Does your company have plans to add a generator? The considerations go beyond installation. You also have to consider other factors as well, such as airflow, exhaust flow, fuel availability, etc. Before installing a generator, you will need to install a generator pad.
What Is a Generator Pad?
A generator pad is simply a platform that the generator sits on. You can’t simply place a generator on an exterior asphalt surface or an indoor tile floor. The bulky generator requires a pad. The same holds true of backup generators, air and water heating units, and some HVAC systems.
Despite its name, generator pads do not consist of soft or cushioned surfaces. They are made from pre-cast concrete. In some brands, the generator comes with the pad pre-installed. Continue Reading →