Medical preparation stations and nourishment stations.
EQUIPMENT SYSTEM LOADS. Equipment system feeders and branch
circuits connected to the emergency/alternate power source will supply loads
automatically in a delayed selective order through automatic transfer
switches. The following equipment list derives from the current editions of
NFPA-99 and 70; Designers shall refer to the latest editions as they become
One passenger type and one hospital service elevator per
hospital wing (or section if applicable) to operate on a selective basis.
Fire pumps and controls will be the first to connect and the
last piece of equipment to be shed. The load for fire pumps will be based on
the lock rotor current of the motor plus the controls.
Refrigeration, food service and morgue refrigeration.
Essential power for auxiliaries and controls to provide safe
operation of the heating plant.
Medical vacuum, waste anesthesia evacuation, and medical air
system; dental vacuum and dental air systems emergency power support shall be
determined upon a project by project basis in coordination with Using Service
requirements and other provisions of this Section.
HVAC systems, including cooling and heating capacity for all
critical care spaces, and heating of patient bedrooms
Domestic water, sump and sewage equipment needed to continue
including radioisotope hoods, and isolation room exhaust fans.
The pneumatic tube system.
Helipad lighting and visual navigational aids.
If night operations are required, 10 minutes of battery backup will be
provided to obtain no break system.