Guardian 16kW

Guardian 16kW

Model #6459

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Guardian 16 kW Generator Features and Benefits

Provides essential circuit power protection for your home, ensuring the necessities remain powered during an outage or up to whole house coverage when paired with one of Generac’s load- shedding switches. Capable of backing up a five ton air conditioner.

Guardian 16 kW Generator <strong>Features and Benefits</strong>

Generac OHVI® Engine
Your Guardian Series generator might have to get you through days—or weeks—without utility power. Generac’s OHVI® engine, specifically designed for generator use, provides the reliability to power through the most severe outages.

True Power™ Technology
Best-in-class power quality with less than 5% total harmonic distortion means clean, smooth operation of your sensitive electronics and appliances.

Evolution™ Controller
The next generation of intuitive controllers featuring a multilingual, two-line LCD text display with color-coded, backlit buttons.

Certified for 18" Installation to the Home
Third-party certified to NFPA standards to be installed as close as 18” from the home’s exterior wall, provided it is located away from doors, windows, and fresh-air intakes, and unless otherwise directed by local codes.

Easy Installation
When combined with a pre-wired transfer switch or Smart Switch, re-engineered connection points, and composite mounting pad that eliminates the need for a poured concrete base (unless specified by local codes), the Guardian Series 16 kW generator is easy to install.

Rated for Operation in Areas with Low Natural Gas Pressure
In areas with low natural gas pressure, the Guardian Series 16 kW generator can operate on natural gas pressures of only 3.5” of water column.

 

All-Weather Steel Enclosure
Our durable powder-coat finish helps make the sturdy, Galvanneal steel enclosure perfect for all weather conditions. It’s also able to withstand 150 mph winds. Optional aluminum available, recommended for salt-air locations.

Tool-less Fuel Conversion
Switch between natural gas and LP fuel in the field in a few seconds, without the need for any tools.

Quiet-Test™ Mode
All standby generators run a weekly test to ensure the system is running properly. Thanks to Quiet-Test, your Guardian Series home standby generator runs its self-test at a lower, quieter RPM than standard operation, and can be programmed to run weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.

Mobile Link™ Compatible
Take advantage of Generac’s Mobile Link cellular remote monitoring system and check on your generator’s status using your computer, tablet or smartphone, even when you are away. Sold separately.

Non-cellular remote monitoring options are also available for generator monitoring from inside the home.

24/7/365 Customer Support
Power outages don’t always occur during normal working hours. That’s why Generac’s customer care call center—right here in Wisconsin—provides support any time of day or night, all year long. Generac is standing by 24/7, every minute of every day, to answer your questions.

5-year Limited Warranty

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally peace of mind after many years of wanting one. Wanted a whole house generator for many years. Bought thru local home store, found certified installer thru Generac website. 16KW/999 GRD+200A SE T/SW AL. 16 KW in nateral gas or propane, wow. Set self test for biweekly, first setup test came on in ten seconds flawlessly. Product and installation were supurb. I'm looking for many years of one less worry. As a parting laugh, I had the generator in basement 3 weeks waiting for install. The same 3 weeks we had 3 power outages. No more, YES!
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice unit. Provides peace of mind, security and comfort for the family! Barely knew the unit was on when tested! Very simple to operate too! Love the peace of mind and comfort this system provides. Powers the whole house without an issue. While running, I could barely tell the system was operating! Love it!
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works as well as it is designed Installed a 16kw whole house unit a little over a year ago, has worked flawlessly since we installed it.. first time it turned on was approximately 1 week after installation, has not failed to operate flawlessly under any conditions. Highly recommend to neighbors, relatives and anyone that has asked questions about the unit. Keep up the good work and keep on manufacturing a quality product.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great investment providing peace of mind I've been considering an onsite generator for years. Our location has had issues with power outages thru the years and this summer I finally made the commitment , and I'm very pleased that I did. Installer and his crew did a fantastic job on site prep and completion of the setup. Haven't had an outage from local Co-op to use it, but unit provides great satisfaction and comfort just being there.
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As a recent widow, this system grants me a secure feeling that I'm protected in case of power outages. My electrical business installer provided me with prompt service, full information, and all the knowledge I needed to feel confident with my purchase. I now feel fully secure with all my power usage needs.
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice secure feeling knowing it's there This purchase will make traveling away from home easier knowing we will never be without power. We believe it is money well spent.
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my whole house generator I value the peace of mind that purchasing this unit has given me. I haven't lost power as of yet. When or if I do, i have no concerns that it will not operate beautifully.
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful We got a standby generator this summer of 2016. never had to use it until yesterday. Our neighbors house burnt down, and I was spraying down our house with a hose to keep it form burning too. Having a well we need electricity for water. Our power went out but I never knew it because our generator turned on, just like it was supposed to, I continued to sjparay our house with water, If we did not have this generator our house would have burnt too. Definitely worth money spent on this.
Date published: 2016-11-27
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