GAME CHANGING TECH! – Arc Flash Energy Reduction for Safety and Resiliency

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:00:25 +0000

“Once in a while an innovative technology will catch my eye as an industry GAME CHANGER! Like when I first learned about ArcBlokTM for low voltage motor control centers (MCCs).” In… Read more »

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Five Safety Tips for Modernizing Your Aging Switchgear

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:07 +0000

Switchgear can have an extremely long service life, stretching into multiple decades. However, while a 30- or 40-year-old piece of equipment may still perform its original functions as well as… Read more »

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Top Five Tips for Commercial and Industrial Electrical Fire Safety

Credit to Author: Jeff Miller| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 14:03:48 +0000

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) designates the month of May as National Electrical Safety Month. It is a reminder that we need to remain diligent in our efforts to… Read more »

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Decoded: Arc Flash in the National Electric Code

Credit to Author: Steve Hinton| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 08:13:57 +0000

Installation standards and work practices complement each other.  Before any arc flash discussion can be made about the National Electric Code (NEC), it’s important to realize that NFPA 70E, Standard… Read more »

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Thinking of updating your medium voltage switchgear? Hereafter what do you need to consider?

Credit to Author: Georges Barbarin| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:07:31 +0000

As the saying goes, ‘time is money’, and with the cost of downtime increasing into the millions per hour, this has never been truer. Consequently, the need for a reliable,… Read more »

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How Type B residual current devices protect against shock in the most challenging applications

Credit to Author: Natacha Lucius| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 11:00:41 +0000

Shocks from contact with electrical conductors continue to occur every year in every country. For example, in the UK, the Health and Safety Executive documented that “Each year about 1000… Read more »

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Be Your Best: Our Keys to a Safer, Healthier and Happier Schneider Electric

Credit to Author: Xavier Houot| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:19:09 +0000

More than 180 years of excellence At Schneider, safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Nurturing a safe, clean and orderly work environment is both our collective responsibility and a function of every… Read more »

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Why four types of residual current devices? It’s all about the load.

Credit to Author: Natacha Lucius| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:00:23 +0000

Protecting people from shocks has always been a priority in AC electrical system design. Equipment is typically designed to provide a barrier to anyone making physical contact with a live… Read more »

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6 steps for setting up a server room for your business

Credit to Author: Kavita Manral| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 04:42:36 +0000

Server rooms are an integral asset to the business as it is a physical space that houses all the data running through the computer network. Most of the time and… Read more »

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Safety in any step of the way

Credit to Author: Roger Casellas| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:17:22 +0000

In Europe, we have more than 2400 Field Services Representatives working at customer’ site every day, that means they face hundreds of different situations that could include dangerous procedures. That’s… Read more »

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