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Monthly Archives: January 2005

Do You Know Where Your Cables Are Tonight?

The use of fine stranded, flexible cables appears to be increasing each year. This is particularly true with relatively "young” industries like the photovoltaic...

Receptacle Grades: What Do They Mean?

In today’s world there are so many different types of receptacles to choose from—straight blade, locking-type, and pin and sleeve. The variety of straight...

New Short-Circuit Current Rating Requirements Facilitate Compliance with 110.10

Well, another three years has passed and with it another revision cycle of theNEChas been completed. As so often happens during code cycles, several...

Is Your Money Working As Hard As You?

Labor Day will be here again before you know it—the day when we officially recognize the contributions that workers have made to this country....

Under the Watchful Eye of the Inspector – Hot Spots

Electrical inspectors as well as building inspectors have important roles in assuring safety for persons and property. It is essential for safety that jurisdictions...

Changes to Fire Pump Requirements

This article provides an overview of the information contained in the new Analysis of Changes, 2005 NEC regarding a few of the more significant...

Basic Electricity, Part 4

In Part 2 of this series in the September/October issue, I worked through two simple example voltage-drop calculations. In both examples, I calculated what...

Weighing Benefits Against Leadership

After making the rounds to all six section meetings with International President Lanny McMahill and four meetings with Vice President of International Affairs Doug...

What is the Canadian Electrical Code – Part 1

A title page note says: "The Canadian Electrical Code, Part I is a voluntary code for adoption and enforcement by regulatory authorities.” Regulatory authorities—you...

Other than the typical fire and shock hazards, are there other safety concerns with...

Question: Motor-operated door systems Other than the typical fire and shock hazards, are there other safety concerns with motor-operated door systems that are commonly used...
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