Basic Amenities in Luxury Real EstateAugust 23, 2011
Safety and security is the first concern for today’s luxury home buyer. Especially during Miami’s Hurricane season where permanent home back-up generators and high impact windows are critical! The following are just some of the reasons why an alternate source of power is fundamental for in climate weather. Most high end homes include state-of-the-art security systems and some even include panic/safe rooms. And, today’s commanding luxury homeowner requires a generator with whole-house wireless networks to control lighting, window treatments, HVAC, and entertainment systems; and full home offices.
A permanent standby generator starts immediately either by a push of a button or automatically because it is already connected to both the house wiring and the fuel source. Automatic systems have an auto transfer switch. It can sense a power outage, isolate your electrical wiring or designated emergency circuits from the grid, and start. When power is restored, such a system will connect you back to the utility lines and will turn itself off. You don’t even have to be at home to activate it. Note that the typical transfer time of an automatic system is 10-30 seconds.
Source: Consumer Guide http://www.smps.us/home-generators.html