The Kohler 17 Kilowatt Home Standby Generator Model: 17RES is an emergency device capable of restoring energy to support various devices such as surface fans, refrigerators and lights in a short span of time. It is recommended for homes and other private spaces to ensure that work stays efficient and security is optimal.
The 17RES is made in the USA which features the Kohler Command PRO OHV engine with 30 HP or 999 cc and 3600 RPM. Both commercial and consumer engine warranty lasts 5 years. There is an oil alert function as well. Voltage is 120/240 on a single-phase with a frequency of 60 Hz. The generator has an air-cooled system and uses either LP or natural gas for fuel. The NG power capacity is 16,000 watts while the LP power capacity is 17,000 watts. As for consumption, natural gas uses up 155 ft³/hr while LP uses up 2.1 gallons/hr at half load.
The Kohler 17RES has 71 rated amps at 240 volts, plus a decibel rating of 68 at 23 feet for neighborhood solitude. The device also has a steel enclosure and composite mounting pad. An automatic transfer switch is available but sold separately. 17RES is UL listed. The entire machine weighs 500 lbs and measures 47.2 inches in length, 28.1 inches in width and 31.6 inches in height. It also comes at a price of $4,350.
Some of the unique features include Kohler’s PowerBoost technology for bigger motor starting capacity for central air conditioners, electronics and home appliances. There’s also a hinged roof for you to access the device easily.