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Fortress 10 kW Standby Generator System

Model Number: 040545

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Our dealer exclusive Fortress standby generator line comes with great additional features. We offer the longest premium level of protection in the industry with a 6-year parts, labor and travel warranty. These generators come equipped with oil warmers for when the temperature drops to -1°C or lower.

Backup power is more affordable than ever with the smaller, sleeker 10 kW generator system. Designed to keep your home running during an outage, this system is ideal for small to medium-sized homes. Available with patented Symphony® II Power Management technology, the 10 kW generator can power more of your home's appliances – including up to two 3-ton air conditioning units.

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Symphony II®

Thanks to Symphony® II Power Management System, a smaller home generator system by Briggs & Stratton can meet all of your needs while saving you money.

6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty

Our comprehensive 6 year parts, labor & travel limited warranty is the longest in the industry.

Commercial-Grade Engine

A commercial-grade Vanguard™ engine means powerful performance when it matters most.

Durable Enclosure

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.

Superior Customer Support

Shopping for the right standby generator for your home can be confusing, but GridIron will be with you every step of the way. Contact our Canadian based customer service representatives by calling 1-877-829-0013 or visit the Customer Support Portal to get your questions answered now.

Flexible Placement

Have a tight lot line? Worried about your curb appeal? Install your generator as close as 18" for your home. Our generators are in compliance with the stringent National Fire Protection Agency 37 standard.

Financing Solution

We have partnered with Synchrony to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing is available for qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators on the Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Credit Card.

*Subject to credit approval Minimum monthly payments required.


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).

Warranty details available at briggsandstratton.com.

Installations 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.

Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ and full 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.

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Fortress 10 kW Standby Generator System

Engine BrandBriggs & Stratton
Engine SeriesVanguard™
Engine Displacement570
OperationFully Automatic
Voltage (V)120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Alternator TypeComputer Friendly
Weekly ExerciserYes
Battery/Battery ChargerYes
Overcrank ProtectionYes
Hour MeterYes
Length (in)28
Width (in)24.4
Height (in)35.1
Weight (lbs)272
Warranty (Product)***6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
Running Watts LP10,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load LP50% load = 1.19 gal/hr
Running Watts NG9,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load NG50% load = 111 ft³ /hr
Running Amperage NG37.5
Running Amperage LP41.7
Warranty Consumer Product Info6 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

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Cold Weather Kit

The Briggs & Stratton Cold Weather Kit ensures smooth starting and reliable operation in the winter months. The thermostatically controlled battery warmers and oil heaters activate as the temperature drops to -29°C.

Maintenance Kit

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™ Wireless Monitor

Infohub™ sends notifications to 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.

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