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Learn about generators, load calculating, generator sizing, proper operation and safety topics.

Step by Step Basic Generator Info How do I select a generator? The Basics.
Frequently Asked Questions About Generators Common Questions Answered About Generators
Generator Sizing Procedure How do I figure generator size?
Home Owners Basic Questions What size and type of generator do I need?
Portable vs Stationary Should I use a portable or stationary generator at my home?
Portable vs RV Should I use a portable or RV generator in my RV?
Gasoline or Diesel Which is better and why?  Diesel Fueled Generators - A Recommendation
New vs Used Which is better, new or used?
Tips On Buying Used Guidelines and ideas on buying used generators
Generator Rental Facts What size are rental generators and how much fuel do they use?
Generator Fuels Which fuel is best?  Gasoline, Diesel, Bio-Fuels, Propane, Natural Gas?
Generator Amp Ratings - (An Important Chart) What size do I need? Does size matter?
Understanding Loads & Sizing What size do I need? Does size matter?
Calculations, Doing it Exactly How to calculate your load requirements exactly.
Diesel Fuel Use Chart How much fuel does a diesel generator use?
Diesel Engine Uses and Applications Where are diesel engines used?
Pipe Sizing for Natural Gas & LP What size gas pipe do I need?
LP Tank Sizing & Typical LP Fuel Consumption How fuel does an LP tank hold?  How much does a generator consume?
LP /NG Fuel Consumption Explained How do you calculate LP/NG consumption?
Wattage Guide How much power does my equipment use?
Electric Motor Wattage Guide How much power do motors use?
AC & Heat Pump Loads How much power do air conditioners & heat pumps use?
Generator Installation How to properly install your generator.
Tractor Driven Alternator (PTO) - Owner Manual All about PTO generators.
Generator Operation How to properly operate your generator.
Generator Safety Safety precautions for generator use. Follow Them!
Trailer Safety Safety precautions for using trailers.
Transfer Switches Why do I need a transfer switch?  How do switches work?
Transfer Switch Information Information Index About Transfer Switches
NEMA Plugs and Receptacles A Guide to NEMA plugs & receptacles, with pictures & nomenclature
Tables and Formulas, Value Conversions Look up and convert many common values
Glossary of Generator and Electrical Terms Glossary of Terms for generators, electrical and other industry terms.
Country Power Guide Guide of Power Around the World. What power is used in other countries?
Help Index Information Index showing all GeneratorJoe Help Screens