A stand by generator is a generator that is designed to be available when it is needed.
The stand by generator is standing by ready to provide power when it is needed.
Most stand by generators have built in exerciser circuits that start the unit at a predefined time where they start and run for a set period of time.
This feature makes sure that the stand by generator is being tested regularly for dependability.
The Features and Benefits of a 10kw Stand By Generator
If a fault should occur it will be indicated on a control board so that the issue will be identified and taken care of.
A 10 kW automatic standby home generator can be very affordable and can start some 3-ton air conditioners with power to spare. For about $2,700 you can start and run your water heater or well pump, kitchen*, bathroom, master bedroom, furnace, sump pump, family room and some 3-ton central air conditioners**.
The 10 kW home generator provides more power and most standby generators come pre-packaged and pre-wired, for a fast and easy installation
A Typical 10kw Stand by Generator System
Circuit Coverage: Protects 10 circuits of your home
Industrial Engine: The ONLY air-cooled engine designed specifically for generators
No break-in required
2 year, 200 hour service intervals
Superior Paint: Tough paint finish for unmatched durability and all weather protection
UL Listed: For safety and certified power ratings
Clean Burning Fuel: Natural gas or LPV
A Quality 10kw Stand by Generator System
The 10kw Stand by Generator Controls
The 10kw Stand by Generator Transfer Switch
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Installing a Home Generator
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Licensed Electrical Contractor, Not Recommended for Homeowners.
Electrical Tools Required:
Electricians pouch of hand tools and the various power tools necessary for installing the generator and transfer switch. Estimated Time:
Depends on the type and size of the generator and transfer switch and the available access to the project area. Electrical Safety:
Any existing electrical wiring within the immediate area that may interfere with the installation of the transfer switch may need to be relocated if necessary.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for generator wiring projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing a generator and transfer switch must be well thought out and performed with a permit with all work being inspected.
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A wire stripping tool used to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets.
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