ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 16
Recent Posts
fuse rejectors
by gfretwell. 03/23/17 01:12 PM
Another Forum Update
by Admin. 03/22/17 03:04 PM
Dining room plugs
by watersparkfalls. 03/21/17 10:31 PM
TRUE POWER
by jraef. 03/21/17 09:13 PM
WEG CFW-11 Frequency Inverter
by jraef. 03/21/17 08:50 PM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
231,243 Are you busy
165,954 Re: Forum
160,481 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (gfretwell), 67 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#197302 - 11/18/10 05:56 PM Life Safety Room  
Bravo  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 30
NY, USA
Can someone please tell me what code states that Life Safety Rooms have to be dedicated and seperate from other non-life safety equipment?

thanks in advance

Dean



2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#197305 - 11/18/10 06:42 PM Re: Life Safety Room [Re: Bravo]  
HotLine1  Offline


Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,798
Brick, NJ USA
Are you referencing what is called an "Area of Refuge"? That is in ANSI ADA (Americans with Disabilities), and is a 'safe' area for handicapped individuals to await rescue. It is usually within a rated staircase, on each landing, and out of the egress path of the non-handicapped occupants. Dimensional requirements are within the ANSI code, as adopted within your state/area.



John

#197308 - 11/18/10 07:53 PM Re: Life Safety Room [Re: HotLine1]  
Bravo  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 30
NY, USA
F found it!

It is the Emermency Power Systems in NFPA-110 section 7.2.2.

The EPSS equipment shall not be installed in the same room with the normal service equipment where the service equipment is rated over 115V and is equal or greater than 1000A.

I call this room the Life Safety Room. Pretty much all of the equipment being fed from the generator that if for life safety.

thank you



Member Spotlight
sparky66wv
sparky66wv
West Virginia
Posts: 2,232
Joined: November 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.015s Queries: 15 (0.004s) Memory: 0.7497 MB (Peak: 0.8743 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-03-23 20:15:10 UTC