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14 kW Generator

14RESA Single Phase or Three Phase, Natural Gas|LPG


Specs

Rated kW LP 14 kW
Rated kW NG 12 kW
Amps LP 58 amps
Amps NG 50 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V 33 kVa
Alternator Note All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement 725 cm³ (44 cu. in.)
Horsepower NG 20.5 HP, LP 23.6 HP
Enclosure Material Composite
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise 63 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation 67 dB(A)
Response Time 10 seconds
Warranty Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin US
Certifications/Listings EPA|CSA|UL 2200|cUL
Automatic Transfer Switch Included No
Remote Monitoring Available Yes
Off Grid Warranty 18-month/1000-hour for off-grid applications
Off Grid / Utility Backup Off Grid|Utility Backup
Weight 420 lbs. (191 kg)
Alternator Type 2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load? 124 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load? 60 cfh
Controller RDC2 Digital Controller
Cylinder Arrangement V-2
Dimensions 1216 mm x 655 mm x 733 mm (48 in. x 26.2 in. x 29 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description KOHLER
Engine Model CH740
Engine/Alternator RPM 3600
Fuel Type Natural Gas|LPG
Frequency 50 Hz|60 Hz
Phase Single Phase or Three Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz 120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation ±1.0%
Built in Mounting Pad Yes

Literature and Specs

14 kW Generator

14RESA Single Phase or Three Phase, Natural Gas|LPG


Overview

Our most popular generators for backup power provide award-winning reliability and performance. When you lose power during an outage or storm, a hard-working 14/20 kW KOHLER® generator keeps your appliances working, the heat or AC running and your security system on. Now also available in 3 phase.*

  • Reliable.
    Every KOHLER® generator is equipped with a heavy-duty, commercial-grade engine that stands up to extreme weather.
  • Powerful.
    In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power to a 5-ton (60,000 BTU) air conditioner, major appliances and electronics.*
  • Premium warranty.
    We've got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection, and a corrosion-proof enclosure that's built to last.
  • Award winner.
    KOHLER generators have received several awards, including the Most Valuable Product (MVP) Award 2010 by Building Products magazine.

THE POWER YOU NEED

  • PowerBoost™ technology provides power to start large loads such as central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 14RESA at 35kVA at 240V
  • Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation along with low levels of harmonic distortion to protect sophisticated electronics
  • Powered by reliable KOHLER Command PRO® engine, designed and tested for tough commercial applications; with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed is 3600 rpm (the standard for air-cooled generators)
  • Compatible with optional OnCue® Plus and OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, and Programmable Interface Module (PIM)
  • Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit with single-phase generators only

THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT

  • RDC2 controller designed for today's sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner
  • Stylish corrosion-proof enclosure impact tested to -30°F
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, simple terminal block for easy field connections. Kohler also offers concrete mounting pads to lower installation costs and time.
  • Model 14RESA approved for off-grid applications with 18-month/1000-hour off-grid warranty

*Based on generator and load size.