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Selective Coordination White Paper

Recent changes to the National Electrical Code® (NEC) require the selective coordination of overcurrent protective devices at hospitals and other mission-critical facilities. Transfer switches with 30-cycle closing and withstand ratings dramatically simplify designing to that requirement.

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Specifying Generator Control Switchgear

With daily advances in information technology and other processes and services, the world is becoming a more complicated and power-hungry place. Many industries and services have become increasingly more dependent on a continuous, uninterrupted supply of electric power. However, a continually shrinking electric generation margin reduces the reliability of utility-provided power.

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Advances in healthcare technology require more electrical devices, such as those shown in this operating room at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital.  The hospital’s sophisticated emergency system ensures power is provided to critical equipment if the utility feed is lost for any reason, then returns full power to all other electrical receptacles minutes later.

Bassett Healthcare

Healthcare Network Offers Glimpse of the Future of Backup Power Bassett Healthcare, based in Cooperstown, New York, is noteworthy not only for its top-quality patient care, but also for its self-sufficiency.  With more than 270 physicians on the payroll (an unusual closed-group practice), Bassett operates a teaching hospital, a research institute, and a network of […]

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All Putnam Investments service centers are protected by emergency/backup power systems.

Putnam Investments

With more than 3500 employees and six computerized service centers in Massachusetts, London, and Tokyo, Putnam Investments has invested in emergency/backup power systems for all its facilities to assure continuity of service to its customers.

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