Help Gas or Electric For Mobile Catering


(Norfolk )

I my god, my brain is frazzled, I’m sorry this question is pretty much been asked a million times, but I just need more help. I have just purchased a tiny house on a trailer.

The plan is to turn it into a tea room, i have been given a pitch by my local council, but have been told I must have a silent generator! Or it’s a no go. However the previous person had a gas generator and that was fine. So I will have a coffee machine, microwave, water heater for hand washing and hot water urn, and possibly a George Forman, and LED lights.

So I have looked into all the equipment and now looking at a generator to power them all, but then reading posts on here! I have no idea, do I need a gas coffee machine (didn’t know there was such a thing) so someone please help.

What is best, what exactly do I need, or what is the cheaper option. I’m so confused

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LPG Equipment
by: David-

Hello there,

Fracino have a dual fuel range of coffee machines that work off LPG gas and electric so that not a problem.

As for the other appliances you’ve listed, as long as you find an LPG generator large enough to power those appliances it will be fine.

The only thing that stands out for, it the point where it says it must be silent. Not sure what they mean by silent. If they mean complete silence then look for a bespoke LPG Generator most. Most large 3-7kw generators run at between 56db - db78. You can get other models that run super quiet and these are around the 50-60db mark. However,that still not silent.

You should start by calculating the wattage of all appliances and when you have a total, look for a generator to match the power rating.

Start by using the generator size chart here to help get started.

The only other option is to restrict all equipment to LPG (no electric) and create a menu in line with the equipment.

Best of luck,
David

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