Responsibly operating a laboratory includes following safety protocols. One such element is power safety in the lab. Brown outs, transients, complete outages, and other undesirable power issues can cause detrimental problems to equipment, results, and people. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) can arrest surges, clean up dirty power, and provide temporary backup power automatically when needed. In a July, 2015 blog post (see below link), Battery Backup Power, Inc. released a video on preventing power problems in the lab.