Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hurricane Preparation: Tropical Storm Ernesto Takes Aim on the Gulf

Are you prepared for a hurricane? Tropical storm Ernesto has moved into the Caribbean Sea and will move quickly toward the Gulf of Mexico. By Sunday, movement will slow as the storm turns more to the northwest on its way … Continue reading

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Benefits of Standby Generators in a Power Outage

The benefits of standby generators go beyond the convenience of having lights or air conditioning during a power outage. If you live in an area where power outages are frequent and last hours or even days, or where the possibility exists … Continue reading

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What is an Inverter Generator?

The inverter generator combines the efficiency of DC power generation with a controlled DC to AC inverter to provide clean electrical power similar to the power produced by electric utilities or larger standby home generators. Its efficiency saves fuel, lowers emissions, … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Manual Transfer Switch Basics

Portable generators that supply a few essential devices with power are a cost effective option to keep the power flowing to refrigerators, well pumps and furnaces. Planning and preparing for a power outage requires more than just buying a generator, … Continue reading

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