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Hurricane Preparedness: Determine Your Risk and Develop Your Plan

Hurricanes and tropical storms differ from other types of natural disasters in that we often have advance warning of their approach. Forecasters can predict the weather conditions that make tornadoes … Continue reading

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Hurricane Get Ready

Prepare Now for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is June 1, but as we’ve already seen this year with Hurricane Alex which formed in January, hurricanes and tropical cyclones can … Continue reading

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A view of flooded homes from a helicopter with a National Guardsman in the open helicopter doorway.

Replacing your Home Standby Generator after a Flood

Flooding is a common, annual occurrence throughout the United States and few places are entirely immune. Tropical Storms and hurricanes can inundate an area with many inches of rain and … Continue reading

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Briggs & Stratton Warranty comparison

Standby Generator Warranties Matter: Know what yours Covers

Briggs & Stratton has taken a hard look at their warranty and how it compares to the warranties offered by other manufacturers, and for a good reason. The purchase and … Continue reading

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Generac Protector Series

Generator Engines: Naturally Aspirated vs Turbocharged

As fuel efficiency and air quality standards take center stage in nearly every engine design, manufacturers look to increase efficiency and reduce emissions. Since it’s development, internal combustion engine designers … Continue reading

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Portable Generators
The Electric Start GP Portable Series from Generac

On The Job Power: Portable Generators for Commercial Use

Portable generators bring electrical power anywhere it is needed. From job sites to emergencies to outdoor events, these work horses put in long hours and provide economical, reliable power for … Continue reading

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Guardian standby generator installed near a deck

Load Management for Standby Generators

Standby generators provide electrical power during an outage. When the automatic, permanently installed system detects an outage, the generator engine starts and the transfer switch moves all or part of … Continue reading

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Generac Protector shown supplying a home, barn, and outbuildings.

Installation of Two Automatic Transfer Switches for a Standby Generator

Large homes with electrical systems that compliment their size may have special requirements for the installation of a standby generator that extend beyond the unit’s power rating. Service panels, even … Continue reading

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Generac Power Management Module PMM and Starter Kit 6199

Transfer Switch Importance in Standby and Portable Generator Systems

An important component of any generator system for backup power to a building that relies on an electric utility for its main source of power is the transfer switch. Transfer … Continue reading

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Five Small Portable Generators for Power to Take Anywhere You Go

Too often, the portable generator is envisioned as a large, heavy power tool that isn’t very portable unless you’re only moving it from the garage to the driveway. Most people … Continue reading

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