Author Archives: MJ Logan

Prepare Now for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The National Hurricane Center reminds us that the hurricane season is just a few months away, and the time to prepare for that season is now. Although the direct force of a hurricane directly affects the coastal region where it … Continue reading

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Generator Safety During Winter Storm Power Outages

As the United States records 2014 as one of the coldest and snowiest winters in recent memory, the number of winter-weather-related power outages may also be one for the records. Major ice storms have plunged large portions of the southern … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Impacts South and Northeast States

By 9am Wednesday, the winter storm impacting the south had already accumulated more than 1/2 inch of ice in some areas. Ice accumulation rates of 0.1 inches per hour were expected to add even more ice, and the storm isn’t … Continue reading

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Standby Generator Options from Briggs & Stratton

Norwall PowerSystems offers Briggs & Stratton residential standby generators in both air-cooled and liquid-cooled models. All models run on either LP (propane) or natural gas and have a number of transfer switch options to suit the needs of almost any … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Facts to Consider Before Making a Purchase

Recently, a local store advertised an off-brand portable generator as the tool to have ready when the next power outage strikes or the world falls into chaos. It was also perfect for tailgating, picnics, outdoor festivals, and sporting events. The … Continue reading

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Kohler Power Systems—Residential and Commercial Standby Generators

Kohler Power Systems broke into manufacturing generators right after World War I to address a growing need for power in rural areas where power lines were scarce, but electricity was needed. Previously, most generators provided enough current to charge a … Continue reading

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Inverters: Electrical Power From Your Vehicle

We drive around in vehicles that produce quite a bit of power. Most of the power is mechanical and is used to propel the vehicle in whatever direction we want to go. This is true on cars, RVs, boats, trucks, … Continue reading

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Generac Standby Generators for Homes and Businesses

Generac Power Systems began building generators in 1959 and over the last 55 years, they have become the largest manufacturer of residential standby generators in the world. The Generac standby product line at Norwall Power Systems includes models ranging from … Continue reading

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Standby Generators Provide Utility Quality Power

Read just about any product specification for a standby generator and more than likely you’ll run across words and phrases like “Total Harmonic Distortion,” “Frequency Variation,” “Harmonics,” “Sine Waves,” “Smooth Waveform,” and “Voltage Regulation.” Almost certainly you’ll find the phrase … Continue reading

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Christmas: Leaving Home for the Holidays

The week between Christmas and New Years is a perfect time for traveling and vacations. Kids have the week off, college students are home, and the holidays are a fun chance to use up your vacation time. Traveling away from … Continue reading

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