Kohler 12RES Standby Generator Reviews

Kohler 12RES Standby Generator

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  • I Sure Thought I'd Have A Great Experience, But Didn't

    Feb 12, 2009 by
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    Pros: 12 kW size is good, easy to access for oil and battery changes. 
    Cons: Poor product quality/durability. 

    Summary: Becuase Kohler has a strong reputation for quality and superior product in the backup generator world, I purchased a 12 kW Kohler residential backup generator in July of 2006.  After it was installed, it would run ... read more

  • An Old Scout Says : Be Prepared

    Jan 2, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Steady power when you need it. Lower maintenance costs than similar units.
    Cons: Needs professional installation, cost.

    Summary: Having a standby generator has always been a high priority for me. We live in a rural area and the winters can get pretty bad. We’ve endured several ice storms and experienced numerous short duration power outages. My wife’s father lives with us and we ... read more

  • Great Automatic Standby Generator

    Dec 18, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Trouble free automatic whole house generator
    Cons: Somewhat complicated installation if your electrician has not installed a generator beforehand.

    Summary: There are many generators on the market today to power your home in the event of a power failure. When they kick in automatically, without intervention, they are known as a 'standby' generator. This generator is installed at the home of my ... read more

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  • Consumer Reports Best Buy

    Sep 3, 2009 by
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    Pros: Highest rated stationary generator by Consumer Reports
    Cons: Cost - $3,700  (competition ranges from 1,700 - 4,100)

    Summary: I've been researching automatic standby generators.  Others may also be interested in the Consumer Reports ratings of these stationary units (June 2009 at consumerreports.org):#1 - Kohler 12RESL, 12RES, CRBB - 95% rating and ... read more

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