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Reviews Categories | Emergency/Portable Power: generators, solar, wind, thermal, etc | Kohler 20KW RESC Generator Help

Reviews Summary for Kohler 20KW RESC Generator
Kohler 20KW RESC  Generator Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $4,409.00
Description: Our most popular generators for backup power provide award-
winning reliability and performance. When you lose power
during an outage or storm, a hard-working 14/20 kW KOHLER®
generator keeps your appliances working, the heat or AC
running and your security system on. PowerBoost™ technology
provides power to start large loads such as central air
conditioners without dropping power to other appliances
Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 20RESC at 41kVA
at 240V
Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage
and frequency regulation along with low levels of harmonic
distortion to protect sophisticated electronics
Powered by reliable KOHLER Command PRO® engine, designed
and tested for tough commercial applications; with
hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy
break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation
speed is 3600 rpm (the standard for air-cooled generators)
Compatible with optional OnCue® Plus and OnCue® Plus
Wireless Generator Management Systems, and Programmable
Interface Module (PIM)
Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed
kit with single-phase generators only
Product is in production.
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AC4R Rating: 5/5 Dec 24, 2017 17:56 Send this review to a friend
Top Shelf Kohler 20KW Generator  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Installed a Kohler 20KW RESD Natural Gas Generator in November of 17. This will eaisly run the house with a 10kw headroom including radios and Amp. Auto transfer starts gen and restores power in less than 10 seconds. The price is not bad but add the install required for warranty coverage and the price can double or triple. $12K total for simple installation close to main panel and gas line.
N9CHM Rating: 5/5 Aug 10, 2017 12:06 Send this review to a friend
Excellent Backup Power  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I had a Kohler 20KW RESC and RXT Auto transfer switch professionally installed 10 months ago. A local Kohler dealer did the initial start up in order to get the full 5 yr warranty. We have an all electric home with a Water Furnace GeoThermal system (3+ ton) for AC/Heat. The Kohler can run the whole house, it does a weekly self-test to monitor proper working condition. We've had several small power outages, lasting from a few minutes to several hours, since installation. It only takes 15-20 seconds to provide power after the grid goes down. I chose Kohler over other brands since it can handle larger gauge wire than other brands (I used 1/0 copper, it delivered 242V to the Auto transfer switch, 36' from the GEN)  and uses a metal wire distribution terminal (as opposed to plastic on other brands). My wife and I are very happy with the Kohler 20KW as it provides seamless power when needed, not to mention it will run my station at full legal power as well.

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