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Bringing Fused Protection to Today’s PV Arrays

Mersen

Bringing Fused Protection to Today’s PV Arrays

With solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays, whether on a homeowner’s roof or spread across acres in a utility installation, it’s the panels that get most of the attention. However, it’s the racks, conductors, overcurrent protective devices and other “balance-of-system” equipment that now is more significant in a project’s total cost.
Gardner Bender Offers New Locknut Wrench; Hand Tools with Onboard Voltage Detection

Gardner Bender

Gardner Bender Offers New Locknut Wrench; Hand Tools with Onboard Voltage Detection

Electricians and contractors frustrated by finding just the right wrench to loosen a locknut now have an easy answer — add the new Gardner Bender Locknut Wrench (LNW) in any of three sizes from 1/2-inch (LNW-500) to 3/4-inch (LNW-750) and full 1-inch (LNW-1000) diameters.
Fuse Specification – Act Fast, or Take Your Time?

Mersen

Fuse Specification – Act Fast, or Take Your Time?

Fuses provide critical protection to electrical systems and the properties those systems serve by opening circuits to shut down the flow of electricity when dangerous overload and short-circuit conditions occur. But sometimes this protective behavior can become a nuisance, as when standard inrush currents trigger a fuse to blow.
AUTOGUARD® Self Test Ground Fault Receptacles
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Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

GE Industrial Solutions by ABB

Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

Lighting automation has bells and whistles, but a lighting contactor is necessary to switch the actual lighting circuits. Properly selecting lighting contactors can save installation and maintenance costs. What are some of the important considerations in addition to the correct voltage and current?
Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

In new construction, sustainable building practices are becoming the norm. But even in existing buildings, simple strategies can be implemented quickly and easily to address inefficiencies, reduce energy use, improve comfort, and enhance productivity in the space.
Less Work to Meet Safety Requirements

Legrand/Pass & Seymour

Less Work to Meet Safety Requirements

Some facilities are changing their requirements for motor and appliance installations. This could be due to OSHA Lock-out and Tag-out requirements or NFPA 70E. The change is toward using pin and sleeve devices instead of having a hard-wired installation.

Safety requirements often have the maintenance person checking for the absence of voltage before touching. The rules are quite specific and are enforced by OSHA.
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T&B 5-Square Telecom and Fire Boxes
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NetPak: Five "Must-Have" Tools for Electrical Contractors
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NIMBUS4Flex Pre-Insulated Connector Offering
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