Posted on: September 19, 2017 11:25 am
Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a print and online publication serving the non-residential building industry that covers mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire/life safety engineering for commercial, industrial, government, health care and high-tech buildings. Each year the magazine asks companies to submit their new and improved products debuted in the previous year. From there the magazine’s readers whittle them down to just 49 winners.
This year, Caterpillar’s 3512C generator set won best Diesel Generator Set in the Emergency, Onsite, and Standby Power category. Here’s what Consulting-Specifying Engineer had to say about the generator set: Rated at 1,750 kW, 60 Hz for standby applications, the Cat 3512C diesel generator set features an optimally sized engine and a reduced overall footprint.
The generator set provides reliable power that can deliver lower installed costs per electrical kilowatt, reduced fuel consumption, and lower emissions. The Cat 3512C generator set has a footprint of 151.56 sq. ft., saving up to 13% of installed space and a weight of 31,240 lb., which cuts up to 6% of necessary weight-supporting installation costs. Users may select the standard 108°F ambient radiator or an optional high-ambient radiator that delivers full power with no derating at ambient temperatures up to 122°F.
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