What security does the generator have? Can someone steal it?
We have never had one unit stolen. We have also never heard of any dealer who has ever had any units stolen. Why? It would be more likely they steal the engine out of your vehicle than taking a generator installed at your house. The unit weighs over 500 lbs and is secured to the pad from the inside of the unit. The unit also has no handles and is very awkwardly weighted. Even four people would not be able to carry it, due to how it was designed.
The generator is also looking for utility loss to start the engine. In the case someone was unhooking the unit to steal it, the unit would start running while they were trying to steal it. That would also trigger the wifi/text messaging alerts from the monitoring device. The unit is very secure and was designed to prevent theft.
How loud is a backup generator at a house?
The question of how loud a generator is can be hard to answer. I will start with a sound levels being perspective based. Loud to me may not be loud to you and vice versa. A better way of explaining it is that my wife thinks my snoring is louder than ...
How much does it cost to install a generator?
The cost of the installation of a generator is going to be based on the different ways you can install a generator. The three major ways of installing a generator in your home are Manual transfer switch with portable generator. Partial home standby ...
How to shut down generator during a power outage.
Before turning Generator off Turn the main utility breaker off Turn the breaker on generator to off to take the load off unit. Allow generator to run with no load for one minute to cool down. Set Generator to OFF on the controller at generator. If ...
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 ...
Comparing a Battery system to conventional generator
Regarding the battery system, doing a grid tied battery system is normally not done. For backup power, you would be looking for a combustion engine generator if you want to run the house. If you are looking for just a few items to backup, you can do ...