Residential and Light Commercial Power Generation

What's a standby generator? A standby home generator keeps your power on during an outage. It’s installed outside of your house or business (similar to an AC unit) and comes on automatically — whether you’re home or away, all within seconds of a power outage.
Plus, residential and some light commercial generators run on propane or natural gas.

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How it all Works

KOHLER® home generators start and stop automatically.

The transfer system monitors the voltage coming from the utility.

When the power fails or drops below an acceptable level (brown out), the generator automatically starts, and the transfer switch shifts your power from the utility to the generator.

Your KOHLER home generator supplies your home with electricity until the utility power is restored.

When the utility power is restored, the transfer switch automatically transfers power back from the generator to the utility.


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Automatic Transfer Switch

Before the power goes out, your automatic transfer switch (ATS) monitors the electricity coming from the utility. RDT / RXT

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When the power fails or drops below an acceptable level (brownout), the ATS signals the generator to start. In seconds, the ATS transfers your power from the utility to the generator.

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Kohler generators provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for excellent generator power quality to protect your valuable electronics.

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Powered by reliable KOHLER Command PRO® engine, designed and tested for tough commercial applications; with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate the need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed is 3600 rpm.

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Neighborhood-friendly, with weekly exercise volume that’s similar to a normal conversation. This generator’s patent-pending innovations include a three-fan, automotive-style cooling system that keeps the sound level down.

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38RCLB /48RCLA / 60RCL

Reliable power for large residential or small business needs. When the power goes out, the RCL generators with industrial-grade engines keep your home or business's central air, sump pump, personal computers and other essential equipment up and running.

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80/100ERESD 125/150ERESC

Reliable power for large residential or small business needs. ERES series can be equipped to meet NFPA 110 requirements. They also offer most all other features normally found only on industrial units. When you need serious power look to the ERESC series to meet your needs.

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OnCue Plus Generator Management System

Whether you’re at home, travelling or just on the go, you’ll never have to worry about the power in your home or business. Paired with a standby KOHLER® generator, the OnCue® Plus Generator Management System and App give you peace of mind in the palm of your hand (8-60kW only). Control your generator from your smart phone, Contact us today for more information.

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5 year Warranty

Kohler is known for extraordinary reliability and performance and backs that up with an industry-leading 5-year or 2000 hour limited warranty.