Emergency Generator Requirements — Not So Simple Anymore

April 10, 2009
Carol F. McCabe
Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

Summer is coming, and commercial facility owners and developers may be concerned about navigating the season's peak electrical demand periods and possible power outages. Many properties are equipped with emergency generation systems, the size and complexity of which may vary according to property use. Whereas some commercial buildings may be equipped with emergency generators that provide only safety lighting in power outages, large data centers, medical facilities, or facilities at which other critical functions are performed may be served by very large and relatively complex emergency generation systems.

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