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What is Alternative Energy? What is Renewable Energy?

According to Wikipedia Alternative Energy is an “umbrella” term that refers to any source of usable energy intended to replace fuel sources without the undesired consequences of the replaced fuels. The word “alternative” is almost misrepresentative, the word conjures up … Continue reading

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Just before and immediately after you’ve experienced a disaster, emergency help is most likely on their way to you.  How long will it take? Depends on accessibility to the stricken area. Some types of disasters hinder relief workers efforts to get … Continue reading

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What is Load Management?

The technology in today’s home standby generators is downright amazing. Smaller units doing the same job where larger generators were once required… All thanks to load management technology. Most all the major manufactures have some form of load management design marketed under … Continue reading

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Is there a difference between Portable Generators?

Portable generators are usually marketed for specific purposes. For job sites and industrial uses where the generator will be used daily for long periods at a time and for occasional use around the house or recreational purposes, such as camping, … Continue reading

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How long will a Refrigerator Stay Cold After Power Loss?

The time a refrigerator will stay cold when power is lost depends on the brand and how good the seals keep the cold inside. Time can vary from 2-6 hours without opening the doors. Without any power you can think … Continue reading

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How can you Prevent Mold?

There are several very good reasons to have back up power at your residence or business. One of these reasons is to help prevent mold. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) if the humidity level inside … Continue reading

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Update to the 2010 Hurricane Prediction Report

As published by USA Today, a “Fierce Hurricane Season” is being predicted. The article written by Doyle Rice reiterates earlier reports that the 2010 Hurricane Season is expected to be above normal activity.  Hurricane season is active between the months … Continue reading

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2010 Hurricane Prediction Report

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 the Colorado State University’s Department of Atmospheric Science released their forecast prediction for the 2010 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Season. According to the findings we should expect an “above-average” season. The report states the probability for a … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

Time to get back to basics… I’ve been selling generators for a long time now and sometimes I have to remind myself that not everyone calling in wants a long technical answer… Many of them just want to know the … Continue reading

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Generator Maintenance

I cannot stress how important maintenance for your generator can be… especially if your generator has been in service. This 2009-2010 winter has presented several areas with some very long power outages. Every time your generator turns on and runs … Continue reading

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