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Do Transformers Need Local Disconnects?

Eaton

Do Transformers Need Local Disconnects?

Transformers are part of everyday electrical life. That's a given. They're a necessary part of every circuit in some way, from power generation to power distribution. And the electrical installation standards are always in a state of flux as more is studied and learned about electrical safety and efficiency.
How to Tool Up for Larger Terminations

ILSCO

How to Tool Up for Larger Terminations

Installing a new light fixture or updating a light switch or receptacle often requires preparing a new wire termination and connection, so many of us amateur DIY’ers have a handheld wire stripper or two in our toolboxes – and have also mastered the art of twisting a stripped conductor around a terminal screw.
NEC 2020 Updates Expand Locations Requiring Both AFCI & GFCI Protection

Hubbell Wiring Systems

NEC 2020 Updates Expand Locations Requiring Both AFCI & GFCI Protection

Not even an international health crisis can keep the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) from updating its National Electrical Code (NEC), which is why – as the rest of us were locking down and social distancing – the NEC was busy releasing its 2020 edition.
Terminate Flex Conductor with Ease!
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Thermistors: Tiny Devices Helping Home Appliances Keep Their Cool (or Heat)

Littelfuse, Inc.

Thermistors: Tiny Devices Helping Home Appliances Keep Their Cool (or Heat)

During this ongoing pandemic, I, like a lot of people, began doing a lot more cooking. I haven’t jumped on the sourdough band wagon (yet), but I have started making some of my own bread along with pizza dough.
Ban Cold Feet With Heated Flooring

EasyHeat, Inc.

Ban Cold Feet With Heated Flooring

I don't know about you, but nothing jolts me awake like stepping on a cold floor in the dead of winter. Or anytime, for that matter. Yikes!

My wife is the same when it comes to cold floors. There's no doubt it can be a shock to your system.
Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part Two

BURNDY® LLC

Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part Two

Or it might be better stated: digging holes or planting poles. What I'm talking about is the differences between overhead and underground electrical cabling. I've been doing some research on this of late and it's interesting.

So, which is better – overhead or underground power transmission? The answer is a resounding …

Yes.
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Install receptacle in a concrete floor box, the NEAT WAY
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