In-Ground Conductive Pool Shells for Swimming Pools

Before the 2017 National Electric Code (NEC), two items could not be used as part of the grounding electrode system for structures. These items...

Effective Electrical Safety comes down to two factors: engaged leadership and...

Continuous improvement is a way of life for any business and is accepted as a standard approach in improving quality, productivity and processes. At...

Overcurrent Protection and Disco Oddities

The two previous articles in this series covered how currents are developed and handled in PV systems and how the ampacity of conductors is...

Someone is out to get you. Count on it.

Most of us work at finding ways to do a better job, advance in a career, and become more successful. That is commendable, but...

CE Code, Part 2

This is the second in a series of five articles detailing significant changes approved by the Technical Committee for the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code...

Evolution of Emergency Lighting — The pressing need for UL924 Listing...

As new technologies are developed and those technologies are used in new ways, codes and standards evolve to insure the safety of the public....

Field Evaluation/Special Inspection – What is it about?

Quite often we take certain things for granted. Apparently understanding of “field evaluation or special inspection” is one of such subjects. Although field evaluation process...

Larry Chan — 2018 IAEI International President

“IAEI’s story is, and always has been, about safety. Those who work with electricity know better than anyone that while it offers a better...

Pool Lifts and PV Connectors

Question I see in the 2017 NEC Section 680.81 requires electrically powered pool lifts to be Listed.  Does UL Certify (List) these types of pool...