Category Archives: Generator Tips

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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Home Generator Power Management

Two types of generators supply power to a home during a power outage. A standby generator is permanently installed in conjunction with a automatic transfer switch. If utility power is interrupted, the generator starts and the transfer switch automatically supplies … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Saturn Tracking East

March came in like a lion instead of a lamb this week, with Winter Storm Saturn making an impact from the Northern Plains down through the Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes and now headed for Ohio and the Mid Atlantic states. … Continue reading

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RV Generators Take Power on the Road

  Generators for RVs bring all the conveniences of home out on the open road with power for air conditioners, refrigerators, televisions and other small appliances and lights. They are engineered and built specifically for recreational vehicle types that include … Continue reading

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