20 kW Generator

20RESAL with Automatic Transfer Switch Single Phase, Natural Gas|LPG

Starting at $4,722.00 MSRP*
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*Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories.

Overview

Popular generators for backup power, with an automatic transfer switch included. When you lose power during an outage or storm, a hard-working 20 kW KOHLER® generator keeps your appliances working, the heat or AC running and your security system on.*

  • Reliable.
    Every KOHLER® generator is equipped with a heavy-duty, commercial-grade engine that stands up to extreme weather.
  • Powerful.
    In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power to a 5-ton (60,000 BTU) air condition, major appliances and electronics.*
  • Premium warranty.
    We've got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection, and a corrosion-proof enclosure that’s built to last.
  • Award winner.
    KOHLER generators have received several awards, including the Most Valuable Product (MVP) Award 2010 by Building Products magazine.

THE POWER YOU NEED

  • PowerBoost™ technology provides power to start large loads such as central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 14RESAL at 35kVA at 240V and 20RESAL at 40.5kVA 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

THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT

  • DC2 controller designed for today's sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner
  • Stylish corrosion-proof enclosure impact tested to -30°F
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, simple terminal block for easy field connections. Kohler also offers concrete mounting pads to lower installation costs and time.
  • Model 14RESAL approved for off-grid applications with 18-month/1000-hour off-grid warranty

*Based on generator and load size.


Rated kW LP 20 kW
Rated kW NG 18 kW
Amps LP 83.3 amps
Amps NG 75.0 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V 40.5 kVa
Alternator Note All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement 999 cm3 (61 cu. in.)
Horsepower NG 27.1 HP, LP 30.9 HP
Enclosure Material Composite
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise 64 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation 69 dB(A)
Response Time 10 seconds
Warranty Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin US
Certifications/Listings CSA|EPA
Automatic Transfer Switch Included Yes
Remote Monitoring Available Yes
Off Grid / Utility Backup Utility Backup
Weight 580 lbs.
Alternator Type 2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load? 161 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load? 82 cfh
Controller DC2 Digital Controller
Cylinder Arrangement V-2
Dimensions 1216mm x 655mm x 733mm (48 in. x 26.2 in. x 29 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description KOHLER
Engine Model CH1000
Engine/Alternator RPM 3600
Fuel Type Natural Gas|LPG
Frequency 60 Hz|50 Hz
Phase Single Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz 120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation ±1.0%