A service-entry-rated switch comes equipped with a main-line disconnect breaker built into the transfer switch. This is a nationwide code requirement when the transfer switch is wired directly into the incoming main power line for whole-house power. A non-service-entry-rated switch requires the addition of a disconnect breaker at the jobsite. The service-entry-rated switch saves you time and money during the … Read More
What size transfer switch is best for my generator?
It’s a good idea to have one of our technicians perform an onsite analysis to determine which generator and transfer switch offer the best solution for your home.
Does my home generator purchase include a battery?
Generators ship without batteries to ensure that the freshest possible battery is installed at the jobsite. Your Operation Manual recommends the proper battery for your generator model. Batteries come in sizes that are readily available at any battery or auto-parts store.
How do I learn about local installation codes?
Code requirements for installing standby generator systems vary nationwide. That’s why we recommend having R&T Power Systems install your system because we are familiar with both local and national codes and permits.
Can I have a KOHLER generator installed in my apartment or townhome?
Since KOHLER standby generators are permanently installed outside of your residence, we do not recommend them for apartments that you do not own. Our generators may be installed in townhomes if there is ample space to install it and your community allows it. We recommend first consulting your property manager to ensure standby generator installation falls within their bylaws. If … Read More
Can I have a KOHLER generator installed for my mobile home?
Yes! KOHLER standby generators are used to provide backup power to mobile homes across the country.
Can I install my KOHLER generator myself?
Because a standby generator is routed into your home’s gas and electrical system, installing a standby generator is a job for a trained professional like R&T Power Systems. We can ensure a safe installation, navigate local codes, and provide any necessary upgrades to your home’s gas or electric systems. This is why we recommend that you choose us to install … Read More