STATIC UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY (MODEL 9120)-SINGLE PHASE

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SECTION 16264A
STATIC UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY (MODEL 9120) - SINGLE PHASE
PART 1
1.1

GENERAL

SCOPE
A. Furnish and install a continuous-duty, on-line, solid state uninterruptible power system,
hereafter referred to as the UPS. The UPS shall operate in conjunction with the existing
building electrical system to protect electronic equipment from power disturbances that may
occur in utility power such as voltage fluctuations, brown-outs and blackouts, power surges
and sags.

1.2

SYTEM DESCRIPTION
A. Components
1. Rectifier/Charger
2. Inverter
3. I/O Module
4. User Interface Panel
5. sealed Lead Acid Batteries
6. Automatic Bypass
7. Input Line Cord
8. Serial (RS-232) communication Interface
9. Relay Contact Communication Interface
10. Remote Emergency Power Off contacts
11. Network Cable Transient Protector
12. 6-Port Serial Connection Card
13. S
 NMP Network Adapter Card
14. U
 SB Communications Card
15. E
 xtended Runtime Battery Pack
16. S
 eismic Zone 4 Mounting Kit
B. Modes of Operation
1. Normal Mode: The rectifier shall derive power as needed from the commercial AC utility
or generator source and supply filtered and regulated DC power to the on-line inverter.
The inverter shall convert the DC power at its input to highly regulated and filtered AC
power for the critical loads

2. Hi Efficiency Mode: In the presence of favorable incoming utility conditions, the UPS
shall optimize its operating state to maximize its efficiency.

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3. Battery Mode: Upon complete failure of utility power, the UPS shall provide power to
the critical loads through the inverter, from the UPS’ internal or extended batteries.
When utility power returns, the unit shall return to Normal operation.
4. By-Pass Mode: The automatic bypass shall transfer the critical load to the commercial
AC source, bypassing the UPS's inverter/rectifier, in the case of an overload, load fault,
or internal failure.
5. Standby Mode: When initially attached to a utility or other power source, the UPS shall
start in standby mode until the user initiates power to the critical load. In this mode, the
UPS shall recharge the batteries, but power shall not be supplied to the critical load.
1.3

RELATED SECTIONS

1.4

REFERENCES
A. The UPS and all components shall be designed, manufactured and tested in accordance
with the latest applicable standards of NEMA and UL as follows:
1. UL 1778
2. UL 497A
3. CSA22.2 No 107.1 and 107.2
4. NOM-019-SCFI-1993
5. FCC part 15, subpart J, Class B
6. IEEE 587/ANSI C62.41
7. EN50091-1,-2

1.5

SUBMITTALS – FOR REVIEW/APPROVAL
A. Submit one copy of a concise operation and maintenance manual.

1.6

SUBMITTALS – FOR CONSTRUCTION
A. Submit one copy of a concise operation and maintenance manual.

1.7

QUALIFICATIONS
A. The manufacturer of the assembly shall be the manufacturer of the major components
within the assembly.
B. For the equipment specified herein, the manufacturer shall be ISO 9001 or 9002 certified.
C. The manufacturer of this equipment shall have produced similar electrical equipment for a
minimum period of five (5) years. When requested by the Engineer, an acceptable list of
installations with similar equipment shall be provided demonstrating compliance with this
requirement.
D. Provide Seismic tested equipment as follows:

1. The equipment and major components shall be suitable for and certified to meet all
applicable seismic requirements of the International Building Code (IBC) for zone 4
application. Guidelines for the installation consistent with these requirements shall be
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provided by the switchgear manufacturer and be based upon testing of representative
equipment. The test response spectrum shall be based upon a 5% minimum damping
factor, IBC: a peak of 2.45g’s (3.2-11 Hz), and a ZPA of 0.98g’s applied at the base of
the equipment. The tests shall fully envelop this response spectrum for all equipment
natural frequencies up to at least 35 Hz.
-- OR –
1. The equipment and major components shall be suitable for and certified to meet all
applicable seismic requirements of the California Building Code (CBC) through zone 4
application. Guidelines for the installation consistent with these requirements shall be
provided by the switchgear manufacturer and be based upon testing of representative
equipment. The test response spectrum shall be based upon a 5% minimum damping
factor, CBC: a peak of 2.15g’s, and a ZPA of 0.86g’s applied at the base of the
equipment. The tests shall fully envelop this response spectrum for all equipment
natural frequencies up to at least 35 Hz.
-- OR -1. The manufacturer may certify the equipment based on a detailed computer analysis of
the entire assembly structure and its components. Guidelines for the installation
consistent with these requirements shall be provided by the switchgear manufacturer
and be based upon testing of representative equipment. The equipment manufacturer
shall document the requirements necessary for proper seismic mounting of the
equipment
2. The following minimum mounting and installation guidelines shall be met, unless
specifically modified by the above referenced standards.
a. The Contractor shall provide equipment anchorage details, coordinated with the
equipment mounting provision, prepared and stamped by a licensed civil engineer
in the state. Mounting recommendations shall be provided by the manufacturer
based upon approved shake table tests used to verify the seismic design of the
equipment.
b. The equipment manufacturer shall certify that the equipment can withstand, that is,
function following the seismic event, including both vertical and lateral required
response spectra as specified in above codes.
c. The equipment manufacturer shall document the requirements necessary for proper
seismic mounting of the equipment. Seismic qualification shall be considered
achieved when the capability of the equipment, meets or exceeds the specified
response spectra.
1.8

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
A. The UPS shall be UL labeled.

1.9

DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A. Equipment shall be handled and stored in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
One (1) copy of these instructions shall be included with the equipment at time of
shipment.

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1.10

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE MANUALS
A. Equipment operation and maintenance manuals shall be provided with each assembly
shipped and shall include instruction leaflets, instruction bulletins and renewal parts lists
where applicable, for the complete assembly and each major component.

PART 2
2.1

PRODUCTS

MANUFACTURERS
A. Eaton / Powerware

B. __________

C. _
 _________
The listing of specific manufacturers above does not imply acceptance of their products that do
not meet the specified ratings, features and functions. Manufacturers listed above are not
relieved from meeting these specifications in their entirety. Products in compliance with the
specification and manufactured by others not named will be considered only if pre-approved by
the Engineer ten (10) days prior to bid date.
2.2

RATINGS
A. System Input
1. Input Voltage Operating Range
a. Low Voltage Models: 80 to 144 Vac. Nominal voltages [100] [110] [120] [127] Vac
b. High Voltage Models: 160 to 288 Vac. Nominal voltages [200] [208] [220] [230]
[240] Vac
2. Input Frequency range: 45 to 65 Hz, automatic selection of nominal frequency 50/60Hz
(Auto Sensing).
3. Input Power Factor
a. >.95 Online Mode
b. Matches load PF in Hi-Efficiency mode
4. TVSS rating (UPS)
a. Low Voltage Model: Total energy rating more than 520J. 320V/130J MOV from L-N,
L-G, and N-G
5. High Voltage Model: Total energy rating 260J. 320V/130J L-N only.
B. System Output, Normal Mode
1. Nominal Output Voltage:
a. Low Voltage Models: [100] [110] [120] [127] Vac
b. High Voltage Models: [200] [208] [220] [230] [240] Vac
2. Voltage regulation: ±3% of selected nominal voltage

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3. Transient Voltage Response: Class 1 performance in accordance with ENV 50091-3
linear & non-linear load step transients.
4. Transient Voltage Recovery: Class 1 performance in accordance with ENV 50091-3
linear & non-linear load step transients.
5. Voltage THD:
a. On-Line Mode: <5% all loads
6. Nominal Frequency: 50 or 60 Hz Auto selectable
7. Frequency Regulation: Sync with line within +3 Hz of nominal line frequency. Outside
this range frequency is + 0.2 Hz of auto selected nominal frequency.
8. Output Current: Maximum output current (at nominal output voltage) for the UPS shall
be: 700VA Model: [5.8A @120V, 3.0A @ 230V]; 1000VA Model: [8.3A @ 120V, 4.3A
@ 230V]; 1250VA Model: [10.4A @ 120V, 5.4A @ 230V]; 1500VA Model: [12.5A @
120V] [6.5A @ 230VJ]; 2000VA Model: [16.6A @ 120V] [8.7A @ 230V]
9. Current Overload Capability:
a. 101 to 110% of Rated Load:
b. 111 to 150% of Rated Load
c. Up to Max Overload of 250%

2 Minutes before transfer to bypass
30 Seconds before transfer to bypass
300 mSec before shutdown

10. Bypass
a. Automatic bypass shall provide an alternate path to utility power in the case of
overload, or internal failure.
b. Bypass is permitted only when Frequency is within +3 Hz of nominal and Voltage is
within +12% of nominal. Outside this range, bypass is not available and will not
occur.
c. Transfer to/from Bypass – Not to exceed 5 msec.
d. Attempt auto-retransfer on overload: Three times before Lock into bypass, if bypass
is available.
11. Efficiency
a. >85% High Efficiency Mode ±6% of nominal input voltage
b. >80% for input voltage outside ±6% of nominal @ full PFC load and fully charged
batteries.
C. System Output, Battery Mode
1. Nominal Output voltage:
a. Low Voltage Models: [100] [110] [120] [127] Vac
b. High Voltage Models: [200] [208] [220] [230] [240] Vac
2. Voltage regulation: ±3% of selected nominal voltage
3. Transient Voltage Response: Class 1 performance in accordance with ENV 50091-3
linear & non-linear load step transients.
4. Transient Voltage Recovery: Class 1 performance in accordance with ENV 50091-3
linear & non-linear load step transients.
5. Voltage THD: <7% (Linear load, 30-100% battery capacity remaining)

6. Frequency regulation: ± 0.2 Hz of auto selected nominal frequency.
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7. Overload Capacity
a. 101 to 110% of Rated Load:
b. 111 to 150% of Rated Load:
c. Up to Max Overload of 250%:
2.3

2 Minutes before shutdown
30 Seconds before shutdown
300 mSec before shutdown

CONSTRUCTION
A. UPS shall be designed in a “tower” configuration.
B. Rectifier: Incoming power shall be filtered and converted to DC by a full-wave rectifier. The
DC power shall then be processed by a high-frequency converter to supply power to the
inverter. In the event of an AC power failure, the converter shall be supplied power without
interruption by the battery. During normal operation, the battery shall be charged through
the rectifier and a separate bi-directional dc-to-dc converter.
1. Overload Capacity: The rectifier shall be capable of supplying 110% of the rated load
for 2 minutes before switching to bypass. It shall also be capable of supplying up to
150% of rated load for 30 seconds before transferring to bypass
C. Inverter: The inverter shall convert the DC power at its input to regulated AC power. This
regulated output shall supply power to the critical load.
1. Output voltage: The inverter output voltage is specified in section 2.02.B
2. Frequency Control: The inverter shall synch to the line within the defined frequency
limit. Outside of the defined input frequency limit, the inverter shall take over and
regulate the output to within +/- 0.2 Hz.
D. Receptacles: The UPS shall have four to six 15 amp receptacles depending on model.
E. User Interface Panel: The UPS shall provide a user interface panel which indicates
operating mode; alarms and faults; load percentage under normal operation; and battery
capacity remaining when in Battery Mode.
F. Batteries: The batteries shall be sealed, lead acid, maintenance-free, high-rate discharge
cells. The expected life shall be 200 complete full load discharge cycles when operated
and maintained within specifications.
G. Automatic Bypass: The UPS shall provide an alternate path to the commercial AC or
generator source in the case of an overload, load fault or internal failure. The input must
match the output in voltage, frequency, and grounding in order to use this feature.
H. Input Line Cord: A utility line cord at least 6’ in length shall provide connection to
commercial AC source receptacle.
I.

Serial (RS-232) Communication Interface: A 9-pin sub-D connector shall provide capability
for communicating with manufacturer-supplied software package.

J. Remote Emergency Power Off connection: The UPS shall provide a built-in landing for
field connection of a Remote Emergency Power Off circuit. Upon initiation of the REPO
circuit, UPS shall open its output relays, and disengage the battery converter, preventing
power from being delivered to the attached load.

K. Universal Serial Bus (USB): The UPS shall have a USB port which allows communication
to vendor-supplied Power management Software on a host computer using USB protocol.
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L. SNMP Network Adapter Card: The UPS shall have provision for network communication
via the SNMP protocol. The adaptor card shall allow simultaneous serial and Ethernet
communications.
M. Extended Runtime Battery Pack: The UPS shall have provision for attachment of
additional battery packs of the same size and shape as the UPS, to allow for additional
battery run time.
N. UPS cabinet shall be constructed of 16 gauge sheet steel with a powder-coat finish
suitably matched for office and closet installation.
O. Externally-attached extended run-time battery modules shall be of the same physical size
and finish to provide attractive installation for office and closet environment.
P. Dimensions: UPS shall be no larger than:
1. Height: Tower  17.5”,

Rack Installation  3.5” (2 “Rack Units”)

2. Width: Tower  3.5” with supporting feet extending no further than6” total width;
Rack  17” (suitable for 19” or 23” computer racks)
Depth: 19.5”
3. Weight: 700/1000VA  34 lbs; 1250/1500/2000  50 lbs; Matching battery cabinet 
65 lbs.
2.4

SYSTEM INPUT & OUTPUT CONNECTIONS
A. AC Input Line Cord
1. Low Voltage Models
a. 700 to 1500VA; 5-15P - 6 ft. attached line cord, 2000VA; 5-20P - 6 ft. attached line
cord, 3000VA L5-30 – 6 ft. attached line cord.
2. High Voltage Models: IEC320-C14 - 6 ft. detachable line cord
B. Output receptacles: The output receptacles shall be grouped into two separate load control
groups which may be individually switched via manufacturer-supplied software. The
receptacles shall consist of the following:
1. Low Voltage Models: [700 VA (4) 5-15R] [1000 & 1500 VA (4) 5-15R] [(2) 5-20R] [2000
VA (6) 5-20R] [3000 VA (1) L5-30R, (2) 5-20R and (4) 5-15R]
2. International High Voltage Models: [ (6) IEC320-C13] [700] [1000] [1500 VA (4) IEC320C13]
C. Extended battery connector: UPS and extended runtime battery pack shall be supplied
with mating connectors.
D. Remote Emergency Power Off port: UPS shall include a two-pin, panel-mounted
connector with mating plug for field attachment of stranded non-shielded wiring #18-22
AWG. 24 Vdc, 20 mA typical contact rating. REPO to be activated by external contact
closure.
E. Network Transient Protector Jacks: The UPS shall include two RJ-45 / RJ-11 universal
connectors to allow attachment of data/LAN lines for surge suppression and protection.

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2.5

USER INTERFACE
A. Control Panel: The UPS shall include a control panel equipped with the following:
1. UPS control Buttons:
a. On
b. Off
c. Test/Alarm Reset
2. Four LED’s indicating the following:
a. Standby, Normal, On Battery, and On Bypass Modes
B. Power Management Software Package: The UPS shall include a software package which
provides the ability to perform the following:
1. Monitor and graphically display input and output voltage and other operating
characteristics.
2. Notify end users in the event of a power anomaly via network, e-mail, or page.
3. Shut down applications and operating systems on attached or networked computer
loads.
C. Communications port: UPS shall include serial communications interface that provides the
following communication capabilities:
1. Serial communications to manufacturer-supplied Power Management Software
package.

2.6

BATTERIES
A. Battery type: Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA), minimum 3 year float service life at 25°C.
B. UPS holdover time: Each UPS shall provide a minimum holdover time of 5 minutes with
internal batteries
C. Extended Run Time: The UPS shall have capability for addition of extra battery packs to
increase total run time
1. Internal battery: <2 hours to 80% usable capacity @ nominal line after full load
discharge.
2. Extended battery: No more than 10X discharge time to 90% usable capacity @ nominal
line after full load discharge. Recharge time is optimized to input supply circuit capacity.
(Charge current allowed to increase as load current decreases up to the input circuit
capacity). Battery times are approximate and vary depending on load configuration and
battery charge.
D. Bus Voltage: [24 Vdc for 700VA] [36 V for1000VA] [48 Vdc for 1500VA] [96 V for 2000VA
and 3000VA models].
E. Battery protection: Short circuit protection. Internal and Extended battery module output
shall be protected by either a fuse or circuit breaker. Negative battery terminal will be
grounded at the UPS Electronics module only.

F. Battery Management:
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1. Battery recharge: After recharging batteries to full capacity, UPS shall isolate charging
circuit from battery. Continual float charging of the battery shall not be allowed.
2. Battery Run Time Monitoring: UPS shall monitor battery and provide status to end user
of battery run time via front panel, serial communications, or both. Run time calculation
to be based on load demand and analysis of battery health.
3. Battery Health Monitoring: UPS shall continuously monitor battery health and the UPS
will provide warnings either visually, audibly and/or via serial communications when
battery capacity falls below 80% of original capacity. Battery testing may also be user
initiated via the front panel or serial communications.
G. External Connection: UPS shall include snap-in connector to allow connection of external
battery modules.
H. Hot swappable: Batteries shall be user-replaceable and shall be hot-swappable.
2.7

NAMEPLATES
A. Provide an engraved nameplate for each UPS.

PART 3
3.1

EXECUTION

FACTORY TESTING
A. The following standard factory tests shall be performed on the equipment provided under
this section. All tests shall be in accordance with the latest version of NEMA and UL
standards.

3.2

INSTALLATION
A. The Contractors shall install all equipment per the manufacturer’s recommendations.

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