Looking at Signs

The Canadian Electrical Code, Section 36 defines high voltage as any voltage in excess of 750 volts. Rule 36-006 specifies all of the locations...

Basic Electricity, Part 2

In part 1, I described current as being the motion of electrons from one atom to the next within a material. A material’s ability...

Electrical Safety Should Not Be Compromised

With a permanently mounted live line indicator, the end-users are instantly warned that a particular part of their high voltage installation is energized and...

ID Theft: Keeping a Grip on Your Valuables and Identity!

The 1990s spawned a new variety of crooks called identity thieves. Their stock in trade? Your everyday transactions, which usually reveal bits of your...

Why are We Here? And Where Will We Be Tomorrow?

There is not a single person in this room whose life has not been affected by theNational Electrical Code, some of us by the...

The Wind of Change Hits the NEC

The first change that will be apparent is the relocation of Article 80, covering administration and enforcement requirements, to Annex G. The information has...