What are the key considerations in selecting a generator \ Heat:AC system direct drive system? The application would be for a home in Florida, so in all likeliness cooling used in a lengthy power failure.

Are fuels such as kerosene or LPG preferable over gasoline in a sustained (1-week) natural disaster (hurricane)?

  • A key consideration here is installation of the proper legal and up to code transfer switch. – Michael Karas Oct 9 '16 at 14:55
  • On top of the transfer switch your peak load on your electrical system so you get a system that is large enough. – Ed Beal Oct 9 '16 at 15:49

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