Articles Tagged: Residual Current Devices

Arc faults: the hidden fire risk revealed

No matter what kind of buildings you manage or provide services for, the risk of fire for your facilities or your customers is a potential threat you can’t ignore. The… Read more »

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How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

This is the second of three posts focusing on addressing electrical safety non-compliance in many older residential dwellings. In the first post, we looked at the risks and documented incidents… Read more »

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Best Electrician – Tell a story to grow your business

If you’re a top, confident electrician you’re creative. You’re a storyteller. You have a fund of tales from all walks of life and your own personal experience. Use them. How… Read more »

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Cascading and backup: Why coordination should be compulsory

In our first blog we touched on the coordination of combined short-circuit devices and backup devices. Let’s delve a tiny bit deeper. Why is combined short-circuit coordination called cascading? An… Read more »

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Selectivity: Positive discrimination for maximum safety

“Selectivity”? “Discrimination”? Why do they mean the same thing? The terms denote “selective” or “discriminative” tripping. In the event of a fault, one device only – immediately upstream of the… Read more »

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Setting the standard for coordination

It’s about time a standard underlining the critical need for coordinating protective devices was published. European harmonized draft standard HD50573-5-57, due out in early 2014, is poised to do just… Read more »

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Education short-circuits electrocution

In Latin America, where electrical standards and practices vary from country to country, ignorance of electrocution is widespread. And with 80% of electricians working in the informal sector, there is… Read more »

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Selectivity: Positive discrimination for maximum safety

“Selectivity”? “Discrimination”? Why do they mean the same thing? The terms denote “selective” or “discriminative” tripping. In the event of a fault, one device only – immediately upstream of the… Read more »

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Cascading and backup: Why coordination should be compulsory

In our first blog we touched on the coordination of combined short-circuit devices and backup devices. Let’s delve a tiny bit deeper. Why is combined short-circuit coordination called cascading? An… Read more »

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Setting the standard for coordination

It’s about time a standard underlining the critical need for coordinating protective devices was published. European harmonized draft standard HD50573-5-57, due out in early 2014, is poised to do just… Read more »

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Best Electrician – Tell a story to grow your business

If you’re a top, confident electrician you’re creative. You’re a storyteller. You have a fund of tales from all walks of life and your own personal experience. Use them. How… Read more »

7 Comments

Education short-circuits electrocution

In Latin America, where electrical standards and practices vary from country to country, ignorance of electrocution is widespread. And with 80% of electricians working in the informal sector, there is… Read more »

2 Comments

How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

This is the second of three posts focusing on addressing electrical safety non-compliance in many older residential dwellings. In the first post, we looked at the risks and documented incidents… Read more »

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Arc faults: the hidden fire risk revealed

No matter what kind of buildings you manage or provide services for, the risk of fire for your facilities or your customers is a potential threat you can’t ignore. The… Read more »

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Best Electrician – Tell a story to grow your business

If you’re a top, confident electrician you’re creative. You’re a storyteller. You have a fund of tales from all walks of life and your own personal experience. Use them. How… Read more »

7 Comments

Selectivity: Positive discrimination for maximum safety

“Selectivity”? “Discrimination”? Why do they mean the same thing? The terms denote “selective” or “discriminative” tripping. In the event of a fault, one device only – immediately upstream of the… Read more »

3 Comments

Education short-circuits electrocution

In Latin America, where electrical standards and practices vary from country to country, ignorance of electrocution is widespread. And with 80% of electricians working in the informal sector, there is… Read more »

2 Comments

Cascading and backup: Why coordination should be compulsory

In our first blog we touched on the coordination of combined short-circuit devices and backup devices. Let’s delve a tiny bit deeper. Why is combined short-circuit coordination called cascading? An… Read more »

1 Comment

How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

This is the second of three posts focusing on addressing electrical safety non-compliance in many older residential dwellings. In the first post, we looked at the risks and documented incidents… Read more »

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Arc faults: the hidden fire risk revealed

No matter what kind of buildings you manage or provide services for, the risk of fire for your facilities or your customers is a potential threat you can’t ignore. The… Read more »

Leave a comment

Setting the standard for coordination

It’s about time a standard underlining the critical need for coordinating protective devices was published. European harmonized draft standard HD50573-5-57, due out in early 2014, is poised to do just… Read more »

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