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CECA/ACEE CECA 200-2011 Standard for Installing and Maintaining Temporary Electrical Power at Construction Sites

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Description

Foreword

The Canadian Electrical Installation Standards™ (CEIS™) have been adopted from the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) National Electrical Installation Standards™ (NEIS™) in the United States. These NEIS™ have been reviewed by a Canadian technical committee assembled to Canadianize the standards by referencing the requirements of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC, Part I) and the methods used for electrical installations across Canada and to find opportunities to harmonize with the United States, where possible.

CEIS™ are intended to improve communication and consistency among designers, engineers, general contractors, specifiers, purchasers, and suppliers of electrical construction services. They define a minimum baseline of quality and workmanship for installing electrical products and systems. CEIS™ are intended to be referenced in contract documents for electrical construction projects. For this standard, the following language is recommended:

General work practices for installing and maintaining temporary electrical power at construction sites should be in accordance with CECA 200-2011, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Temporary Electrical Power at Construction Sites.

Use of CEIS™ is voluntary, and the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association (CECA) assumes no obligation to or liability for users of this publication. Availability of a CEIS™ on any given subject does not preclude any member or non-member of CECA from specifying or using alternative construction methods permitted by applicable regulations. CEIS™ should be considered best practice standards for the electrical contracting industry.

Scope

General
This standard describes the installation and maintenance procedures for arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs).

Products and Applications Included
This standard describes temporary electrical power and lighting systems at construction sites, operating at 600 V or less. It covers the planning, installation, expansion, maintenance, cutover, and removal of the temporary power system. This standard is intended to ensure a safe, adequate, functional, and reliable temporary electrical power system for all trades on site.

Products and Applications Excluded
This standard does not cover the following:
a) temporary electrical power installations operating at more than 600 V
b) temporary electrical power installations for purposes other than construction
c) use of portable generators for temporary construction power.

General requirements for installing electrical products and systems are described in CECA 1, Standard for Good Workmanship in Electrical Construction. Other CECA Canadian Electrical Installation Standards™ (CEIS™) provide additional guidance for installing particular types of electrical products and systems.
A complete list of CECA CEIS™ is provided in Annex B.

Foreword

The Canadian Electrical Installation Standards™ (CEIS™) have been adopted from the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) National Electrical Installation Standards™ (NEIS™) in the United States. These NEIS™ have been reviewed by a Canadian technical committee assembled to Canadianize the standards by referencing the requirements of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC, Part I) and the methods used for electrical installations across Canada and to find opportunities to harmonize with the United States, where possible.

CEIS™ are intended to improve communication and consistency among designers, engineers, general contractors, specifiers, purchasers, and suppliers of electrical construction services. They define a minimum baseline of quality and workmanship for installing electrical products and systems. CEIS™ are intended to be referenced in contract documents for electrical construction projects. For this standard, the following language is recommended:

General work practices for installing and maintaining temporary electrical power at construction sites should be in accordance with CECA 200-2011, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Temporary Electrical Power at Construction Sites.

Use of CEIS™ is voluntary, and the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association (CECA) assumes no obligation to or liability for users of this publication. Availability of a CEIS™ on any given subject does not preclude any member or non-member of CECA from specifying or using alternative construction methods permitted by applicable regulations. CEIS™ should be considered best practice standards for the electrical contracting industry.

Scope

General
This standard describes the installation and maintenance procedures for arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs).

Products and Applications Included
This standard describes temporary electrical power and lighting systems at construction sites, operating at 600 V or less. It covers the planning, installation, expansion, maintenance, cutover, and removal of the temporary power system. This standard is intended to ensure a safe, adequate, functional, and reliable temporary electrical power system for all trades on site.

Products and Applications Excluded
This standard does not cover the following:
a) temporary electrical power installations operating at more than 600 V
b) temporary electrical power installations for purposes other than construction
c) use of portable generators for temporary construction power.

General requirements for installing electrical products and systems are described in CECA 1, Standard for Good Workmanship in Electrical Construction. Other CECA Canadian Electrical Installation Standards™ (CEIS™) provide additional guidance for installing particular types of electrical products and systems.
A complete list of CECA CEIS™ is provided in Annex B.