Emergency, Standby, Backup
How to understand generator type, class and level
Facility owners and design professionals must consider protection from severe weather events when designing standby power systems
Engineers and owners must consider NFPA requirements when designing and maintaining alternate power supply systems to ensure reliable service
The 2019 edition of NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems includes a variety of revisions and updates that clarify design
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
Health care facilities require circuit protection for electrical systems.
A robust grounding system was required at an emergency call center in Texas. Lighting protection also was included.
In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria, both Category 5 storms, caused extensive damage to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. James Mawby and Shannon Reed were among several Dewberry employees deployed to the territories under the firm's Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR II) contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
New construction and renovations at Froedtert Hospital required careful consideration of the electrical equipment rooms.
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