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NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section Unveils Updated Website

NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section Unveils Updated Website

The NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section (5VS) recently unveiled a major update to its to its NEMA Surge Protection Institute website, nemasurge.com.  It is an educational effort to heighten awareness of the benefits of surge protection, and to promote its proper application and usage.  Nemasurge.com was reorganized with a new look, and some of the content was updated to reflect changes in the industry and standards.  This effort was led by the 5VS Industrial Development Read more [...]
The Importance of Surge Protection

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 Read more [...]