Article 700: Emergency Systems

Article 700: Emergency Systems

Keep emergency systems separate from other systems.

Article 700 is the first in a series of NEC Articles about on-site power systems, including 700, 701, 702, 705, and 708. Each covers a different kind of system, differentiated by mission. The systems/missions include legally required systems, optional standby systems, and backup systems. All of these (except backup systems) are defined in Articles 701 and 702. The definition of a backup system depends on what you’re backing up.

What about emergency systems? Such a system is ac

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