Although electric utility companies always prepare for peak summer demand in Arizona—which doubles the strain put on our power grid than any other time of the year—at some point a power outage is going to happen. Many of these outages are blamed on equipment failure.
Needless to say, the fragile electric infrastructure in our country has failed us time and again, causing massive disruption, frustration, and discomfort. We’ve all followed the tragic, widespread power outages that occurred in Texas recently. And we’ve all experienced a number of uncomfortable power outages in our own area over the years.
While some people keep gasoline-powered portable generators in their garage for power outage emergencies, these units have the capacity to deliver only a limited amount of power. They can also be dangerous if not vented properly.
On the other hand, a whole-house backup propane generator allows you to enjoy all the comforts of home whenever power is disrupted.
Permanently installed–similar to an outdoor A/C unit–and supplied by a propane tank, your propane generator will start automatically within 10-30 seconds of the power going out. Propane generators are available in a variety of capacities to fit the needs of any size home in Arizona.
With a propane whole-house backup generator, you’ll get through a summer outage with your air conditioning keeping the house cool. If you lose power in the winter, your home will stay at a safe, warm temperature so you’ll be comfortable.
Is there someone in your home who relies on medical equipment such as oxygen, home dialysis, or an electric wheelchair? A propane whole-house backup generator keeps their vital equipment running.
Some of the foods in your refrigerator can begin to spoil in just a few hours after the power goes out. You could end up throwing out hundreds of dollars’ worth of food–from your refrigerator and freezer–without a propane whole-house backup generator.
A backup generator powers your laptop, phone, TV, gaming system and more. You can work safely from home; you and your family will stay entertained, and you can stay connected with loved ones and the world outside as you await updates on restored power.
If you don’t have a propane generator yet and would like to explore your options, reach out to your propane company. If they don’t install generators, they can probably refer you to someone who does.