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What is an automatic standby generator?

An automatic standby generator is a back up electrical system that operates whether you are home or away. Within seconds of an outage, it automatically supplies power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. After utility power returns, the generator shuts itself off and waits for the next outage. It operates on natural gas,

What will it power? What is automatic load management?

Essential Circuit Coverage – The generator is paired with a transfer switch containing a predetermined number of circuits based on the generator’s kW power rating. Each circuit is directly connected to a matched circuit on the home’s main circuit breaker panel, providing electricity to that specific appliance or area of the home. Managed Whole House Coverage

Why should I buy an automatic generator instead of a portable generator?

During a utility power outage, an automatic standby generator provides numerous advantages over a portable generator: The American Red Cross recommends permanently installed standby generators as a safer way to provide backup power to a home than a portable generator. With an automatic standby generator properly installed outside, your home is protected from deadly carbon

What is the difference between an air-cooled and liquid-cooled generator

The engines! Air-cooled generators come with engines that use fans to force air across the engine for cooling, while liquid-cooled generators use enclosed radiator systems for cooling, similar to an automobile. Generally, liquid-cooled engines are used on larger kW generators due to the larger engines required for the higher power output. Liquid-cooled engines require less attention

Do they have to be maintained?

Yes. Just like your car’s engine, generators need periodic maintenance. NNG offers a variety of preventive maintenance plans providing a thorough system inspection to include: Oil & oil filter change Voltage and frequency inspection Safety shutdown testing Air Filter inspection Battery connections & acid level inspection Wiring, belts & hoses inspection General performance and

How do I select a generator that’s right for me?

Contact NNG Automatic Standby Generators to have a free in-home site survey and consultation performed to determine the appropriate generator, transfer switch and installation that meets your specific needs. Generators purchased from NNG are load tested to capacity prior to installation. This procedure allows for adjustments and tuning that ensures the generator functions properly