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Standby Generator Selection Guide

How to Pick the Perfect Standby Generator

Hurricanes. Ice storms. Wind storms. In a split second, your power could unexpectedly go out for long periods of time. Don’t be unprepared. A standby generator will ensure your family has the power needed when faced with unexpected outages. When purchasing a standby generator, it is important to consider the amount of power you will need during an electrical outage.

To find the right standby generator for your needs, follow the generator selection guide we’ve assembled.

Standby Generator:


12-20 kW

30-45 kW

7-10 kW
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12-20 kW

These higher-wattage generators will give you the power you need to live comfortable in a small to medium-sized home. Protect yourself and your family from power outages while living comfortably with whole house comfort and control.
12-20 kW

30-45 kW

High-wattage generator options will supply enough quiet backup power to manage the needs of most homes over 6,000 square feet. With the optional high efficiency computer controlled power management system, these high powered generators are the most eco-friendly standby generators in their class.
30-45 kW

7-10 kW

Power your small-medium sized house with an affordable and more compact generator unit. The unique design of these generators provide the smallest footprint in their class and blend in with any home style or landscape.
7-10 kW