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Selecting the Correct Generator

In order to estimate your generator size requirement, please enter the square footage of your home, then select which appliances you would like to run during a power outage.

You may want to experiment by adding or removing significant and occasional appliances to see how it impacts the suggested generator size.

Step 1: Determine the Lighting Load

Square Meters of Residence

Step 2: Your Electrical Needs

Kitchen Appliances
Dishwasher Microwave Oven Garbage Disposal
Refrigerator Range (per 8" element) Water Heater (Electric)
Portable Kitchen Appliances
Mixer Frying Pan Coffee Maker
Toaster Oven Toaster Waffle Iron
Entertainment
Stereo Radio TV
Personal computer
Personal Grooming
Hair Dryer Curling Iron
Other
Sump Pump Electric Blanket Security System
Humidifier Dehumidifier Fan
Vacuum Cleaner Iron Dryer (Electric)
Dryer (Gas) Washer Electric Heat Strips
Room Air-Conditioner Well Pump Garage Door Opener
Stand-Alone Freezer Furnace Fan