The Peninsular Project

Requirements for the correct location and placement of a receptacle on a peninsular are found in Article 210, Part III. It is more specifically...

Arc Mitigation – A Three-Step Approach

With any hazard there is a definable risk and a definable impact and it is no different for the arc-flash hazard. Quite often the...

Not Suitable for Medical Use — Electrical Safety Testing Under Attack

You’re on the operating table, the surgery is almost over. The procedure has gone well. The doctors and nurses are walking in liquid on...

David Clements, IAEI CEO/Executive Director

As the chairman of the IAEI CEO/Executive Director Search Committee, I am pleased to report the process of recruiting a replacement for James Carpenter...

Have You Built Your…Investment Pyramid?

A few months ago I spoke with a very successful contractor about a trip that he and his wife made to see the pyramids...

Separately Derived Systems

The topic of grounding and bonding as it relates to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and proper installations still seems to be a mystery...

Analysis of Changes, NEC-2011 – Part II

In the previous edition of the IAEI News, we took a look at some of the more significant changes that have been proposed for...

The Power of U∞

Membership. There, I said it! Now, please don’t roll your eyes and go to the next article, because you really need to think about...

Resistance Grounding and Rule 10-814

This article looks at Rule 10-814 and the bonding conductor sizes given in Table 16 as they apply to resistance grounded systems. We’ll review...

Manufacturers explain that modifications were made to meet specific customer requirements,...

Question Frequently, we are finding that more manufacturers are making field modifications to their equipment after it leaves the factory. Some examples include changing a...