We have a Generac 5500 watt gas generator. How long will it run on one tank of gas?
All fuel efficiencies are based on loads on the unit. The more loads you have the more fuel you will use. On most portables they are going to be designed to run around 8-12 hours.
At 50% load on the 5500 watt portable will run about 10 hours.
You will have to look at every model for fuel efficiencies at determined loads, this is one spec sheets.
What to do if you smell gas?
Things to remember about your generator. It is a natural gas or LP unit and the smell additive is so people can identify leaks. Please know that we get these calls all the time. We want to take care of this and want to make sure it’s our work that ...
How many days will a Generac generator continuously run/power a home?
The generac generator can run continuously until utility comes back if you follow the proper maintenance procedures. This requires you to have a daily check, so every 24 hours you must check for oil and do visual inspection of fuel lines and oil ...
How long does the generator installation take?
Depending on the type of installation that you are looking for, it usually takes a day or less. I will include the variables for the two different types of generator install. Partial house - The install will include moving selected circuits to a ...
How long am I without power before the generator is running and producing voltage?
The automatic standby generator is looking for complete utility outage. After the utility is out for more than five seconds the generator will turn the engine on. Once the engine is up to speed and creating the right voltage it will signal the ...
What does "Ready to Run" email mean?
The following Mobile link notification only indicates: your unit is ready to run and start if you were to have a power outage.