DATE: September 28, 2016
TIME: 2 PM EDT
DURATION: 60 minutes, including LIVE Q&A
Generator Integration to the Electrical System | Retro-fit to Existing Building vs New Construction
1.0 PDH Credit Certificate of Completion*
Our society has become highly dependent on electrical power. Moreover, virtually all of the critical infrastructure for communications, security, as well as emergency services and life safety, depend on power. This has caused a wide variety of organizations to consider adding or upgrading back-up power to their existing facilities or include them as a requirement for new buildings.
Once the decision has been made to require an emergency power system, the next step is to examine the systems expected to be supported by the back-up generator. The protected load could be limited to just cover the basic building systems, such as lighting and elevators to ensure that personnel can safely exit the facility. Alternately, back-up power may need to be continuously available for an indefinite time to support some or all systems of the entire facility that needs to remain occupied and operational.
In this third part of our 5 part series of webinars, we will examine the issues of Generator Integration to the Electrical System and Retro-fit to Existing Building vs New Construction and other key topics to consider when specifying, selecting and installing an emergency back-up power system.
- Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
- Paralleling Switchgear and Redundancy
- Power Distribution and Load Shedding
- Hitching Posts for Roll-up Generators
- Load Banks