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Re: Re: telehouse - 25 broadway
No. Exodus runs standard generator testing, like any other company. cheers! On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Brian Whalen wrote: > Actually I think Exodus will run em for a week or two as a test.. > > Brian "Sonic" Whalen > Success = Preparation + Opportunity > > > On 15 Sep 2001, Sean Donelan wrote: > > > > > I'm sure a full analysis will be performed after the recovery > > efforts are completed. I'm also certain the operators of > > both 25 Broadway and 32 Old Slip are working very dilgently > > to get them running. > > > > But I would like to point out, no one regularly runs their > > generators for 48+ hours as part of a normal test. In addition, > > most standby generators are fitted only for "limited" duration > > runs. You should expect problems during any extended run of a > > generator plant. I'm a bit surprised that 25 Broadway and > > 32 Old Slip are the only ones we've heard about. > > > > Until I know a bit more about what happened, I can't say > > whether any alternative design could have performed better. > > > > On Sat, 15 September 2001, Joe McGuckin wrote: > > > Was this unit tested regularly? With a load bank? > > > > > > If there was a weekly test run, why wasn't this problem caught? > > > > > > It seems like there's a lesson to be learned here. > > > > > > My guess is that many sites' idea of a periodic test is to fire up the > > > generator (without a load) for 5 or ten minutes and assume everything's ok. > > > > > > How many folks actually perform a load transfer to the generator during > > > testing to check out the transfer switch ? > > > > > ========================================================================== "A cat spends her life conflicted between a deep, passionate and profound desire for fish and an equally deep, passionate and profound desire to avoid getting wet. This is the defining metaphor of my life right now."