The 2015 revisions to the UL 943 require improvements in GFCI performance that will provide better protection from serious injury and electrocution from electrical shock. These improvements include:
1.) Auto-Monitoring or Self-Test function: This function allows for periodic, automatic testing of the ability of the GFCI to respond to a ground fault. If the Self-Test function detects a problem, the GFCI must deny power or provide visual and/or audible indication.
The Power of Authenticity is Eaton’s “I didn’t know” anti-counterfeiting campaign designed to raise awareness about the dangers of using counterfeit parts throughout the electrical industry. The key points of the campaign include a better understanding of the problem and teaching its distributors and the end user how to recognize suspect products and how they can help protect the public by selling only genuine products.
Low cost breaker alternatives are fraught with danger.
With the Fourth of July upon us, the time has come to get outside enjoy the flowers, play some baseball, golf, or your favorite sport or maybe just indulge on some barbeque all while taking advantage of the nice weather and all of that natural light. Lighting is a dominant factor in the brain’s ability to focus. Natural light helps improve behavior, create less anxiety and stress, and improves overall health. Lighting has its affects on blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, also known as ASHRAE.
ASHRAE 90.1 is an energy code designed to reduce energy consumption. Let’s take a look he ASHRAE 90.1– 2013 energy code specifically addressing lighting control requirements. The use of advanced lighting controls to synchronize light levels with sensors such as daylight, occupancy and multi-level control capability are now required for a new building or major renovation proj
Most commercial facilities as well as households have a first aid kid at the ready for any minor accident. Cuts, scrapes and burns are common injuries; with the appropriate supplies on hand minor emergencies can be addressed quickly and not escalate into major emergencies. Many facility mangers believe that by protecting your employees and the people you care about with a well-stocked first-aid kit – a minor injury does not have to turn into a major incident.
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