Tropical Storm Gordon, forecast to strengthen into Hurricane Gordon before affecting the Gulf, will likely cause widespread power outages. Portable generator misuse is common in such intense conditions, endangering users. The makers of Generac generators want everyone to be safe during the storm.
“Portable generators are an important, often vital, tool during severe weather,” said Art Aiello, Generac spokesperson. “But using them safely is equally important. Generac advises everyone affected by Hurricane Gordon to be prepared and safe when using their portable generators.” Here are critical safety tips when using portable generators:
Safety tips when using back-up power:
For more information on emergency power solutions that are the best fit for you, contact your independent authorized Generac dealer today. Find one near you by visiting Generac.com.
Generac Power Systems, Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) is a leading global supplier of backup power and prime power products, systems and engine-powered tools. Back in 1959, our founder was committed to designing, engineering and manufacturing the first affordable backup generator. Fifty-eight years later, the same dedication to innovation, durability and excellence has resulted in the company’s ability to expand its industry-leading product portfolio into homes and small businesses, on job sites, and in industrial and mobile applications across the globe. Generac offers single engine backup and prime power systems up to 12 MW and paralleled solutions up to 100 MW, and uses a variety of fuel sources to support power needs for our customers. We are proud to be named, in back-to-back years, the Frost & Sullivan 2014 and 2015 North American Natural Gas Generator Set Company of the Year. Visit Generac.com for more information.
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