Why a tertiary backup power system such as a UPS should be installed in compliance with the HTM in healthcare facilities The supply of safe, clean electricity is critical to safeguarding lives within healthcare facilities.
The role of an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is essential but is surprisingly often overlooked and consigned to being recognised as a mere battery system. UPS solutions are in fact multifaceted devices, made up of
On Friday 9th August the UK power grid failed. Nationwide power cuts were reported, affecting over one million people. The immediate aftermath saw hours of news coverage and over 13k Tweets all reporting on the
One of the biggest concerns faced by data centre owners is unplanned downtime. Findings from the Ninth Annual Uptime Institute Data Centre Survey highlighted that power loss was still causing significant problems within the industry.
With the UK set to reach record breaking temperatures today, and over 48,000 lightning strikes battering Britain on Tuesday night, alongside copious amounts of rainfall. It is hard to ignore the impact climate change and
Hosting agreements have started featuring a demand for 100% of uptime. The reality of this is something debated by many data centre owners and clients. How is uptime measured and more importantly, how can maximum
The FIA has recently released information on developments to the standards for emergency lighting, BS 5266-1. As a result, companies are readdressing their emergency evacuation procedures and equipment. How can companies ensure they are compliant
Energy consumption remains a hot topic across all business sectors and features high on the government agenda. Earlier this year the European Commission funded a project called Horizon 2020, which was established with the principle
UPS systems used to support emergency systems such as evacuation lifts must comply with BS EN 50171 regulation Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) are often overlooked as a backup supply of power for evacuation lifts as
“We have been thoroughly impressed with the specific data centre expertise demonstrated by Power Control. Working with such critical equipment within a live operational environment is no mean feat and Power Control’s engineers executed the works seamlessly. The support provided by the company throughout the project was exceptional.”
London Data Centre's Operations Manager, Redcentric