Seven Factors to Monitor in Power System Operations
A few decades ago, the health facilities professional’s main activity with regard to facility power systems was running the unloaded generator weekly or monthly, and then shutting it down to take some readings. Sometimes, facilities professionals also turned circuit breakers off to relocate or fix the equipment they powered. Now, they must consider designing for reliability, rules for acceptable equipment locations, installation acceptance testing and commissioning to get new equipment installed.
In a recent Health Facilities Management article, Dave Stymiest touches on issues from planning emergency power systems through developing contingency plans in case of failure and many issues in between that facility managers must be aware of.View Article