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Generac Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator with 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Wi-Fi-Enable

Model # 7177|Store SKU # 1001493910

Overview

Model # 7177 Store SKU # 1001493910

As the #1 selling home standby generator brand, Generac's® Guardian Series® generators provide the automatic backup power you need to protect your home and family during a power outage. Now coming with FREE Mobile Link, allowing you to monitor the status of your generator on a phone, tablet or computer from anywhere in the world. Connected to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply, it starts within seconds of sensing power loss - automatically - and runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns. Choose from just enough power to cover essential circuits or whole house coverage. Generac's® Guardian Series® offers benefits that few competitors can match. Engineered and built in the U.S.A., the new lineup of home standby generators are engineered to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac® home standby generators.

  1. Powers 16-circuits of your home with the 100-amp, NEMA 3R (indoor or outdoor rated) transfer switch with aluminum enclosure
  1. 5 Year Limited Warranty for automatic standby generators.
  1. True Power Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  1. Generac generators and engines are Engineered and Built in the USA using domestic and foreign parts
  1. Generac's G-Force Engine is a purpose-built, pressure-lubricated engine capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power thats more reliable and requires less routine maintenance.
  1. 24/7/365 Customer Support Team standing by all day, every day from our headquarters in Wisconsin to answer any questions you might have.

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
48
Assembled Height (in inches)
29
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
420
Assembled Width (in inches)
25
Packaged Depth (in inches)
48
Packaged Height (in inches)
29
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
420
Packaged Width (in inches)
25

Details

Country of Origin
US-United States
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Fuel Type
Dual Fuel

Warranty / Certifications

5 Year Limited Warranty for automatic standby generators.
Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator with 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Wi-Fi-EnableGenerac Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator with 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Wi-Fi-EnableAs the #1 selling home standby generator brand, Generac's® Guardian Series® generators provide the automatic backup power you need to protect your home and family during a power outage. Now coming with FREE Mobile Link, allowing you to monitor the status of your generator on a phone, tablet or computer from anywhere in the world. Connected to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply, it starts within seconds of sensing power loss - automatically - and runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns. Choose from just enough power to cover essential circuits or whole house coverage. Generac's® Guardian Series® offers benefits that few competitors can match. Engineered and built in the U.S.A., the new lineup of home standby generators are engineered to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac® home standby generators.
Generac
1001493910
CAD55992022-07-04
The Home Depot Canada
Guardian 16kW Home Backup Generator with 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Wi-Fi-Enable is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 8.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Efficient and Reliable - Generac 7177 Those power outages in Lytle Creek, CA were just terrible. For 2 to 3 days! We bought Generac generator in January 2020. It is fabulous, the warranty, the maintenance and well the price not so good, but it supplies our needs.
Date published: 2020-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product, Easy to program... Quality product, Easy to program
Date published: 2020-07-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2020-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this be my second one from home depot my last one lasted 17 years but it rusted out real bad hop... this be my second one from home depot my last one lasted 17 years but it rusted out real bad hope this one last longer. thank you
Date published: 2020-06-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Product did not meet our needs Generac product was not fonctional when received. We received little support. HD is very good however
Date published: 2019-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Real easy to set up... Real easy to set up
Date published: 2019-12-10
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How many BTUs does this unit out out?

How many BTUs does this unit out out?
Asked by: Melanie
For the Generac model #7177 using natural gas at a 1/2 load, the BTU content is 155,000, and at a full load it is 272,500. If model #7177 is using liquid propane, at a 1/2 load, the BTU content is 182,000, and at a full load it is 245,000. You can find more information online in the spec sheet, https://www.generac.com/all-products/generators/home-backup-generators/guardian-series/16kw-7177-16-circuit-transfer-switch-wifi-enabled
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2021-04-02

My current natural gas pressure is 8.0 inches water column. Do I need to reduce that to operate t...

My current natural gas pressure is 8.0 inches water column. Do I need to reduce that to operate this generator.
Asked by: marc
We recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer as they will be better able to assist you. If you need assistance finding a local dealer, we recommend using our dealer locator found here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2020-12-01

Does it include the pad base.

Does it include the pad base.
Asked by: Bob
No, you are best to pour a slab and anchor it down.
Answered by: sonnyjames
Date published: 2020-11-17

what is the output (watts) diference running on LP vs. NG?

what is the output (watts) diference running on LP vs. NG?
Asked by: francisco
Because they are two different types of fuel, and develop different horspower.
Answered by: sonnyjames
Date published: 2020-11-17

Is the electrical connection breaker to the existing entrance panel included in installation of t...

Is the electrical connection breaker to the existing entrance panel included in installation of this unit
Asked by: Pepe
No, this is not a whole house generator package.
Answered by: sonnyjames
Date published: 2020-11-17

Would this be enough power for a house that is 2800 square foot.

Would this be enough power for a house that is 2800 square foot.
Asked by: philbert
That depends on the number of electrical/gas appliances you have.
Answered by: sonnyjames
Date published: 2020-11-17

do you have whole house 16 and 20 k generators in stock?

do you have whole house 16 and 20 k generators in stock?
Asked by: Alan
Thank you for your inquiry! During this time of unprecedented events, Generac is working hard to manufacture products and get them out the door as quickly as we can. We understand that your purchase was made because you are in need and we are working around the clock to fulfill demand. I assure you we are diligently updating our lead times for our dealers regularly, so they can provide updates to our valuable customers. We encourage you to continue to work with your place of purchase to keep up-to-date on the availability of your product! We look forward to you joining the Generac family!
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2020-11-03

I want to buy this production ,ohow abou the install?

How the install
Asked by: Phong
Installations will vary depending on the home, but an average installation will include installation of a mounting pad, wiring, and gas connections. The cost of the installation will vary depending upon the layout of your home and the gas line set-up necessary. We recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer as they will be better able to assist you. If you need assistance finding a local dealer, we recommend using our dealer locator found here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2020-09-04
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