CSA - CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 207-M89
Portable and Stationary Electric Signs and Displays
|Publication Date:||1 October 1989|
This Standard applies to electric signs and displays for indoor or outdoor use, in nonhazardous locations, intended for installation in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, on branch circuits of not more than
(a) 750 V between conductors and involving lamp voltages of not more than 15 000 V for stationary signs; and
(b) 125 V between conductors and involving lamp voltages of not more than 7500 V for portable signs.
Note: Throughout this Standard, the single word "sign(s)" is used to mean both "signs" and "displays".
This Standard includes requirements for signs having outline lighting wherein the sources of light are
(a) incandescent lamps;
(b) fluorescent lamps;
(c) high-voltage luminous discharge tubes, including neon tubes; and
(d) high-intensity discharge lamps.
This Standard includes requirements for sectional signs.
The specific sign requirements are given in three clauses as follows:
(a) Clause 3--General Requirements for all Electric Signs;
(b) Clause 4--Stationary Signs; and
(c) Clause 5--Portable Signs.
This Standard does not apply to
(a) Luminaires, covered in C22.2 No. 9;
(b) Portable Luminaires, covered in C22.2 No. 12;
(c) Christmas Tree and Other Decorative Lighting Outfits, covered in C22.2 No. 37;
(d) Swirmning Pool Luminaires, Submersible Luminaires and Accessories, covered in C22.2 No. 89; or
(e) Outdoor and Submersible Luminaires, covered in C22.2 No. 97.