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25

August

2019

check oil 8 hrs. Air Cooled Units

check oil 8 hours Due to PG&E’s announcement that there may be extended outages for 3-5 days, it is recommended that owners of air cooled generators (20 kW and smaller) check oil levels every 8 hours. *Also note, break-in oil is good for 50 hours – if your brand new unit has 50 hours of run time, break-in oil needs to be changed.
17

August

2019

Reservations Recommended

September is right around the corner… and with it comes fire season! Due to heavy call volume and the urgency to get generators in place before predicted power outages, we’d sure love it if you dropped us a note (info@leetegenerators.com)  if you are coming to pick up your equipment or would like to schedule a private consultation. The more details, the better. If you are a new client requesting maintenance, please email us and we […]
29

July

2019

Marin IJ cartoon

George Russell: Are home generators the next leaf blowers?
27

June

2019

SF Chronicle Article

https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Demand-for-generators-lights-up-as-PG-E-power-14054242.php
24

June

2019

Is my panel safe? Zinsco alert

A customer requested this information today – Rick Ramsay has seen 10 this week on site visits. Zinsco panel information: http://www.ismypanelsafe.com/zinsco.php
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05

June

2019

Finding an Installer

Leete Generators does not refer electricians, but I have created a blog for electricians (who are familiar with generator installations) to provide their contact information as a resource… see responses.
02

June

2019

Tariffs

Leete Generators is being informed by some manufacturers that prices will increase July 1 due to tariffs.