Illustrations and descriptions outline benefits of “renewing” an aging emergency power system, bringing it back to cutting-edge performance using five types of custom engineered upgrades. These upgrades typically save between 30-89 percent of the cost of an entirely new power system. A 28-week, step-by-step chart outlines the modernization process.
A case study brief tells how the Mt. Zion Medical Center needed a ‘more intelligent’ paralleling controlling switch gear with expanded capabilities. The hospital’s chief engineer chose to modernize, rather than replace, the switch gear.