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Lightning
Does a Lightning Protection System Attract Lightning Strikes?

Does a Lightning Protection System Attract Lightning Strikes?

There is a persistent myth that installing a lightning protection system on a structure...

Grounding Essentials
Grounding Electrode Test Wells

Grounding Electrode Test Wells

The purpose of a ground test well is two-fold: to be able to quickly and easily...

General Grounding
The Zone of Influence

The Zone of Influence

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

Grounding Essentials
Why are 94Hz, 105Hz, 111Hz, and 128Hz frequencies used for earth ground resistance meters?

Why are 94Hz, 105Hz, 111Hz, and 128Hz frequencies used...

Numerous studies going back many decades have shown that ground resistance measurements...

General Grounding
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...

General Grounding
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...

General Grounding
What Is Electrical Grounding?

What Is Electrical Grounding?

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

General Grounding
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...

Grounding Essentials
What Is Soil Resistivity Testing?

What Is Soil Resistivity Testing?

Electrical resistivity is the measurement of the specific resistance of a given...

Grounding Essentials
What Is Ground Potential Rise and Earth Potential Rise?

What Is Ground Potential Rise and Earth Potential Rise?

The voltages produced by a Ground Potential Rise or Earth Potential Rise event can...

Lightning
What is the Process for Installing a Lightning Protection System?

What is the Process for Installing a Lightning Protection...

The Lighting Risk Assessment will provide a recommended protection level of I through...

Grounding Essentials
What is Step and Touch Potential and Reducing Resistance To Ground?

What is Step and Touch Potential and Reducing Resistance...

Step potential is the step voltage between the feet of a person standing near an...