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Electrical Safety and the Proper Usage of Lithium-Ion Batteries in UPS Systems

  • September 05, 2024
  • 11:00 AM
  • Webinar


  • Description

    It is vital to prioritize electrical safety in mission-critical facilities, particularly when it comes to using Lithium-Ion batteries in UPS systems. The consequences of mishandling them can be catastrophic, ranging from property damage to serious injury or even loss of life. Join us to dive into the world of UPS systems and battery safety. By the end of this session, you'll have all the knowledge you need to use these batteries safely and avoid potential hazards. 

    Encore Electric employee presenters:

    • Jeffrey Engelstad P.E. MBA – Electrical Engineer
    • Jeff has 14 years of industry experience and has been with Encore for the last 8 years. He has worked on new construction and expansion projects for several hospitals across the front range including Littleton Adventist Hospital, UC Health, Centura HealthQuest, Vail Health, Children’s Hospital, and many more. He leads the Encore Engineering team to support complex design issues and provides constructability reviews to align design efforts with construction activities. He is also a well-versed trainer for the Encore Electric craftspeople via Encore University. For the past six years, Jeff has taught the Healthcare Certification Class (NEC 517 and NFPA 99), Grounding and Bonding, One Line, and Engineering Short Circuit-Coordination-Arc Flash Studies for Encore University.
  • Sam Harrison – Senior Account Manager – LEED AP
  • Sam has been in the electrical construction industry for more than 35 years and with Encore Electric for 18 of those years. A great deal of his experience is focused on Healthcare facilities large and small across the Rocky Mountain region. Sam focuses his time and energy on providing preventative maintenance recommendations and solutions to electrical challenges for customers ensuring their facilities run efficiently and downtime emergencies are minimized so they can remain focused on their patients.


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