We thought about propane. However our generator is sized to run the whole building, lights, air, etc. And the building is just your basic single story windowless metal frame jobby. And, the size of the propane tank just to run two days would have been enormous. Rob Berendt -- Group Dekko Services, LLC Dept 01.073 PO Box 2000 Dock 108 6928N 400E Kendallville, IN 46755 http://www.dekko.com "Bob Crothers" <bob2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 03/26/2004 02:32 PM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc Subject RE: Power Outage story ... Cjg, Natural Gas lines have been known to blow up. And when they do, they take a lot of other utilities with them...such as power lines. Just depends on how Uninterruptible you want to be! Bob > -----Original Message----- > From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Carl Galgano > Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 8:51 AM > To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion' > Subject: RE: Power Outage story ... > > > Ken: > We have 2 NG generators (one 20kva the other a 12kva). One runs the > computer room, first going to a 13kva UPS that holds the room > up during the > generator startup. The other generator runs the 2 A/C units. > Originally we > had the AC on the same generator, but it cause the power to > be "dirty". We > test ours every week and have had several outages that have > been flawless. > The NG generators are pretty quiet as well. Baring an > earthquake, I like > knowing we will always have fuel. > cjg > > > > Carl J. Galgano > EDI Consulting Services, Inc. > 600 Kennesaw Avenue, Suite 400 > Marietta, GA 30060 > (770) 422-2995 - voice > (419) 730-8212 - fax > mailto:cgalgano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://www.ediconsulting.com <http://www.ediconsulting.com/> > AS400 EDI, Networking, E-Commerce and Communications Consulting and > Implementation > http://www.icecreamovernight.com <http://www.icecreamovernight.com/> > Premium Ice Cream Brands shipped Overnight > > Visit our website to subscribe to our FREE AS/400 Timesharing Service > > -----Original Message----- > From: Graap, Ken [mailto:keg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 2:32 PM > To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion > Subject: RE: Power Outage story ... > > > > Believe it or not, our generator is a tried and true diesel > generator... > That it failed during a monthly test and took everything with > it wasn't very > > comforting, but at least the fire in the switch didn't > spread! Ha! We were > lucky that this was an "attended" test. > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion > (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > _______________________________________________ This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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