Generac Guardian™ 22kW Standby Generator System (200A Service Disconnect + AC Shedding)

Generac Guardian™ 22kW Standby Generator System (200A Service Disconnect + AC Shedding)
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Product Description
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Grade
Style
Run Watts
22,000
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
Features
Features
  • 22kW (LPG) / 19.5kW (NG) Guardian Air-Cooled Standby Generator
  • Protects your home and family during a power outage
  • Digital Power Management (DPM) protects against overload
  • Includes 200-Amp Service Entrance Rated Automatic Smart Switch
  • Installs between main meter & service panel for faster & less costly installation
  • DPM technology allows for the Smart Control of (4) A/C units only
  • Great for homes with multiple Air conditioners (24 VAC controlled)
  • Add Up To (8) Smart Management Modules (SMM) (Sold Separately)
  • Frequency (Hz) monitoring design, no control wire required
  • Versatile design, easily prioritize loads & lock-out non-essential loads
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
  • Plus 24/7-365 Customer Support so you have your questions answered when it's convenient for you
  • Generac's G-Force Engine
  • Specifically designed for the demanding environment standby generators endure
  • Full pressure lubrication system w/ 2 year oil change interval
  • Operates On Clean Burning, Efficient Natural Gas or LP (Vapor)
  • Connects to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply
  • True Power Electrical Technology & Automatic Digital Voltage Regulation (+/-1%)
  • Less than 5% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) for utility grade power
  • Allows for faster response time & maximum motor starting ability
  • Evolution Digital Controller
  • Multilingual, 2-Line LCD display for simple, straightforward operation
  • Programmable-exerciser lets you set how often & what time generator will self-test
  • Tough, Durable All-Aluminum Sound Attenuated Enclosure
  • RhinoCoat powder-coated finish keeps enclosure protected from the elements
  • Compatible With Mobile Link Remote Monitoring (Sold Separately)
  • Easily monitor generator status anywhere with a smartphone, tablet, or PC
  • Installation Flexibility*
  • Can be installed within 18" of a building; *Always check local building codes
  • Generac Standby Generators & Engines - Built In The USA*
  • Built in the USA using domestic & foreign parts
  • Additional Features:
  • Base fascia kit, 12" Flexible fuel line and Direct-To-Dirt composite mounting pad
  • Built-in Battery Charger (Battery Sold Separately)
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac OHVI
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
999 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
22000 Watts
Rated Watts
22000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
19500 Watts
LP Power Capacity
22000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
216 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
310 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
2.56 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
3.87 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
91.6 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
67 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage
200-Amps
Enclosure
Aluminum
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
2 x 5-Tons
Mounting Pad
Composite (Included)
Transfer Switch Style
Service Disconnect
ATS Load Shedding
Built-In
ATS Service Disconnect
Yes
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
466 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
25 Inches
Product Height
29 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Warranty
5 Years
UPC
696471070439
Grade
Style
Run Watts
22,000
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
Features
Features
  • 22kW (LPG) / 19.5kW (NG) Guardian Air-Cooled Standby Generator
  • Protects your home and family during a power outage
  • Digital Power Management (DPM) protects against overload
  • Includes 200-Amp Service Entrance Rated Automatic Smart Switch
  • Installs between main meter & service panel for faster & less costly installation
  • DPM technology allows for the Smart Control of (4) A/C units only
  • Great for homes with multiple Air conditioners (24 VAC controlled)
  • Add Up To (8) Smart Management Modules (SMM) (Sold Separately)
  • Frequency (Hz) monitoring design, no control wire required
  • Versatile design, easily prioritize loads & lock-out non-essential loads
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
  • Plus 24/7-365 Customer Support so you have your questions answered when it's convenient for you
  • Generac's G-Force Engine
  • Specifically designed for the demanding environment standby generators endure
  • Full pressure lubrication system w/ 2 year oil change interval
  • Operates On Clean Burning, Efficient Natural Gas or LP (Vapor)
  • Connects to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply
  • True Power Electrical Technology & Automatic Digital Voltage Regulation (+/-1%)
  • Less than 5% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) for utility grade power
  • Allows for faster response time & maximum motor starting ability
  • Evolution Digital Controller
  • Multilingual, 2-Line LCD display for simple, straightforward operation
  • Programmable-exerciser lets you set how often & what time generator will self-test
  • Tough, Durable All-Aluminum Sound Attenuated Enclosure
  • RhinoCoat powder-coated finish keeps enclosure protected from the elements
  • Compatible With Mobile Link Remote Monitoring (Sold Separately)
  • Easily monitor generator status anywhere with a smartphone, tablet, or PC
  • Installation Flexibility*
  • Can be installed within 18" of a building; *Always check local building codes
  • Generac Standby Generators & Engines - Built In The USA*
  • Built in the USA using domestic & foreign parts
  • Additional Features:
  • Base fascia kit, 12" Flexible fuel line and Direct-To-Dirt composite mounting pad
  • Built-in Battery Charger (Battery Sold Separately)
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac OHVI
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
999 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
22000 Watts
Rated Watts
22000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
19500 Watts
LP Power Capacity
22000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
216 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
310 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
2.56 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
3.87 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
91.6 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
67 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage
200-Amps
Enclosure
Aluminum
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
2 x 5-Tons
Mounting Pad
Composite (Included)
Transfer Switch Style
Service Disconnect
ATS Load Shedding
Built-In
ATS Service Disconnect
Yes
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
466 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
25 Inches
Product Height
29 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Warranty
5 Years
UPC
696471070439
Product Specs
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Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac OHVI
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
999 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
22000 Watts
Rated Watts
22000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
19500 Watts
LP Power Capacity
22000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
216 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
310 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
2.56 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
3.87 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
91.6 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
67 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage
200-Amps
Enclosure
Aluminum
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
2 x 5-Tons
Mounting Pad
Composite (Included)
Transfer Switch Style
Service Disconnect
ATS Load Shedding
Built-In
ATS Service Disconnect
Yes
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
466 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
25 Inches
Product Height
29 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Warranty
5 Years
UPC
696471070439
Reviews
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Product Q&A
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What size do i need for 1800 so.ft
Anthony H. 
from Texas 
July 01, 2016
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Answer
Thank you for visiting Electric Generators Direct.

In regards to your question, proper sizing of the generator is crucial to the success of any installation and requires a good working knowledge of electricity and its characteristics, as well as the varying requirements of the electrical equipment comprising the load.

When analyzing the electrical load, consult the manufacturer’s nameplate on each major appliance or piece of equipment to determine its starting amperage. The following formula can help determine the starting wattage. (Starting Amps x Volts = Watts) When choosing the generator output select a rating that is approximately 20 to 25% higher than the peak load (for example, if the load is about 8 kilowatts, select a 10 kW generator).

A higher rated generator will operate comfortably at approximately 80% of its full capacity and will provide a margin of flexibility if the load increases in the future. A certified electrician should be consulted for proper sizing and installation of any generator.

I have attached an estimated Generator sizing calculator is help you estimate the size to get started.

Generator Sizing Calculator

Please let us know if you have further questions we an assist with.

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I just bought 22k Generac it will be 70' from the propane tank what size flex piping should i buy?
Dennis K. 
from Wisconsin 
June 30, 2016
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Answer
Below is a link to the Install Manual that will cover the pipe sizing using LP. I recommend checking with a plumber or LP company for installation of the gas line.


Generac Air Cooled Installation Guide
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Can the air cooled unit operate in warm weather conditions and not overheat. We just had a 122 degree day and if the electricity had failed, would this generator be able to handle the load in the heat?
Gene H. 
from California 
June 27, 2016
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Answer
Thank you for contacting us.

Generac Air-Cooled Standby Generators are tested in accordance to UL 2200 standards with an operating temperature of -20 ºF (-29 ºC) to 122 ºF for normal operating range

Please let us know if you have any other questions.
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Should I pour a concrete base to place this unit on or can you place on a level dirt pad?
Jim 
from Iowa 
September 03, 2015
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Answer
Thank you for contacting Electric Generators Direct.

I would advise pouring a concrete base. Or I would advise looking into a GenPad.


GenPad Product Info
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Can aluminum wire be used to feed the breaker on a Generac generator?
Glenn 
from New Jersey 
December 11, 2014
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Answer
Thanks for your inquiry.

When wiring the generator it must be in accordance with local jurisdiction and codes. If ALUMINUM conductors are used, apply corrosion inhibitor to conductors.
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What is the clearance needed on all four sides of the unit for proper operation?
Mark C. 
from Connecticut 
July 24, 2014
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Answer
Page 11 of the Installation Guide shows proper installation distances according to NFPA and manufacturers recommendations. The guide is available on our site under the specs tab in the download documentation section......

Installation Guide

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What does AC shedding mean?
Dan U. 
from Michigan 
December 29, 2013
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Answer
The following How-To-Library article will help explain AC Shedding.....

How-To-Pick-the-Perfect-Automatic-Transfer-Switch
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If I'm not around when my home standby generator is running, what type of protections systems do the Generac units have?
Josh 
from New Jersey 
November 13, 2013
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Answer
The generator may have to run for long periods of time with no operator present to
monitor the engine/generator conditions. Therefore, the generator is equipped with a number of systems to automatically shut down the unit to protect it against potentially damaging conditions. Some of these systems are as follows:

• Low Oil Pressure Sensor
• High Temperature Sensor
• Overcrank Sensor
• Overspeed Sensor
• RPM Sensor
• Under-frequency Sensor
• Undervoltage Sensor
• Overvoltage Sensor
• Internal Failure Sensor
• Low Battery Voltage Alarm

The control panel contains a display which alerts the operator when a fault condition occurs. The above list is not all inclusive. For more information about alarms and control panel operation, see Section 3 (Operation) in the owner's manual.
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What type of oil should I use in my Generac home standby generator?
Jim 
from Illinois 
November 11, 2013
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Answer
The maintenance section in the Generac's home standby owner's manual lists that the oil type is based on temperature ranges specific in your area.....

SAE-30 above 32º F (0º C)
10W-30 between 40º and -10º F (4º and -23º C)
Synthetic 5W-30 for all temperature ranges

All new models come with SAE-30 oil in them and have been test run at the factory for 25 hours and no break-in is required. The first oil change would be at 2 years or 200 hours, whichever comes first.
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I'm not sure if this falls into the repair area but, I'm concerned about the sound this generator produces. Is there a way to lower that? Is there sound proofing approved for use for the interior walls of this type of home standby? My neighbors bedroom window will be 20ft from where I plan to install the generator. I would prefer doing something inside the generator as apposed to some type of fencing or other external methods.
Mark H. 
from New Jersey 
October 23, 2013
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Answer
The manufacturers make every effort to reduce the sound of their generators as best they can keeping within NFPA and UL requirements. There are currently no options or parts available to install inside home standby systems to reduce their db(A) levels.

Your only option is location or sound barriers installed around the unit while keeping within NFPA and manufacturers distance requirements for proper fire protection, air intake and exhaust output.

We recommend consulting with your local inspector or AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) as to the specific local code requirements.
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Is the Smart Switch the actual Automatic Transfer Switch? Or are they different? The specs says that there is an automatic transfer switch included.
Joseph P. 
from New York 
October 21, 2013
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Answer
The "smart switch" is the automatic transfer switch. The ATS has an internal load manager that will load shed up to 2 AC units preventing the overload of the generator at start-up.

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