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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Test and Maintenance

Conduct or Witness Test - The ________ shall conduct or witness a test of the complete system upon installation and periodically afterward.

authority having jurisdiction

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Test and Maintenance

Tested Periodically - Systems shall be tested periodically on a schedule acceptable to the ________ to ensure the systems are maintained in proper operating condition.

authority having jurisdiction

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Test and Maintenance

Battery Systems Maintenance - Where battery systems or unit equipments are involved, including batteries used for starting, control, or ignition in auxiliary engines, the _________ shall require ________

authority having jurisdiction

periodic maintenance.

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Test and Maintenance

A _______ shall be kept of such tests and maintenance.


written record

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Test and Maintenance

Testing Under Load- Means for testing all emergency lighting and power systems during__________ conditions shall be provided.

maximum anticipated load

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Circuit Wiring

Wiring- __ or more emergency circuits supplied by the same source shall be permitted in the same raceway, cable, box, or cabinet. Wiring from an emergency source or emergency source shall be kept entirely _________ of all other wiring unless permitted in the ff:



Two

independent

1. Wiring from the normal power source located in transfer equipment enclosure.
2. Wiring supplied from 2-sources in exit or emergency luminaires.
3. Wiring from 2-sources in a common junction box for emergency luminaires.
4. Wiring containing only the branch circuit supplying a single unit equipment.

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Circuit Wiring

Wiring Design and Location - Shall be designed and located so as to_________ that might cause failure due to ____________________ (4)

minimize the hazards

flooding, fire, icing, vandalism, and other adverse conditions.

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Circuit Wiring

Fire Protection - Listed are the additional requirements for buildings with _____person or more or in buildings above _____m in height with the following occupancies: assembly, educational, residential, detention and correctional, business, and mercantile.

Feeder Circuit Wiring - Shall meet one of the following conditions:

1. Be installed in spaces/areas that are fully protected and with an ________ automatic fire suppression system.
2. Listed electrical circuit protective system with minimum of ___hr fire rating.
3. Protected by a listed_______ system for the electrical system components.
4. Protected by a _________ listed to achieve a fire rating of ______hr.
5. Be embedded in not less than___mm concrete.
6. Is a cable listed to maintain ______ for not less than ____hr

1000 persons

23 m




approved

1-hour

thermal barrier

fire-rated assembly / 1-hour

50 mm

circuit integrity / 1 hour.

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Storage Battery - Shall be of suitable rating and capacity to supply and maintain the load for a minimum period of ______hrs, without the voltage to the load falling ___% of the normal.


1 ½ hours

87 ½

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Generator Set

_________ A time-delay feature permitting a _______ shall be provided to avoid retransfer in case of short-time reestablishment of the normal source.




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Prime Mover-Driven-

15-minute setting

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Separate Service - Where acceptable to AHJ as suitable for emergency source additional service is permitted provided it has a ___________. And, service conductors sufficiently remote electrically and physically from any other service conductors.

separate service drop or service lateral

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Unit Equipment - Shall be provided illumination consisting of the following: (4)

1. A rechargeable battery
2. A battery charging means
3. One or more lamps mounted on the equipment.
4. A relaying device arranged to energize the lamps automatically upon failure of equipment.

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Generator Set

Battery Power and Dampers - Battery shall be equipped with an _______ means independent of the generator set. And, the damper used for ventilation of the genset must also be _________

automatic charging

connected to the emergency system

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Generator Set

Internal Combustion as Prime Mover - An on-site fuel supply shall be provided sufficient for not less than ____________hrs operation of the system.

2 hours’ full demand

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Generator Set

Auxiliary Power Supply - Generator sets that require more than ______secs to develop power shall be permitted if an auxiliary power supply energizes the emergency system__________.

10 seconds

until the generator can pick up the load

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power

Generator Set

Outdoor Generator Sets - An additional disconnecting means _______ in the building or structure it supplies if it has a disconnecting means within sight or located in the house of the genset

is not required

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EMERGENCY SYSTEMS

Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment

The_______ for emergency systems shall _______ to have ground-fault protection of equipment with automatic disconnecting means.

alternate source

not be required

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Systems required and so classed as legally required standby by municipal, state, federal, or other codes or by any governmental agency having jurisdiction. These systems are intended to automatically supply power to selected loads (other than those classed as emergency systems) in the event of failure of the normal source.

LEGALLY REQUIRED STANDBY SYSTEMS

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LEGALLY REQUIRED STANDBY SYSTEMS

Circuit Wiring

The legally required standby stem wiring _______ to occupy the same raceways, cables, boxes, and cabinets with other general wiring.

shall be permitted

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LEGALLY REQUIRED STANDBY SYSTEMS

Sources of Power for Legally Required Standby Systems

Shall be available within the time required for the application but not to exceed _______secs.
Same Provisions with Emergency Systems for Storage Battery, Generator Set, Separate Service and Unit Equipment

60 seconds

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LEGALLY REQUIRED STANDBY SYSTEMS

Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment

The _______ for legally required standby systems shall _________ to have __________ of equipment.

alternate source

not be required

ground-fault protection

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Those systems intended to supply power to public or private facilities or property where life safety does not depend on the performance of the system. Optional standby systems are intended to supply on-site generated power to selected loads either automatically or manually.

OPTIONAL STANDBY SYSTEMS

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OPTIONAL STANDBY SYSTEMS

Circuit Wiring

The ___________ wiring shall be permitted to occupy the same raceways, cables, boxes, and cabinets with other general wiring

optional standby stem

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OPTIONAL STANDBY SYSTEMS

Outdoor Generator Sets

An additional disconnecting means is _______ in the building or structure it supplies if it has a disconnecting means __________ of the genset

not required

within sight or located in the house

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