Author Archives: MJ Logan

Off-Grid Power Systems: Keeping the Lights On

Living and working off the grid doesn’t necessarily mean you give up every convenience or necessity that requires electrical power. People and businesses in remote or rural locations often require sources of electrical power other than electric utilities. Some choose … Continue reading

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Save up to $300 on Select Cummins Power Generators

For a limited time, save up to 300 dollars off the regular Norwall PowerSystems price on select air-cooled standby generators from Cummins Power Generation. The sale includes 20-kilowatt and 13-kilowatt residential standby packages that include an automatic transfer switch. Packages … Continue reading

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Safe Use of Electric Generators at Home and Away

The Internet age has brought information in vast quantities to our fingertips from just about anywhere. Unfortunately, a lot of that information isn’t perfect and some of it is downright dangerous. Any genuine expert on a particular topic can only … Continue reading

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Power Your Campsite with an Inverter Generator

June is America’s Great Outdoors Month and what better way to spend summer vacations and weekends than at your favorite campsite. Time spent getting away from it all helps you unwind and rejuvenate your spirit, but maybe you don’t want … Continue reading

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Save up to 10% on Generac Home & Commercial Generators | June 3rd thru 9th Only [EXTENDED June 16th]

For a limited time, Norwall PowerSystems is offering special savings of up to ten percent off selected Generac standby generator models. The special offer includes home standby models from the Guardian line, and two commercial models. The offer is limited … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Put Your Emergency Plan to Work

Surviving a hurricane requires planning before a storm threatens. The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1, 2014, and the Eastern Pacific Season has already begun and has already seen the first tropical cyclone of the season. It is important to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Get a Plan and be Ready to Act

The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and runs through the end of November. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, if you live on the coast or inland from the coast you should take steps to formulate a … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Forecasting Tropical Cyclones

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a division of the National Weather Service (NWS), an agency within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NHC is responsible for forecasting and tracking tropical cyclones and their associated hazards in the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Torrential Rain and Inland Flooding

Tropical cyclones produce copious amounts of rain. The energy released when rain drops condense are what provide the storm with it’s high winds. Conversely to wind speed, it is the less intense tropical cyclones that produce the most rain. It … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Extreme Wind Hazards

Mention hurricane and the first thing people think of is the extreme wind that impacts structures and landscapes when the storm comes ashore. Television images depict reporters leaning into the wind and horizontal rain. The winds associated with a tropical … Continue reading

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