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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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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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PowerPact 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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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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Standby Generator Fall Maintenance and Winter Preparation

No two winters are exactly alike, but in some respects they are all the same. Most of the country can expect periods of cold weather that includes rain, snow, ice, … 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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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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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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