Healthcare Needs Continuing, Whole-Facility Power Protection

Talk with almost any healthcare or senior care executive about emergency backup power, and the conversation will invariably turn to Florida and the 12 nursing home patients who died following Hurricane Irma in 2017. In that case, patients at the facility were left in sweltering heat due to power outages and the lack of a functioning backup power for the air conditioning system. 

But ensuring operating HVAC is only one reason that senior and healthcare facilities across the nation are now looking beyond traditional “life safety” diesel generators to provide emergency backup power. For these organizations, the cost of outages is measured in the increased potential for disruptions to staff’s ability to provide patients with the levels of care and safety they need. 

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