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What are the types of grounding systems

July 23, 2019 Levi Zeigler comments
What are the different types of grounding systems used for buildings
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Electrical Maintenance - Reactive or Proactive

March 19, 2019 Levi Zeigler comments
Companies who tend to react to a problem only when it's gotten serious could be called reactive companies. Until recently, reactive (in this sense) didn't really have an antonym. So proactive was coined to describe the kind of company who's always lo
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Are the contents of your facility worth protecting from lightning strikes and other power disturbances?

September 11, 2018 Levi Zeigler comments
Depending on which source you use for data in the United States 30-40 million business lose between $26 billion to $280 billion from lightning strikes and other power disturbances each year.
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Lightning Strike Information

July 19, 2018 Levi Zeigler comments
What is the typical amperage and voltage levels in a cloud to earth lightning strike?
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Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Is Not Only Needed For Aging Plants

April 03, 2018 Levi Zeigler comments
The Industrial Revolution and Root Cause Analysis
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Surge Protective Device (SPD) Information and Advice

March 04, 2018 Levi Zeigler comments
Why would any building need any surge protective device (SPD)?
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How and Why Find Root Causes of Electrical Failures in a Facility

February 03, 2018 Levi Zeigler
If in-house personnel are not available that seek out subject matter experts on power quality to locate the root causes of these electrical issues. 80% of all power quality issues are caused by the facility's equipment and electrical wiring.
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Potential labor dollars lost at each facility over a 10 -year period just from site power utility outages

December 19, 2017 Levi Zeigler comments
The power utility companies deliver power to every customer across the United States an average of 99.5% of the time over a 10-year period. Of course, this percentage is with the use of only the required outage reporting to each state Public Utility
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Lack of Concerns About Bonding, Grounding and Protecting Communication Cables Entering a Facility

December 06, 2017 Levi Zeigler comments
Many people are unaware of the damage that low voltage communication cables can inflict on electrical equipment within a facility. The National Electrical Code requires the bonding of these cables shields to the grounding electrode system of the faci
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Most Facilities and Homes are Susceptible to Lightning Strikes and Power Surges but What is the Cost

November 08, 2017 Levi Zeigler comments
If you believe that your facility or home is protected from lightning strikes, power surges and other power disturbances you are sadly mistaken.
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How to Build a Lifetime Low Resistance and Low Impedance Earth Ground System for any Soil

September 08, 2017 Levi Zeigler comments
the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 780: Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems‎, IEEE Standard 142: Foundation for Grounding, 81-2012 - IEEE Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface P
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