Mark Lamendola

Tip of the Week: Measuring Resistance with Your DMM 1
The resistance measurement function of a digital multimeter can be used for electronics, instrumentation, controls, and many electrical applications.
Easy Ways to Find Energy Leaks 1
Many issues can be easily detected through visual inspections and testing.
Tip of the Week: Exceed NEC Requirements for Improved Efficiency
Consider the benefit of going beyond minimal safety standards.
Tip of the Week: Practicality Forms the Basis of NFPA 70E 2
Long-held safety practices are now part of this standard.
Tip of the Week: Environmental Problems and Your Motors
Maintaining the environment of the motor is as important as maintaining the motor itself.
Use Free Testing to Get New Business 2
Offering to do initial tests for no charge gets your foot in the door and can lead to more business.
Keeping it Safe at Carnivals, Circuses, and Fairs 
Most of us have good memories of going to carnivals, circuses, or county fairs as kids. We fondly recall the rides, the clowns, and the ring toss. Those of us who are really lucky can laugh about throwing the baseball that made our math teacher fall into the dunk tank.
Test Equipment: Buy or Rent?
Look beyond acquisition costs and determine the value the equipment can provide.
Tip of the Week: Single Spot IR Thermometer vs Imaging Camera
Single spot infrared thermometers make some tasks easier, but for other jobs, an imaging camera will be more useful.
Selling Energy Savings
Be as specific as possible about the benefits of energy-saving strategies you are proposing.
Tip of the Week: Understanding the Arrangement of NFPA 70
There are big differences between the NFPA 70 (the NEC) and NFPA 70E.
Using a Simple Horsepower Calculation 8
Performing a horsepower calculation will help you determine which steps you need to carry out when replacing a motor.
Tip of the Week: Understanding the Arrangement of NFPA 70E 1
Recognizing that NFPA 70E and the NEC have similar arrangements will help you learn both standards.
Easy Energy Savings, From the Ground Up
Poor bonding and grounding practices can lead to energy waste.
Typical Testing Can Leave You Testy
Your preventive maintenance plan must be specific and well thought out.
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