Guardian 18kW Home Backup Generator

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2020 GUARDIAN 18KW 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.

2020 GUARDIAN 18KW 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 assembled 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.

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

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.

Tough, Durable All-Aluminum Enclosures: Our RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions.

Smart, User-Friendly Controls.  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 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.

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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 reliable, quiet We are relieved to have this whole house Generac generator installed as a feature of our home. It is reliable and quiet during the weekly testing. We have had any power outages since the installment but are confident it service our home in the event of an outage.
Date published: 2021-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The generac is a great addition to our house. We have not had to use ours yet. I would highly recommend this product to everyone has given us relief of never being worried of be out of power again. Would also highly recommend M-Line electric very friendly and very professional service.
Date published: 2021-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from timeliness Installation was completed timely. As informed, self-testing occurred on time. Although it has not been used during a power outage as of yet, so far things are as expected.
Date published: 2021-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy Install, great unit, cheezy software The Pros: Just finished installing a 18kw in our new home. Super simple and the documentation provided for site selection, installation, and initial testing was great!!! The unit cranked the first time within 10 seconds (air in the lines). Subsequent cranks are about 2 seconds. The installed unit and transfer switch look great and blend right in. The generator is smaller than our AC condenser, so its almost hidden on the side of the house. The unit maintains great voltage and frequency stability for something this small. It sags for a second or two when my AC starts and the house is already pulling a decent load, but it recovers quickly. I had read of people having trouble with their UPS units not liking generator power. None of that here. I have three different UPS units, each from a different manufacture...all are happy with the Generac output. The Cons A little loader than I thought it would be, but not bad. Inside the house, you cannot hear it running unless you are in the room immediacy next to the unit, but the neighbors without power will not like listening to it, while they sweat at night with their windows open. They need to hire a competent programmer to do something about their activation process and WiFi pairing. Thank god you only need to do it once. I am disappointed by how limited the interface to the generator is. I knew there was a subscription service, but I stupidly assumed that was only needed for remote monitoring while away from home. I expected the smart phone app to be full featured while on my local network...not the case. It tells me the Battery voltage and that is it. It does not even reflect if the unit is available, unavailable, or running. Overall, I'm recommending Generac to friends. I still think its the best choice.
Date published: 2021-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features The two guys were very professional and gave me all the information that we need. Thank you.
Date published: 2021-05-21
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