2022 NFPA 110 Emergency and Standby Power Systems
Help reduce risks to power systems with the 2022 edition of NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems.
Provide backup power systems users can trust and help protect people and property by using the updated requirements in NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems. Readiness of emergency power in the case of disruption of the normal utility supply is a vital consideration in safeguarding building occupants. Unfortunately, poor installation, planning, and maintenance practices are all common causes of emergency power supply system (EPSS) failure.
Improve occupant safety and help ensure systems are correctly installed, tested, and maintained.
Comprehensive coverage in NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, addresses the following:
Compliance with the updated standard can help save money by extending the life of the power system through proper care.
- Power sources
- Transfer equipment
- Supervisory equipment
- Related electrical and mechanical auxiliary and accessory equipment needed to supply electrical power to the load terminals of the transfer equipment
Important changes in the 2022 edition can help you avoid errors and oversights. This edition introduces requirements for fuel cell systems used for Level 1 or Level 2 standby power. The fuel cell performance requirements parallel the performance requirements for generator sets.