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This article discusses design requirements of NFPA 110 (2016) and how it applies to emergency and standby power systems in mission critical facilities. It also reviews other relevant codes, such as NEC (2017), NFPA 99 (2018), and IBC (2015), and discusses how they complement NFPA 110.
Learn the best questions to ask before starting a fire protection design project.
Hospitals, clinics, and similar facilities are among the most demanding an engineer can tackle—automation, controls and technology are evolving rapidly, hospital managers are increasingly budget-conscious, and assist in saving lives.
Identifying the impacts of retrofitting a fire pump into existing buildings and being code-compliant are challenging when working with existing buildings.
If a control circuit is opened or shorted, the engine automatically starts and an alarm relay activates indicators at the generator and any remote annunciators.
Available in three single output models; 12, 24, and 48VDC, each unit features 90 to 264VAC input voltage range, no-load power consumption 250K hours per MIL-HDBK-217F at full load/25ºC ambient and weight of 6.4oz.
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The filter monitors the current signal and compensates for the unwanted elements of the measured current. Thus, the filter ensures a harmonic suppression independently of the number of loads.
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Video: Cover your BAS: Simple Steps to Address Cybersecurity Concerns in Your Building Automation Systems
This presentation covers common vulnerabilities in BACnet systems and provides common sense approaches to ensure your Building Automation System deployments don't leave a building open to attack.