Ready for a heat wave related power outage?



by | July 21, 2011       << Back to Blog    

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With the current heat wave hitting many US cities, many businesses can be caught off guard if they experience an unlikely power outage.  As power grids overload when a heat wave takes place, energy companies struggle to keep their systems up. 

 

It might not be too late to be prepared for a power outage. Here are some essentials:

 

According to Institute for Business and Home Safety, SANS Institute, an estimated 25% of businesses do not reopen for business following a major disaster.  Average small businesses have experienced 3 outages within past 12 months including viruses, hacker attacks, power outages, and/or natural disasters.

 





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