This guide was prepared for the spring 2021 ADVE 4997 course with Dave Wilcox.
Use this guide as a starting point to get to the resources discussed in class. The industry reports linked below should give some context for the client's industry.
Notice that this product is sometimes called a "standby generator" as well as a home or residential backup generator.
I'm also including here a few news and/or trade articles about backup generators. These can provide a sense of what are the issues that interest consumers.