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Articles about Transfer Switch


Home Generator Transfer Switch Options

By Dave Rongey

Is a manual transfer switch a good choice for my generator? Selecting a Transfer Switch for a Home Generator.


Home Generator and Transfer Switch Connection

By Dave Rongey

How can I connect a generator and transfer switch to my house to supply electricity? Basic Generator Connection to Power a Home, Generator Transfer Switch and Panel.


Sizing a Generator Transfer Switch

By Dave Rongey

Here are the Steps for Sizing a Generator Transfer Switch: The rating and size of all the electrical components of the system should be sized properly.


How to Prepare an Electrical Panel for a Generator

By Dave Rongey

Identify the Condition of Electrical Circuits to Prepare for a Generator : When planning to install a generator it is best to survey the existing electrical system of the home to avoid any problems and have a safe and functional system when generator power is needed. As we see from this photo and the condition of the electrical circuits as described there are some areas of concern that will need to be addressed.


Altering Generator Transfer Switch Connections

By Dave Rongey

The Importance of Properly Sizing a Generator and Transfer Switch: The amperage size of the plug has internal protection in place and changing sizes of any of these parts would greatly affect the integrity of the circuit design and could cause some potential damage.