Category Archives: Generator Tips

Inland Flooding: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

In terms of lives lost, inland flooding poses more danger than a storm surge or hurricane force winds. According to Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center, “In the last 30 years, inland flooding has been responsible for more than … Continue reading

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Generator Power for Outdoor Summer Fun

Planning an outing in the great outdoors this summer? Having fun in the outdoors is the highlight of summer whether it’s in your backyard, out at the lake, at a campground, or tailgating at the ball park. Outdoor parties and … Continue reading

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Cummins Liquid Cooled Standby Home Power Generators

Were you in the dark during the last power failure? You can eliminate worries that a power outage will leave your home susceptible to flooding, allow your refrigerated or frozen food to spoil, or that you’ll have to suffer through … Continue reading

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Backup Power – Preparing Food During A Power Outage

Standby and portable generators can handle a lot during a power outage, but they still have their limits. You probably know that your electric range can use a lot power, and if air conditioners are running, adding heat to the … Continue reading

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Active 2013 Hurricane Season Predicted

Long range forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season. The season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. These dates mark the time when tropical cyclones most likely to form, but hurricanes can and do form at other … Continue reading

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Generac’s Digital Power Management System

Smart Switch automatic transfer switches from Generac manage power for entire homes with the help of digital power management technology. Appliances such as air conditioners, electric water heaters, and well pumps draw high levels of current at 240 volts and … Continue reading

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Automatic Transfer Switches for Standby Generator Systems

Transfer switches allow safe and convenient connections between homes and businesses to backup-power generators. With the switch in the utility position, they supply power from the electric utility. When the switch is moved to the generator position, power is supplied … Continue reading

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Mobile Link from Generac – Get Generator Status Anywhere

A standby Generac Generator gives you peace of mind even when you are away from home. When the power goes out in a storm, you know your generator will start and run automatically and keep your home supplied with power. … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget About Starting Watts

All generators, from permanently installed standby units for backup power, to portable generators on job sites, have two very important specifications that all generator users should be aware of. Maximum Continuous Power is the power the generator is capable of … Continue reading

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Generator Watts, Volts, and Amps

Electrical terms get tossed around like baseballs at spring batting practice, and while we are familiar with hearing them, do we really know what they mean? When considering the purchase of a generator, whether for a home standby unit, portable … Continue reading

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