Skip navigation
NEC Code Basics - 2018

A Trio of Standby Power System Options

Do you know how the NEC requirements differ for the three kinds of standby power systems?

In the hierarchy of electrical systems, emergency systems (Art. 700) receive priority. Legally required standby systems (Art. 701) take the number two spot, followed by optional standby systems (Art. 702).

Register to view the full article

Register on EC&M and gain access to premium content, including this article and much more.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.