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Generac Portable iX Series iX2000

Six Portable Generator Features to Consider Before Purchase

A portable generator might be a convenience, a necessity, or a lifesaver, depending on the situation. Very often, they serve multiple purposes on job sites, camping trips, and around the … Continue reading

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Generac PowerPact 6518 showing automatic transfer switch with wiring whips for installation.

Generac PowerPact Replaces CorePower for Essential Emergency Power

Generac discontinued the CorePower standby generator system. The CorePower system was a 7000-watt, standby generator that ran on either natural gas or propane and included an automatic transfer switch with … Continue reading

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The New York State Thruway South of Buffalo, NY with more than two feet of snow on an impassible road.

Standby Generators Protect Your Home During Winter Power Outages

The winter of 2013-2014 was brutal for much of the United States. Several ice storms locked down the South and the East Coast, while the northern tier east of the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur impacts the USA Coast over the Noth Carolina Outer Banks.

Quiet 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Gives USA a Break

The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season ended on November 30. As predicted by several agencies including The National Hurricane Center, The University of Colorado, and Tropical Storm Risk, the Atlantic Hurricane … Continue reading

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HSB open with engine

5 Things to Know About Standby Generators For Emergency Power

Standby generators supply power when the utility distribution system is unable to provide electricity. Disruptions caused by storms or by equipment failures are the most common, but other causes include … Continue reading

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Portable Generators
The New York State Thruway South of Buffalo, NY with more than two feet of snow on an impassible road.

Is Your Portable Generator Ready for Winter Storms?

Winter storms have already begun to bury parts of the Northeast. This week alone, Buffalo, New York had already received about five and half feet of snow, with another two … Continue reading

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Cummins Power Generation
The Cummins RS30 Mounted on a custom made pedestal and aluminum frame.

The Quiet Cummins Keeps Life Peaceful for New Orleans Family

Imagine walking through peaceful backyards. The birds are singing. A gentle breeze riffles through the trees. The neighborhood is quieter than usual because just minutes before, power to the homes … Continue reading

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Five days after Isaac, New Orleans waits for power

Core Power Standby Generator vs Portable for Emergency Backup Power

Residential consumers considering a generator for backup power have two main choices—a standby generator or a portable. The first stop at this point is an Internet search for backup generators. … Continue reading

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Guardian Standby Generator shown with Generac's Smart Switch ATS

Choose the Right Automatic Transfer Switch for Standby Generators

The automatic transfer switch—or ATS—is what makes a standby generator system a fully automatic appliance. They are to a standby generator what a thermostat is to a furnace. Just as … Continue reading

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Ice-covered trees and lamp from the freezing rain and sleet by Christopher Waits

Standby Generator Fall Maintenance and Winter Preparation

The bitter cold and record snowfalls during the winter of 2014 caught many people by surprise. People should be less surprised that the Farmer’s Almanac is predicting much of the same … Continue reading

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