below), and sized to store approximately _____ hours of
fuel (project-specific information to be provided). A
battery and/or UPS could serve a smaller building or
The facility could have a second telephone service to
Tertiary Power. Conduit and line can be installed outside
A base radio communication system with antenna should
to allow a trailer-mounted generator to connect to the
be installed in the stairwell, and portable sets distributed
building's electrical system. If tertiary power is required,
on floors. This is the preferred alternative.
Radio Telemetry. Distributed antennas could
throughout the facility if required for emergency
Emergency Generator. The emergency generator should
communication through wireless transmission of data.
be located away from loading docks, entrances, and
parking. More secure locations include the roof, protected
Alarm and Information Systems. Alarm and information
grade level, and protected interior areas. The generator
systems should not be collected and mounted in a single
should not be located in any areas that are prone to
conduit, or even co-located. Circuits to various parts of
the building shall be installed in at least two directions
and/or risers. Low voltage signal and control copper
Utilities and Feeders. Utility systems should be located
conductors should not share conduit with high voltage
away from loading docks, entrances, and parking.
power conductors. Fiber-optic conductors are generally
Underground service is preferred. Alternatively, they can
preferred over copper.
Spare Conduits. Empty conduits and power outlets shall
Power and Lighting
be considered for possible future installation of security
control equipment, SmartCard technologies and other
Site Lighting. Site lighting should be coordinated with the
technology advances. This would eliminate the need for
Restrooms. Emergency power should be provided for
emergency lighting in restrooms.
Revised March 2005 PBS-P100