How <b>It Works</b> Find Out How an Automatic Home Backup Generator Works

How It Works Find Out How an Automatic Home Backup Generator Works

How Does an Automatic Home Backup Generator Work?

The generator automatically detects a power outage and delivers backup power to your home within seconds. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that you’re covered – the generator will keep your power running for as long as the power is out – whether that’s for two hours or two weeks.

  1. Utility Power Is Lost

    Maybe it’s a storm or an equipment failure. In any case, the electricity you’re dependent on is suddenly gone.

  2. Your Generator Senses a Utility Power Disruption

    Within seconds, your generator prepares to restore your home’s power.

  3. Your Generator Automatically Turns On

    Your generator is up to speed and generating electricity.

  4. Your Electricity Is Restored

    The automatic transfer switch sends generator power to your home and will continue providing power until your main power source returns.

  5. Utility Power Is Restored

    Your generator systems detects when utility power is returned and restores utility power to your home. The system then returns the generator to standby mode.

Watch How It Works

This short animation shows how a Honeywell home backup generator restores power to your home during a power outage - automatically.