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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

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3/27/14 11:00 am to 3/27/15 EST

How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility


Date: Thursday, March 27 at 11 AM ET

Time: 11:00 AM ET (Convert to your timezone)

Duration: 60 minutes, including LIVE Q&A

Determining backup power supply for a facility involves knowing which loads to backup, how much power they require, and how their characteristics affect the backup power source. If backup power is code-required, additional constraints affect the selection and sizing of the power source. This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.     

Participants will:

  • Learn how to calculate backup power requirements for their facility.
  • Understand the electrical characteristics of different types of loads.
  • Understand how loads are classified by building codes.
  • Be introduced to software tools that can assist in sizing backup power supplies.

Can't attend live? Register to view the webinar on-demand!


Speaker: Timothy Coyle, P.E
Power Consulting & Training, Inc.
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