Section 1205 Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems
Stationary fuel cell power systems shall comply with the following:
- Prepackaged fuel cell power systems shall be listed and labeled in accordance with CSA FC 1.
- The modules and components in a preengineered fuel cell power system shall be listed and labeled in accordance with CSA FC 1 and interconnected to complete the assembly of the system at the job site in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and the module and component listings.
Rooms containing stationary fuel cell power systems shall be separated from the following occupancies by fire barriers or horizontal assemblies, or both, constructed in accordance with the International Building Code.
- Group B, F, M, S and U occupancies by 1-hour fire-resistance-rated construction.
- Group A, E, I and R occupancies by 2-hour fire-resistance-rated construction.
Exception: Stationary fuel cell power systems with an aggregate rating less than 50 kW shall not be required to be separated from other occupancies provided that the systems comply with Section 9.3 of NFPA 853.