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Hurricane Arthur impacts the USA Coast over the Noth Carolina Outer Banks.

Quiet 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Gives USA a Break

The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season ended on November 30. As predicted by several agencies including The National Hurricane Center, The University of Colorado, and Tropical Storm Risk, the Atlantic Hurricane … Continue reading

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HSB open with engine

5 Things to Know About Standby Generators For Emergency Power

Standby generators supply power when the utility distribution system is unable to provide electricity. Disruptions caused by storms or by equipment failures are the most common, but other causes include … Continue reading

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Portable Generators
The New York State Thruway South of Buffalo, NY with more than two feet of snow on an impassible road.

Is Your Portable Generator Ready for Winter Storms?

Winter storms have already begun to bury parts of the Northeast. This week alone, Buffalo, New York had already received about five and half feet of snow, with another two … Continue reading

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The Cummins RS30 Mounted on a custom made pedestal and aluminum frame.

The Quiet Cummins Keeps Life Peaceful for New Orleans Family

Imagine walking through peaceful backyards. The birds are singing. A gentle breeze riffles through the trees. The neighborhood is quieter than usual because just minutes before, power to the homes … Continue reading

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Five days after Isaac, New Orleans waits for power

Core Power Standby Generator vs Portable for Emergency Backup Power

Residential consumers considering a generator for backup power have two main choices—a standby generator or a portable. The first stop at this point is an Internet search for backup generators. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Guardian Emergency Home Backup Generator Systems for Comfort Security

Power outages occur for many reasons across America. Every year, hundreds of thousands, and often millions of utility customers experience long-term outages that last days or even weeks. After catastrophic … Continue reading

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New York City streets clogged with cars and drivers after a snowstorm.

Prepare for a Cold Snowy Winter with Standby Generator Rebates

As kids head back to school, thoughts turn to the coming winter. The winter of 2014 brought unusually severe ice storms along with record snowfalls across the South that stranded … Continue reading

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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

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