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      Electrical Rooms Electrical

      Q: My question is about an electrical panel. Is an electrical panel, which is located in a special care unit of a skilled nursing home facility, required…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 23, 2020
      Electrical Rooms Sprinklers

      Q: I am aware that there is an exception for sprinklers not to be required in a dedicated electrical room that is protected with 2-hour construction. My…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 6, 2020
      Electrical Rooms Smoke Detectors

      Q: Do you have to have smoke detectors in emergency electrical rooms or electrical rooms?

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 10, 2020
      Electrical Rooms Electrical Equipment

      Q: Is it required to keep electrical panels locked even if they are behind doors that are restricted by card-access readers? Does it depend on which AHJ…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 7, 2019
      Electrical Rooms Accreditation

      Q: Please clarify if electrical closets and /or electrical rooms can be accessible to anyone. The NFPA70 National Electrical Code seems to require warning…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 4, 2019
      Electrical Rooms Q&A Storage (Electrical)

      Q: Can cardboard boxes be stored in an electrical room that is over 50 square feet, fully sprinklered, and has only dry transformers under 112 1/2 kVA?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 1, 2014
      Electrical Rooms Q&A

      Q: Are there any requirements to firestop penetrations in Information Technology (IT) closets and electrical rooms in business occupancies?

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 2, 2014
      Electrical Rooms Q&A Mechanical Rooms Fire Barrier Generators

      Q: What is the fire rating supposed to be in the walls of the hospital equipment rooms, such as the generator room, boiler room, chiller rooms, and…

      Bob Armbrister | May 5, 2014
      Electrical Rooms Q&A

      Q: In a recent posting a question was raised about storage in a mechanical room. What about storage in an electrical room? Is it permitted?

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 6, 2012
      Electrical Rooms Q&A

      Q: I had a state inspector tell me that communication wires and cable in our hospital are not permitted to be tied to conduit containing electrical wires.…

      Bob Armbrister | May 28, 2012