ComRent Supports Commissioning Trans Bay Cable Project

Siemens installed an upgraded control system for the Trans Bay Cable Project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system with a voltage -sourced converter (VSC) technology realized in a modular … Continue reading “ComRent Supports Commissioning Trans Bay Cable Project”


ComRent Introduces Fully Customizable Prewire Trailer Package

BROOMFIELD, CO, April 13, 2018 – ComRent International, a global leader in load bank solutions, announces the ComRent Prewire Trailer Package, a fully-customizable, self-contained testing and commissioning platform designed to … Continue reading “ComRent Introduces Fully Customizable Prewire Trailer Package”


Should I Rent a Load Bank or Buy?

Whether your business hauls goods on transoceanic shipments or engages in grid-scale renewable energy, load bank testing is becoming an ever-increasing presence in ensuring electric power performance in a diverse … Continue reading “Should I Rent a Load Bank or Buy?”


Why Do I Need Load Banks?

The future forward industries of today rely heavily on the use of load banks for maintenance, commissioning and testing of electrical circuits for proper function. No matter what the primary … Continue reading “Why Do I Need Load Banks?”


How Do I Load Test a Generator?

Generators Must Be Tested Critical backup generator systems must undergo strict generator load bank testing and commissioning on a regular basis. In the healthcare industry, American Society of Healthcare Engineers … Continue reading “How Do I Load Test a Generator?”


What Type of Generator Load Bank Testing Equipment Should I Use?

A variety of industries use backup generators to guard against the adverse impact of inevitable utility service interruptions. At some point in the life of mission-critical electrical systems, operators will … Continue reading “What Type of Generator Load Bank Testing Equipment Should I Use?”


Top Considerations for Remote Controlled Load Banks

Contractors and engineers across industries are reaping the benefits of using remote-controlled load banks for their load bank testing needs. Remote load banks operate in much the same way as … Continue reading “Top Considerations for Remote Controlled Load Banks”


Load Bank Remotes: Load Testing Simplified

Load bank remote technology is revolutionizing the load bank testing experience, making it more simple to shorten testing cycles and lower costs. Load bank controllers are now more capable than … Continue reading “Load Bank Remotes: Load Testing Simplified”


How to Operate a Digital Load Bank Controller

Remoted load bank represent the emerging industry standard for load bank operation. Remote units such as ComRent’s CR Remote can control all functions of load testing units, as well as … Continue reading “How to Operate a Digital Load Bank Controller”


Customizable Software for Load Bank Testing

Over the past 30 years, the vast majority of advancements in load bank technology have involved mechanical improvements and improved workflow efficiency from improved process design. But today’s newest load … Continue reading “Customizable Software for Load Bank Testing”


How Load Bank Remote Systems Work

Load banks perform complex operations that test the performance of a data center system and how redundant systems will react during a power outage. Remote load bank control systems are … Continue reading “How Load Bank Remote Systems Work”


Advantages of Remote Load Bank Testing

The introduction of remote load bank testing into the marketplace is disrupting expectations and outcomes for load testing in a variety of ways. Remote technology streamlines the testing process by … Continue reading “Advantages of Remote Load Bank Testing”


The Difference Between Inductive and Capacitive Load Bank Solutions

Are you familiar with the different types of reactive load bank solutions? A reactive load bank simulates systems affected by electric motors or other electromagnetic devices on a power network. … Continue reading “The Difference Between Inductive and Capacitive Load Bank Solutions”


Resistive vs Reactive – Reasons to Choose Reactive Load Bank Testing Solutions

Fully functional backup systems remain critical to business success. In the event of an unexpected power outage, you need to know your operation will continue seamlessly. However, many facilities managers … Continue reading “Resistive vs Reactive – Reasons to Choose Reactive Load Bank Testing Solutions”


The Different Types of Load Bank Testing Solutions

Load bank testing solutions include load banks that test the operation of an electrical system. Load banks control the total load, power factor and schedule during the test. Many of … Continue reading “The Different Types of Load Bank Testing Solutions”


Proper Load Testing and Commissioning Deliver Data Center Benefits

The most successful testing and commissioning of a data center requires you develop your plan as early as possible. By preparing your commissioning plan early in the project, such as … Continue reading “Proper Load Testing and Commissioning Deliver Data Center Benefits”


Load Bank Testing for all Data Center Tiers

  Data Center Tiers 01 – Small Businesses 99.671% Uptime Annual Downtime: 28.8 hours No redundancy 02 – Medium-size Businesses 99.749% Uptime Annual Downtime: 22 hours Partial redundancy in power … Continue reading “Load Bank Testing for all Data Center Tiers”


PV Solar Facility Commissioning: Save Time and Money Using Load Bank Testing

Designing and building a solar energy plant is a capital-intensive project that requires coordination of labor, components, schedules and regulatory compliance which produces costs in the millions of dollars. According … Continue reading “PV Solar Facility Commissioning: Save Time and Money Using Load Bank Testing”


Why Conduct Load Bank Testing?

Whenever critical electrical systems are deployed, load bank testing ensures the reliability of these systems. Basically, a load bank supplies an artificial load to a variety of equipment, including generators, … Continue reading “Why Conduct Load Bank Testing?”


10 Trends that Will Impact Your Data Center in 2016

Looking ahead to the future of data centers and the evolution of technology, here are 10 trends to know that can impact your data center in the coming year. 1. Higher … Continue reading “10 Trends that Will Impact Your Data Center in 2016”


Why Use Portable Load Banks?

Portable load banks streamline load testing in a variety of applications. From small to large kW ratings, portable load banks are convenient, reliable and only need to be on your … Continue reading “Why Use Portable Load Banks?”


Here’s Why Utilities Say They Use Load Banks in Substation Testing and Start Up

New utility facilities must be tested before going live to verify proper operations of relays and power protection. Operators can test their new facilities in one of two ways: use … Continue reading “Here’s Why Utilities Say They Use Load Banks in Substation Testing and Start Up”


Top 5 Benefits for Load Testing Your Data Center

How long could your data center operation survive a power outage without suffering debilitating consequences? The answer, unfortunately, is not long at all for most operations. According to findings in … Continue reading “Top 5 Benefits for Load Testing Your Data Center”


Why big data servers stay on-premises in data centers

While the rest of the world may be moving to the cloud, the growth of compute- and I/O-intensive analytics have kept much of their big data workloads for data centers … Continue reading “Why big data servers stay on-premises in data centers”

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