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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The purchase of a home backup generator will give you peace of mind for years to come, but it’s a big investment. That is why we want to give you as much information as possible so you can make the right decision based on your needs and budget. The options below will help you understand how the entire process works, what your financing options are, and how to choose the right backup power solution.

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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 Looks great So excited to have it hooked up and ready when needed.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i would recommend this was very please with the generac 7039 , started right up. easy to program highly recommend this generator.
Date published: 2018-04-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible Experience Sales and customer service experience worst in my life!
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good! The only reason I cannot give 5 stars at this time is because we have not had occasion to use it yet. It was skillfully installed, and it looks very nice. I have every faith that once the power fails, the Generac will kick in and work as designed. At this point, I would definitely recommend this product.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Baer electric is the best Steve from Baer electric came to my home at 6:15pm(that was the time I said was good)he was on time,which means a lot. After the assessment he gave me 3 options, a 6, 12 or whole home backup, I went with the whole home. We setup a install date, again he was on time. When he was done he went through the entire install with me. It was neat and clean. He showed me how to use the generator. And answered all my questions. Steve was respectful of my home and was completely professional. He also simulated a power failure so I could see the generator Working and he checked to see if all circuits were working. I am going recommend him to my family and friends I highly recommend Baer electric
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice cabinet and able to lock. Looks and installation is very good. But nothing to say you need a battery up front. And you have to call or email for a activation code. But other than that it’s works excellent
Date published: 2018-04-04
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