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Monthly Archives: September 2000

AFCIS: Emerging Technology Solutions for Fires Resulting from Electrical Arcing

Code Making Panel 2 recognized the need for arc-fault circuit-interrupter (AFCI) protection when it accepted proposals and accompanying substantiation for the 1999 National Electric...

What is the IEC?

As the electrical industry continues to grow and expand into a global economy, it is imperative that electrical safety not be compromised by the...

1+1 = Independent Grounding for Patient Areas of Health Care Facilities

The purpose of the grounding portions of Article 517 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is to reduce low voltage potential differences between electrically...

Receptacle Testing in Patient Care Areas

Introduction The National Electrical Code (NEC), sometimes referred to as NFPA 70, is the preeminent code covering electrical installations in the United States and in...

ANSI: What Is It and What Does It Do?

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — Most in the electrical industry have heard of it, but do you really know what it does?...

Origins of Neon Light

The first modern neon sign debuted in 1910 at the Grand Palais in Paris. It was created by a Frenchman named George Claude, who...

Design: Is it Part of the National Electrical Code?

Section 90-1(c) is often cited in arguments against submitted Code proposals. In many instances, it is the only defense against proposals, even though the...

Wisconsin Chapter – Model of Performance

IAEI members and associated organizations rose to the occasion to make possible the completion of a construction project at the IAEI headquarters building in...

Grounding and Bonding for Electronics

Computer signals are made up of a combination of zeroes and ones, and they are often below five volts DC. Voltage noise and voltage...

This Pole Is Not Big Enough for Both of Us

With the incentive of Internet access business, some telephone and cable TV companies are scrambling to add more communication cables to some already overcrowded...
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