For many companies, we get caught up in the cost of a UPS system purchase and installation. However, the real cost for most UPS systems happens after the unit is installed. We’ve covered the lifecycle of a UPS before, but it is worth repeating. The main driving factors in the cost of a UPS system include the […]
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Our managers and organizations rely on us for reliable power systems. Installing a UPS system is a significant project that can be costly, but also carry significant risks if improperly installed. In order to avoid those risks, we have provided the three must-do steps in installing a UPS system properly.
For most organizations, spring means new fiscal budgets and capital projects on the calendar. The beginning of a new year is always a great time to take a step back and look at the overall big picture of your emergency power infrastructure. Understanding where your critical power equipment stands in its lifecycle can prevent downtime […]
Your UPS and other critical power equipment can be one of the most crucial investments that a company can make. The equipment keeps your business running when unexpected factors have the ability to negatively impact your business, employees, and your bottom line. This is why it is imperative to ensure it is adequately protected from […]
With tax season in full swing, it is a good time to explore tax deductions that may help your bottom line. At QPS, we find that many of our clients don’t realize that there are deductions or tax benefits regarding your critical power equipment available. As with any tax related topic, please consult with your […]
As a follow up to our Lighting inverter series, this article will focus on the components of a lighting inverter and how they may differ from a UPS. UPS systems are typically used for critical power applications where both power conditioning and uninterrupted power is required. They typically have shorter run time and rely on […]
UL924 Emergency Lighting Central Inverter/ UPS Systems are different than other mission critical power systems in that their application is designed for life safety in emergency situations. Emergency lighting inverters are regulated by various life safety codes that address what needs to happen regarding egress lighting in the event of a power failure. Some of […]
In the critical power equipment industry we get a lot of questions regarding emergency lighting. This article is the first in a three part series discussing what a lighting inverter is, how to maintain it, and what standards exist that facilities need to adhere to. Before we can discuss emergency lighting inverter maintenance and standards, […]
The Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) credential is the most respected credential in facility management. The International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) certification process sets the industry standard for ensuring the knowledge and capability of practicing facility managers. Facility teams are often responsible for maintaining the mission critical power infrastructure in a facility. Quality Power Solutions supports […]
In 5 years a lot can happen, but at QPS we’re celebrating nothing happening. We are proud to have gone 5 years without a single workplace accident; a huge milestone for any company. We take safety (both yours and ours) very seriously.