AC WORKS® Library — Generator

AC WORKS®: What is Voltage Drop?

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When shopping for AC WORKS® brand extension cords, you may notice the majority of them stay within a 50ft or less range. This is to avoid something that all power cords experience, called “voltage drop.” What is voltage drop?

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Power Swimming Pool Pumps

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Now that Summer is finally upon us and temperatures are heating up, you may be preparing your swimming pool or even considering getting a new pool installed. So what sort of electrical connections are involved?There are basically two different setups to know about: one for in-ground pools and one for above ground pools. This video will cover the differences between the two and how to be prepared for hooking up either one. If you have any further questions about power connection solutions, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us through a phone call, text, or email. Like, comment,...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Can PDUs Be Used With Generators?

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PDUs can be used with generators for a couple of different jobs. As we have already mentioned, they can be used to power tools outside at a construction site. Small PDU adapters can be used on mobile generators to power smaller tools in the yard, for smaller work sites, or for flood restoration in areas where the power is out. Another time PDU adapters can be used with generators is during a power outage. 

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: RV Kits - Power Your RV Under Any Circumstance

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A campground’s website may not be able to tell you the connections available or a park may not even have a power source, forcing you to borrow a neighbor’s generator that you are unfamiliar with. You may also want to power very select appliances in your RV while at home. So how can you be prepared for any of these scenarios?

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AC WORKS® Flood Restoration Series: Using a Generator to Power Your Equipment

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In some occurrences, there may not be power available at a flood site. So how can you save your house or apartment when this happens? 

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