For over 15 years Total Power has been providing technical training to over 5,000 customer personnel. Total Power places heavy emphasis on the importance of keeping our customers compliant to National Standards and Local Codes through training on a wide range of topics. We cover such topics as; proper maintenance, testing, generator sizing, life-safety requirements, switching and installation practices to name just several. Whether you are a consulting engineer, property manager, end user or contractor, join us to keep up with the latest industry information and trends.

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April 2018

GPS-100 – Generator Sizing

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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Presents methods and calculations for proper sizing of engine-generators. Explores the alternator and engine responses to different types of loads. Presents different techniques to optimize engine-generator performance. Load types covered: Limitations of traditional generator sizing programs Dealing with load uncertainty in new construction Recognizing leading power factor pitfalls When (and why) to use an upsized alternator And so much more!! Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes &…

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LifeSafety CSA C282 Training Dates

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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The class is about 3 hours in total, here is a brief itinerary: 10:00 am start, we will have fresh hot coffee, cold soft drinks, and bottled water ready for your arrival The first hour and 30 minutes is a power point presentation which takes place in our boardroom and is taught by our technical manager, Mike August Next there is a quick tour of our facility which ends in our manufacturing area, takes about 10 min. We will have…

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CSA C282-15 for Designers and Changes for 2015

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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CSA Standard C282-15: Emergency Electrical Power Supply for Buildings. Total Power is offering this popular update seminar again for spring 2018. Content will cover the history of the Standard, the purpose of each Section in the document, and what has been changed for 2015. If you design or manage life safety or healthcare projects where an emergency power supply is required, this seminar is for you! The new edition of C282 is expected to be adopted in the next OBC…

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May 2018

GPS-120 Generator Paralleling

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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Introduces generator paralleling and basic concepts of paralleling engine-generators to form larger power systems. Emphasizes paralleling controls for load sharing (real and reactive power), synchronization and protection of paralleled systems. Discusses control integration, elimination of serial reliability paths and the advantages of parallel power systems over traditional single engine-generator solutions. Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching technologies and reliable design characteristics surrounding emergency power…

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Life Safety and the Ontario Electrical Safety Code

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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Total Power is offering this update again, on current code requirements for life safety projects specifically in Ontario. Despite changes to the code several years ago in Ontario (2012), many users are not following the changes, or are not even aware of them. This can cause delays or even additional costs for engineers designing emergency power systems. These changes were harmonized with C282-15 as well, and require particular attention paid to emergency power wiring methods and protection. Familiarity with the CSA…

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GPS-110 – Generator Switching

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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Discusses performance criteria used to select transfer switches to connect engine-generator power into loads. Explores different grounding considerations and techniques for different applications, plus the selection of overcurrent protection and transfer switch controls. Switch types covered: Open transition Soft loading Closed transition Paralleling switchgear Bypass Isolation Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching technologies and reliable design characteristics surrounding emergency power systems. If you are…

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B139 Series 15 for Designers and Changes for 2015 for Ontario

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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CSA B139 Series 15: Installation Code for Oil-burning Equipment and TSSA Fuel Code Adoption Document FS-219-16 Total Power is offering this update seminar again for 2018. Content will cover the history of the Standard, the purpose of each Section in the document, and all the major changes for the 2015 edition involving diesel generators. If you design or manage life safety or standby projects where a diesel generator set is required, this seminar is for you! This new edition of…

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Generator Service Training – Air Cooled

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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GPS-160 Generator Provisioning and Installation

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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Examines engine-generator configurations and the selection of optional items such as block heaters, base tanks, enclosures, etc. Explores standard configurations versus custom options that may be required based on site-specific criteria. Introduces good design practice guidelines for the installation of engine-generator sets based on site and application specific details. Emphasizes cooling system selection, unit placement, piping requirements, etc. Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching…

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GPS-200 Genset Fuels (Gas vs. Diesel) NEW for 2018!

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Total Power Limited Offices, 6450 Kestrel Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z7 Canada
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The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic overview of the elements to consider when selecting the fuel type for a standby or emergency generator. The seminar begins with a discussion of the historic & present market division between diesel and gas generators. Further discussion delves into the reliability of both types of fuel, with a detailed analysis of the pros and cons for each. A review of gas engine technology shows the differences between gas…

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