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Grounding of metal buildings

Whatever satisfies your inspector is probably all that you are legally required to do.

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What is the difference between neutral and...

The neutral wire or “grounded conductor” is a normally current-carrying conductor, whereas the ground wire is a normally non-current...

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Statement of Methodology for the NERC Geomagnetically-Induced...

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is a not-for-profit international regulatory authority whose mission is...

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What is the rod distance required by the...

Generally speaking “best practice” would indicate that the closer you install the rod to the panel, the better

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Can an insulated copper conductor be used...

You may not use insulated wire for your below-grade ground system. This would be a clear violation of every imaginable code, standard,...

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How to calculate fault current in electrical...

An important concept to remember about transformers is that a transformer is actually “two halves of two circuits”.

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How To Stop Copper Pipe Corrosion With Electrical...

Grounding is a key component in reducing corrosion caused by galvanic action.

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What are the lightning protection standards...

There are two standards you will want to look at, the NFPA 780 and the UL96A standard, which provides the Master Label certification...

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Do I need a grounded conductor in my subpanel...

You may NOT run an “ungrounded” electrical circuit within a “grounded” electrical system. The “Grounded Conductor”, also called the...

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Why separate the ground bar from the neutral...

The difference between a ground wire and neutral wire is often misunderstood. The problem primarily comes from the inappropriately...

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Is it ok to connect the lightning protection...

You must bond your Lightning Protection System to your all other grounding systems at your facility. Failure to do so would be a major...

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What is the safe maximum voltage at a railroad-highway...

Exposure circuits, such as these, are complicated and the safe level depends on a number of factors. For example, rain or standing...

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What Are Some Typical Electrical Grounding...

In general, there are three separate procedural items of concern for a facility when it comes to ground preventative maintenance.

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Is a Step & Touch evaluation compulsory...

Swimming pools present an especially hazardous situation, as you have wet people (often children) with bare feet running around touching...

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What is the minimum size of a down conductor...

E&S Grounding Solutions has the complete CDEGS software package and can assist with these calculations, if provided with site plans...

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