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..
What to do before the power goes out.
How to know when it’s time to replace instead of repair.
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.
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.
For Extra Peace of Mind When you make an investment into your business or your home, you want to be sure it is protected and functions correctly. One easy way to ensure your generator is protected and functioning properly is with remote monitoring..
Winter is just around the corner! Follow our preparedness tips below to keep your generator healthy and ready to keep you on when the power goes off. Each season presents its own challenges for your Emergency and Standby power systems. While we.
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.
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.
What is fuel maintenance and why is it important?
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.
Installing Briggs and Stratton Commercial Generators When Mashpee Schools contacted us to replace their 1970’s vintage emergency generator at Quashnet Elementary School, we saw this as an opportunity to introduce the Briggs and Stratton commercial.
With the variety of manufacturer recommendations for coolants and the variety of coolants offered, cooling system maintenance has become a major issue in the standby generator industry. Poor coolant conditions can have negative impacts on engines..
Have you been tasked with creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for your company? Do you have a specific plan for Backup Power? This may include your own backup power system or rental generators. Do you have a reliable service provider you can count on.
FM Generator’s operation support group has installed a new generator at the River Road pumping station in Branchburg, NJ. The generator is designed to provide backup power to sewage injector pumps located beneath the pump house.
Safety codes are always changing, for good reason. Common sense practices today may not have been in use a decade ago. For instance, states are now focusing on engine emissions and generator exhaust discharges more so than they did before. FM.
FM Generator’s restoration crew restored its first generator of the year on April 28th in Pawling, NY, which is located in the Catskills west of Danbury, CT. The crew started last year in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and has been steadily moving.
This week the world celebrated Earth Day, and FM Generator is a great example of a company doing the right thing to help keep the Earth clean and healthy for future generations.