Power distribution systems work to bring electric energy from the plant to the end consumer. This is done through large and complex networks that include cables, overhead lines, transformers, and other equipment. As electricity travels across this vast network, losses occur where energy is lost in the distribution network. If you compare the units of…

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An outlet box is the termination point of wires or connections for electrical wiring or fitting. One basic principle that should already be observed is that wire connections should always be contained inside an outlet or electrical box. The same is true for switches and receptacles.  Doing so prevents accidents resulting from damage to the…

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LED lighting, which stands for light-emitting diode, has been touted as the optimal solution for anyone’s lighting needs. But while using LEDs do carry a lot of benefits and advantages, they may not always be the best solution in all circumstances. Traditionally, LED has been used for various purposes, such as for the colored indicator…

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Also sometimes known as a surge protector, surge suppressor, or surge diverter, a surge protective device or SPD is designed to protect electrical devices or equipment from voltage spikes. If there is any unwanted voltage that goes past a certain threshold, the surge protector will block or short to ground the unwanted voltage. Having the…

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One of the reasons why you may be hesitant about hiring an electrician is the cost. Doing things yourself will certainly be cheaper, but when it comes to electrical work, hiring a professional is always money well spent. Electrical work is dangerous work, and handling electricity, electrical wiring, and electrical installations the wrong way can…

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At the heart of preventive electrical maintenance is the maintenance and upkeep of electrical tools and equipment. By making sure that everything is functioning in the way that they’re supposed to, you cut down the chances of electrical faults and accidents to a great degree. In this article, we take a look at some tips…

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