ICC Group A Codes Consultation Open Until July 2nd

Electrical concepts appear in the transcript linked below 72 times: Group A 2021 Model Building Codes Noteworthy concepts: Wiring for mechanical and plumbing systems Illumination of means of egress Electric locking Stationary Energy Storage Systems (NFPA 855) Removal of IEEE NESC reference in utility owned vehicle charging systems Requirements for receptacles in zonal cavities for… Read more

NESC 2022 Development Calendar

Ω A workspace for developing comments on proposed revisions to the National Electrical Safety Code Preprint is linked below: 2022 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code / Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee Comments are due March 1, 2020 and processed according to the schedule linked below: http://standards.ieee.org/about/nesc/nesc_2022_schedule.pdf ANSI required public consultation: September – October… Read more

ICC Electrical & ICT Proposals

We are tracking electrotechnology proposals in the International Code Council Group A Hearings underway from April 11 through May 15.   The link below provides the transcript of proposals and access to the proceedings: Group A Hearings | April 11-May 5    

Quantifying Operational Resilience Benefits of the Smart Grid

Published February 9, 2021 Author(s) Cheyney O’Fallon, Avi Gopstein Abstract Automated systems for network protection, outage management, and restoration enable utilities to maintain service continuity through network reconfiguration even when confronted with a major hurricane. We employ a reduced form approach to evaluate the impact of interoperability investments on distribution system resilience and the propensity for… Read more

Campus Power Outage Database Updated to February 5th

18:00:04 From discussions undertaken during twice-yearly Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee meetings during both 2015 IAS Annual meetings and I&CPS Conferences several decisions were made and re-affirmed during face-to-face meetings at conferences since: Only forced outages recorded. Updates on the status of the database will be discussed during the standing bi-weekly teleconferences. Access to the… Read more