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Generator Engines: Naturally Aspirated vs Turbocharged

As fuel efficiency and air quality standards take center stage in nearly every engine design, manufacturers look to increase efficiency and reduce emissions. Since it’s development, internal combustion engine designers … Continue reading

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Guardian standby generator installed near a deck

Load Management for Standby Generators

Standby generators provide electrical power during an outage. When the automatic, permanently installed system detects an outage, the generator engine starts and the transfer switch moves all or part of … 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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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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Generac general purpose 8000 watt portable generator

Tips for Choosing the Right Portable Generator

Portable generators make a lot of sense when you need power where there is none available. Job sites without utility service, campgrounds that lack electrical hookups, picnics, tailgating, and anywhere … Continue reading

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An infographic showing various severe weather types that impacted the USA during 2012.

Basics of Home Generators for Emergency Backup Power

Events in recent years have punctuated the fragility of our nation’s power grid. Hurricane seasons over this year and last have been relatively quiet, but tornadoes, ice storms and other … Continue reading

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Generac's 800 watt inverter generator.

Power Your Campsite with an Inverter Generator

June is America’s Great Outdoors Month and what better way to spend summer vacations and weekends than at your favorite campsite. Time spent getting away from it all helps you … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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