Life Safety Code, NFPA 101 2000 edition
All emergency generators up to 1985 have to be concerned with NFPA 99. After 1985, NFPA 110 comes into play. Bothstandards have to be followed. NFPA 110 for Level 1 systems adds features not mentioned in previous standards.
The remote annunciator requirements change again with the 2002 edition.
In order to meet the CMS required NFPA 101, Life Safety Code 2000 edition, the remote annunciator must have the following 12 alarms:
Note: A remote common alarm is also required. Note (5) from NFPA 110 requires a remote common visual alarm be provided for all control panel mounted visual functions. In addition, Note (5) from NFPA 110 also requires a remote common audiblealarm for all required remote annunciator functions.
NFPA 101, 2003 to 2011 editions
|Low Oil Pressure shutdown||99, 110||Pre-alarm Low Oil Pressure||99, 110 not in 2010 edition of 110||High Engine Temperature shutdown||99, 110||Pre-alarm High Engine Temperature||99, 110||Overcrank shutdown||99, 110||Overspeed shutdown||99, 110||Low Engine Temperature||99, 110||Set to 20 degrees below the manufacture�s recommendations||Low Coolant Level||99, 110||Low Fuel Level main tank||99, 110 NFPA 99, 2005 says 4 hrs||Low cranking voltage||99, 110|
Note: A remote common alarm is also required. Note (5) from NFPA 110 requires a remote common visual alarm be provided for all control panel mounted visual functions. In addition, Note (5) from NFPA 110 also requires a remote common audible alarm for all required remote annunciator functions.
Additional features may be present; however, the above list is exact. Alarms on this list cannot be substituted and the terminology must be precise or you surveyor may not consider it correct. RPM sensor loss, loss of signal, fuel leak day tank, 80% load, system ready, do you no good.
Generators and automatic transfer switches as well as their appurtenant devices employ high voltages that can hurt you. Do not attempt to work with this equipment unless you are qualified. Observe all rules and cautions found in the manufacturer�s manuals as well as NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
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