The Importance of Surge Protection
Came across an
article in the Washington Examiner this week.
An arc in an underground power
line caused a surge that blew off an electric meter in the basement of an apartment building in Washington, DC, and
caused a small electrical fire. Fortunately no
one was hurt, but 75
people were temporarily displaced.
This demonstrates that
residences should be protected from surges to prevent costly damage. The
members of NEMA's Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices and Surge Arrester
Product Groups manufacture products which protect residences and
electrical equipment from the damaging effects of
02-05-2010 5:21 PM