Alarm Fatigue – The White Noise in Healthcare

Spend time in the patient-care areas of any hospital or clinic and you’ll hear it: a near-constant stream of beeps coming from the audible alarms on medical equipment and healthcare devices. Spend enough time in patient-care areas and you might … [Continue reading]

The Benefits of Lithium Iron Phosphate vs. Lead-Acid Batteries for UPS Systems

A new battery technology called Lithium Iron Phosphate has begun to find its way into UPS systems. First a quick explanation: lithium iron phosphate (also known as LiFePO4, LiFePhos, or LFP), is a member of the lithium-ion battery family and … [Continue reading]

The Need for Tablet Charging Stations in Schools and Classrooms

These days it’s not unusual to find tablets in the classroom. Devices like Chromebooks, iPads and e-readers have become important educational tools. But as the popularity of mobile devices continues to grow, charging and storing multiple tablets in … [Continue reading]

Inverter/Charger vs. UPS System.. which should I use to backup my sump pump?

The Power Inverter/Charger is the heart of a sump pump battery backup system, and is responsible for three important jobs: 1. Charging the batteries and keeping them fully charged at all times 2. Sensing when the power has gone out and … [Continue reading]

5 Questions to Consider When Choosing a UPS System

Choosing the right UPS System can be a daunting task for even the most knowledgeable IT professional. Here are five basic questions you should ask to give you peace of mind knowing you made the right decision. Do I need a Network/Server UPS or a … [Continue reading]