The IR scan showed a specific issue with one small component of the building’s only mechanical transfer switch that would have crippled the entire system, and maybe caused extensive permanent damage to the equipment. ABT worked collaboratively with the facility management company and Company F to develop a plan for replacement of faulty components. The plan required placing the building’s mechanical load onto generator until the switch could be repaired. During the 48 hours until the parts arrived, ABT personnel were onsite to monitor the generators (including sleeping on a cot in the emergency switchgear room) to make sure that if another issue arose, expert hands would be on the premises. Parts arrived, ABT replaced the component, brought the system completely to leading edge specifications, and tested the system for reliability. Peace of mind for Company F.
Three years later, a monthly schedule of preventative maintenance and proactive inspections are scheduled and budgeted to keep the mission critical infrastructure systems sharp and reliable. The partnership between ABT, the facility management company, and Company F is collaborative, effective, and built with trust.
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