How does a Whole Home Generator Work?
March 07, 2023
A whole home generator is used to keep your home running during a power outage. But how does it do it? Read on to find out:
Always at the Ready
Once installed, a whole home generator remains ready for a power outage at any time. There is no need to turn anything on or prepare for a storm beforehand. Whole home generators give homeowners the peace of mind that no matter where they find themselves when the storm hits, their generator will continue to supply power to their home during an outage.
Turns On as Soon as the Power Turns Off
So, what does a whole home generator do when the storm hits? In just 10 seconds of the power going out, your whole home generator will be up and running. Depending on the size of your unit and the needs of your home, a whole home generator can restore power to everything from your air conditioner and major appliances to a variety of home electronics within seconds.
Stays On as Long as You Need
“Once your home generator turns on, it will reliably stay on until power is restored as long as the gas supply remains available. Unlike portable generators, whole home generators run off of either propane tanks or natural gas lines, eliminating the pesky requirement to manually add fuel to keep the generator running. Additionally, with the free On Cue Monitoring service offered by Kohler, you can check the status of your whole home generator remotely to ensure peace of mind.
Preparing For the Next Event
Once the storm has blown through, your whole home generator is likely ready for the next power outage. That’s because Kohler Generators from Empowered Global come with enclosures that can withstand the storm. However, it’s still worth getting a semi-annual maintenance check done on your unit to make sure everything is in tip top shape! Empowered Global recommends an additional service for generators that run for an extended period of time. After a service from Empowered Global, your whole home generator will be ready again for the storms ahead.
For more information about whole home generators, how they work, and details about how to install one in your own home, reach out to Empowered Global. Empowered Global is a certified Kohler dealer and provides top-of-the-line whole home generator installation and services to homeowners throughout the Naples area.