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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Generator Remote Monitoring
Generator Remote Monitoring

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..

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Prepare Your Generator for Winter
Prepare Your Generator for Winter

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.

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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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Briggs & Stratton Commercial Generator for Mashpee Schools
Briggs & Stratton Commercial Generator for Mashpee Schools

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.

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What’s in your Coolant?
What’s in your Coolant?

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..

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FM Generator to exhibit at MASSBUYS XVIII!
FM Generator to exhibit at MASSBUYS XVIII!

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Minimize Downtime – Create a Disaster Plan for Backup Power
Minimize Downtime – Create a Disaster Plan for Backup Power

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.

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FM installs pump house generator in Branchburg, NJ
FM installs pump house generator in Branchburg, NJ

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.

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FM updates exhaust system at New Jersey state facility
FM updates exhaust system at New Jersey state facility

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.

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Restoring generators: No easy or routine task
Restoring generators: No easy or routine task

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.

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FM Generator: Leading the way on industry recycling
FM Generator: Leading the way on industry recycling

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.

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