Electrical room


Electrical room

An electrical room is a room or space in a building dedicated to electrical equipment. The size of the electrical room is usually proportional to the size of the building. A small building or home does not have one but in large buildings the main electrical distribution room can be of considerable size with many more smaller electrical rooms throughout the rest of the building.

Electrical rooms typically house the following equipment:
*Electric switchboards
*Distribution boards
*Circuit breakers and disconnects
*Electricity meter
*Transformers
*Busbars
*Backup batteries
*Fire alarm control panels

In large building complexes, the primary electrical room may even house an electrical substation.


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