Originally Posted by DDNYjets
My buddy was just quoted $8k (installed) for a generator that supposedly will back up their entire house including their central AC. Hooks up to the natural gas line.
There are some factors to determine your system. Gas/Electric Stove, heat, dryer, etc.
Sounds in the ballpark of what I've heard, but a little higher than I heard last month. I'm sure it will be an average of 10g's soon, especially on LI with all the work the plumbers and electricians will have in the next few years dealing with this disaster.