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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Equipment Power Source’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Equipment Power Source’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

Common Examples of Equipment Power Source

More commonly used values for Equipment Power Source…

Equipment Power Source  Code 
Natural Gas or Other Lighter-than-air Gas 21
LP Gas or Other Heavier-than-air Gas 22
Electrical Line Voltage (>= 50 Volts) 11
Power Source - Other 00
Undetermined UU

Groups within ‘Equipment Power Source’

All values for Equipment Power Source

Electrical Group
  • 11 - Electrical Line Voltage (>= 50 Volts)
  • 12 - Batteries And Low Voltage (< 50 Volts)
  • 10 - Electrical - Other
Gas Fuels Group
  • 21 - Natural Gas or Other Lighter-than-air Gas
  • 22 - LP Gas or Other Heavier-than-air Gas
  • 20 - Gas Fuels - Other
Liquid Fuels Group
  • 31 - Gasoline
  • 32 - Alcohol
  • 33 - Kerosene, Diesel Fuel, No.1 And 2 Fuel Oil
  • 34 - No.4, 5 & 6 Fuel Oils
  • 30 - Liquid Fuel - Other
Solid Fuels Group
  • 41 - Wood, Paper
  • 42 - Coal, Charcoal
  • 43 - Chemicals
  • 40 - Solid Fuel - Other
Other Power Sources Group
  • 51 - Compressed Air
  • 52 - Steam
  • 53 - Water
  • 54 - Wind
  • 55 - Solar
  • 56 - Geothermal
  • 57 - Nuclear
  • 58 - Fluid/hydraulic Power Source
  • 00 - Power Source - Other
  • UU - Undetermined

Transactions containing ‘Equipment Power Source’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 2
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.
 
 

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