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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Still on the Roof

In our top-to-bottom perspective of a PV system, we need to look at one more component usually located on the roof. This is the...

Section 32 – Fire Pumps

Fire pumps are a special motor drive application and are critical components of life safety systems in buildings. They are a requirement of the...

The Challenge of Increasing Electrical Safety, Part 2

Is an electrical inspection in your area viewed as a public safety activity that is respected without compromise? Are the inspection services offered in...

Inspecting to the Commercial Energy Code Provisions

Comprehensive sets of codes—electrical, energy, building, fire, plumbing, and mechanical—were developed to provide understandable requirements that are easily enforced. But codes only work if...

Wiring Methods – Making a Giant Safe

Excitement is building in Arlington, Texas, as the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium nears completion. The city of Arlington, Texas, with a population of 350,000...

CE Code, Section 12 Wiring Methods

Between the 2006 and 2009 Canadian Electrical Code, Section 12 Wiring Methods has seen nine rule changes, and two appendix note changes. The intent...

Relationship between the CE Code and Z462

Lately, the electrical industry in Canada has been buzzing about newly developed CSA standard Z462 which covers requirements for workplace electrical safety. There are many...

Time to Sell…or Time to Buy?

We’re in a recession, which could be severe. Several financial services companies have either collapsed or been bailed out by the government. And the...

Can Listed cable have dual ratings such as Type TC, 600V, direct burial cable...

Question: UL Listed Cable with Conflicted Ratings I have encountered some UL Listed cable with conflicting ratings marked on the cable and I am not...

Gloom, Despair, and Agony on Me

This was the opening line of the song by Buck Owens and Roy Clark on the TV show "Hee Haw.” It seems to fit...
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