When the power fails or drops below an acceptable level (brownout), your automatic transfer switch (ATS) signals the generator to start. In just 10 seconds, the ATS transfers your power from the grid to the generator, fueled by your home’s natural gas or liquid propane system.
An automatic transfer switch is the brain behind your home generator system. During an outage, it automatically transfers power from the utility to your generator. When utility power is restored, the ATS turns off your generator and returns your home’s power to the utility grid.
Your generator then supplies your home with electricity until the steady utility power is restored.
KOHLER generators endure hundreds of tests (during design and production) before they reach your home. The result is total reliability.
With PowerBoost Technology, KOHLER generators can handle large starting loads like central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances.
Inside every KOHLER generator is a commercial-grade engine built to withstand extreme workloads. We’ll keep your house comfortable as long as the power’s out.
Your standby generator automatically shuts down, ready for the next power outage.
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