To be performed only when contracted to do so and with proper insurance and training.
Generating a home- Guidelines and Procedures
1.) Verify that the power company has disconnected service to the home.
2.) Turn off the main breaker. If the home does not have a main breaker double check to make sure the power company has killed all power to the home.
3.) Turn off all appliances, switches and make sure the heating and air thermostats are in the OFF position.
4.) Plug power cord into the best accessible 220 outlet using the proper power cord.
5.) Turn on generator and let the generator warm up for a couple minutes.
6.) Plug power cord into generator.
You are now ready to perform your system checks.
Shutting down procedures
1.) Unplug power cord from generator.
2.) Wait a couple of minutes to allow generator to run without a load, then shut generator off.
3.) Unplug from homes 220 outlet.