Generator Education

Where Can I Install My Generator?

Where Can I Install My Generator?

There are a number of things to consider when choosing a location for a home backup generator. There are installation instructions and local code requirements which dictate where the generator…

What is the Difference Between Mobile, Portable, and Towable Generators?

What is the Difference Between Mobile, Portable, and Towable Generators?

The terms “mobile” and “portable” for generators are ambiguous and could mean multiple things. Sometimes those terms refer to an inverter generator, larger gasoline powered generator, a truck mounted generator,…

How Much Power Do You Need in a Generator?

How Much Power Do You Need in a Generator?

The amount of electricity that a device needs to operate is measured in watts or kilowatts (1,000 watts). Most devices display their power needs on the plate or label where…

What is a Generator?

What is a Generator?

A generator (or genset) is a machine consisting of two main parts: an engine and an electrical generator. The engine component converts fuel into mechanical energy and the electrical generator…

What Kind of Generator Do You Need?

What Kind of Generator Do You Need?

You know you need power and you know why, but where do you start when selecting a power generator? In this article, we’ll look at the different categories of generators,…