How NFPA Electrical Safety Requirements Affect Power Users?

by Mike Rinaldi on 4/17/13 10:36 AM

The 2012 edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® became effective Aug. 31, 2011, and requires facility managers to take action in regards to safety-related work practices.


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Is Your Data Center Equipment Properly Labeled?

by Mike Rinaldi on 1/25/13 7:56 AM

Short Circuit Current Ratings (SCCR) are required by Code on all types of data center power and cooling equipment.  

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Beginning with the 2005 version of the NEC, also known as NFPA-70, changes to the NEC impose some significant new requirements for Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) of electrical equipment including UPS, Air Conditioners, and practically every other large power consuming or conversion device in today's data center.

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