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Monthly Archives: March 1999

Fountains: History and Interpretations of Article 680 – Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations

First a little history of the National Electrical Code (NEC) dealing with the title of Article 680 and the addition of Part E. Fountains....

Charge! EVs Power Up For The Long Haul

When smog kept suffocating three sprawling cities—Los Angeles, Paris, and Tokyo—in the early 1990s, a standardized infrastructure for charging electric vehicles (Evs) was at...

A Closer Look: Article 695, Fire Pumps

Article 695 first appeared in the 1996 National Electrical Code, it covers the electrical construction and installation portion for Fire Pumps. The performance, maintenance...

Taking the Guesswork out of Selecting and Maintaining Molded Case Circuit Breakers

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has just what you need to answer your circuitbreaker application and preventive maintenance questions. NEMA publishes two standards that...

Changes in the Canadian Electrical Code (1998): Sections 18 and 20

Sections 18 and 20 of the Canadian Electrical Code define hazardous locations and specify the types of electrical equipment and wiring methods acceptable in...

An Inspector's Most Common Hazardous Conditions

I spend a lot of time inspecting electric supply facilities for hazardous conditions and violations of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®). Even when...

A New Breakthrough in Electrical Safety Proves Itself

Imagine yourself with the responsibility to provide more than 50,000 amps of safe electrical power over 140 miles of distribution cable powering 5,000 lighting...

I recently encountered a lightning protection system on a water treatment plant that was...

Question: Letter of findings I recently encountered a lightning protection system on a water treatment plant that was certified by UL with what was referred...

Electrical Inspector Certification Program in the United States

Certification is an important step in the progression of becoming a truly professional, highly trained and skilled electrical inspector. The Canadian Section of the IAEI promotes an inspector certification program in Canada and operates separately from its counterpart in the United States. An article on the Canadian Electrical Inspector Certification Program is scheduled for a later date.
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