Chapter 8- Provisions for High Rise Development Section-8.5 Building services Section-8.5.3 Alternate Source of Electric Supply

This section outlines the Alternate Source of Electric Supply - A stand-by electric generator shall be installed to supply power to staircase and corridor
lighting circuits, fire lifts, the stand-by fire pumps, pressurization fans and blowers, smoke extraction and damper system in case of failure of normal electric supply. The generator shall be capable of taking starting current of all the machines and circuits stated above simultaneously. If the stand-by pump is driven by diesel engine, the generator supply need not be connected to the stand-by pump.