A Simplex day tank provides a local fuel source for diesel emergency generators and/or boilers. The Simplex STS Series day tank is a pre-packaged design including controls, transfer pumps and other accessories, pre-installed and tested at the manufacturer’s facility. Here are our recommended steps for specifying a Simplex STS Series day tank: Follow this link … Read more
Orange County (FL) recently completed substantial upgrades to one of its main water supply facilities in the Orlando area. This is a critical facility and power continuity was a key criteria for the design team. Here are some of the highlights for the scope of work related to the emergency generator’s fuel supply system.
The major components of a “sub-base day tank” design for a generator include a bulk fuel tank, transfer pump, control panel, and the sub-base tank installed directly beneath the generator. While the components are simple enough, the procurement and installation responsibilities are often split between mechanical and electrical contractors, and this can result in coordination … Read more