Scope (8.1) from PDF does not exclude simply because it's not plugged in, especially if the locations are marked for computers on the prints. Once a load is established he is not obligated to forget. More in force is (8.1.1) which clarifies the scope through intent:I'm basing my standing right now on
80.1. Scope. The code regulates the design, installation, maintenance, alteration, and inspection of electrical systems including all wiring, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with the utilization of electrical energy, within or on a building, structure, or properties, and including service entrance wiring as defined by the code.
If it?s not plugged in he has no Authority over it.
The link is here.
So even with the computers plugged in - said design does not impact the intent. Poor design may impact private welfare but that's outside the intent and therefore outside the scope. Unless of course this is a public building.80.1.1. Intent. The purpose of the code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation, and maintenance or use of electrical wiring and equipment.