Guardian 20kW Home Backup Generator

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2017 GUARDIAN 20KW GENERATOR FEATURES AND BENEFITS

One of the most powerful air-cooled generators on the market today, the Guardian Series 20 kW automatic home standby generator can provide whole-house backup power for many homes.

2017 GUARDIAN 20KW GENERATOR <strong>FEATURES AND BENEFITS</strong>

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

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 »

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.

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.

Mobile Link™ Remote Monitoring 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 the generator’s maintenance schedule. Connect your account to your authorized service dealer for fast, friendly and convenient assistance. (sold separately)

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than 5 stars!!!!! We had our Generac 20kW and whole house switch installed in March 2014. Ever since the install we have been hoping for the power to go out (strange yes but wanting to test the investment). Finally the power went out during a thunderstorm Sept. 1st. The generator started confidently just like it does on it's weekly exercise runs. We were so pleased that we did not need to drag out the old portable generator. During the 6 hours of outage we ran, 3 TVs, 3 computers, the dishwasher, the AC, 2 fridges, 1 freezer, the sump pump, the well pump, the garage door and almost every light in the house at varying times. The Generac never missed a beat and was so quiet when it was time for bed nobody complained like they did with our old portable. Fantastic product. Exactly why my parents and in-laws installed their's a few years ago.
Date published: 2014-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just finished 12 days of flawless power after Sandy After last year's hurricane here on Long Island knocked out power for several days leaving our sump pumps useless, we purchased the 20k unit...couldn't have imagined it would be running for 12 days straight less then a year later! Our power does get knocked out pretty regularly, and just last month the unit was running for 5 hours. I recently had the radio remote installed, right by my home alarm keypad. I'd highly recommend it, as it gives you the added peace of mind knowing the unit is ready to go without going outside and opening up the unit. Excellent unit, would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2012-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding generator Our generator has performed flawlessly giving us much needed peace of mind. We live in Florida and have been through several hurricanes. It is much quieter than I thought, not much louder than a lawn mower. The unit is built beautifully and actually looks nice against the house. I highly recommend this unit!
Date published: 2018-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good product great experience this is my second generac generator
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value, great price, in FL- safety for our needs Did extensive research to select this product, WOW, now installed it is what we needed for safety and security as seniors in an older home with attached studio. Gone is the risk of filling a gas generator at night in a storm, our medical equipment runs in power outages - breathing easier. The supplier and Generac deserve praise for helping every step of the way as our contractor had not done a Wi-Fi generator install. Hoping we never need it- we are super happy we selected Generac!
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product We just moved in to our new home, within three months we lost power three times. There was no question we needed a back up system, our contractor and electrician recommended the Generac, the electrician didn't have the model I wanted but recommended the synergy to run more efficiently and save us in the long run, a little more price but cheaper running charges. Look forward to a power filled winter.
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT PRODUCT SIMPLY AN EXCELLENT PRODUCT.PERFORMS EXACTLY AS ADVERTISED...PEACE OF MIND IN TIMES OF INCLEMENT WEATHER AND/OR UNEXPECTED ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURES...
Date published: 2018-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from quietier than expected We just had our generator installed and I was worried about how noisy it would be for my neighbors to hear. I was surprised and elated.. it is only as loud as the lawn mowers that are used to mow my lawn. I could see the sound insulation inside the unit and also the rubber pad on the bottom of the outside of the unit to help decrease the noise. Inside the unit, the components are easily identified and to get to if needed. I am extremely pleased and I highly recommend this unit to others
Date published: 2018-09-22
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