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Designing Enclosures for Hurricane Ratings and the Florida Building Code

June 24, 2024
During severe weather, standby power system enclosures must withstand elements to prevent power loss in key facilities. In Florida, these systems face extreme hurricane conditions. Learn more about hurricane-rated enclosures per FBC standards.

Standby power system enclosures must be capable of enduring a variety of weather elements without the risk of losing essential power to critical needs facilities such as shelters, hospitals, and emergency response resources. In the state of Florida, a standby power system may experience some of the most severe weather conditions in the U.S. during a hurricane. This white paper will review critical design factors for power system enclosures in the state of Florida, and compliance requirements to meet hurricane ratings and the FBC.


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