Krista McDonald Biason

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Krista McDonald Biason, PE

Senior Electrical Engineer

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Krista is an electrical engineer with more than 20 years' experience specializing in healthcare electrical design. She understands how the electrical system must support the mechanical systems, life-safety systems, emergency power systems, medical technology and diverse spaces within a single building while taking into consideration the architecture and interiors of the space they serve. 

She is a member of ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering). She currently serves on the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 70 National Technical Committee-Code-Making Panel 13, which serves as the principal consensus body responsible for developing and regularly updating the NEC (National Electrical Code) articles pertaining to emergency power systems. Krista is also a contributing IdeaXchange Xpert for EC&M (Electrical Construction & Maintenance).

Healthcare facilities are the most challenging project type for electrical engineers because of the complex support system requirements. My role is to design electrical systems that maintain the on-going safety and technical efficiency of a healthcare facility’s infrastructure.

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