ARTICLE 708. CRITICAL OPERATIONS POWER SYSTEMS (COPS)


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ARTICLE 708. CRITICAL OPERATIONS POWER SYSTEMS (COPS)
ARTICLE 708. CRITICAL OPERATIONS POWER SYSTEMS (COPS)708.1. Scope.‚ÄÉThis new 2008 NEC article covers wiring in facilities that must be kept in operation in a "designated critical operations area (DCOA)" in the event normal operations are disrupted. This is a response to studies of infrastructure that followed the 9-11 attacks. These systems must be so classified by a governmental authority, or even by a facility engineering document establishing the need. For example, it would certainly be plausible for an oil refinery, for example, to document and provide such coverage that would be expected to survive a major conflagration. The scope of this article includes both power systems and also HVAC, comm…
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Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. ARTICLE 708. CRITICAL OPERATIONS POWER SYSTEMS (COPS), Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export