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I WANT TO INSTALL ONE WHOLE HOUSE GENERATOR AND FEED 2 SEPERATE HOUSES THAT ARE NEXT TO EACH OTHER AND HAVE SEPERATE METERS. IS THIS POSSIBLE AND IF SO HOW DO YOU RECOMMEND WE WIRE IT ??

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be glad to assist you. How big is the generator?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


14K

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

IT IS A 14,000 WATT GENERAC

A transfer swotch at each house will be required and depending on your preferance, the can be manual or automatic.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

AND ARE THEY WIRED TOGETHER IN THE GENERATOR ?

A feeder of 3 - #2 Alum should be installed from each to the generator. At thehouse the transfer switch will switch the Utility Power to the Gen Power when required. I would suggest a manual switch at each house for simplicity.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

THE OWNER WANTS IT TOTALLY AUTOMATIC AS HE IS NOT THERE FOR DAYS AT A TIME.

You would need to check with Generac for auto control for a double application. Usually the Gen is started when there is a power loss at the service but with 2 services an approved means from the manufacture would be required.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


OK WE WILL CHECK WITH GENERAC..THANK YOU.

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