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Five Reasons to Own a Standby Generator for Home Use

As our reliance on electrical power grows, our lives are increasingly impacted by a loss of power, whatever the reason. Interruptions range from events that affect only a few homes, to entire regions, and causes include violent weather events, automobile accidents, … Continue reading

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Humberto: First Hurricane of the 2013 Season

Hurricane Humberto is the first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It nearly broke a record for being the latest “first-hurricane-of-the-season” to form in the Atlantic Basin, missing the mark by just three hours. Higher than usual water temperatures … Continue reading

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2013 Mid-Atlantic Hurricane Season Update

August 31st-September 1 marks the middle of the hurricane season. So far in 2013, there have been six named storms in the Atlantic Basin and Caribbean Sea, but none have attained hurricane strength. Predictions for this year’s season were for … Continue reading

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Kohler Offers End User Rebates and Referral Incentives

Kohler Power Systems is offering rebate incentives to new purchasers and existing owners of their standby generators. The Kohler air-cooled standby generators offered by Norwall Power Systems qualify for the program and combine with Norwall’s already low pricing for even … Continue reading

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Dorian Splutters Across the Atlantic – Flossie Hits Hawaii

Two months into the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian is about 200 miles north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, traveling west-northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. Dorian quickly formed into a … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Basics

Portable generators supply electrical power wherever it is needed. Construction sites use them to power electric tools and temporary lighting. Small units in campsites power small appliances and festive lights. Homeowners use them for outdoor equipment or backup power during … Continue reading

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New Jersey: In the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Coastal regions usually garner all the attention before, during, and after a hurricane. When hurricanes like Sandy roll up the coastline and finally turn inland, they bring destruction all along the shore and often for miles inland. Near the time … Continue reading

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Take Action: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricanes are without any doubt a force of nature to be respected. People living anywhere along North America’s Eastern and Gulf of Mexico coastlines need an emergency plan to deal with the possibility of a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center … Continue reading

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Get a Plan: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricanes are destructive storms that cause billions of dollars in damage and take the lives of those who are unprepared or fail to heed warnings. With modern forecasting, we usually have plenty of advance notice that a hurricane is headed … Continue reading

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Hurricane Forecast Process: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Forecasting the weather is a difficult and laborious process, and it becomes more difficult as we try to look further into the future. A three-day forecast is usually considered quite reliable, and meteorologists provide us with three, five, and ten … Continue reading

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