General Grounding

Do GFCIs and RCDs need a Ground Wire to Work?

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”...

What is the Best Definition for Ground or Earth?

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...

Managing Electrical Projects

Managing Electrical Projects

From new electrical safety issues, to being asked to predict the soil conductivity...

Boeing 737 MAX Electrical Grounding Issues

Boeing 737 MAX Electrical Grounding Issues

The Importance of Above-Grade Bonding and Below-Grade Grounding

Should you bond the neutral and the ground wire in the main panel?

Should you bond the neutral and the ground wire in the...

Knowing the Correct Answer may be a matter of Life or Death!

Soil Resistivity Testing

Soil Resistivity Testing

Soil resistivity testing is the single most critical factor in electrical grounding...

The Zone of Influence

The Zone of Influence

An important concept as to how efficiently grounding electrodes discharge electrons...

What are some different types of grounding electrodes?

What are some different types of grounding electrodes?

The National Electric Code requires that the grounding electrodes be tested to ensure...

Which ground or earthing rod should I use for my site?

Which ground or earthing rod should I use for my site?

Ground / Earthing rods (electrodes) are typically comprised of steel with a thin...

What Is Electrical Grounding?

What Is Electrical Grounding?

Grounding is used to protect that person. By connecting a green ground wire from...

How To Do Electrical Grounding System Testing

How To Do Electrical Grounding System Testing

The 3-point or fall-of-potential method is used to measure the resistance-to-ground...