From Episode 18, Generators

Keith’s dashcam:

Generators / Battery Powered:

Watt / Amp meter to measure how much power your device needs:

Gasoline generator / inverters:

 

Whole home / standby generator:

Hour Meter:

Sound Source** dB(A) Estimate†
Refrigerator 50
Air Conditioner 50-75
Dishwasher 55-70
Vacuum Cleaner 60-85
TV Audio 70
Flush Toilet 75-85
Doorbell, Ringing Telephone 80
Heavy Traffic, Noisy Restaurant 85
Crying Baby, Leaf Blower 110
Jet Plane (at ramp) 120

* Sound levels may vary based on proximity and location; measured at ¼ load at 7 meters from control panel side.
** Measurement information, i.e. proximity and location to source, is not noted at source and may not be equal to 7 meters.
† “Common Environmental Noise Levels.” Center for Hearing and Communication. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
http://chchearing.org/noise/common-environmental-noise-levels