Basics http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Grounding and Bonding — Part 2 of 2 http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2 <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Should you install equipment grounding conductors (EGCs)? Yes and no. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2#comments Bonding & Grounding Code Basics Silver Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:48:00 +0000 49021 at http://ecmweb.com TIA Issues Call for Interest on Project for Generic Telecommunications Grounding for Customer Premises http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre <div class="node-body article-body">The Telecommunications Industry Association TR-42.16 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Bonding & Grounding has issued a call for interest for document TIA-607-C initially titled "Generic Telecommunications Grounding (Earthing) and Bonding for Customer Premises." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre#comments Bonding & Grounding News Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 48631 at http://ecmweb.com Grounding and Bonding — Part 1 of 2 http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2 <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Among the revisions to Art. 250, the 2014 NEC made some important wording changes that clear up confusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2#comments Bonding & Grounding Code Basics Silver Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:48:00 +0000 47891 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Livestock Farm Fire http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Vandal, P.E., CFEI, LWG Consulting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a plumbing contractor installed flexible corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) in a livestock barn in order to supply propane to ceiling-mounted heaters, he had no reason to envision the tragedy that would ultimately unfold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire#comments Accidents & Investigations Bonding & Grounding Fire & Security Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 20:54:00 +0000 46161 at http://ecmweb.com Sometimes It’s as Simple as Using Ohm’s Law http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law <div class="field-byline"> By Dave Teng, P.E., STE LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This story begins with a puzzling situation for building engineers at The Ritz Plaza in New York City. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law#comments Basics Electrical Theory Contractor Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 44681 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Theory of Inductance http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-theory-inductance <div class="field-byline"> By Marty Riesberg, NJATC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you ever had difficulty explaining the theory of inductance and its impact on an electrical circuit to a coworker or apprentice?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-theory-inductance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-theory-inductance#comments Basics Contractor Silver Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:29:00 +0000 43091 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Round Peg in a Square Hole http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NEC guidelines on which mounting screws to use to ensure a proper grounding/bonding connection between the box and the cover</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole#comments Bonding & Grounding What's Wrong Here? Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:09:00 +0000 36171 at http://ecmweb.com The Ins and Outs of Intrinsically Safe Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rather than being an alternative to the other hazardous location Articles in the NEC, Art. 504 complements them</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems#comments Bonding & Grounding NEC Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:15:00 +0000 34771 at http://ecmweb.com Failures in Outlet Testing Exposed http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Sokol, No~Shock~Zone Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why standard outlet testing methods fail to reveal reverse polarity bootleg ground miswiring situations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed#comments Bonding & Grounding Test & Measurement Shock & Electrocution Contractor Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:43:00 +0000 32601 at http://ecmweb.com Whose Job Is It to Bond Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)? http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst <div class="field-byline"> By Beck Ireland, Staff Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Safety campaign encourages electrical contractors to take over bonding for CSST gas piping systems</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst#comments Bonding & Grounding Fire & Security Contractor Power Quality Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:57:00 +0000 21931 at http://ecmweb.com