Coosa Valley Medical Center Case Study

June 2009
Generator Sizing Pitfalls | Engineer to Engineer (E2E) | Case Study




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