CSA International recently investigated an incident involving in-wall electric heaters and the results of this probe are worth revisiting.

A variety of GFCI’s for temporary wiring are available, including portable and plug-in types and circuit-breaker types, types built into attachment plug caps, and receptacle types.

This article will review some basic principles of the path of least resistance and discuss how this current flow relates to electrical safety.

Each additional cable, whether installed as a separate attachment or installed by overlashing on an existing cable, adds mechanical load to the poles.

Usually, good grounding and bonding methods and isolation of data processing equipment from sources of transient voltage interference and electrical noise are the easiest and best ways to correct transient voltages and electrical noise problems, or to prevent them from happening in the first place.

"Neon” is the term that has come to be used to describe a specific type of lighting, called gas discharge lighting, which is created by passing electricity through a gas.

In searching for a comprehensive solution to the arcing problem, it’s important to understand what arcing is, the different types of arcs that occur, and how common they are in residential wiring systems.

The arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is emerging as a new device in the National Electrical Code and in residential installations to enhance electrical safety.