Residential Home Standby Generators
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Briggs and Stratton Power Protect home standby system

Power Protect System

Built with commercial grade Vanguard engines ranging in size from 10kW to 26kW.

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How does a home standby system work?

Why make the investment?

Protect against storm damage & costs associated with power outages

There are many risks to a home not having power, whether it's water damage from the sump pump not working, to food spoilage with the freezer off or even hotel stays & meals - you can avoid the unexpected financial burdens with a backup / standby generator

Lower Homeowners Insurance

Deter break-ins with constant security & remote monitoring which can reduce your homeowners insurance

Comfort during power outages

A home standby generator keeps your family running, whether it's enjoying your favourite show, a hot meal or maintaining your heat in the winter or AC in the summer, you won't skip a beat!

Increased value

Increase your resale value by adding a generator system - a recent study by Remodeling magazine showed standby generators can increase your home resale value!
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Here for you when you need it most

Briggs & Stratton Power Protect Home Standby generators provide the security and dependability of uninterrupted power, regardless of the weather.
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Why Choose
Briggs & Stratton?

  • Commercial-Grade Vanguard® Power
  • Best-In-Class Warranty
  • Highest-Rated Power Output in its Class
  • Assembled & Engineered in USA
  • Multiple Fuel Options (Natural Gas or Propane)
  • Easy Installation & Serviceability (as close as 18" to a building)
  • Corrosion Resistant Enclosure & Base (Automotive-grade galvanneal steel base and aluminum enclosure)
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Need Portable Power?

Briggs and Stratton Portable Generator inverter

Residential / Commercial
Generators & Inverters

Flexible and reliable solutions for power on the go

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Power Protect Models

Looking for Natural Gas
or Propane systems
larger than 26kW?

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Need help sizing the right system?

Our sales professionals are here for you!
We have over 85 years of experience in creating the custom system size & type for your unique needs.

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Looking to go Off-Grid?

We offer custom hybrid power solutions featuring the
SimpliPhi Energy Storage System

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Why buy from Sommers?

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The Sommers Advantage

Double Tested

All units are tested by Briggs and Stratton and undergo a 52-point inspection
& full load test to ensure proper operation prior to shipping.

Winter Ready

All of our units include a winter-kit (oil warmer) so your investment is ready for our harsh Canadian winters, at no added cost.

Battery Optimization

All units include a battery and independent 3-stage battery charger which optimizes battery life.

Your local generator experts for over 85 years!

Briggs & Stratton quality home standby products feature a commercial-grade Vanguard engine and are backed by our Sommers 24/7/365 emergency service support and we offer the industry leading warranty — 6 year all inclusive parts and labour or 10 year warranty on DX models!

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Residential Transfer Switches

Check out our selection of transfer switch options including GenerLink, Meter-Based and Service Entrance Rated

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