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Monthly Archives: March 2003

Inspecting Electrical Renovations

As buildings age, their electrical systems age with them. Renovating those older systems adds flexibility through modern wiring practice and increases safety. However, the...

Electrical Installation Requirements for Dwelling Units

Since 1897 theNational Electrical Code(NEC), the world’s most widely used and adopted code for the built environment, has been the source for electrical installation...

The Truth About AFCIs (Part 2)

Background Electricians, contractors and users should be aware that AFCIs are installed in locations that the standard circuit breakers are installed. They can be retrofitted...

Using the Electrical Inspection Manual with Checklists – A Tool for Electrical Inspections

Every electrical inspector has been there, the first time out to approve an electrical installation as the "authority having jurisdiction.” Realizing the importance of...

Zone Verses Divisions

Section 18 of the CSA Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) covers the installation of equipment and wiring in locations considered hazardous because of the...

Sailboats in Peril Near Power Lines

About fifteen years ago, on a beautiful Saturday in September, my then nine-year-old son and I had just finished a wonderful day of sailing....

Effective Grounding and Bonding

This article looks at effective grounding and bonding, how it is defined by the code, and its importance to electrical safety. The Canadian Electrical Code,...

Still the Best Bang for the Buck

Many questions have arisen since the announcement that the IAEI Board of Directors, recognizing the need for additional revenue, voted to increase the dues...

Does UL List light curtains that are used on industrial machinery to prevent personal...

Question: Light curtains on industrial machinery Does UL List light curtains that are used on industrial machinery to prevent personal injury? Answer Yes, light curtains are Listed...
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