When it comes to storm season, one thing is certain – power outages are bound to happen. Don’t let a lack of electricity leave you in the dark. Our emergency generators and power systems, which are available for rent and purchase, are designed to keep you up and running, no matter what Mother Nature throws your way.
Our generators are built to withstand even the harshest conditions, ensuring that you never have to worry about being without power when you need it most. With our top-of-the-line generators, you can rest assured that your power will remain uninterrupted and your business will stay up and running no matter what.
Power Rental Options to Save the Day
If a permanent (stationary) backup generator doesn’t fit your business plan, we offer convenient, affordable, hassle-free rental solutions. When you rent power generation products from Boyd CAT, you’re assured of getting a technologically advanced, lower-hour, expertly maintained unit that’s immediately ready for pickup or delivery. Just pay when you need it— by the day, week, month or longer.
Our Boyd CAT Power Rental fleet is fully stocked with plenty of portable backup power options, including Caterpillar generators and temporary distribution equipment. Plus, our team of experts builds portable backup contingency plans for your facility and offers locked-in rates in case you need the power system for as long as a year. We customize the plan based on your specific needs to cover full operations, emergency power and lighting, data bank power, and more. We’ll make sure that you have power when and where you need it, no matter what.
Benefits of Emergency Generators and Power Systems
When it comes to storm season, an emergency generator or power system is a must-have. Not only do they keep your business up and running during power outages, but they also provide peace of mind knowing that you won’t be left in the dark. Even if you’re not financially able to outright purchase a power system, you can proactively rent one from Boyd CAT as bad weather approaches and receive the game-changing benefits of never being left powerless.
Emergency generators and power systems are especially beneficial for those who live in areas prone to severe weather, as they can help prevent damage to your property and keep you safe in case of an emergency. If purchasing isn’t an option and you live in one of these areas, consider proactively renting an emergency generator as bad weather approaches. Having a backup power source can save you money in the long run by preventing losses from spoiled food, damaged electronics and missed work. In fact, having a generator can be a lifesaver in certain situations.
For example, if you have medical equipment that requires electricity to function, a generator can ensure that the machines remain functional despite any unplanned power issues. Generators can also help keep your business safe and secure during a power outage through maintaining power to security systems that deter potential burglars and keep your employees safe.
With the latest technology, emergency generators and power systems can be programmed to turn on automatically when the power goes out, ensuring that you never have to worry about manually starting them up. Overall, investing in the rental or purchase of an emergency generator or power system is a smart choice for businesses looking to stay prepared and protected amidst storm season.
Steps for Installing an Emergency Generator
Proper installation of an emergency generator is a crucial step in ensuring that your business stays up and running during unexpected outages.
- The first step in the installation process is to determine the appropriate size of the generator. This is based on the amount of power needed to keep your essential appliances and systems running during a power outage.
- Once the size is determined, the generator must be installed in a safe and secure location, away from any potential hazards. This includes ensuring that the generator is properly grounded and that there is adequate ventilation for exhaust fumes.
- After installation, it’s important to regularly maintain and test the generator to ensure that it is functioning properly.
By taking these steps, you can ensure that your emergency generator is ready to provide power when you need it most.
How to Maintain Your Generator for Peak Performance
To ensure that your generator is always ready to perform at its best, it’s important to maintain it properly. Regular maintenance is key to keeping your generator in peak condition and can help prevent breakdowns and costly repairs. One of the most important things you can do is changing the oil and filter regularly, as this will help keep the engine running smoothly and prevent wear and tear. It’s also important to check the air filter and clean or replace it as needed, as a dirty filter can reduce airflow and cause the engine to overheat.
In addition, make sure to inspect the spark plug and replace it if it’s worn or damaged, as this can cause the engine to misfire or not start at all. Finally, keep your generator clean and free of debris, and store it in a dry, cool place when not in use. By following these simple maintenance tips, you can ensure that your generator is always ready to provide reliable power when you need it most.
Common Questions About Storm-Proofing with an Emergency Generator
When it comes to storm-proofing your business with an emergency generator, there are a few common questions that often arise. One of the most frequently asked questions is whether or not an emergency generator is worth the investment. The answer is a resounding yes. Whether you rent or purchase an emergency power system, your investment can save your business a lot of money by preventing the need to close during power outages and major storms.
Another common question is what size generator is needed for a business. This can vary depending on the size of your business and what you want to power, which is another great reason to explore the rental route— after all, you never know when and where a power outage will occur in your facility, so it may be more convenient and cost-effective to rent as opposed to buy. Our inventory includes a complete lineup of Cat gas and diesel generator sets featuring power ratings from 20 ekW to 2000 ekW, making it easy to find the unit that meets your specific power requirements. Let one of our professionals help you determine the appropriate size for your needs.
Additionally, many people wonder about the maintenance required for an emergency generator. Regular maintenance is crucial to ensure that the generator is functioning properly when it’s needed most. Overall, investing in an emergency generator is a smart move for any business owner looking to avoid the negative effects storm season can have on businesses.
Emergency Prep Involves More Than Just Generators
Natural disasters, heat waves, cold fronts, and related power outages often come unannounced, so it’s important to prepare your power systems to withstand a variety of challenges. To help you weather any storm, our Power Rental fleet is also equipped with air compressors and temperature control equipment to offer as a solution when maintenance is needed for your pneumatic and temperature control systems. Boyd CAT ensures that our customers’ compressed air, heating, and cooling systems are ready for any season through building contingency plans for pneumatic systems, temperature control, and HVAC systems. We have fleets of diesel and electric portable compressors, air conditioners and heaters, with access to chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, boilers, plate heat exchangers, and process or ambient temperature regulation. To ensure that we’re able to provide you with the solutions you need at an affordable cost, our equipment is available for both rental and purchase.
Contact Us Today
From commercial power generation to critical emergency, backup and conditioning power systems, Boyd CAT offers practical, economical solutions when and where you need them. With unpredictable weather patterns becoming more common, it’s important to be prepared for any eventuality. Our generators and power systems are designed to provide reliable and consistent power, even in the most challenging conditions.
Whatever your business needs may be when it comes to power, we have a solution. Don’t wait until the next storm hits to start thinking about your power needs. Take action now and invest in an emergency generator or power system that will keep you up and running when you need it most. With our expertise and commitment to quality, you can trust that you’re making the right choice for your home or business. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help!