Who We Are

Home Power / Commercial Power Systems is a unique and focused company specializing in the sales, installation, and service of Generac and Kohler automatic home standby and commercial generators. Our company philosophy is quality, integrity, and trust. These values fuel our business.

We are the experts! Sales, Installation, and Service of Commercial / Residential Standby Generators is all we do.
We do not over or under design your standby system. Our team has extensive electrical backgrounds with most holding electrical master licenses. The Company Owner has been in the industrial/commercial electrical marketplace for over 35 years and brings this knowledge to your home. Home Power / Commercial Power Systems not only has the right background it also has the experience with over 4,000 installations! We are dedicated to customer service and provide the most cost-effective solution for automatic standby generator systems.
We are an authorized Generac Power Pro Premier and Kohler Direct Dealer that understands the most intricate details of your power generating unit. Generac is the top-selling brand in residential backup power, providing reliable emergency standby electricity for homes.  Kohler is well known in the commercial industry as a reliable choice for business backup power.

Home Power / Commercial Power Systems is focused on long-term relationships with its customers. We are not looking to provide just the sales and installation of your new Generac or Kohler Generator, we want to maintain and service the unit for many years to come.
Home Power / Commercial Power Systems makes a true effort in providing the best service for the most competitive price. You have finally found the right company to provide a solution for your emergency electrical standby distribution system, Home / Commercial Power Systems.

Call a heating contractor, call a home builder, call a hardware store – when you are ready to work with a professionally organized and managed company contact Home Power / Commercial Power Systems.


“I have been in the electrical industry for over 35 years obtaining my electrical masters’ license after completing several years as a construction electrician.  With this knowledge, I truly understand your electrical needs.  I started this business with one focus…servicing you, the customer.  My goal is to raise the bar in residential, automatic standby power generation and any other electrical needs you have.”



Meet the Team

  • Jim Wieboldt
    Operations Manager

    Jim started his career in 2004 as Home Power Systems’ first Installation Tech. Jim has an extensive background in HVAC, pipefitting and electrical. Jim has been supervising the service and installation departments since 2007. Jim has personally installed hundreds of generators and oversees the service of over 6,000 generators per year under his direction. Jim is a Licensed Master Electrician and has completed residential and commercial certification from Kohler and Generac.

  • Scott Forte
    Senior Project Manager

    Scott joined the company in 2007 as a service technician. Scott quickly grew to our Senior Service Technician and Sales Project Manager.  With over 20 years in the electric and generator industry Currently Scott supervises the office staff, sales staff, operations departments and procurement of all generator parts and materials for the company.

  • Gary Wheat
    CPS Project Manager

    Gary has decades of experience in both residential and commercial project management with liquid-cooled generators and a strong commitment to serving our customers.

  • Ken Stavalone
    Residential Project Manager

    Ken excels in attention to detail and is an expert in NFPA, local uniform building code, renewable energy & solar integration.  He brings a wealth of experience to Home Power Systems from his other professional role as Lieutenant in the Brighton Fire Department.

  • Jeff Carlucci
    Residential Project Manager

    Jeff is a residential Project Manager primarily serving customers in the Rochester area.

  • Rusty Phelps
    Regional Project Manager

    Rusty is a residential Project Manager serving customers in the Syracuse and CNY area.

  • Dale Mattice
    Project Manager

    Dale is a residential Project Manager primarily serving customers in the Rochester area.

  • Rory Ketchum
    Senior Inside Sales Representative

    Rory is our Sr. Inside Sales Representative. With a strong background in residential construction and customer service, his duties include scheduling site surveys, outside sales support, managing partner accounts, and marketing.

  • Ian Scott
    Inside Sales Representative

    A 30 year veteran of the sales industry,  Ian is very proud to contribute hands-on experience in permanent and portable sitepower distribution experience to the HPS Inside Sales Team.

  • Emily Appell
    Receptionist and Maintenance Coordinator

    Emily has joined our team bringing years of scheduling and customer service experience to the team.

  • Kelly Stockwell
    Maintenance Coordinator, Data Entry, & Permitting Coordinator

    Kelly has nearly two decades of experience in customer service and equipment sales and is a valued member of our team focused on commercial maintenance programs for our customers.

  • Matthew VanVleck
    Operations Assistant & Permitting Coordinator

    Matt directs the administrative coordination of obtaining permits and variances, coordination with utility companies and Propane companies, and supporting our Operations team.

  • Andy Kuhn
    EGSA Certified Senior Technician

    As our Sr. technician Andy provides leadership to our entire team. Andy is a licensed Master Electrician and is a certified Generac, Kohler and Briggs and Stratton generator technician. Andy has been a valued member of our team for over 10 years.

  • Keith Williams
    Service Technician

    Keith has been with Home Power and Commercial Power Systems since 2009 in the power generation field. He has been building and repairing small and large engines throughout all of his life. Keith provides excellent customer service and is a certified Generac and Kohler technical expert.

  • Jeff Dinehart
    Install Technician

    Jeff assists with installing for Home Power Systems daily, helping customers to be familiar with their new generator.

  • Cameron Myers
    Service Technician

    Cameron is a certified Kohler and Generac technical expert with all brands of generators. We are very proud to have Cameron on our staff as his technical expertise was obtained while serving as a US Marine, stationed in Japan servicing generators.

  • Mark Landwehrle
    Install Technician

    Mark is a residential generator specialist with excellent customer service skills. He often provides support for installations to ensure efficient, workmanlike execution.

  • Andrew Bikowski
    Install Technician

    Andrew has been a Generac factory-certified technician since 2016 and also has a strong on-the-job background in electrical work and his Associates degree in Electrical Engineering from Alfred State University.

  • Kyle Miron
    Lead Install Technician

    Kyle specializes in expert residential Installs of generators and fine customer service.

  • Mike Catalano
    EGSA Certified Service Technician

    Mike is a highly valued technician with 13 years of experience in the field with a great talent for identifying mechanical issues and creating appropriate solutions.

  • Thomas Gangross
    Service Technician

    Tom joined the company in 2012 and has successfully installed and serviced hundreds of generators as a factory-certified technician with Generac, Kohler, and Briggs and Stratton generators.

  • Jarod Faro
    Service Technician

    Jarod joined the company in 2018 assisting the Rochester, Syracuse, and Southern Tier markets with generator installs and service.

  • Kyle Billings
    Service Technician

    Kyle joined the company in 2019 assisting the Rochester market with generator service, maintenance and repair.

  • Peter Coon
    Install Technician

    Peter joined the company in 2019 assisting the Rochester, Syracuse, and Southern Tier markets with generator installs and service.

  • Zach Coe
    Install Technician

    Zach joined the company in 2019, assisting the Syracuse and Southern Tier markets with generator service, maintenance and repaid.

  • Mark Gallipeau
    Service Technician

    Mark joined the company in 2018 assisting the Rochester, Syracuse, and Southern Tier markets with generator installs and service.

  • Josh Love
    Operations Assistant & Warehouse Logistics

    Josh joined Home Power Systems in 2018 assisting the Rochester, Syracuse, and Southern Tier markets with generator installs, service, and warehouse logistics.


    • Electrical Generating Systems Association
      Certified Technicians

      As part of its commitment to advancing professionalism within the Standby Power industry, EGSA has created the Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification Program. Certification of personnel has become the hallmark of many industries in the United States today for one simple reason: It helps advance the profession by identifying consistent standards through which proficiency can be determined.

      EGSA Technician Certification demonstrates a commitment to that idea. Through rigorous testing, the program will identify those technicians who not only have a broad knowledge of electricity, mechanical and electrical components and the interaction between them, but are proficient in the installation, service, maintenance, and repair of On-Site Power generation systems.

    • Environmental Protection Agency
      Certified Lead-Safe Firm

      EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule) requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and pre-schools built before 1978 have their firm certified by EPA (or an EPA authorized state), use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices.


      • Home Power Systems is a Rochester Chamber of Commerce Top 100 Business

        Home Power Systems named in Rochester’s Chamber of Commerce Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies – 10 year consecutive Generac generator reseller ranks within Rochester’s 100 most progressive private businesses for the second year in a row  Read More

      • Generac PowerPro Premier Dealer Eleven Years Running PowerPro is the highest level of distinction available to members of Generac’s independent dealer network and is open only to those that meet the most rigorous set of sales and customer service criteria. Our customers receive a best-in-class sales and service experience from a National top-tier Premier-level dealer. Home Power Systems has been named a performing Premier-level Generac dealer since 2010.


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Home Power Systems Named Generac Premier Dealer Five Years Running