This definition establishes the act of servicing as that which follows manufacturer instructions or other applicable industry standards when analyzing, adjusting, or performing actions on the equipmet that is intended to restore the operational performance of that equipment.

This definition helps differentiate actions that do not qualify as that meeting the definition of reconditioning.  It is important to understand this term and the term reconditioned equipment to understand what requirements found in NFPA 70 apply.  A new informational note provides clarity that maintenance and repair activities also encompass servicing.

Important reference sections for servicing include the following:

110.17 Servicing and Maintenance of Equipment