Cape Cod Generators: Preventing a Power Outage in the Summer on the Cape
Cape Cod Generators: Preventing a Power Outage in the Summer on the Cape

As you already know, Cape Cod is a majestic place with a rich history. It is home to some of the best fishing in the world. Every summer, hundreds of thousands flock to the area to get some sun and relax on the beach with family & friends. Many.

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Hurricane Season Is Here: Are YOU Prepared?
Hurricane Season Is Here: Are YOU Prepared?

It's official - the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season began this month. With an “above average” season predicted, NOAA foresees 13 to 20 named storms, six to 10 hurricanes and three to five major hurricanes. “Now is the time for communities along the.

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Home Generator Basics: FAQs & Information
Home Generator Basics: FAQs & Information

Here in the Northeast, the best way to guarantee a constant supply of power is to get a clean, quiet, and efficient generator installed and maintained by experts. With the start of the 2021 hurricane season right around the corner, here are some of.

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Pipeline Hack & Fuel Shortages Highlight Disaster Prep Best Practices
Pipeline Hack & Fuel Shortages Highlight Disaster Prep Best Practices

On Friday, May 7th, a ransomware attack at the Colonial Pipeline put a temporary stop to the transportation of 45% of the fuel supply of the East Coast, prompting many Americans to stock up on gasoline, and thousands of gas stations to run out of.

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Home Generators on Back Order: Act Now to Install in August
Home Generators on Back Order: Act Now to Install in August

What’s the hottest home upgrade item on wish lists across the country this year? Pools? Outdoor patios? Fire pits? No! It’s home standby generators. Looking to get a home generator installed any time soon? Listen up.

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Home Generator Remote Monitoring: Understanding Your Options
Home Generator Remote Monitoring: Understanding Your Options

Investing in a generator for your business or your home? Make sure it’s protected and functioning properly. How? Use remote monitoring.

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Capital Planning Assistance for Generators: Cities & Towns
Capital Planning Assistance for Generators: Cities & Towns

A guide to capital planning for generator projects. Cities, towns, municipalities, boroughs, villages, hamlets, and census-designated-places all have emergency backup power needs --- namely generators in a variety of applications; 911 & EMS, police,.

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Backup Power for Cold Storage | Commercial Generators
Backup Power for Cold Storage | Commercial Generators

With the COVID-19 vaccine distribution on the top of our minds and all over the news cycle, we thought it might be worthwhile to talk about an often-overlooked topic, backup power for cold storage and transportation. 

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Buying a Home Generator: Full Installation Process Explained
Buying a Home Generator: Full Installation Process Explained

Here’s what happens at FM Generator in Massachusetts --- and nationwide.  The following is a breakdown of the process of a generator installation here at FM (and really all over the country). From start to finish, we’ll show you with full.

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Katolight Generator Parts, Service & Repairs
Katolight Generator Parts, Service & Repairs

While Katolight no longer manufactures generators, businesses and organizations around the country are still using them. The Katolight Company of Mankato Minnesota made industrial and commercial generators in various sizes and configurations.

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Preparing Your Generator for Winter: 2021 Checklist
Preparing Your Generator for Winter: 2021 Checklist

Winter is right around the corner. Or depending on when you’re reading this, it might already be here. And here in Massachusetts and the rest of the Northeast, that means threats of power outages from snow and ice storms. But there are a few key.

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Massachusetts Home Generator Frequently Asked Questions
Massachusetts Home Generator Frequently Asked Questions

When buying a standby generator, we're not so much purchasing a piece of equipment as we are buying reliability for our homes. Before we do this, we should always make sure that we've gathered all the appropriate info and asked the right questions..

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New England 2020 Storm Preparation Discussion
New England 2020 Storm Preparation Discussion

What to do before the power goes out. 

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Repair or Replace My Generator? A Look at End of Serviceable Life
Repair or Replace My Generator? A Look at End of Serviceable Life

How to know when it’s time to replace instead of repair. 

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Life as a Generator Technician
Life as a Generator Technician

This month, we want to highlight some very special and important team members – our Generator Technicians! These superstars are the boots on the ground supporting our customers, providing quality service and emergency response around the clock.

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Generator Cooling System Maintenance
Generator Cooling System Maintenance

Second to the battery, the most common point of failure in a generator is the Coolant System. Unlike an automobile cooling system, your generator’s cooling system is always under heat and pressure even though it may only run once a week. Ambient.

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Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness

Preparedness breeds confidence. Having confidence in the ability to survive a trivial situation removes fear of that situation. New England has no shortage of weather challenges including tropical storms, blizzards, and occasional hurricanes. These.

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Automatic Transfer Switch Maintenance
Automatic Transfer Switch Maintenance

Transfer switch: what is it and why is it important? A transfer switch is the heart of any backup power system. It detects power failures, initiates an alternative source of power, carries and transfers power from both utility and the backup power.

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Diesel Fuel Maintenance
Diesel Fuel Maintenance

What is fuel maintenance and why is it important?

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Natural Gas, Propane or Diesel Generator: Which is Best?
Natural Gas, Propane or Diesel Generator: Which is Best?

Are you considering a generator purchase but unsure which fuel source to use? With several available options, it can be a confusing choice to make on your own. We provided some basic information below for each fuel type, however we highly advise.

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