March 01, 2021
What You Should Know About NFPA 855, UL 9540A and UL 9540
With the growing popularity of lithium-ion battery energy storage systems (BESS), governing bodies have evolved their respective requirements, codes, and standards related to fire safety.
Navigating these codes and standards from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Underwriters Laboratory (UL) can be extremely complex.
This white paper aims to remove the complexity by:
- Highlighting what’s new from UL regarding fire safety among data center equipment
- Differentiating between UL 9540A (the test method) and UL 9540 certification
- Explaining the business and technical benefits of compliance