KOHLER® 8.5RES

Kohler 8.5RES

Kohler® 8.5RES Small Business & Residential Generator


Affordable, commercial-grade power for basic power needs. When a bad storm or utility failure knocks out your power, the 8.5RES KOHLER® generator keeps your lights on, fridge cold and sump pump working. This generator will power most appliances in smaller homes, or a few critical items in larger homes.*

Reliable.
Inside this generator is a commercial-grade engine built to withstand extreme workloads year after year.

Powerful
In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power to your heat or AC as well as appliances and electronics.*

Premium warranty.
We’ve got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection and a steel enclosure that’s built to last.

Smart.
You get steady, high-quality power that protects your electronics from damage related to low-quality power sources.

Money saver.
No pricey concrete pad needed. Your contractor – and your wallet – will appreciate the built-in mounting pad and easy-to-connect terminal block.

THE POWER YOU NEED
  • PowerBoost™ technology provides the power to start large loads without dropping power to other appliances
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 23kVA 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® Generator Management System


THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT
  • ADC-RES Advanced Digital Control designed for today’s sophisticated electronics
  • Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner
  • Steel enclosure with automotive-grade paint for advanced corrosion protection
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, including built-in base that eliminates need for concrete mounting pad and simple terminal block for easy field connections

Specifications
Kohler 8.5RES
Specs
Rated kW LP
8.5 kW
Rated kW NG
7.0 kW
Amps LP
35 amps
Amps NG
29 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V
23 kVa
Alternator Note
All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement
0.624 L (38 cu. in.)
Horsepower
NG 13.4 HP, LP 15.4 HP
Enclosure Material
Steel
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation
65 dB(A)
Response Time
10 seconds
Warranty
Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin
US
Certifications/Listings
EPA|CSA|CARB
Automatic Transfer Switch Included
No
Remote Monitoring Available
Yes
Off Grid Warranty
18-month/1000-hour for off-grid applications
Off Grid / Utility Backup
Utility Backup|Off Grid
Weight
430 lbs.
Alternator Type
2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load?
36 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load?
31 cfh
Controller
Advanced Digital Control
Cylinder Arrangement
V-2
Dimensions
1123mm x 726mm x 804mm (44.2 in. x 28.6 in. x 31.6 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description
KOHLER
Engine Model
CH640
Engine/Alternator RPM
3600
Fuel Type
Natural Gas|LPG
Frequency
60 Hz|50 Hz
Phase
Single Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz
120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation
±1.5%
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