EV Charging and Storage: Fire detection challenges with battery storage systems

By Wayne D. Moore / Electrical Contractor / November 2023 Lithium-ion battery storage, integral for renewable energy, introducesfire safety challenges due to flammable batteries. Early detection iscrucial, and aspirating smoke detectors (ASD) play a key role. NFPA 72outlines ASD requirements, emphasizing a performance-based design.Sensitivity at each sampling port is critical, and proper placement incabinets is […]

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