Generac 5872

Liquid Propane / Natural Gas 14 kW, 120/240V Liquid Propane / Natural Gas Steel Standby Generator and 100A 14-Circuit Switch from the Guardian Series

Item # BCI2137341   |   Model # 5872   |  Guardian Collection

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Product Features:

  • 14kW of power will ensure your home will retain power through unexpected outages
  • Connects to existing liquid propane or natural gas fuel supply for easy and efficient power
  • Covered under 3 Year Commercial / Residential Warranty
  • Enclosure made from galvanneal steel is sturdy and offers superior corrosion resistance
  • Weather Resistant – RhinoCoat paint finish
  • Nexus Digital Controller provides system status to compatible Nexus wireless monitors
  • UL Listed to UL2200 Engine / Generator Standard for Safety
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Included – 14 Circuit Load Center Style Auto Transfer Switch (100A) with 1' flexible fuel line and DVD manual
  • Self-Test Mode – periodically runs a self test to ensure that your generator will ready to work when you need it


  • Generac OHVI Engine – The only engine specifically designed for generator use, provides the reliability needed to power through the most severe weather outages
  • 1.8L 2-Cylinder Engine Ensures Optimum Efficiency
  • Engine CC: 992
  • Engine RPM: 3600 (the unit’s total rotations per minute)
  • Air Cooled
  • Covered Under 3 Year Commercial Warranty
  • Covered Under 3 Year Residential Warranty
  • Includes Low Oil Alert and Automatic Shutdown

Product Technologies / Benefits:

  • The Generac OHVI engine is the only engine designed specifically for generator use and has a significantly longer period between scheduled maintenance checkups than competitive engines, saving both time and money.
  • Exclusive True Power Technology ensures your sensitive electronics and appliances are safely powered with electricity as clean as utility power and won’t experience any damaging surges.
  • Generac’s state-of-the-art Nexus Controller is the most comprehensive available. The dual line, tri-lingual LCD display allows for easy monitoring and management of generator functions.
  • Quiet-Test Mode – While all automatic standby generators perform a weekly self-test to validate proper operation, only Generac’s patented, programmable Quiet-Test feature provides an ultra-quiet, neighborhood friendly self-test.
  • Generac’s all-weather aluminum enclosure with RhinoCoat paint finish provides the ultimate protection from the elements. Recommended for salt-air, coastal locations and includes a base fascia for additional protection from debris and rodents.

Product Specifications:

  • Overall Height: 29” (measured from the bottom of the base to the highest point on the generator)
  • Overall Length: 48” (measured from the back to the front of the generator)
  • Overall Width: 25” (measured from the furthest point on the left to the furthest on the right)
  • Noise Rating at Normal Operating Load: 66 dbA (when the unit is running a self check)
  • NG Power Capacity: 13kW (wattage when running on natural gas)
  • LP Power Capacity: 14kW (wattage when running on liquid propane)
  • NG Consumption (50% Load): 156 cubic feet per hour
  • LP Consumption (50% Load): 1.56 gallons per hour

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    Liquid Propane / Natural Gas

*Discontinued model or finish

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