Guardian 20kW Home Backup Generator

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2018 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.

2018 GUARDIAN 20KW GENERATOR <strong>FEATURES AND BENEFITS</strong>

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.

Up to whole house protection with the 200-amp, NEMA 3R (aluminum outdoor enclosure) smart switch.

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. 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.

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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 Very happy We are very happy with the installer that we had for our Generac generator placement. He was very helpful and friendly to work with. We like the Generac product and look foward to many years of service with it.
Date published: 2020-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of Mind Our Generac was installed a few months ago, and with all the set up and testing -- we are now ready for whatever the weather throws at us. We had one real-life outage so far and we froze, listened, and the power was on again! We love the peace of mind this gives us. Especially during these times of "staying at home".
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product and great customer service I purchased the 20 kw generator last fall and Generac support team was very knowledgeable and helpful with hook up and set up. Great product!
Date published: 2020-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a necessity for rural life with pumps This gives piece of mind for me I can't count the number of times the power has gone out while we were out. This generator doesn't have me running home to get the generator hooked up so the basement doesn't flood again. Also as we are both getting up there in age it was getting to be a little difficult to pull the generator out and hook it up. No more trying to find the flashlights the kids had been playing with. This was one of the smartest buys I have made.
Date published: 2020-04-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth the money We purchased our 20kw in 2011. 1st. the NEW battery was dead. We have faithfully serviced this generator. There seems to be something wrong with it constantly. Waiting for parts right now AGAIN. It is a good thing we have had a mild winter. Waited for parts last year that ended up costing us over $500.00. My husband & I have decided that this was the biggest waste of $8000.00 . We could of gotten more pleasure taking a great vacation, instead of wasting money on this Generac stand-by generator. I can see why it is called that, CAUSE YOU WILL BE STANDING BY WAITING FOR IT TO WORK.I DO NOT reccomend it. A WASTE OF hard earned money.
Date published: 2020-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very satisfied with unit & Metro Electric installation Crew More than pleased with the efficient manner of the installation team that installed my unit. They have the procedure down and worked very well together. So far the unit has only run on the maintenance schedule and has performed as required. Waiting to see if it will perform as required on an actual power outage.
Date published: 2020-02-10
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