May Issue 2009


Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 240 Overcurrent Protection; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding;


The good news is that the electrical current through low-voltage cabling—such as telecommunications, security...

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| May 2009
The work electrical contractors do every day poses some obvious, inherent safety risks. After all, few jobs are riskier than those involving live electrical wires.

| May 2009
March is an unpredictable month on the East Coast. On March 1, 2009, a massive late-winter storm deposited heavy snowfalls from North Carolina to New Hampshire.

| May 2009
The EMerge Alliance was established to encourage rapid adoption of safe, low-voltage DC power distribution and its use within commercial buildings' interior infrastructure.

| May 2009
So you have the installation job, contracts are signed and a set of plans has been handed to you. What’s next? Plan-ning the job is your first task.

| May 2009
Since May is National Electrical Safety Month, I thought I’d take a break from writing about the economy and, instead, devote a column to what we, as contractors, should do to