Monthly Archives: July 2012

Standby Generator Operation

Most standby generators operate automatically. They “stand by” waiting for an interruption of power from the electric company’s local distribution lines. They are ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Whether an outage happens … Continue reading

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Transfer Switches for Home Generators

Most of the time, your home is connected to the electric utility. Wires from a transformer carry electrical current to your home, through a meter and into your circuit breaker panel. When the power goes out, those wires no longer … Continue reading

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Selecting a Standby Generator for Home Use

There are a number of factors a homeowner should consider when selecting a standby generator. Generator manufacturers offer a wide selection of models to meet various requirements that include fuel types, power levels and noise levels, along with various packages … Continue reading

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Portable Generators for Emergency Use

Portable generators let you take power where you need it, when you need it. People use them while camping or RVing, and many contractors use portable generators on job sites where there is no power. These are all great applications, but don’t … Continue reading

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Standby Generators Keep the Power on in Your House

A standby generator operates automatically when the power goes out to supply your home with electrical power. Depending on the size generator installed, you may have enough power to keep some essential appliances operating, or supply full power to the … Continue reading

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The Miracle of a Generator in a Heatwave-Related Power Outage

Recent Extreme Conditions show the value of Generators in an Emergency This summer is going to be a hot one. This, of course, is an understatement, as late June has already shown us. All across the United States, people are … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness

How a Home Generator can Save your Life The recent storm that shredded the eastern seaboard foretells of a dangerous summer with extreme conditions that can cause blackouts and other serious situations. This storm struck without warning, leaving over 3 … Continue reading

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