Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator

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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 Peace of mind Product was installed expertly and quickly. This generator will now provide the peace of mind for us to leave the house for days at a time and not having to worry about a power failure and resulting sump pump failure.
Date published: 2019-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is perfect for our needs out in the woods First off the team that came out was great and explained all the features. The automatic exercise cycle is set bi-weekly for Wed at 2:00pm. This won't be a distraction or noise concern when we are home. This generator will power the important things in our home, well pump. ac/heat, hot water heater, 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms, living room and most of kitchen, ( fridge but, no microwave or oven. Stove top is gas so not a concern) Very happy with our choice
Date published: 2019-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power to have power this 16W Whole House Generac has it Our generator was installed within the 4-6 week promise by Usher, Inc. Installation men were very clean and efficient Upon completion, the easy operation of the generation was explained. The power in our area tends to go out frequently so the comfort of having a whole house generator is priceless. A Generac interest free payment plan was an available incentive along with the promotional free 7 yr warranty. Con: Our modem for phone line is on opposite side of house therefore needed to purchase $50 part. to mobile link. Only first year is free so we chose not to mobile link at this time.
Date published: 2019-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Working great so far Working great so far. Just got it hooked up today, been running 2 hours waiting for electric company to reinstall meter, working great, powering everything I want to run including 3 1/2 ton central AC.
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of Mind I am caring for my 87 year old mother and when we lost power for several days in late November due to an ice storm, I had to find temporary placement for mom immediately, and I stayed at home to care for pets and oversee cleanup and power restoration. That's when I decided to invest in a whole house generator. After reading several reviews on various brands and talking to others about their experiences I decided on Generac. It has been very dependable. It is a small investment for the peace of mind it has given us. It will soon pay for itself if we have an extended power outage, as it quickly became very expensive to have plenty of kerosene on hand to fill the heaters, and the gasoline needed to run a portable generator, just to keep our refrigerator and freezer operating, so we didn't lose food due to spoilage. I highly recommend Generac generators. You won't regret it.
Date published: 2019-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent product this is an excellent product because it helps me a lot with the electricity problem in my country, I recommend 100%.
Date published: 2019-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of mind is very important Storms are the main cause for electrical outings in our area. Now we have the peace of mind whether at home or away that our house is fully functional twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The features and ease of operations makes this unit user friendly. The benefits far exceed the financial investment.
Date published: 2019-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hoping to help during Hurricane season. I have just had my new Generac installed. It will be a blessing not to have to pull start a generator, or run cords to keep freezer running. It come on for test run on Wednesday and shuts off automatically.
Date published: 2019-05-09
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16kW-7037 whole house switch is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1289.
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