Energy Independence

How Does a Generator System Work?

By now you’re probably well informed on why having a power generator is important but what you may be asking yourself is, “How does a generator system actually work?” It’s important to know the basis for what makes a power generator tick so you are aware of potential maintenance issues before it’s too late. Your…

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Reasons Why Having a Power Generator is Important

Think a power generator is just for wintertime? Think again! Spring and summer in the Southeast bring bad weather, too: Hurricane force winds, tornadoes, straight-line winds (aka “derecho”), severe thunderstorms, heat waves, and flooding often result in power outages in a number of areas. While your home may not be damaged, it can be affected…

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Disaster Preparedness

Regardless of where you live in the United States, you should be prepared for a disaster, whether it is natural or man-made. Floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, straight-line winds, landslides, wild fires, heavy ice or snow, earthquakes, train derailments, contaminated water supplies, blackouts, brownouts, and total power outages can – and do - occur unexpectedly. While your…

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The High Cost of Losing Power

We often think of being uncomfortable during a power outage or being caught with a low battery in our cell phones as the worst possible thing that could happen to us. An hour without electricity is annoying. Two or three hours is sheer inconvenience. But what does it really cost to lose power for 4…

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