HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer Rolland “Boomer” Bojo, right, and several staff members (not shown) were on hand to express their appreciation and gratitude to Congressman John Faso, left, for a new federally funded generator for the Hospital. Faso was instrumental in securing a grant from the U.S.
Do I have to push a button to turn on the generator?
Most whole-house generators come equipped with an automatic transfer switch. It monitors the electricity coming into your house from the grid, and when wires stop sending power to your house, the generator turns on automatically.
REGION — There are a lot of solar generators on the market being sold by various companies for various purposes.
REGION — The purpose of a whole-house generator or back-up generator is to provide electricity for the entire house when the power goes out. No doubt lots of people in our region were wishing they had installed such a generator before the blizzard and snowstorms of March.
REGION — Most people living in the region have lost power in their homes a time or two, and because of the March 2 blizzard, many homes were without power for days. Not surprisingly, lots of residents are considering preparing against the next bout of nature-imposed darkness by shopping for a generator.