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Guardian 10,000-Watt Air-Cooled Whole House Generator with Wi-Fi and 100-Amp Transfer Switch

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  • 10kw whole house propane/ natural gas home standby generator
  • Enabled for remote monitoring and select smart home devices
  • Generac 100A automatic whole home transfer switch included
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About This Product

As the #1 selling home standby generator brand, Generac's Guardian Series generators provide the automatic backup power you need to protect your home and family during a power outage. Now coming with FREE Mobile Link, allowing you to monitor the status of your generator on a phone, tablet or computer from anywhere in the world. Connected to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply, it starts within seconds of sensing power loss - automatically - and runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns. Choose from just enough power to cover essential circuits or whole house coverage. Engineered and, the new lineup of home standby generators are engineered to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac home standby generators. Features that simplify the process for our installers include removable door panels, a base pad that requires minimal ground preparation and more efficient wiring techniques that save time on installation. Innovative engine design and rigorous testing are at the heart of Generac's success in providing the most reliable generators possible. Generac's G-force engine is purpose-built, capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power that is more reliable and requires less maintenance than any competitive engine. All backed by 24/7/365 customer support and a nationwide dealer network of more than 6,000 strong, the best in the market.

Highlights

  • Powers 16-circuits of your home with the 100 Amp, NEMA 3R (indoor or outdoor rated) transfer switch with aluminum enclosure
  • 5-year limited warranty for automatic standby generators
  • True Power technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 % total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • Generac generators and engines are engineered and using domestic and foreign parts
  • Generac's G-force engine is a purpose-built, pressure-lubricated engine capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power that's more reliable and requires less routine maintenance than any competitive engine
  • 24/7365 customer support team standing by all day, every day from our headquarters in Wisconsin to answer any questions you might have
  • Quiet-test self-test mode runs at a lower RPM for a 5-minute or 12-minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures: our rhinocoat powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions
  • Smart, user-friendly controls Generacs evolution controller features a multi-lingual LCD display that allows users to monitor battery status and track maintenance intervals to ensure your generator is always in top operating condition
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Product Information

Internet # 311540263

Model # 7172

Store SKU # 1004805660

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 29 in, W 25 in, L 48 in

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)

29 in

Product Length (in.)

48 in

Product Width (in.)

25 in

Details

Application

Emergency Use

Built-in inverter

Yes

CO Shutoff Capable

No

Color Family

Beige

Engine Displacement (cc)

460

Engine Make

OEM Branded Engine

Features

Automatic Voltage Regulation, Built-in Remote Monitoring, GFCI Outlet(s), Low Oil Shutdown, Muffler, On Indicator Light, On/Off Switch, Overload Protection

Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)

0 gal

Fuel Technology

Dual Fuel

Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)

1.48

Generator Voltage

120/240

Half-Load Run Time (Hours)

.97

Included

Automatic Transfer Switch

Number of Outlets

0

Operational Volume (dB)

61

Outlet Type

120/240 Single Phase

Power/Fuel Type

Natural Gas, Propane

Product Weight (lb.)

338 lb

Response Time (sec.)

15

Returnable

Non-Returnable

Running Wattage

10000

Start Type

Electric Switch

Starting Wattage

10000

Suggested Uses

Large Appliances, Lights, Mobile Devices, Sump Pump, Well Pump

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

CSA-US Certified, ETL Listed, UL Listed

Manufacturer Warranty

5 Year Limited

Questions & Answers

464Questions
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Q:Is the transfer switch that comes with this model load shedding?
by|Jun 13, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Thanks for reaching out! The transfer switch included with this generator does not shed electrical loads on it's own. Our SMM (Smart Management Modules) are an available accessory that are used to optimize the performance of a standby generator. They help to manage large electrical loads upon startup, and shed them if necessary to aid in recovery. In many cases, SMM's are worth the investment because they can reduce the overall size and cost of the system. Here is a link to the SMM's product page: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Generac-50-Amp-Smart-Management-Module-for-Air-Cooled-Whole-House-Generator-7000/311532565#overlay

by|Jun 13, 2024
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    Q:What’s the lead time once I buy the generator
    by|Jun 11, 2024
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    A:  Thanks for reaching out! Your representative at Home Depot is best positioned to answer this question. Lead time varies by location and depends upon proximity to the warehouse, and available stock.

    by|Jun 12, 2024
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      Q:On a LP unit, what fuel use per hour would this use?
      by|Jun 11, 2024
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      A:  Hey Jim, thanks for reaching out! Fuel consumption per hour is dependent on the electrical load demands the generator is supplying, in other words, how hard it’s working. Assuming the generator is operating at half load, it would consume 1.7 gallons of LP per hour. If it was running at full load, it would consume 3.02 gallons of LP per hour. Keep in mind these figures are approximate but will give you a good sense of fuel consumption based on electrical load demands. For more information on this, here’s a useful article on our helpsite: https://support.generac.com/s/article/How-Much-Fuel-Does-My-Home-Standby-Generator-Use

      by|Jun 11, 2024
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        Q:Does it come with a pad for the generator to sit on? Thanks
        by|Jun 6, 2024
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        A:  No, the purchaser must supply the pad. Mike

        by|Jun 6, 2024

        A:  Hello David, thanks for reaching out! The generator comes with a non-sinking, direct-to-dirt composite base pad. However, you may desire or be required by local laws and codes to select an additional non-combustible base for mounting. Generators are typically approved to be placed on 5" of compacted pea gravel, crushed stone, or a concrete pad. If a concrete pad is required by code, ensure wind ratings and size are in accordance with national, state, or local building codes. It is imperative that the surface where the generator will be mounted is compacted, leveled, and will not erode over time.

        by|Jun 7, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.8 out of 5

          • 4.8 out of 2,868 reviews
          • 98% recommend this product
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          • Verified Purchase
          Love my new security from South Louisiana Hurricanes!
          I’ve been waiting a long time to purchase my Generac Whole Home Generator. Having my new generator gives me a great sense of security. Since I was a child with Hurricane Betsy, we’ve never left our home for any of Louisiana’s hurricanes, We suffered thru the power outages and the heat and lots of ice chest full of food and drink. Pulling electrical cords and fans thru our home. And now we’ll be living in absolute comfort from the moment our power goes out to the moment our wonderful lineman restore power to our grid. Thank you Generac for having such a necessary product at a very affordable price.
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            What a piece of junk!
            So the generator was installed July 2022. The first time it went offline was Feb 2023, had to replace the controller board in it. Took 2 weeks to get the part in. The tech was prompt and got it swapped out. Get error runs fine until July 10, 2023 when I get an under speed error 1603. As of today the thing is still broken, the tech just left after being here three hours today and and hour yesterday. And here we are in the path of a hurricane. Really genersac that’s the best you can do?
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              This generator has already done it's job!
              The SPS team was amazing, from start to finish. I did my research before choosing the type of generator and company to do the install and support. I made the decision to go with Generac and SPS after talking to 4 other companies. I am a single homeowner and trust in the product and the company is paramount. I have had the system installed for less than 3 weeks and it's already been used twice. Power goes out quite a bit in my area and I also travel so knowing the system will work and that I am notified of each action the generator takes. I would recommend this product to anyone and the Specialized Power Services company to do the install!
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                Great product, great installation
                I did a lot of research into backup generators, some had a few more bells and whistles so was the cost. From what I found Generac stood above them all. The 18Kw will meet out needs. We went through ESCON Power Solutions, Bay City, MI for the purchase and installation. They went above and beyond to make sure the installation was done correctly (a couple of unplanned challenges were found during the installation). I highly recommend them if you are looking for a Generac dealer.
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                  Great asset for Power Outage
                  Very happy with my generator. Gave it all 5 stars except for quality. Upon activation, had to have the LCD display replaced. Took it about a week to get and fix but, I still am very happy.
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                    We thought long and hard about this investment.
                    My husband and I have been pondering the idea of a standby generator for a while. It's a big investment and we take that seriously. After lots of talking and doing our homework, we finally decided to 'take the plunge'. Generac was highly rated so I called the company. They set us up with a local electrician/installer and from there the process was seamless. To be honest, we found out that these are very popular so it took a while from start to finish, but we were forewarned so all was well. About one month after installation we lost power and OMG what a comfort!! We had electricity!!! It worked as advertised and we couldn't be happier! Like I said, it's a big expense, but the peace of mind is well worth it.
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                    Response from MarketingApr 21, 2023
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                      Best purchase ever
                      Been without power in past and had to get portable generators out, run drop cords and decide what to run. Now when the power is out, I just sit back and wait a minute the Generac starts. up and all is back to normal. Already experienced a power outage since I've had it installed. It was nice sitting back and life was restored to normal without leaving my chair. Knowing everything is going to be alright is a great peace of mind. Highly recommend especially if you have medical equipment that needs power like me. Go the extra step and raise it up off the ground like you see in pictures, will make it easier to service and keep water out during most storms. My set up powers the house and shop also with one unit.
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                      Response from MarketingFeb 13, 2023
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                        It was worth the wait.
                        We finally had our Generac automatic standby generator installed 1/20/2023. Supply chain issues (every company we quoted also had some delays) and our gas companies meter upgrade took additional time but the big day came and we are delighted. Our dealer only does Generac installs and servicing and it was quite a sight to watch them work. Anyway, my wife and I (and our dealer) have the My Link app on our phones, making it very easy to check the units status, history, notifications, etc. Also, this product was NOT made in China but right here in Wisconsin. Great job Generac!
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                          The Generac was a wonderful educational experience.
                          A 3-man crew came to install a 14kW 200amp Generac Model 7225. The work of the crew was fascinating as I followed how each step of the installation was done in an orderly manner. There was stone decor around the home that the crew had to remove in order to access the main power as well as an area for the slab foundation to support the Generac. Once the outside work was done in these areas, the stones were replaced as though nothing was ever disturbed. Downstairs, the electrical cord from the Generac to the Transfer Switch was neatly installed along with the Transfer Switch Box and it's wiring set up. When everything was installed and checked over, the technician explained how the Backup System will work in the event of a power outage. He demonstrated the System by shutting off the main circuit as the lights went out, but within in few seconds we heard the Generac start up and the Transfer Switch kick in supplying power to the house as the lights came back on! After explaining what happened, the tech switched the main circuit back on as though the main power was restored from the electric company and we heard the click of the Transfer Switch shutting down the Generac. All this within seconds! Quite impressive in my opinion!! Thank you, Generac and the professional crew doing a beautiful job!
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