Optional Standby Systems, Generators [October 18, 2019]
Optional Standby Systems, Generators
October 18, 2019
Registration and Coffee: 7:30am
Class: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Seminar fee includes lunch and course materials
NJ - 8 Hrs
PH - 8 Hrs
DE - 8 Hrs
MD - 8 Hrs
CC, MD – 5 Hrs
QA, MD - 8 Hrs
Learn how the NEC relates to the installation of the optional standby generator. Conduit and wire types allowed, clearances from buildings and opening, gas vs propane installs, transfer switch wiring methods, grounding and bonding the system and much more will be covered.
This is a class that is about the hottest request for training for the past two or three years. This class will show the attendee how to size the generator correctly and what factors influence the final choice of size. How to install according to the manufacturer and NEC rules will be explained.
- Can't I just put in a small generator and let the homeowner do the load shedding by turning off breakers?
- What is load shedding anyway and what are the ways to accomplish this?
- Do I have to install a transfer switch for the building owner?
- What is a suicide cord?
- How do I do a load calculation?
- How do I know I need a load calculation in the first place?
- Is it okay to have two generators at one facility? One for emergency and one for optional circuits?
- Is it possible to supply three different loads, (1) emergency (1) legally required and (1) optional loads from one generator
- Do I have to install two ground rods for the generator? One? None required?
- How do I know if I have to follow the rules for a separately derived system or not?