What is a Residential Generator and Why Do You Need One?

Standby generator in a garden

What is a Residential Generator and Why Do You Need One?

Otherwise known as standby generators, residential generators are devices fitted outside your home that can provide emergency power in the case of a power outage. There are numerous reasons why you should consider investing in a residential or standby generator; we take a look at those here.

What is LPG Conversion and Should You Do It?

What Is LPG Conversion & Should You Do It?


What is LPG?

LPG stands for liquid petroleum gas and is a natural by-product of oil extraction and refinery, technically classifying it as a fossil fuel. It can come in two different chemical forms, propane or butane. These are often found around the home in items such as lighters and camping stoves.

As suggested in the name, LPG comes in liquid form and is typically bought in gas bottles or from petrol filling stations. There is also the option to install a large tank as a private reserve, for uses such as heating a home or using as a fuel for a generator

A close up of a car engine

How Do Carburettors Work?

A carburettor on a road

How do generators work? That is the question that we’re going to be answering right here on our blog. We’ll be spreading this over a series as we deconstruct generators and their components, telling you how they work, so you know a little bit more about their construction.

For many people reading this who work in engineering or mechanical jobs, or have an interest in machines, you’ll likely already know the ins and outs of these components. However, if you’re looking to brush up on your knowledge of machinery, or are learning this for the first time, we hope our series will help you.

In this instalment, we’ll be looking at how carburettors work and why they serve an important role within generators.