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General Grounding

Do GFCIs and RCDs need a Ground Wire to Work?

Before we begin, we should really do a quick review of the definition of “ground” or “earth” in electrical terms and what it really...

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What is the Best Definition for Ground or Earth?

Many people treat the NEC as if it’s the infallible word of some all-knowing electrical engineer (I wish it was). When in reality...

Grounding Essentials

How Many Terms for the Neutral Conductor does the NEC Need?

The National Electrical Code (NEC) is a vast and complex document. Even electrical engineers and electrical inspectors who spend most...

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Managing Electrical Projects

From new electrical safety issues, to being asked to predict the soil conductivity in the earth around your client’s site, to ensuring...

Grounding Essentials

Do Not Let Poor Grounding Ruin Your Fourth of July Pool...

A 14-year-old boy recently died in Texas after “stepping in a puddle” that had a submerged extension cord running through it. There...