Monthly Archives: April 2013

Automatic Transfer Switches for Standby Generator Systems

Transfer switches allow safe and convenient connections between homes and businesses to backup-power generators. With the switch in the utility position, they supply power from the electric utility. When the switch is moved to the generator position, power is supplied … Continue reading

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Protect Your Property with a Standby Generator

Power outages indirectly cause billions of dollars in property damage every year. Without power, sump pumps that keep basements dry won’t work and the resulting damage can cost tens of thousands of dollars that won’t be covered by a standard … Continue reading

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Mobile Link from Generac – Get Generator Status Anywhere

A standby Generac Generator gives you peace of mind even when you are away from home. When the power goes out in a storm, you know your generator will start and run automatically and keep your home supplied with power. … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget About Starting Watts

All generators, from permanently installed standby units for backup power, to portable generators on job sites, have two very important specifications that all generator users should be aware of. Maximum Continuous Power is the power the generator is capable of … Continue reading

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Generator Watts, Volts, and Amps

Electrical terms get tossed around like baseballs at spring batting practice, and while we are familiar with hearing them, do we really know what they mean? When considering the purchase of a generator, whether for a home standby unit, portable … Continue reading

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Home Generator Power Management

Two types of generators supply power to a home during a power outage. A standby generator is permanently installed in conjunction with a automatic transfer switch. If utility power is interrupted, the generator starts and the transfer switch automatically supplies … Continue reading

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