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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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Picnic table with food, condiments, and accoutrements.

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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Power Outage Tips
A Kohler Standby Generator and Automatic Transfder Switch

Preparing Meals During an Extended Power Outage

We live with electricity every day and don’t think about it very much. At one time it seemed almost miraculous. Now, most of us take it for granted. Then the … Continue reading

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Portable Generators
Generac general purpose 8000 watt portable generator

Use Generators Safely for Emergency Power During Winter Storm Outages

Just over two years ago, Hurricane Sandy roared up the coast and left millions in the dark. Most power outages took crews about a week to restore power. Others were … Continue reading

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NOAA Map of Winter Storm Juno and how it will impact the East Coast.

Winter Storm Juno Bring Blizzard Warnings – Power Outages

The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings from the Maine-New Brunswick border all the way down to the New Jersey shoreline. Affected major cities include Portland, Boston, Hartford, and … Continue reading

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