February 17th, 2017
The difference between Professional, Full-Service Generator Maintenance and a Bargain Service…Aka the difference between a $199.00 maintenance and a $300.00 maintenance.
February 1st, 2017
Due to the recent increase and length of power outages across the region, residential standby generator systems are becoming a necessity to protect your home and family. Properly installed residential generator systems can cost from $5500.00 to $50,000.00 or more. In order to get the most from this investment I advise that you make sure your unit receives regular professional maintenance and, if needed, repairs.
January 19th, 2017
From hurricane preparation to generator operHere are a few tips to get your standby or portable generator ready to use, and some safety and operations tips.
January 18th, 2017
Portable generators? Standby generators? Installers? What you should know…
December 15th, 2016
I am sometimes bewildered when I receive feedback from potential customers or from folks who consult with me regarding the reasoning behind decisions that were made when considering which generator or which installer to use for their emergency generator installation. I think it is helpful for me to chart some of the important factors to consider.
December 5th, 2016
The Association of Generator Professionals… Certified Generator Installers: how do I find one? Do they make a difference?
November 14th, 2016
Generators require professional maintenance. They are not lawnmowers. Yes, they have an engine. The difference is…instead of turning a cutting blade, they are turning a rotor. The rotor rotates courtesy of the turning crankshaft of an internal combustion engine. That engine must be precisely tuned to a much greater degree than a lawn mower, or your cars engine.
November 1st, 2016
Indoor, battery powered standby generators…can they fill a void?
October 12th, 2016
So, you are considering the purchase of a standby generator? This is a better (and safer) choice than a portable unit. If you wish to run any of todays’ sensitive electronics (this is becoming everything short of lighting), you should be looking at a standby unit. The power quality of portable generators makes them a poor choice for back up power for your home unless you invest a sizeable sum for an inverter generator.
October 9th, 2016
What is a hurricane and how should you respond to a hurricane?
September 20th, 2016
In the past few months, I have noticed that many HVAC companies and electricians have started to advertise that they service and install standby generators. Many are claiming to be factory authorized on websites and all are claiming to be significantly experienced in the installation and service of these units.
September 1st, 2016
In light of the weather here in Eastern Pennsylvania over the course of the last year, many of you are considering the purchase of a standby or portable generator systems. When considering what to purchase, who to purchase it from, and who to trust to install the unit correctly, it is important to consider how long you will be needing the services of that unit.
July 5th, 2016
When considering the purchase/installation of a standby VS Portable generator, for most Pennsylvania shoppers it becomes a question of COST VS. CONVENIENCE. In this article, we’ll look at the initial consideration of where to go for your purchase. In subsequent articles, we’ll discuss more about their cost, maintenance, safety and function.
October 1st, 2015
I am often asked why standby generator installation costs as much as it does. The simple answer is, to install a standby generator to meet local and national codes it requires considerable man power, materials and know-how. Here is a break down that’s easy to follow.
September 1st, 2013
By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist
January 1st, 2013
2013 Hurricane Season Predictions, What to Expect....How to Prepare