Surge Protection Standards

Recommended practices on Surge Voltages in Low Voltage AC Power Circuits are set by:

  • ANSI Standard C62.41
  • IEEE Standard 587 (same as ANSI C62.41)
  • Underwriters Laboratories: UL 1449 Standards for Safety: Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors
  • FIPS Publication 94: Guideline on Electrical Power for ADP Installations 9/83,
  • National Fire Protection Agency Publication 78: Lightning Protection Code for Buildings.