Anderson Electric Corp. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Generator Installation’

How a Generator Is Sized for a Home

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

natural-gas-generatorYou’re thinking about installing a whole home generator in Montclair, NJ in case of a power outage. We think this is an excellent idea. Grid failures can create severe problems for homes, especially in the heights of winter and summer when a household relies on comfort from the HVAC system just to get by. For homes where residents rely on powered medical equipment, a back-up generator can be a literal life-saver.

But once you decide about installing a generator, what’s the next step? Generators come in different “sizes,” meaning how much voltage they supply to a home. You need a generator large enough to meet your needs, but not so large it causes damage or electrical shorts.

Continue Reading

Should I Install a Generator for My Home?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

generator-installationA lot of people in this country would probably like to have a generator installed on their property. They’re pretty convenient things to have, after all. However, having one installed on your property is also a pretty big investment. Before you make the decision to install one for your home, you should consider the pros and cons of doing so. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons you might want to install a generator.

Continue Reading

Generator Options to Consider for Your Home

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The country’s infrastructure is aging, including its power grid. This is causing all kinds of problems, including making power outages more frequent. If you’re living in an area with frequent power outages, you don’t have to just resign yourself to dealing with it. Installing a generator is a great way to prepare your home for power outages. If you think you need to install a generator in your home, but you aren’t sure which type would fit your needs best, have a look below.

Continue Reading