Healthcare

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Modern Solar Lighting Fixtures Use New Technology to Deliver Affordability and Reliability in One Solution

Not long ago, you had two options when considering solar lighting solutions for your project. On one end of the spectrum was cheap, low quality lighting solutions that offered no warranty and were not suitable for professional use. On the other end were bulky, multi-component solutions that were expensive and very labor-intensive to install. French […]

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Decrease Current Rating Safely & Permanently with Reducer Fuses from Mersen

Forward thinking manufacturers don’t build for today’s needs, but for tomorrow’s. In a new or newly expanded manufacturing facility there’s often a ramp up period for production and electrical demand. What does the electrician do with available power the facility isn’t yet ready to use? To answer that question, Mersen introduced Reducer Fuses. Reducer Fuses […]

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Safeology UVS Tower Elite in a healthcare setting - UV disinfection system

UV Disinfection Systems from Safeology Can Help Remove Viral Pathogens

Before we entered the age of COVID-19 a year ago, many facilities outside of healthcare were largely unaware of the various UV disinfection systems available to eliminate pathogens and reduce the spread of illness. So much has changed in these past twelve months, and many facility managers are exploring how their hospitals, schools, office buildings, […]

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Facemask Standards Explained: Choosing the Right Mask for the Job

Over the course of the past year, the average person has learned more than they probably ever thought they would about masks and face coverings. While we’ve come to understand the role masks play in reducing the transmission of viruses, it’s important to understand how each type of mask works so you know which applications […]

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Finding the Right Glove for the Job: The Basics of Hand Safety Ratings

Nearly everything that’s been invented, built, or written exists because of human hands. When you consider how important hands are, on both an individual and societal scale, keeping them protected is a paramount concern. Hand protection, specifically through the use of gloves, is critical in today’s manufacturing world. It can be a cost-effective way to […]

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Why Switchgear Fails and How to Fix or Prevent It

When it comes to dealing with complex power systems, the adage is: “It is not a matter of if, but when it will fail.” And when that day comes will you be prepared? Here at French Gerleman, our goal is to help our clients with identifying weak links in your power system and knowing how […]

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Solving Commercial Power Issues with SolaHD

Lights flickering in the office. Machines on the factory floor experiencing lapses in power. Unpredictable IT and phone system outages. Sound familiar? According to recent Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) research, power-related problems cost U.S. companies between $119 billion and $188 billion per year. And 80% of the time, the source of those problems is […]

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Cooling Cabinet Audit

Identify & Mitigate Thermal Issues with a Control Cabinet Cooling Audit

As the summer heat sets in, proactive identification of critical hot spots can mean the difference between equipment failure and cool running. Heat’s damaging effects can cause weak links in your control system. Failure to identify these potential issues can lead to an array of obstacles. With the current social distancing protocol in place across […]

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2020 Energy Efficiency Incentives Announced for Ameren Missouri & Illinois

At French Gerleman, we recognize that commercial and manufacturing facilities utilize a great deal of energy for their daily operations. Fortunately, Ameren does as well, and once again this year, is offering incentives to help to make your business more energy efficient and save you money in the process. The initial cost to move your […]

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Healthcare Facility power Hubbell

Safe, Reliable Power for your Healthcare Facility with Devices from Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems

Safety and efficiency are critical in healthcare environments. Today, healthcare workers and facilities are being asked to operate during an extraordinary time with unprecedented strains on the system. In facilities and situations where patient and employee safety are paramount, you can trust Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems to deliver safe, reliable power to ensure continuity of patient […]

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