That's right. The National Electric Code (NEC) requires that solar switch off during a power outage to protect the safety of line workers. However, you have a couple options to keep the lights on during an outage. We all lead busy lives and power outages are interruptions that we simply cannot tolerate. Don't let the next power outage interrupt you. Watts Up Engineering can help!
Want a backup power solution that allows solar to keep running? How about one that is completely silent and switches on so fast that you never notice the outage? Well, a battery backup system is the solution for you. Our team will work with you to size, select, and quote the right system for your needs. Whether you want a whole home solution, simple backup of a refrigerator and a few lights, or a complete off grid solution, Watts Up Engineering has done it all! Our preferred solutions are Briggs & Stratton, SimpliPhi, and Sol-Ark based battery backup systems. Plus, we only utilize non-Cobalt battery chemistries for the most reliable installations.
Do you want power and don't care if solar is off? Does the quiet hum of something running outside provide assurance and peace of mind to you? An automatic backup generator may be the right solution for you! As a Briggs & Stratton dealer, Watts Up Engineering offers a full line of natural gas and propane generators that all automatically backup the power to your home or office. Want a generator without the noise near your home? No problem. We can mount the generator as far from your home as you wish.
This Wisconsin homeowner wanted a carefree, automatic backup power solution. Silent operation and instant on were key considerations for their choice of a battery backup system. As a Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Dealer, Watts Up Engineering created a solution utilizing SimpliPhi's AmpliPhi 3.8 batteries that fit the homeowner's budget and enabled uninterrupted enjoyment of their home through power outages. The homeowner especially valued the battery backup's seamless transfer meaning an outage goes unnoticed. What outage? Contact us to discuss a customized backup power solution for your home or business.
Want the best of both worlds? How about batteries with a backup generator to have absolute assurance of power reliability; a great option for a truly off-grid solution too.
This Wisconsin farmette owner wanted enough solar production for current usage and a future EV. Plus, they wanted reliable backup power in all weather conditions for extended outages. Watts Up Engineering installed solar with an estimated annual production over 24,000 kWh and a 26 kW natural gas generator provides reliable backup power. Now, generator noise was a concern, so Watts Up Engineering installed the generator 175 feet away at the barn for quiet operation throughout the night.
This Southern Wisconsin homeowner struggled with unprecedented power outages for over two years; multi-day outages with thousands of dollars of food spoilage and discomfort with home interior temperatures soaring into the 80's. Oftentimes, the outages were during warm weather storms due to downed trees from residents far away from their home. This Wisconsin homeowner wanted a carefree, automatic backup power solution. After numerous outages, they needed a reliable power solution for their growing family, especially with increasing time constraints from schooling, jobs, and family.
Watts Up Engineering installed a Briggs & Stratton natural gas generator powering the whole home regardless of the season. The power quality is low distortion for even the most sensitive electronics (laser printers, etc.). The small footprint of the Briggs & Stratton generator means it blends well into nearby AC units and home systems.
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