Emergency, Standby, Backup
Your questions answered: How to specify backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities
Additional information from the Feb. 27, 2020, webcast was provided by the presenters
Emergency and standby systems are used to provide backup power for building systems to provide assurance that fire/life safety systems and critical equipment can maintain their operation during a power outage
When designing backup, standby and emergency power systems for mission critical facilities, there are several considerations beyond NFPA 70: National Electrical Code and other building code requirements that must be addressed.
Your questions answered: Critical power: Designing power systems for resiliency in mission critical facilities
Questions not answered during the Nov. 12, 2019, webcast are answered here
Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features
Understand NFPA 110 and its relation to emergency power supplies
Air quality regulations have a major impact on the choice of engine generator sets for standby electric power and gas engines can be a more advantageous choice than traditional diesel technology
Questions left unanswered during the Sept. 19, 2019, critical power webcast are answered here
Tom Divine, PE, has joined the editorial advisory board in his new role as a senior electrical engineer at Johnston, LLC
The XQP30 provides easy-to-use EMCP 4.2B digital controls along with either Clipsal or CE sockets, allowing the power to be easily distributed across the work site.