Our Blog

How to Connect Generators Quickly & Safely to a Tap Box During Outages

Though some businesses require the full-time protection that a standby generator provides, others can withstand short power outages without significant consequences. But for longer outages, the ability to connect a portable generator can be quite helpful, allowing the business to continue operating during extraordinary events like natural disasters that may leave the facility out of…

Read More

Guide to Transfer Switches For Your Generator

When the power goes out, a standby generator allows your business to keep critical systems running so that you can avoid downtime and losses. To connect the generator to your electrical system, a transfer switch is required, which can provide power to a few essential circuits or your entire building. How Does a Transfer Switch…

Read More

Which Type of Transfer Switch is Best for Me?

Transfer switches provide the safe switching of power from the utility grid to the generator and back, without energizing the utility lines that workers may be repairing. For those who need fast transfers of power without the need to actuate a switch manually, automatic transfer switches are ideal. There are several types of automatic transfer…

Read More

How Transfer Switches Work

A transfer switch is essential for any business that uses a generator for standby or backup power. Without it, you could risk damage to your building’s electrical system, injuries to your personnel, or safety issues for the utility workers trying to restore power. To work effectively, a transfer switch must be matched to your generator’s…

Read More

What Makes a Good Control Panel?

At PSI Control Solutions,  our decades of experience isn’t the only thing that makes our control panels the best; it’s also because we make sure to pay attention to every detail of the design and construction. From the final design to the fabrication process, we make sure that every aspect of the panel is designed…

Read More

A Balanced Look At Automatic Transfer Switches

Power outages can be more than just a nuisance to your business — they can lead to confusion, anxiety, and even injuries as your building is plunged into darkness. To protect your customers and staff, installing a backup generator simply makes sense, but choosing whether to use an automatic transfer switch can be a bit…

Read More

Company Switch vs. Disconnect Switch

Whether planning an event or short-term entertainment venue, or establishing a long-term performance hall, arena, or convention center, taking into account your power needs is one of the first steps you should make. As a vital part of this planning process, safety should always be first and foremost, both during the implementation of your plans…

Read More

Benefits of Fused Disconnect Switches

When considering protecting your business, assets, employees, and even clients, choosing the right electrical safety equipment is absolutely paramount. You’re likely at least peripherally familiar with many of the options available, be they circuit breakers, safety switches, or fused disconnects. But of all of these, there is likely more confusion about a fused disconnect switch over…

Read More

Why Is Contingency Planning Important for Businesses?

No matter what kind of business you own or operate, be it a retail store or a manufacturing plant, nothing is more detrimental than loss. Loss of employee health or security, loss of productivity, or even the loss of data and supplies are all hard to bounce back from—if you’re capable of bouncing back at…

Read More

NEC 700.3(F) 2017 Update: What You Need to Know

At PSI Control Solutions, our top priority is to provide clients with the absolute best. That means offering great products, of course, but it means providing relevant information as well. Informed clients can make better choices and will find that the products they choose satisfy their needs better. And satisfaction is at the top of…

Read More