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Kohler 14KW Composite Home Standby Generator



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Estimated Availability June 24, 2022
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Kohler 14KW Composite Home Standby Generator
Kohler 14KW Composite Home Standby Generator
Model: 14RESA
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Optional Accessories 10





Standby (Air Cooled)

Run Watts

14,000 Rated Watts


120/240 Single-Phase


LP/Natural Gas



  • Kohler Command PRO® OHV Engine
  • Meets emission regulations for U.S. EPA & California
  • Powerful and reliable engine with hydraulic valve lifters
  • Powerful Performance w/ PowerBoost™ Technology
  • Greater motor-starting ability for large electrical loads
  • Premium Power Quality (+/-1% Voltage Regulation _
  • Protects sophisticated electronics with low distortion (<5%THD)
  • Fast Response
  • Kohler™ generators restore power in as little as 10 seconds
  • New Silencer Reduces Sound Levels & Provides Quiet Operation
  • Maintains neighborhood solitude - approx 67 dB(A) at 7 m (23 ft)
  • New RDC2 Controller
  • Glare-resistant, 2-line 16-character display - No More Codes
  • ATS status via LED lights on controller; Built-In 2.5A Battery Charger
  • OnCue Remote Monitoring System (Included)
  • Built-in Ethernet card, no hardware needed for OnCue
  • Exclusive 100% Corrosion-Proof Composite Enclosure
  • Will not rust - even in harsh seaside environments
  • Premium Warranty - 5-year/2,000-hour limited warranty
  • 18 Month/1000 Hour Limited Warranty For Off-Grid (Non-Standby) Applications
  • Transfer Switch (Sold Separately) & Group 51 Bat. (Not Included)
  • *Note - Must Be Installed At Least 5' From Structure
California residents see
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
For more information go to: www.p65Warnings.ca.gov


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Product Specs
120/240 Single-Phase
60 Hertz
Rated Watts
14000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
12000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
14000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
124 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
193 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.8 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
2.3 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
58 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m Learn More
Decibel Rating @ 7m
Sound levels are measured in decibels (dB). The lower the decibel rating, the less noise the product makes. As an example, a ticking watch is 20 dB while on the other end of the scale, a lawn mower is around 90 dB.
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Not Included (500 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
Mounting Pad
Composite (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Grade Type
Engine Brand
Starting System
12v Auto Start
725 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
420 Pounds
Made in USA
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Warranty
5 Years
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
26.2 Inches
Product Height
29 Inches


Kohler 14RESA Reviews & Ratings

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Product Questions Answered by Jared, the Generator Expert
How heavy is it?
Janet H. 
from California 
August 26, 2018
When positioning the generator, how close to an opening in the house wall can it be?
Paul R. 
from Virginia 
May 10, 2018
Can this Kohler 8kW Home Standby generator be started remotely?
from Idaho 
December 22, 2016
I have a 9165 watt solar system which reverse meters to the grid. If the power is off, I have no power. Will one of the natural gas backup generators work with my system, or does the solar add complications?
Erik Johnson 
from Colorado 
December 16, 2013
What size gas supply pipe is needed from tank to generator?
Richard Evans 
from Pennsylvania 
July 20, 2013
Will the Kohler 14kw propane, work with my Nexus 200 amp smart switch?
from Virginia 
December 30, 2012
How does the warranty work? Does it have to be installed by a Kohler certified dealer for the warranty work?
Franz Gerster 
from New York 
December 13, 2012
What would the fuel consumption be for the 14kW? Assuming a 200 gal LP tank, circuit load: 1 refrigerator, 1 microwave 1300 watts, and 4 small lighting circuits.
Bill Borresen 
from Georgia 
September 27, 2012
Most of our outages are in summer with a 3-ton AC running. Would this unit handle that plus a fridge & freezer, etc?
Max Tappen 
from Ohio 
July 01, 2012
Hi Jim, What is the difference between the 20resl and 20resal? I don't see the composite pad on this unit 20resal? Thanks, Steve
from New Jersey 
February 21, 2012

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