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Power Surges: Protect Your Home!

Power Surges: Protect Your Home!

This piece was originally published in the November 2016 issue of electroindustry. Pankaj Lal, Senior Offer Manager, Advanced Function Breakers & SPD, Schneider Electric Your home is your space in the world. For many, it is a lifetime investment, protected by insurance from possible damages. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American household spends a little more than $2,700 annually on entertainment; much of that entertainment is provided by household electronics. Read more […]

2017 NEC Broadens Requirements for Surge Protective Devices

2017 NEC Broadens Requirements for Surge Protective Devices

This piece was originally published in the November 2016 issue of electroindustry. Kenneth Brown, Director of Engineering, Leviton’s Commercial & Industrial business unit As evidenced by recent changes to the National Electrical Code® (NEC), implementing surge protection strategies is not simply for economic benefit but for public and personnel safety as well. Beginning in the 2014 edition of the NEC, and again in the 2017 edition, requirements have been added that call for surge Read more […]