PowerProtect™ 26kW Home Standby Generator

Starting at MSRP $6,640.00

The Most Powerful Air-Cooled Home Standby Generator! With enough power for a whole house, even heavy loads like your air conditioner, power everything with a PowerProtect™ 26kW¹ Home Standby Generator. Don't sacrifice anything when the power goes out, live life uninterrupted, and make power outages a thing of your past. PowerProtect offers protection from outages, increases the value of your home and can even reduce home insurance premiums.

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Available Models: 040806


Highest Rated Power Output on Natural Gas2

Engineered with NGMax for superior power and performance with convenient hookups for both liquid propane and natural gas.

Corrosion Protection

Reinforced, corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosures and bases with Dura-Zen™ coating for a long-lasting, attractive appearance.

Vanguard® Commercial-Grade Engine

Designed for reliable, continuous performance - from the engine experts at Briggs & Stratton.

Superior Motor Starting

Best motor starting in the industry2 to ensure smooth operation of your large appliances during startup. More power2 than the competition.

Most Comprehensive Warranty in the Industry³

No out-of-pocket costs; labor, parts, and service are all included. That’s up to a $849 value!

Eco-Cise™ Weekly Test Mode

Our short 16-second weekly test mode ensures your generator is in top operating condition while reducing noise and fuel consumption.

Flexible Installation & Maintenance

Approved for installation as close as 18” to a building4 with easy toolless panel removal for serviceability and maintenance.

Suitable for Off-Grid use or Demand Response Programs

Certified for non-emergency use, partner with your utility company’s demand response program and receive rewards for helping reduce the overall load on the power grid.

In-House Call Support

Enjoy direct access to our US-based Briggs & Stratton energy experts whenever you need them.

1This generator is listed in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No.100-14 (motors and generators).
2In its named class.
3See operator’s manual or briggsandstratton.com for complete warranty details.
4The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home or business.


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Model Number
Running Watts (Liquid Propane) kW**
Running Watts (Natural Gas) kW**
Running Amperage (Liquid Propane) Amps**
Running Amperage (Natural Gas) Amps**
120 / 240
Circuit Breaker Amps
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard® Commercial-Grade
Engine Displacement (cc)
Motor Starting Capability (kVA)
65.5 (35% voltage dip)
Assembled Length (in.)
Assembled Width (in.)
Assembled Height (in.)
Assembled Weight (lbs.)
Normal Operating Sound
65 dBA
Fuel Consumption (Liquid Propane) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***
Fuel Consumption (Natural Gas) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***
Limited Warranty (Years)†
7-Year Comprehensive

*Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation, automatic transfer switch, accessories or shipping.
**This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No.100-14 (motors and generators).
***Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
†See operator’s manual or briggsandstratton.com for complete warranty details.