Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator

Model #7035
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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.


Mobile Link™ Remote Monitoring FREE with every Guardian Series Home standby generator Allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet, or PC. Easily access information, such as the current operating status and maintenance alerts. Connect your account to your authorized service dealer for fast, friendly and proactive service. With Mobile Link, you are taken care of before the next power outage.

5 Year Limited Warranty for automatic standby generators.

True Power™ Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances.

Generac generators and engines are engineered and built in the USA*.
*Assembled in the USA using domestic and foreign parts

Quiet-Test™ Self-Test Mode runs at a lower RPM for a five or twelve minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel.

Generac's G-Force Engine is a purpose-built, pressure-lubricated engine capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power that’s more reliable and requires less routine maintenance than any competitive engine. Learn more about the G‑Force Engine »

24/7/365 Customer Support Team standing by all day, every day from our headquarters in Wisconsin to answer any questions you might have.

Our RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions.

Generac’s Evolution™ Controller features a multilingual LCD display that allows users to monitor battery status and track maintenance intervals to ensure your generator is always in top operating condition.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product did its job even with some hiccups We lost power for 82 hours and this was our first activation since it was installed. It worked great upon transfer for the first 16 to 18 hours. Then we had our only hiccup, the unit started running as if it was loaded up and not running as smoothly as the previous hours. We did not lose any power during the 82 hours but with it chugging we were concerned. After the outing I had a Generac Technician perform a complete maintenance check. He stated the air cleaner had been gummed up due to the initial flame retardant had not completely evaporated. After the air cleaner retardant evaporated (about 30 hrs in the outage) the unit worked tirelessly and purred like a kitten. We are confident it will be our life saver the next time.
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertised! We have two young children and wanted piece of mind during cold winter months. Power just went out due to a car crashing into utility pole and 30 seconds later generator came on without any issues! It’s 15 degrees outside and my kids are comfortable in their rooms watching iPads Thank you Generac!!
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great piece of mind Keeps my well pump and sump pumps working, no more worries
Date published: 2019-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great when needed We had experienced frequent power loss here for a few years. Naturally after I got my generac it was two years before the power went out. We have been getting severe wind storms here in Northeast Ohio. This last weekend during 50-60 mph gusts we lost power. The generac started right up and ran for 4 hours. I do have it professionally maintained once a year.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great peace of mind My generator just went through itsi first weekly test. I look forward to many more of these. The installation went very smoothly, very neat and clean. I now have the piece of mind not to worry when power goes out. I had a large portable generator and it was getting tedious dragging it out and hooking it up every time we had a storm. This Generac home generator is well worth the money for the security of mind.
Date published: 2019-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great generator and quiet too. Got this generator to power the whole house. The size and appearance are better then expected and the unit is not as loud as I had expected as well.
Date published: 2019-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Supplies my whole house. This is a great generator. It supplies my whole house with no worries. Not too loud either. I didn't notice it kicked off after power came back on until i went to the window to listen. The online help desk was awesome also when we called in to get the activation code. She stayed on line through out the whole process to make sure the generator kicked on. We travel a lot and this generator gives us great piece of mind when out of town, Could not be happier with this generator. Thank you!
Date published: 2019-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Use & maintenance are homeowner easy Enjoyed the easy yet very effective install. Unit and panel are easy to understand and operate.
Date published: 2019-02-17
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16kW-7037 whole house switch is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1265.
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