Grounding Versus Bonding: Part 1

By: Jerry Durham, JADE Learning. The terms Grounding and Bonding are found throughout the NEC text, and while they are seemingly interchangeable terms, they are actually two distinct procedures when it comes to the National Electrical Code, as well as the installation of electrical equipment. The act of “grounding” (versus […]

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Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2018 NFPA 70E)

By: Dennis Bordeaux The 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace has been extensively revised and significant new requirements have been added. Electricity is the most pervasive energy source present in the workplace and can present an extremely dangerous hazard to those who must work […]

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How Do I Renew My Alabama Electrical License

3 Steps to Renew My Alabama Electrical License Step 1 – When Does My Alabama Electrical License Expire: The expiration date for your Alabama electrical license can vary. Electrical licenses in Alabama expire every two years on one of the following days: March 30th June 30th September 30th December 30th […]

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How Do I Renew My Oregon Electrical License

3 Steps to Renew My Oregon Electrical License Step 1 – When Does My Oregon Electrical License Expire: There are two different Oregon electrical license deadlines to consider. The first is October 1st 2018.  This deadline is for Journeyman (J) and Limited Residential Electricians (LR). The second deadline is October […]

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How Do I Renew My South Dakota Electrical License

3 Steps to Renew My South Dakota Electrical License Step 1 – When Does My South Dakota Electrical License Expire: South Dakota electrical licenses expire every 2 years on June 30th (even years). South Dakota electrical licenses will expire on June 30th 2018. In order to continue working and keep an […]

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How Do I Renew My Delaware Electrical License

3 Steps to Renew My Delaware Electrical License Step 1 – When Does My Delaware Electrical License Expire: Electrical licenses in Delaware expire on June 30th of even numbered years. Your electrical license will expire on June 30th 2018. Inactive and active licenses must be renewed in order to maintain their […]

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Type MC and Type EMT Wiring Methods

By: David Herres The wire of choice for feeders and branch circuits in residential locations is Type NM, non-metallic sheathed cable. It is inexpensive, quick and easy to use, and requires a minimum of tools. But its use is prohibited in sensitive locations, so for industrial, commercial, and even some […]

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Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) Theory and Troubleshooting

By: David Herres – Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s), also referred to as Adjustable Speed Drives, are prominent in today’s workplace. They are used in elevator, water pump, high-volume air compressor applications and material-handling systems wherever speed and torque characteristics of AC motors are regulated. In Thomas Edison’s time, the DC […]

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How Do I Renew My Florida Electrical License?

3 Steps to Renew My Florida Electrical License Step 1 – When Does My Florida  Electrical License Expire:  Licenses for Registered and Certified Electricians will expire on August 31st of every even numbered year. You will need to renew your license before expiration to avoid additional fees or your license […]

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