For the Generac model #7177 using natural gas at a 1/2 load, the BTU content is 155,000, and at a full load it is 272,500. If model #7177 is using liquid propane, at a 1/2 load, the BTU content is 182,000, and at a full load it is 245,000. You can find more information online in the spec sheet, https://www.generac.com/all-products/generators/home-backup-generators/guardian-series/16kw-7177-16-circuit-transfer-switch-wifi-enabled
We recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer as they will be better able to assist you. If you need assistance finding a local dealer, we recommend using our dealer locator found here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator
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Because they are two different types of fuel, and develop different horspower.
No, you are best to pour a slab and anchor it down.
Installations will vary depending on the home, but an average installation will include installation of a mounting pad, wiring, and gas connections. The cost of the installation will vary depending upon the layout of your home and the gas line set-up necessary. We recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer as they will be better able to assist you. If you need assistance finding a local dealer, we recommend using our dealer locator found here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator
The size of the generator needed is dictated by the power requirements of all of the items you want to run. We recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer to determine the generator size that would best suit your needs. If you need assistance finding a local dealer, we recommend using our dealer locator found here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator
Generac model #7036 has a difference in continous power from Natural Gas/Liquid Propane than model #7177, Generac model #7177 includes a 16-circuit transfer switch where as model #7036 does not come with a transfer switch. You can find more information on each model online, https://www.generac.com/all-products/generators/home-backup-generators#?cat=6&cat=214&cat=217&cat=249
The size of the fuel line depends on a variety of factors and will be sized by your gas company or dealer. The Generac 16kW, model #7177, flexible fuel line is 14 inches long, and requires an ANSI Z21.75/ CSA 6.27 connector.
The 16kW generator is able to run and function without utilizing the Wi-Fi. The limited 5-year warranty is the manufacturer’s warranty and is the same no matter who it is purchased from.