Kohler 20RESAL Liquid Propane / Natural Gas 20 kW, 120/240V Liquid Propane / Natural Gas Single-Phase Composite Standby Generator with 200 Amp Service Entrance Rated Automatic Transfer Switch with Load Shedding (20RESAL-SE)

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Kohler 20RESAL-SE 20kW Standby Generator with  200 Amp Whole House, Service Entrance Rated, Load Shedding Automatic Transfer Switch

Product Features:

  • 20kW 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
  • Premium Warranty - Covered under 5 Year - 2000 Hour Limited Warranty
  • Exclusive 100% corrosion-proof composite enclosure will not rust, even in harsh seaside environments
  • New DC2 Controller with glare resistant 16 character display and real time clock
  • UL Listed to UL2200 Engine / Generator Standard for Safety
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Included with Built-In Load Shedding (RXT-JFNC-200ASE)
  • Transfer switch is Service Entrance Rated
  • Self-Test Mode – periodically runs a self test to ensure that your generator will be ready to work when you need it


  • Kohler Engine – Reliable, air-cooled engine ensures you have your power when you need it most
  • 4-Cycle V2 Engine Ensures Optimum Efficiency
  • Engine CC: 999
  • Engine RPM: 3600 (the unit’s total revolutions per minute)
  • Air Cooled
  • Covered Under 5 Year Commercial Warranty
  • Covered Under 5 Year Residential Warranty
  • Includes Low Oil Alert and Automatic Shutdown

Product Technologies / Benefits:

  • High Quality Power - Kohler home generators provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for excellent generator power quality to protect your valuable electronics.
  • Corrosion-Proof Enclosure - The bold new Kohler design is completely corrosion proof, even in harsh seaside environments, and is impact-resistant even at -34 C (-30 F).
  • Fast Response - Kohler’s unique Fast-Response excitation system delivers excellent voltage response and short-circuit capability.
  • Quiet Operation - Kohler home generators provide quiet, neighborhood-friendly performance.
  • Built-In Load Shedding - Transfer Switch manages electrical power to prevent overloading
  • No Refueling! - Runs on your home's natural gas or liquid propane

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: 26.2” (measured from the furthest point on the left to the furthest on the right)
  • Noise Rating at Exercise: 64 dbA (when the unit is running a self check)
  • Noise Rating at Normal Operating Load: 69 dbA (when the unit is operating at normal power)
  • NG Power Capacity: 18kW (wattage when running on natural gas)
  • LP Power Capacity: 20kW (wattage when running on liquid propane)
  • NG Consumption (50% Load): 161 cubic feet per hour
  • LP Consumption (50% Load): 2.3 gallons per hour
  • Group 51 Automotive Battery NOT Included

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Our SKU: Kohler 20RESAL

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  • Kohler 20RESAL
    Liquid Propane / Natural Gas

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Kohler 20RESAL Product Specifications

Specification Sheet
Kohler Generator Sizing Form
Amperage 83
Auto Shut Off Yes
Battery Included No
Battery Type 500 CCA
CARB approved Yes
CC 999
Controls Electronic
Cooling System Air Cooled
Enclosure Material Composite
Engine Brand Kohler
Engine Type 4-Cycle V2
Frequency 60
Fuel Type Liquid Propane, Natural Gas
Height 29
LP Consumption 2.3
Length 48
Low Oil Alert Yes
Manufacturer Warranty 5 Year Commercial, 5 Year Commercial (Engine), 5 Year Residential, 5 Year Residential (Engine)
Motor RPM 3600
Mounting Pad Material Composite
Natural Gas Consumption 161
Noise Rating 64 dbA (Test), 69 dbA (Full Load)
Phase 1
SCAQMD Compliant Yes
Service Entrance Rated Yes
Transfer Switch Included Yes
UL Listed Yes
Voltage 120, 240
Wattage 20000
Width 26.2

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