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346u - "How to select and properly size a backup generator" - c346-1.jpg - This is a typical air-cooled backup standby home generator powered by natural gas or propane. - Photo credit - Kohler

- c346-2.jpg - This is a whole-house sized standby generator being installed at a home. Notice the small gas engine inside the housing. - Photo credit - Kohler

- c346-3.jpg - This is a whole-house sized standby generator installed on a concrete pad in the backyard of a house. - Photo credit - Kohler

- c346-4.jpg - Shrubs and other landscaping can be planted around the standby generator to hide it from view. Leave enough clearance around it for adequate air flow. - Photo credit - Kohler

- c346-5.jpg - An ATS (automatic transfer switch) is mounted on the wall near the breaker panel. It switches from the utility power to generator power automatically. - Photo credit - Kohler

- c346-6.jpg - This shows the typical electrical connect from a standby generator to the house wiring. - Photo credit - Kohler