Emergency power generators can be critical pieces of equipment for any facility, especially in the stormy seasons of spring or winter or in disasters such as hurricanes or floods. If you have one in your facility now, or are thinking about getting one, you need to be aware of the environmental regulations which are triggered by having one onsite.
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Welcome to tip number 14 of the Generator Genius series. Today we’ll be talking about the importance of installing the proper means of stopping and disconnecting your generator.
Most generators come with a bright red stop switch on the control panel so that if someone needs to shut it down in an emergency, it’s simple to do. Activating this single stop switch does two things: 1) disconnect the electrical circuit, and 2) stop the “prime mover” – which is the engine that is generating the power.