Standard: VA - FED H-08-1 SEC 16050


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This Section, Basic Methods and Requirements (Electrical) applies to all sections of Division 16.

Furnish and install electrical wiring, systems, equipment and accessories in accordance with the specifications and drawings. Capacities and ratings of motors, transformers, cable, switchboards, switchgear, panelboards, motor control centers, and other items and arrangements for the specified items are shown on drawings.

Electrical service entrance equipment (arrangements for temporary and permanent connections to the power company’s system) shall conform to the power company’s requirements. Coordinate fuses, circuit breakers and relays with the power company’s system, and obtain power company approval for sizes and settings of these devices.

Wiring ampacities specified or shown on the drawings are based on copper conductors, with the conduit and raceways accordingly sized. Aluminum conductors are prohibited.

Organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Document Number: fed h-08-1 sec 16050
Publish Date: 2005-05-01
Page Count: 9
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active