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I understand that I need to keep the generator free from

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Hi. I understand that I need to keep the generator free from snow. We are installing it next to our barn (outside). I'm thinking of having a 10/12 pitch roof installed over it and wondered about enclosure and airflow requirements. Can I close in the sidewall if I leave the front and back open? Can I close in the front wall with screening to keep the snow out? We are in Maine and want to go to Florida for 1 to 3 months.
Thanks!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

A cover over the genset should be sufficient.

But if you want to build a partial enclosure, just remember to all plenty of ventilation area, and that there are minimum distance requirements at the exhaust end of the genset.

Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

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