New Safety Direction Spring Maintenance and upgrade is right around the corner and so are many of your campground improvement plans I imagine. Ensuring your campground is correctly wired is very important. New RV’s will point out reverse polarity. Electrical inspectors are gearing up to pay closer attention to electrical GFCI protection. Last June we… Continue reading WIRE & GROUND FAULT LOCATORS
Endless Opportunities It's that time of the year again- FALL TRADE SHOW SEASON! Attending trade shows offers many unique opportunities to: Find Out About New Trends & Products Have One-on-One Discussions with VendorsBuy Products at Show Special PricesGain Industry Knowledge Our industry is constantly changing, who knew in the past year Reverse Polarity Detectors would be the latest technology… Continue reading FALL TRADE SHOWS
Get Ahead of the Coming Increase The continually rising price of wire and electrical products, primarily made of steel and aluminum, is showing up in immediate price increases for pedestals and other electrical equipment. I have seen notices cross my desk for the past 3 weeks that implement these price increases in the next few weeks.We… Continue reading TARIFFS
Ring-less & Ring Style Meter Sockets There are two ways to secure meters in a meter socket, ring and ring-less. The differences between these meter socket styles are: How the meter is secured to the socket Ease of use Preference Geographical location is a good indicator of the type of meter socket used for the Utility’s meter. Many utilities have an… Continue reading PROS & CONS
How they will affect you in 2020? During the 2017 code cycle, changes in a general section of the code concerning ground fault protection were implemented. However, these changes were interpreted by many AHJ’s as applying to special occupancies such as Farm Buildings, RV’s and RV Parks. These changes would require ground fault protection on 30… Continue reading NEC ARTICLE CHANGES
Reverse Polarity Detectors and Your RV Where can you find reverse polarity? Could be on the park side of the pedestalThe RV side of the pedestal, and in some casesNeighboring RV’s (if connected to the same loop feed circuit or distribution panel) Because of this danger, the new 2020 code will require that new RVs… Continue reading TAKE ACTION NOW, SAVE LATER
The National Electric Code is a series of standards for all kinds of electrical situations that occur in our daily lives. The standards developed by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) have no regulatory effect until adopted by Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) such as a state, county or city authority. The benefits of a standard allow:… Continue reading DO YOU KNOW THE NEC?