What does install involve?


UnliWhat does install involveke portable generators, automatic standby generator installations are not a plug-and-play solution. (Not sure what the difference is between a portable and standby generator? Click here)

Because the system is permanently wired into your home, there are a lot of details involved in an installation.

Here are the basic steps:

  • Determine your budget and what you want to support in the home
  • Have a Powers Representative meet with you at your home to perform a site evaluation
  • Based on the recommendation we provide, choose your generator system
  • Your installation is scheduled and Powers handles all the details for you: acquiring necessary permits & coordinating your gas connection (NOTE:some homeowners choose to coordinate their own gas connection)
  • Site preparation is made and electrical work completed (this takes anywhere from 1-3 full days of work).
  • Gas work is finished
  • Electrical work and gas work in inspected by municipality
  • Powers Technician performs a warranty startup: orients you with your generator and submits your warranty paperwork.

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