Diesel Fuel Quality – Don’t Overlook This Crucial Design Element

On-site power systems driven by diesel engines are commonplace as the “last resource” backup power source for mission-critical facilities. Hospitals, public safety operations, municipal utilities, and all sorts of private businesses incorporate diesel-powered generators to help avoid loss of life, lost production time and/or lost profits. It is not uncommon to find several million dollars … Read more

How to Prevent a Fuel Overflow Condition in a Fuel Day Tank.

Hospitals, data centers and similar mission-critical buildings rely on their facility’s fuel system to keep their central energy plant running. Due to their sheer size, facility fuel systems can become complex, as many of them now incorporate multiple fuel storage tanks, redundant fuel transfer systems, and multiple fuel day tanks serving large diesel generators.  In an environment where fuel is flowing in such large volumes, … Read more