Powered by our high-quality Vanguard engine, improved muffler design and re-engineered alternator intake ducting, the new 12kW is 60% quieter than our old 12kW.
Streamlined, Space-Saving Design
With the streamlined, compact design, the new 12kW is 50% smaller than our previous 12kW generator.
Designed to weather the elements, the system's enclosure is made from automotive-grade Galvanneal steel to resist rust. Its advanced powder coat paint process results in years of protection against chips and abrasions.
Have a tight lot line? Worried about your curb appeal? Install your generator as close as 18" for your home. Our generators are in compliancy with the stringent National Fire Protection Agency 37 standard.
Superior Customer Support
Shopping for the right standby generator for your home can be confusing, but Briggs & Stratton will be with you every step of the way. Call our U.S.-based Answer Care Representatives by calling (800) 743-4115 or visit the Customer Support Portal to get your questions answered now.
We have partnered with Synchrony to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing* is available on qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators on the Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Credit Card. *Subject to credit approval Minimum monthly payments required.
*Based on no-load sound power. Not for Prime Power or use where standby systems are legally required, for serious life safety or health hazards, or where lack of power, hampers rescue of fire-fighting operations. This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators) 3Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The 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.
Running Watts (NG)*
Running Amps (LP)
NG Fuel Consumption**
50% Load 119 ft3
Diagnostic Alerts with Remote System Status
Low Oil Shutdown, Engine Does Not Start, Low Frequency, Engine Overspeed, Low Voltage, Low Battery Voltage, Oil Temp High, Transfer Switch Fault
Running Watts (LP)*
Briggs & Stratton
Engine Displacement (cc)
120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Running Amps (NG)
LP Fuel Consumption**
50% Load = 2.36 gal/hr
6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.
**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. 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 for complete warranty details
Help ensure smooth starting and reliable operation in the winter months with the Briggs & Stratton Cold Weather Kit tested to start at -20 degrees F. The thermostatically controlled battery warmers and oil heaters activate as the temperature drops.
Briggs & Stratton maintenance kits help you complete scheduled maintenance and prevent costly repairs on your standby generator. Maintenance kits are designed specifically for your generator’s needs.
Infohub™ notifies your computer, tablet, smartphone and/or dealer with your generator status, maintenance needs and service schedule reminders. Simple, hands-free and affordable, Infohub is a good choice for wireless monitoring.