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Are Eugene Business Prepared for Power Outages?

10/24/2022 (Permalink)

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Our North Eugene and Northwest Lane County team wants businesses in Eugene to be prepared to stay operational during a power outage. Here are some tips from the Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety for maintaining and servicing your generator:

The time to maintain a generator is well before a major storm or disaster strikes. Backup power can help maintain a consistent building temperature and reduce the risk of freezing pipes leading to business disruption and damage. 


  • Permanent generators should have a proper maintenance plan that includes weekly, monthly, and annual checks. See the manufacturer’s specifications for more information.  
  • Run the unit on its maintenance plan weekly to ensure it properly functions in an emergency. Individual units may have a timer that allows a programmed test to be scheduled, and qualified personnel should oversee these scheduled weekly tests.  
  • Check the generator enclosure for loose debris or other conditions that could cause the unit not to function correctly.  


  • Store in a dry location
  • Set up a maintenance schedule to include periodic test runs for the unit 

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