Once you select the standby power generator that’s right for you, Generator Power Systems handles all the details. You choose a standby power generator to make your life easier. We make getting your system even easier.
Generator Power System’s 9-Step process:
- Site evaluation
Critical information is gathered to determine power requirements, load calculation showing actual load, location of generator, size of generator needed along with appropriate transfer switch.
- Quote process and diagram
A complete and thorough explanation of the equipment required for the power needs of the buyer is provided. Spec sheets are sent along with quote containing all the information about what will be furnished and installed.
- Permitting (if necessary) and CenterPoint Approval
If the installation is in an area that requires permitting, a permit is applied for and granted prior to any work. Regardless, every installation requires a one-line diagram be submitted for approval to CenterPoint showing the installation diagram along with the specifications on the generator and the automatic transfer switch.
- HOA approval (if necessary)
Many Home Owner’s Associations require approval prior to installing a standby generator.
- Concrete pad poured
Concrete pads are formed and poured on job site for all generators.
- Electrical systems install and inspection
Incorrect electrical installation can result damage to the equipment not covered under warranty. There is a right way and wrong way to wire a standby generator system with transfer switch. Passing inspection doesn’t always mean it is installed correctly.
- Plumbing install and inspection
As with installation, there is a right way and a wrong way to plumb a standby generator. Even if a job passes inspection, that doesn’t mean it is plumbed correctly for a standby generator. Experience is the best guide to be certain of proper installation.
- Gas provider services setup
Standby Generators fueled by natural as natural gas run best with elevated pressure. This usually requires an upgraded meter from the natural gas provider.
- Startup and tutorial
After completion of the install, one of our trained staff sets an appointment to start up the generator and leads you through a detailed tutorial covering operation of the equipment.
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