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What is a standby generator? A standby generator is a back-up electrical system that operates automatically. Within seconds of a utility outage an automatic transfer switch senses the power loss, commands the generator to start and then transfers the electrical load to the generator.

What fuels a standby generator? A standby generator is fueled directly from natural gas supply or propane.

Do standby generators require maintenance?  Yes. Standby generators require annual service or after 200 run hours. Suggested services include an oil change, new air filter, spark plugs, and a valve lash adjustment.

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How much does it cost to have a standby generator installed? Units can start as low as $4995 installed.

How do i know what size generator to install? The size of standby generator typically depends on which circuits are chosen (by customer) to power up in the event of an outage. This can mean essentials such as heat, water, refrigeration, security & lighting  to whole house options with air conditioning included.

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Why get an automatic standby generator? Power. Our lives depend on it. From everyday necessities like heating, cooling, refrigeration and lights, to daily essentials like cooking, laundry or kids' bath times. Power outages are occurring more frequently than ever and lasting longer with devastating effects. Stand up to the unpredictable weather and unforeseen outages with the most trusted name in residential standby power. If the power ever goes out, your Generac standby generator goes on - automatically - protecting you and your home 24/7. Source: www.generac.com



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The below residential generator was installed with a 200 amp load shed transfer switch. This switch allows the whole house to be powered by the generator in the event of a power outage. If the generator senses an overload it will drop out non essential circuits, keeping all essential circuits (customized by you) up and running.

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