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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 controls the home’s source of power and switches it between … Continue reading

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Standby Generator Installations Require Time and Planning

The season of severe weather is just around the corner. Everything from hurricanes and tornadoes, to floods, brush fires, and torrential rains will impact lives across the United States in the coming months. Every year, millions of utility customers do … Continue reading

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Compare Important Home Standby Generator Features Before Purchase

Good comparisons are an important part of the decision making process prior to any large purchase, and standby generators are no different. Making comparisons will help you determine which generator to purchase for you home and ensure the model you … Continue reading

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Prepare Now for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The National Hurricane Center reminds us that the hurricane season is just a few months away, and the time to prepare for that season is now. Although the direct force of a hurricane directly affects the coastal region where it … Continue reading

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Generator Safety During Winter Storm Power Outages

As the United States records 2014 as one of the coldest and snowiest winters in recent memory, the number of winter-weather-related power outages may also be one for the records. Major ice storms have plunged large portions of the southern … Continue reading

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Kohler Power Systems—Residential and Commercial Standby Generators

Kohler Power Systems broke into manufacturing generators right after World War I to address a growing need for power in rural areas where power lines were scarce, but electricity was needed. Previously, most generators provided enough current to charge a … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness

Most people never think about the services that utilities provide-until it is time to pay the bill. Then they write a check or pay online and forget about it. People who live in towns, villages, and cities often rely entirely … Continue reading

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The Miracle of a Generator in a Heatwave-Related Power Outage

Recent Extreme Conditions show the value of Generators in an Emergency This summer is going to be a hot one. This, of course, is an understatement, as late June has already shown us. All across the United States, people are … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness

How a Home Generator can Save your Life The recent storm that shredded the eastern seaboard foretells of a dangerous summer with extreme conditions that can cause blackouts and other serious situations. This storm struck without warning, leaving over 3 … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

I was pondering some data provided by Generac Power Systems about power outages and was astounded to find out there are so many various causes for an outage.  Some of the causes listed were what you might expect, strong storms, … Continue reading

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