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Kohler Offers Builders a Rebate Incentive Program

Attention Home Builders: You eligible to receive a $100 to $300 rebate on every Kohler Generator sold through their Builder Incentive Rebate Program. Kohler Generators offers this incentive for a … Continue reading

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Quiet Connect Home Standby Generator by Cummins Power Generation

New for 2017: Cummins Quiet Connect Air-Cooled Home Standby Generators

Cummins Power Generation introduces four new home standby generator models to the Quiet Connect Series. Designed for residential homes, the Quiet Connect Air-Cooled Home Standby offers a range of updated … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Guardian 20kW Home Backup Generator

Four Reasons You Need a Standby Generator for Your Home

Power outages rarely happen on a schedule. Instead, they strike without warning and each time the power goes out, people wonder when the utility will turn it on again. How … 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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