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How to choose the right diesel generator

Generators are invaluable machines that can be used for businesses, hospitals, schools, residential homes, etc. As they have so many different uses, it’s important to know that there are a variety of different generators available – each with their own features.
Diesel generators are available in a variety of sizes and power ratings, making them suitable for either small or large scale operations. But how do you know how to choose the right diesel generator for your needs? With this helpful guide, we’ll demonstrate the different types of generators we have on offer, along with who can use them:

Residential Generators

Are you looking for a generator to use at home? It’s not only businesses that require generators – many homeowners are turning to them due to the back-up power they provide, low energy costs and their multifunctionality.
People will often think that a residential diesel generator will be hard to set up and loud. However, residential generators are completely silent and very easy to use. They also come with an array of applications that makes them suitable for different areas around your property.
Here are some examples of how homeowners utilise a residential generator:
  • For back-up power: as mentioned above, many within the UK and globally utilise a residential generator to provide their home with power during a power cut.
  • To keep their home warm throughout Autumn and Winter: as they are very energy efficient, many use their residential generator to provide heat by powering electrical devices without having to worry about a high energy bill.
  • For DIY purposes: when you need to power tools a diesel generator can be used.
  • To power electric garage doors

Soundproof Generators

As mentioned above, many people believe that generators are very noisy. And whilst they are powerful, they can be made soundproof. Soundproof generators are ideal either within the home or for a business. An alternative to traditional generators, they are very convenient.
How are they made soundproof? Well at CPS, we fit them with high-quality silencers and soundproofing material so that you can have a powerful generator without having to worry about soaring noise levels. Each canopy we create is constructed from galvanised steel which has been carefully fastened and press-formed to the frame of the generator (which has also been crafted with galvanised steel and bolted with galvanised bolts).
Once this is complete, we finish the canopy with a first-rate powder coat. Keeping your requirements in mind, each soundproof generator we create is functional and of the highest quality possible.

Hybrid Generators

Hybrid generators are also an incredibly popular choice due to their fuel efficiency, battery pack feature, ability to be free-standing and low noise levels. Providing power through a cleverly designed inverter, they are very easy to use and have a variety of applications. In particular, hybrid generators are utilised within:
Telecom sites
Construction sites
Agricultural facilities
Residential properties
Remote locations
Events or exhibitions
Alerting the user when the batteries within it need charging and switching itself off in the process, the practicality that hybrid generators mean that the popularity of them has steadily grown throughout the years. Giving you the best performance possible, their ability to be located anywhere saves space within your property or business.

Bespoke Generators

On the hunt for a unique, bespoke generator? Custom-built generators are perfect whether you need a generator for your home or your business. Crafted with your requirements in mind, they will be able to meet the needs of your applications, rather than providing you with a one-size-fits-all solution.
At Constant Power Solutions, we can provide you with a bespoke diesel generator that’s designed to meet your needs. Sitting down with you to discuss your requirements, we will manufacture a bespoke generator solution to suit.

Containerised Generators

Alternatively, you might opt for a generator that can handle the unpredictable weather conditions. This is where a containerised generator comes in. The perfect choice, not only will it withstand the weather, but it will keep noise levels to a minimum, making it a practical choice for an array of applications.
Created with a durable corrugated metal surrounding, it’s perfect whether you need it for an external operation – for example within industrial or agricultural purposes.
Not only are they surrounded by sturdy metal, but they are also very resistant to corrosion, rust and damage. Providing businesses with backup power, they are perfect for areas with poor weather. Similarly to our other generators, our containerised generators are made bespoke – so that they can fit your exact requirements.

Final Thoughts

From the above, it will become clear as to which type of diesel generator is right for your needs. For example, If you want a custom solution that’s suitable for both residential properties and business premises, then a bespoke generator is right for you. Alternatively, if you need a hard-wearing and durable generator, then a containerised generator is the way to go.
When choosing a diesel generator, you need to consider your requirements, budget and applications. Once you have these in check, you’ll be able to purchase the right generator for you.
If you’re still uncertain as to which generator is suitable for your needs, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us today via +44 (0) 1757 428140 or by email on
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