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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Green Goggles Required Beyond This Point

Are you fed up with hearing the word "Green”? Are you ready to put a code proposal in to change the green conductors to...

Renewable, Reliable, and Abundant Wind Energy — The Future is Here and Now!

Imagine, if you will, a nation powered by a renewable, reliable, abundant, and virtually silent source of fuel that can be converted readily and...

The 2009 IECC: Increased Inspections and Testing Lead to Increased Energy Savings

What’s happening with energy efficiency in existing and new residential homes? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to improving the most popular model...

Grounding of Wind Power Systems and Wind Power Generators

Power continuity is essential in wind power projects where a tripped overcurrent device due to ground fault can have serious economic or operational consequences....

Procedures for Inspecting Switchgear

What’s big, gray, and should be approached carefully? If you answered "an elephant,” why are you reading an electrical book? If you answered "switchgear,”...

GFCIs and Electrocution

"According to Acting Chairman Anne Graham of the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, "The GFCI shock protector constantly monitors electricity flowing through a...

Extreme Indoor Air Quality Issues

While performing inspections, you may be confronted with electrical components that just don’t appear normal and it may be for unexpected reasons. It is...

When Investing, Learn Aspects of Risks

Since I started working with electrical contractors and others in the electrical industry, I’ve been fortunate to learn things about the industry that most...

Electrical Safety — It is Time to Get Serious!

Despite awareness campaigns, industry statistics and loss summaries, annual safety conferences and numerous industry associations driving the safety message, we still more often than...

Cable Tray Field Modification and Code Compliance

In the early 1970s, a new form of cable tray was introduced to the European market. Wire mesh basket tray promised savings in both...
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