Mr. Joseph Castagna

Backup and Emergency Power Systems
Miami, Florida, USA IEEE Miami Section
Providing proven technical advisory services for compliance and risk management in critical infrastructure environments is unique to each client. Each client's needs are remarkable in their operations regardless of geographical location or industry to meet the demands of their customers. The specific solutions focused on the efficiency, optimization, and safe operation of each client's apparatus and facilities.
Special Skills

Technical Specialties

With over thirty-five years of international and domestic technical expertise from the military, manufacturer, distributor, and contractor domains, this insight solves many issues clients face. Furnishing a complete range of technical advisory services developed from working in power generation with a concentration on critical operations which utilize power systems that comprise multiple industries, the area of specialization is backup and emergency power systems typically found in agriculture and food facilities, chemical plants, commercial facilities, communications, critical manufacturing, dams and hydroelectric facilities, information technology/data centers, DoD and DoD contractor facilities, emergency services, energy and power generation, government facilities, healthcare and outpatient surgical centers, petroleum facilities, transportation, and logistics facilities.

Additional Specialties

Additionally, the manufacturer certifications and distributor training courses establish the operational parameters of the apparatus. Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering has provided insight into the most complex systems many rely on for daily operations. Therefore, providing this insight on a one on one basis to the end users of these systems to maintain regulatory compliance and seamless operations is the primary objective of the advisory services offered.


Caterpillar G3600 Master Mechanic
Caterpillar G3600 Lean Burn
Caterpillar G3600 Landfill Applications
Caterpillar G3500 Landfill Applications
Caterpillar Parallel Application and Switchgear
Caterpillar Electrical Power Generation
Caterpillar 3406 Overhaul
Caterpillar Diesel Injection Fuel Systems
Caterpillar 3208 Maintenance and Overhaul
Chevron Bay Area Refinery Safety Overview
Clarke Fire Pumps
Cummins Power Command 2100 with CAN LINK
Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls III/IV
ExxonMobil Los Angeles Refinery Safety Overview
Generac Power Systems Product Certification
State of California General Electrician
State of Florida Class A CDL
Woodward Master Synchronizer and Load Control - MSLC
Woodward Introduction to Control Fundamental Theories and Terminology
Woodward Digital Synchronizer and Load Control – DSLC
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business - SDVOB

Technical Expertise

Acceptance Testing
AQMD Compliance
Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
Backup and Emergency Power Systems
Backup and Emergency Power System Compliance and Consulting Services
Building Load Testing
Co-Generation Systems
Commissioning Systems
Consulting Services
Critical Power Systems
Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Analysis
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Cybersecurity for Electric Power Infrastructure
Electrical Engineering and Consulting Services
Electrical Engineering
Emissions and Regulatory Compliance
Emergency Backup
Emergency Power System Management and Compliance
Engineering Services
Equipment and System Grounding
Expert Witness
Facility Evaluations
Fuel Systems and Storage
Generator Maintenance
Generator Sets
Health Care Access and Information - HCAI
Hospital Power System
Infrared (IR) Thermography
Joint Commission Standards - JCS
Lithium Ion Batteries
Load Bank Testing
Motor Control System
NFPA Standards
NIST Calibration
Paralleling Switchgear
Portable Generators
Power Monitoring
Power Generation
Power Quality Analysis
Programmable Logic Controllers - PLC
Reg 4 Testing
Remote Monitoring
Risk Assessment
Risk Mitigation
Subject Matter Expert - SME
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - SCADA
System Resilience
Third Party Evaluation
Threat Reduction
Uninterruptible Power Supplies - UPS
UPS Systems
VRLA Batteries
White Papers
AC generators
AC machines
AC-AC converters
Sensorless control
Pulse width modulation
AC motors
AC-AC converters
AC machines
AC-DC power converters