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What is an Inverter Generator?

A couple of years ago when Honda released first generators equipped with the inverter technology, I had the same question in my mind - what is an inverter generator? What is the difference between a generator and an inverter? After learning more ...

How to Buy the Best Portable Generator Enclosure

So you've decided to purchase a portable generator and you're now wondering how to protect it from bad weather and minimize the noise it produces. The best solution is to purchase a portable generator enclosure. Now, there is a variety of enclosures ...

Does a whole house generator add value to your home?

As a homeowner, you must be well aware of how hard it is to place a monetary value on the benefits of having a standby generator installed in your home. However, speaking from my experience, the benefits alone far outweigh the initial investment of ...

How Long Can a Whole House Generator Run Continuously?

Blackouts are nothing new, but some events can occur like storms that will lead to prolonged periods of power interruption.Whole house generators are big and relatively costly but will automatically switch themselves on after detecting a ...

How many solar panels are needed to power a home?

Did you know that the sun generates so much solar energy in an hour enough to satisfy global energy needs for a whole year? Solar energy is increasingly becoming either a primary or alternative energy in many homes.The light and heat generated ...

Do solar lights work on cloudy days?

Solar lights are a great add-on to any home. They give charm to your decks, create a soft glow in your yard, and add great looking highlights to your garden. Using these solar-powered devices, you can create warm and beautiful spaces and well-lit ...

Standby vs Portable Generator – which one is a better choice

Every time there’s a power outage, you start hearing the sound of generators rumbling. It’s at this point that if you have NOT invested in one, you automatically start pondering over the idea, wondering whether it’s a smart move to go for a portable ...

Why are the portable generators usually so loud?

Purchasing a generator is usually a worthwhile investment. One of the most convenient generators is the portable model. They can be very critical especially if you are travelling to places where there is no electricity. The thing about most of the ...

Are solar panels worth buying?

When it comes to renewable energy sources, solar panels are one of the most talked about. The energy source from the sun is utilized by installing solar panels and is beneficial for the environment. However, some homeowners claim they aren't ...

Do solar panels need sun or just light?

  This is a common question among very many solar panel users. The reality or the answer to this is that solar panels can operate in many kinds of lights. The reasoning behind it is like that of a radio. The fact that your radio has access to ...