Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Emergency Preparedness Portable Generators

What Will My Portable Generator Run During a Power Outage?

The power capacity of different portable generator models varies as widely as the appliances they power. If your power goes out, you are probably less concerned that your electric stove … Continue reading

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Prepare for Hurricane Isaac as it Threatens Gulf States

As of Friday afternoon, Tropical Storm Isaac has taken a northwest track and continues to strengthen. Sustained winds are currently at 60 miles per hour and are expected to increase … Continue reading

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Manual Transfer Switch Installation: Part 2

<< Start with Manual Transfer Switch Installation: Part 1 Connecting the Main Utility Supply Route the two colored hot wires neatly through the transfer switch box to the utility supply … Continue reading

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Manual Transfer Switch Installation: Part 1

Installing a manual transfer switch requires planning, a step you should not skip. After you obtain a building permit and know your plan is approved, you can move forward with … Continue reading

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Planning a Manual Transfer Switch Installation: Materials

Make a list of the materials you intend to use for your manual transfer switch installation. You will need the list to apply for the building permit, and having a … Continue reading

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Planning a Manual Transfer Switch Installation

The modification of your home’s electrical system requires a building permit and an inspection. Before planning your transfer switch installation, consult with your local building and code enforcement department to … Continue reading

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Single-Phase versus Three-Phase Generators

Electric power utilities generate alternating current, or AC and distribute it via the power grid to homes, businesses and industry. Alternating current changes constantly. It begins at zero volts, rises … Continue reading

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Newsletters

August Newsletter – Hurricane Preparation

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The GenReady Load Center

Adding a standby generator to a home usually requires additional equipment that includes an automatic transfer switch and an emergency load center. Circuits in the emergency load center are normally … Continue reading

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Home Generator Digital Load Management

A home generator unit, whether a permanently-connected standby generator or a temporarily-connected portable unit, is only capable of supplying a limited amount of power. After capacity is reached, the generator … Continue reading

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