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  • Prior to contracting with Electro-Motion, we did our own maintenance, which was very little due to lack of qualified staff and budget concerns. We have four diesel units at our various high schools and none were in great operating condition. Electro-Motion came in and provided us with professional services and brought our generators up to full operational capability. We are also considered emergency shelters due to unforseen natural disasters; and we need our generators to support this type of operation.

    John Schultz
    Director of Operations/Maintenance/Health-Safety & Transportation
    Jefferson Union High School District

    Quick Tip: Run Your Unit Every Week!

    October 15, 2013

    The single most important step you can take to preserve your equipment's value and dependability is to...

    Run Your Unit Every Week!

    Why is this so important? Quite simply, engines are made to run - not sit idle in readiness for an emergency. When they sit, all sorts of bad things can happen. Air can get into the fuel lines, lubricating oil can drain from the rubbing parts, water can condensate on electrical parts, and many more. In contrast...

    By running your unit each week (called "exercising the unit"), you accomplish the following:

    a) make the unit happy by preventing bad things from happening and, equaly important,

    b) you get positive verification your unit is ready for a power outage.

    Most units have some type of "exercise clock" that will automatically exercise the unit. If you are not sure, call.


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