Category Archives: Generator Tips

Get Educated on Everything Related to Generators

Use our education center provided to gain knowledge and become a well educated consumer. We have all the tools you need on our site to get your level of knowledge to the point of purchase - with CONFIDENCE!

Generator Information Generator Tips
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

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment
Generator Information Generator Tips Newsletters
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

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips, Newsletters | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Generator Information Generator Tips
Guardian standby generator installed near a deck

Generator Noise Levels – How Loud Are They

Generators make a positive impact on our lives by providing power when we need it, and where we need it. When the electric utility supply is interrupted, we can rely … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Generator Tips News Portable Generators
Generac Portable Generator

Facts About Portable Generator to House Connections

When a power outage occurs, there is no doubt that the best way to provide backup emergency power to a home is with standby generator system. An automatic transfer switch … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Tips, News, Portable Generators | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment
Generator Information Generator Tips Portable Generators
Generac general purpose 8000 watt portable generator

Tips for Choosing the Right Portable Generator

Portable generators make a lot of sense when you need power where there is none available. Job sites without utility service, campgrounds that lack electrical hookups, picnics, tailgating, and anywhere … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips, Portable Generators | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Generator Information Generator Tips Newsletters
An infographic showing various severe weather types that impacted the USA during 2012.

Basics of Home Generators for Emergency Backup Power

Events in recent years have punctuated the fragility of our nation’s power grid. Hurricane seasons over this year and last have been relatively quiet, but tornadoes, ice storms and other … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips, Newsletters | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Generator Information Generator Tips News
Guardian Standby Generator shown with Generac's Smart Switch ATS

Guardian 22kW Largest Most Efficient Air-Cooled Standby Generator

Generac’s newest addition to the Guardian product lineup is the largest capacity air-cooled standby generator on the market. No other generator manufacturer currently offers a comparable air-cooled standby unit. The … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Generator Information Generator Tips
solar panels on a slanted roof.

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Information, Generator Tips | Tagged | Leave a comment
Generator Tips Information Newsletters Portable Generators
Generac Portable Generator

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Generator Tips, Information, Newsletters, Portable Generators | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
News Portable Generators
Generac's 800 watt inverter generator.

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 … Continue reading

Posted in News, Portable Generators | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Norwall PowerSystems