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Guide to Buying a Generator from General Power Limited: What to Expect

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Buying a generator for commercial and industrial use can be a complex and time-consuming process. Getting help and guidance from a backup power expert can streamline this process, save time and ensure you are selecting the right generator for your unique power needs.

Our power experts work with you throughout the generator purchase process. Here’s what you can expect when buying a generator General Power.

Buying a Generator: Why You Need an Expert

Generators come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from smaller mobile generators to large commercial-grade generators. Selecting the right generator for your power needs is not always straightforward, and a backup power expert can streamline the entire process by assisting you with the most complex aspects of generator selection.

Our generator experts are an invaluable resource for:

Generator Sizing and Selection

Choosing the right size generator depends on what you need to power, how often, and for how long. You can estimate what size generator you need by itemizing which systems and devices you need to run during a power outage.

For large commercial applications, however, this can be an extremely time-consuming process. A General Power expert can help expedite this process by working closely with you to identify key systems and devices you may need during a loss of power. 

Quality Assurance

Industry-leading generator brands like Kohler-SDMO and John Deere manufacture high-quality parts that can perform well for long periods of time — but just because a generator appears to be manufactured by a leading brand does not mean that every part within it is original and not a lower quality Chinese-made copy.

Our experts can not only help you choose the right generator, but also ensure that the generator you purchase is made with individually-serialized, 100% original parts designed for both durability and reliability.

Regulatory Compliance

To cut down on air pollution caused by engine emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency requires that portable and stationary generators must comply with a number of environmental and emissions regulations. Some states like California have their own regulations as well.

Our standby power experts have a deep understanding of these regulations, and can help you select a generator that fits your needs while remaining compliant with all relevant local and national regulations.

Buying a Generator from General Power Limited: What to Expect

At General Power Limited, we are always available to help you find the right solution for your backup power needs. All our sales specialists and engineers are individually certified by the Electrical Generating Systems Association, so you can rest assured that you’re working with an experienced professional every step of the way.

Step One: Select Your Generator

If you need help selecting, sizing or comparing different generator models, our experts are here to help.

Step Two: Send Your Request for a Quote

Once you have selected a generator and click “get an immediate quote”, you will be asked to provide your ship-to location and contact information so we can provide you with an accurate quote.

If we need more information to process your request, one of our experts will reach out to you directly to discuss your power needs and requirements. Depending on your application, we may walk through your required power rating, voltage, power phase and enclosure type.

We may also ask for additional information about trailers, transfer switches, battery chargers and filter kits so we can provide you with a more complete quote and ensure there are no pricing surprises down the line.

If you need help requesting a quote, contact our generator sales team at generators@genpowerusa.com.

Step Three: Receive a Quote

Depending on your selected generator, you will receive your quote by email within just a few hours to a few days. An expert will reach out to you after you’ve received your quote to discuss any questions you have. When you’re ready, your power expert will walk you through the purchase process.

Step Four: Generator Shipment

Once your generator purchase is processed, a logistics team member will contact you to set up a convenient delivery date. With over 300 generator models in stock and ready to ship from one of our global distribution centers, many orders can be shipped the very same day. We understand your urgency and are able to provide quotes and ship products on the same day.

Speak to an Expert

With over 40 years of combined industry experience, our experts are ready to help you select, size and order the right generator for your needs. Call 1-833-428-0674 to speak to one of our friendly staff members.


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