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...

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...

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...

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...

2005 International President: Gaylen Rogers

Gaylen D. Rogers started out his electrical career while attending West High School (WHS) in Salt Lake City, Utah. WHS offered an electricity class...

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...

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

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...

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....