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Briggs & Stratton 20kW1 standby generators provide backup electricity for your air conditioner, appliances, lights, TVs or computers and give you the peace of mind to take charge. Ideal for large-sized homes, Briggs & Stratton standby generators can dependably power your home’s essential power needs with flexible power options.
Permanent Protection From A Proven Performer
Manages Power to All of Your Appliances - Managed Whole House Power system powers your household appliances plus up to 2 air conditioners.
Quick Response – Automatically powers your home in seconds after sensing a power outage.
Reliable Engine Power – Briggs & Stratton standby generators are powered by commercial-grade Vanguard™ engines that are design-engineered to dependably take on the most demanding jobs.
Flexible Placement –Tested against tough National Fire Protection Agency standards, Briggs & Stratton 16kW¹/20kW¹ standby generators can be placed as close as 18” from the home providing more placement options in your yard - perfect for tight lot lines.
Durable Enclosure – Rust-resistant, Galvanneal steel enclosures are made from the same materials and paint process used in the automotive industry, resulting in years of protection against chips and abrasions.
4 Year Limited Parts and Labor Warranty2 – At Briggs & Stratton, we stand behind our warranty and make it easy for our customers to work with us.
Protecting Your Family and Home - Thoroughly tested against National Fire Protection Standards, the 20kW¹ standby generator has a thermally protected fuel system which automatically shuts off the unit in the event of a fire. Allsteel enclosure and base endure temperatures more than double that of aluminum and far beyond that of plastic.
Front Air Ventilation - Featuring unique airflow technology, the standby generator’s design pushes engine exhaust out the front of the unit and directly away from the house.
Transfer Switch - Flexible, indoor or outdoor, transfer switch placement make it convenient to install. All of our weatherresistant transfer switches are NEMA 3R rated for maximum protection against dirt, rain, sleet and snow.
Dual 200 Amp/Split 400 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch with patented A/C Power Control Module to power up to two load dependent air conditioners.
- Installation Base
- Battery Charger
- Hour Meter
1 This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Associations) C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators).
2 Warranty details available at briggsandstratton.com.
3 Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and
the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel low rates may vary depending on these factors.
4 Review local codes to determine if a transfer switch with separate service disconnect is required.
|Manufacturer||Briggs & Stratton|
|Rated Watts||20 LP/18.4 NG|
|Rated Amps||83.3 LP/75 NG|
|Voltage||120/240V AC, Single Phase|
|A/C Ton Rating||2 - 5 Ton|
|UL Listed||UL 2200|
|Decibel Rating||69.1 dB(A)||Features|
|Low Oil Alert||Yes|
|Battery Requirement||Group 26, 12V, 540CCA|
|Product Weight||500 lbs.|
|Shipping Weight||640 lbs.|
|Dimensions (Inches)||48L x 34W x 31H (BASE 50.5 x 32.9)||Engine|
|Engine Brand||Vanguard V-Twin|
|Engine RPM||3600 RPM|
|Cooling System||Air Cooled||Alternator|
|Alternator Type||Brushed, Computer Friendly|
|Auto Voltage Regulation||Automatic||Fuel|
|NG Power Capacity||18kW|
|LP Power Capacity||20kW|
|NG Consumption @ Full Load||260 cu.ft/hr|
|NG Consumption @ 1/2 Load||187 cu.ft/hr|
|LP Consumption @ Full Load||3.75 gal/hr|
|LP Consumption @ 1/2 Load||2.31 gal/hr||Transfer Switch|
|Transfer Switch Model||71058|
|Transfer Switch Amps||Dual 200 Amp/Split 400 Amp ATS|
|Transfer Switch Circuits||Whole House Service Entrance Disconnect 2 x 200 Amps|
|ATS Poles||2 Pole||Warranty Information|
|Consumer Warranty||4 Year Parts and Labor|
All generators include 24 hour delivery notification and residential delivery. Liftgate service is available on all air-cooled generators and some liquid cooled units – Please call for verification. Free Shipping is curbside service only. Curbside service means the freight company will deliver to your address and lower your generator to the ground. The freight company will not back down driveways, place a generator in a building or where it is being installed. You are responsible for arranging the movement and setting of the generator.
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