International Building Code Section 3003


International Building Code 3003.1

Standby power. In buildings and structures where
standby power is required or furnished to operate an elevator,
the operation shall be in accordance with Sections 3003.1.1
through 3003.1.4.

Manual transfer. Standby power shall be
manually transferable to all elevators in each bank.

One elevator. Where only one elevator is
installed, the elevator shall automatically transfer to standby
power within 60 seconds after failure of normal power.

Two or more elevators. Where two or more
elevators are controlled by a common operating system, all
elevators shall automatically transfer to standby power
within 60 seconds after failure of normal power where the
standby power source is of sufficient capacity to operate all
elevators at the same time. Where the standby power source
is not of sufficient capacity to operate all elevators at the
same time, all elevators shall transfer to standby power in
sequence, return to the designated landing and disconnect
from the standby power source. After all elevators have
been returned to the designated level, at least one elevator
shall remain operable from the standby power source.
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Venting. Where standby power is connected to
elevators, the machine room ventilation or air conditioning
shall be connected to the standby power source.

International Building Code 3003.1.1

Manual transfer. Standby power shall be
manually transferable to all elevators in each bank.

International Building Code 3003.1.2

One elevator. Where only one elevator is
installed, the elevator shall automatically transfer to standby
power within 60 seconds after failure of normal power.

International Building Code 3003.1.3

Two or more elevators. Where two or more
elevators are controlled by a common operating system, all
elevators shall automatically transfer to standby power
within 60 seconds after failure of normal power where the
standby power source is of sufficient capacity to operate all
elevators at the same time. Where the standby power source
is not of sufficient capacity to operate all elevators at the
same time, all elevators shall transfer to standby power in
sequence, return to the designated landing and disconnect
from the standby power source. After all elevators have
been returned to the designated level, at least one elevator
shall remain operable from the standby power source.
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International Building Code 3003.1.4

Venting. Where standby power is connected to
elevators, the machine room ventilation or air conditioning
shall be connected to the standby power source.

International Building Code 3003.2

Fire-fighters´┐Ż emergency operation. Elevators
shall be provided with Phase I emergency recall operation and
Phase II emergency in-car operation in accordance withASME
A17.1.