Normally, a stationary genset is mounted outdoors on a cement pad. Preferably it is placed near the fuel source. Many models already come with a mounting pad. In any case, you still need to prepare a location that is flat and has provisions for water drainage. To prevent exhaust gases from entering the house, locate the unit in a well-ventilated area away from doors or windows. Due to the heavy weight, you should request lift gate service when the freight company calls you to schedule the delivery. Otherwise, have at least four people present to unload the device.