During a utility power outage, an automatic backup generator provides numerous advantages over a portable generator:
Generac is one of the few companies to offer premium aluminum enclosures for its residential backup generators. Aluminum enclosures are naturally rust and corrosion resistant. For salt air or high humidity conditions, aluminum is highly recommended to ensure decades of worry free service.
Whether you live in the suburbs, the country or off the grid, we have a home standby solution that can be tailored to your home and property, and the type of fuel service that is available to you.
The transfer switch is an essential part of the home backup system. Its primary function is to prevent your home from being powered by utility and generator power at the same time. If utility power is lost, the generator control panel senses the loss and tells the transfer switch to close off the connection with utility and complete the connection with the generator so it can begin providing power to the home.