A generator is needed to power a house of up to 4,000 square feet. The washer or oven will be running at the same time. If you choose the use of appliances while the generator is running, the propane will last longer and be more effective.
Will a 22kW generator run my whole house?
A 22 kilowatt whole-house generator is a great choice for homeowners who want an entry level whole-house generator. A generator in the range of 27 to 36 kilowatts is perfect for most homes since it replaces 75% of the 200 Amp coming into your electrical panel.
How big of a house will a 20kW generator power?
70% of installations have a 20 kilowatt air-cooled generator. It can be used as a whole house generator for homes under 2,500 square feet, or as an essential circuits only generator for larger homes.
How much gas does a Generac 22kw generator use?
A 22 kilowatt generator burns 2.1 gallons per hour at 12 load and 3.6 gph at full load, while a larger 38 kilowatt generator burns 3 gallons per hour at 12 load and 5.4 gph at full load.