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Andrew Ritosa

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What Is The Difference Between a Code, Standard, Regulation and Specification in the Electrical Industry?

Posted by Andrew Ritosa on Nov 13, 2018 8:02:00 AM

In the electrical field, engineers, contractors and others must refer to different standards, codes and more to do their work. But have you ever considered the differences between a code and a standard? Or, what about how those are entirely different than specifications or regulations?

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Topics: Grounding & Bonding, Engineering

3 Considerations to Maximize Grounding System Life

Posted by Andrew Ritosa on Dec 12, 2017 8:02:00 AM

While there’s no known solution to completely protect your facility from naturally occurring environmental threats, certain steps can be taken to minimize risk. These precautionary steps to total facility protection include the following concepts:

  • Direct strike protection
  • Grounding and bonding systems
  • Transient surge and over-voltage protection

To maximize both the effectiveness and service life of a grounding system, careful considerations must be followed. Read below to learn three considerations to keep in mind when installing your next grounding system.

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Topics: Grounding & Bonding