Unpredictable weather is guaranteed when you live near the Massachusetts coast. But when the power goes out, you can predict exactly how long the power will be out in your home if you have a standby generator — just a few minutes, if that. Next time a nasty summer storm causes a blackout, you can remain safe and comfortable in your home, no matter how long it takes for the power to be restored to your neighborhood.
Whole-house standby generators have built-in sensors that detect when your home loses power. Within minutes, the generator turns on and provides electricity to all the circuits you have designated as critical. Whether you just need power for the essentials or prefer the comfort and convenience of having electricity supplied to your entire home, there is a standby generator that will meet your needs.
In addition to the convenience that a standby generator provides, there are many other benefits:
- Health. Medical equipment can continue to be used, as can your heating and cooling equipment during extreme temperatures. You won’t have worry about potentially spoiled food in your refrigerator and freezer. If you use electronic air cleaners, they will continue to work, maintaining your indoor air quality.
- Safety. Unlike portable generators, whole-house systems do not require gasoline, which can be risky in terms of both storage and carbon monoxide emissions. A whole-house standby generator either integrates with your existing natural gas line or has a separate propane tank, so you don’t have to worry about fuel storage and emissions.
- Home protection. If you have a sump pump, you know how disastrous a power outage can be in a storm with significant precipitation. Even if you’re not home when the power goes out, your generator will automatically turn on to keep vital appliances and systems functioning.
The professionals at Rodenhiser can help you find solutions to keep your home safe and comfortable. Please contact us anytime to schedule a consultation or to ask one of certified technicians for advice.
Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about standby generators and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Solutions Guide.
Rodenhiser Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning serves the Route 495/128 area of Massachusetts. Visit our website to see our special offers to get started today!
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