Nursing Facilities

New Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities – AB 2511

  What Is It? AB 2511 became law September 29, 2022, requiring California’s Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) to be compliant with updated backup power rules by January 1, 2024. Rules extend the requirement for on-site backup power available fuel supply from withstanding a 6-hour outage to a minimum of 96 hours (4 days). Emergency backup […]

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generator sales company

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Generator Sales Company

When it comes to purchasing a generator, it is important to find a generator sales company that is not only knowledgeable in the product, but also in the services and logistics surrounding it. A generator is a significant investment, and you want to ensure that you are working with a company that has established expertise […]

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smoke opacity testing

Smoke Opacity Testing Services: Prevent 3 Costly Issues Today

What comes to mind when you think of the word “opacity”? If you said “clear as day” or “can’t see through it,” then you’re correct! Opacity describes how transparent or see-through something is. In smoke testing, the opacity of the engine exhaust tells us how well the equipment is preventing smoke from entering the atmosphere. […]

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fire district

South Placer Fire District Trusts CD & Power as #1 Generator Source

In the aftermath of recent natural disasters, it’s become clear that power outages threaten facilities across California, including fire departments. The South Placer Fire District in Granite Bay, CA, recognized the risk and concluded that all of their fire facilities needed backup generators to ensure their readiness. That is where CD & Power was asked […]

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tier 4 engines

Challenges with Maintaining Tier 4 Engines

What Makes Tier 4 Engines Unique Beginning in 2008, tier 4 engines were mandated for all new off-road construction vehicles, which includes generators. These high-efficiency diesel engines achieve very low emissions with the help of advanced systems that reduce combustion temperature and trap particulates to reduce the output of pollutants. Key subsystems of these engines […]

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Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Program – Celebrating Our People

As we celebrate Labor Day this year we are pleased to pause and recognize just one corner of our devoted CD & Power team – our apprentices. Back in 2021 we announced that our apprenticeship program had been approved by the California Department of Industrial relations. Since then our managers and administrative staff members have […]

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deutz engines

Deutz Engines Service Company

When you trust your equipment to run nonstop for hours or days at a time, you want to ensure it has a reliable partner to get the job done right. That’s why so many businesses choose Deutz engines. Deutz engines are known for their reliability, efficiency, and performance. In fact, these engines are used worldwide […]

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bay area top workplaces

CD & Power Named To the Bay Area Top Workplaces List Again in 2022

CD & Power has been selected as one of the top places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. “We’re thrilled to be named to the list once again, alongside other great companies. We know our job is never done when it comes to investing in our people,” said Jill Collaro, President. “We’re honored […]

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Complete Guide to Using a Commercial Diesel Generators in Construction

A Complete Guide to Using a Commercial Diesel Generator in Construction

Commercial Diesel Generators in Construction When starting a new construction project, the contractor often doesn’t have access to grid power. This is an issue because they need assistance in powering key tools for their project, including lighting systems, saws, drills, and other power tools. Renting a commercial diesel generator is a helpful option for this […]

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generator maintenance mistakes

Why You Need to Schedule Your Generator Maintenance As Soon As Possible

“Parts on backorder with no delivery date given.” That’s the message we’re getting frequently from our suppliers. Whether our order is for a whole generator or hoses and other routine replacement parts, supply chain issues persist. Meanwhile, your generator is a critical piece of equipment that provides essential business continuity through a power outage. Keeping […]

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