Fred Durso

NFPA Journal underscores the proper way to power your building for emergencies

Blog Post created by Fred Durso Employee on Apr 2, 2013

Emergency powerLosing power can cripple a building heavily reliant on its use, which is why adhering to emergency power protocols is crucial. 

NFPA electrical code specialist Jeffrey Sargent outlines the NFPA code provisions overseeing emergency power sources (EPS) in the latest NFPA Journal. Using NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, in conjunction with NFPA 110, Emergency and Standby Power Systems, will ensure that operations run as smoothly as possible during a natural or manmade disaster. For example, the NEC lists emergency power supply options (generator sets and storage batteries, to name a few) while NFPA 110 provides sizing and performance requirements for the emergency system.  

Read Jeff's column for more details.

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