Loftin Equipment Co.'s Technical Support Hotline and Email
In a continuing effort to better serve Loftin Equipment's Dealer Network as well as the End User, Loftin Equipment is proud to announce the opening of our Technical Support Hotline.
This Hotline will be an addition to our 24/7 on call emergency response technician. The implementation of this Hotline allows Loftin Equipment to take Technical Support calls from our clients and respond in an expedited manner.
Residential Generators Will Play a Major Part in America's Future
Work on America's electrical grid has slowed to a crawl, even as the power outages caused by severe weather are on the upswing. That's the takeaway from a new report out of the President's Council of Economic Advisers and the Department of Energy. It found that economic damage from weather-related power outages now averages between $18 and $33 billion per year — and went as high as $75 billion in 2008 and $52 billion in 2012 thanks to Hurricanes Ike and Sandy, respectively.
Types of ATS and Application in Generator Set Systems
There are four principal configurations of Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS). Most manufacturers of commercially available ATS are virtually identical in their basic functions and operation, no matter which type is considered. This information sheet discusses the four types and where the different designs are frequently found in the US systems.