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Understanding the circuit protection requirements of Art. 695 and why they’re different from other parts of the NEC
What are the required fire alarm signals for electrical fire pump and diesel generator as a one set or two electrical fire pumps?
This article covers basic code requirements that can be found in NFPA 20 and NEC 695. It does not address problems and conflicts associated with the codes like NFPA 70E. Here are some examples.
An old high-rise apartment has an old electric fire pump
not supported by the old generator. The generator is to be
replaced. Is there any code requirement that would mandate
an update to the service and / or connecting the fire pump to the new genset?
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