Preventing Common Power Problems

Solutions for Spikes, Surges, and More Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units (also known as battery backups) and surge protectors guard computers and other sensitive electronics against sudden changes in utility power. They provide a form of insurance for important equipment, preventing component damage and keeping the electric current flowing. Depending on the location and season, More >

Best Practices for Power Season

For people in North America, summer is power season. That’s when demand for electric power is the highest, especially from homes and businesses that use air conditioning. As that demand puts strain on what a power utility can provide, power problems become more common. Utility power is also vulnerable to severe weather, such as lightning, thunder storms, tornadoes and hurricanes. These weather events can affect transmission lines, utility poles, transformers, and other power delivery equipment.

How does an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) work?

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS), also known as a battery backup, provides backup power when your regular power source fails or voltage drops to an unacceptable level. A UPS allows for the safe, orderly shutdown of a computer and connected equipment. The size and design of a UPS determine how long it will supply power.

Improving Energy Efficiency with ENERGY STAR

Every CyberPower UPS Battery Backup that is ENERGY STAR qualified will be identified in the product description and specifications and will display the ENERGY STAR logo. Find ENERGY STAR qualified CyberPower products here. Now in its twenty-third year, ENERGY STAR is a voluntary program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that promotes energy efficiency More >

Green Your Sales By Going Green

If you’ve been looking at the power protection sales in your business as an add-on or afterthought, you could be missing growing sales opportunities. Consider these facts from research group Frost & Sullivan — the forecast for 2010 power protection revenues is $9.6 billion, which represents an 8.4% growth rate from 2009. One of the More >