SOURCE: GenTent Safety Canopies

GenTent Safety Canopies

April 26, 2016 08:02 ET

GenTent® Safety Canopies Expands Canadian Market, Introduces New Canopy for Small Inverter Generators

Company Supports Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) "Take it Outside™" Campaign

NOTTINGHAM, NH--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2016) - GenTent® Safety Canopies today announced that its portable generator canopy is now available in the Canadian market via Amazon.ca. The company has selected the National Hardware Show, May 4-6, in Las Vegas (Booth #3738) to showcase its safety canopies and demonstrate the GenTent 3k for smaller inverter generators and GenTent canopies in different colors and fabrics.

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GenTents will be shown for smaller inverter generators that can be used more frequently for camping, tailgate parties, and light jobs around the house. On display will also be GenTent canopies in a variety of potential new color and fabric combinations.

GenTent customer Heather Swindall at Good Life BBQ, Barbeque event competitors, underscores the product's value for ensuring continued operations -- even in heavy rain.

"We have our share of rain and we chose to continue cooking at a competition during Hurricane Patricia," Swindall said. "Our parallel 2k inverter generators ran smoothly and we never lost power. GenTent worked perfectly."

In addition, GenTent is endorsing the Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) "Take it Outside™" campaign providing tips on safe operations of portable generators to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.

"Our endorsement of PGMA's 'Take it Outside' campaign is closely aligned with GenTent's efforts in raising public awareness on safe operations of portable generators to avoid CO poisoning and electrocution risks," Mark Carpenter, Inventor and CEO of GenTent Safety Canopies, added.

GenTent's safe, inclement weather operating solution for 98 percent of the portable generator market is manufactured in the U.S. and approaching 10,000 sold units worldwide. GenTent products are engineered to be more affordable and convenient than stationary, steel generator enclosures, retrofit plastic sheds or DIY doghouses. 

GenTent provides:

  • Protection for portable and inverter generators -- rated for high winds, heavy rains and blizzard-force precipitation. 
  • Safe operations of portable generators in wet weather, reducing risk of electrocution, and allowing portable generator operation well away from structures to eliminate CO poisoning risks.
  • Easy access for refueling and maintenance in wet weather.
  • Waterproofing approach that allows the generator to naturally cool itself.
  • The ability to naturally expel exhaust fumes, preventing buildup of poisoning gasses.

GenTent Safety Canopies for emergency backup and outdoor enthusiasts are available for ordering online, via a number of dealers, or by contacting the company directly via email: customercare@gentent.com or phone: 781-33G-TENT (781-334-8368).

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About GenTent Safety Canopies
Established in 2011, GenTent® Safety Canopies are easy-to-install weatherproof covers that ensure safe operations of portable generators in virtually any wet weather conditions while keeping the generator portable. The GenTent reduces CO poisoning or electrocution risks by enabling portable generators to safely operate outdoors away from structures during wet weather. Installation is a simple 3-step operation -- Clamp it, Frame it and Cover it -- to "Weatherproof Your Power"™.

The company's independently tested, patented, portable generator safety canopies are Made in the USA and relied on by the National Guard as well as homeowners and businesses during such notable storms as SuperStorm Sandy. GenTent is considered the premier safety canopy for portable generators operated by the National Guard, RV owners, tailgaters, campers, homeowners, businesses and first responders. For more information visit: http://www.gentent.com/.

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