Remote Diagnostics and Failure Prevention of Emergency Generator Systems

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 

Topic:                  Remote Diagnostics and Failure Prevention of Emergency Generator Systems  Download Presentation Here
Speaker:              David K. Carpenter 

Time:                    5:30 PM - Attitude Adjustment
                                 6:00 PM - Meeting
                                 7:00 PM - Dinner
Location:              Sinbad's Restaurant
                                 Pier 2 The Embarcadero
                                 San Francisco, CA 94111
Cost:                    $25 (at the door)
                                 Limited Seating (RSVP Required)
                                 $25 (Email pre-registration)
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Contact:                Bob Formicola 
                                 (209) 470–3056


Most generator system failures are caused by consumables, such as battery, fuel, oil, and water.  Monitoring the status of these and other key performance parameters can provide critical information to both generator system owners and service dealers. This presentation will cover the prognostic use of data to prevent failures & increase reliability of generator systems. We will look at the basic technology and features & benefits of remote monitoring and how remote monitoring can also assist in the compliance of industry regulations, such as NEC, NFPA, JCAHO, & CARB. 
Dave Carpenter is the Director of Sales for Omnimetrix, LLC., a Power System Remote Monitoring and Control Company based in Atlanta, GA. He is responsible for the successful growth of Remote Monitoring & Control Systems throughout North America.

Dave received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering and Mathematics from Michigan State University in 1994. Dave began his career in the Power Generation field as a Field Service Engineer for ABB Combustion Engineering in 1994. From 1995 to 2009, Dave held multiple Engineering, Sales, & Executive Management positions within the Power Systems Division of Michigan CAT, a Caterpillar Dealer covering the state of Michigan. From 2009 to 2012, Dave was V.P. of Sales for Kossen Equipment, a Kohler Power Systems Dealer covering the South East. He then became Director of Engineering & Product Development for Taylor Power, a Distributor of Perkins Engines and Manufacturer of Generator Sets.