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Weathering the Storm: The Rising Need for Backup Generac Generators in Toronto

Weathering the Storm: The Rising Need for Backup Generac Generators in Toronto

  Why Toronto’s Extreme Weather Is Boosting Demand for Residential, Business, and Industrial Generators Toronto’s climate is becoming increasingly unpredictable, with severe storms, heavy snowfall, and ice storms becoming more frequent and intense. These extreme weather events can cause widespread damage and disrupt essential services, including the power grid. This blog post will discuss how […]

Installing an Automatic Home Standby Generator?

Standby Home Generator

There are a few things to think about when you’re installing a standby generator to protect your home’s electricity in the event of a power outage. We cover some key tips below and explain why Platinum Electrical Contractors are a trusted supplier of home standby generators. Different Types of Home Standby Generators A prolonged power […]

5 Things To Look for When Choosing a Backup Generator

Portable Generators vs Standby Generators

When you need access to electrical power that the normal power grid isn’t able to provide — either because of power failure or a lack of infrastructure — investing in either a portable generator or a standby generator is an attractive option.  However, all generators and generator brands are not created equal. There are several […]

Preparing Home Electricity For Toronto Winters

Preparing Your Home’s Electricity for the Brutal Winters in Toronto It’s a fact of life in one of Canada’s greatest cities that the greater Toronto area is notorious for extreme winter weather. Although the temperatures in Toronto in winter are actually milder on average than in many other Canadian cities, the wind off the Great […]

Diesel vs Dual Fuel Backup Generators (Natural Gas/LP) | Which is Better?

Undecided woman in green dress

The whole point of being at home is having a space where you feel untouchable — a sanctuary away from the rest of the world where you make the rules and set the boundaries. Relaxing, working, bathing, entertaining and enjoying the company of loved ones in comfort require one thing: electricity. Without power, it’s cold, […]

Differences Between a Residential and Commercial Generator

  Currently, Ontario experiences more power outages than any other location in Canada. The number and frequency of critical power outages in Ontario increases every year. Factors such as an aging power grid, increased demands in very warm or very hot weather and severe storms caused by climate change increasingly come into play. Whether you […]

Do Backup Generators Help With Solar Power?

Power outages are incredibly frustrating, whether you’re a homeowner or a business operator. If you’ve got an automatic backup generator from Generac and you’re wondering if you can use it with a solar energy system — or the other way around — you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out more about […]

Platinum Electrical Contractors Celebrates Its New Status as a Generac Premier Dealer

Generac Power Systems has granted GTA-based Platinum Electrical Contractors (PEC) the status of Generac Premier Dealer, one of the top honors that can be awarded to Generac dealers. The new status reflects the high service levels that PEC has always maintained and gives customers confidence in the performance and reliability of the company going forward. […]

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