NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith discusses the IoT Handbook which provides Members with actionable information related to the use of specific IoT protocols, communication technologies, and Standards within the commercial, industrial, and residential markets.
NEMA Industry Director Daniel Abbate explains the benefits of using low voltage surge protection devices to protect electrical equipment in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
NEMA Industry Director, Daniel Abbate, discusses the Steel Conduit and Electrical Metallic Tubing Section and its activities. He explains the different types of steel conduit as well as safety benefits of installing this material.
NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith discusses the new technical Standard, NEMA TS 8-2018 Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation Systems, which encourages implementation of cyber and physical security in transportation systems—legacy, new, and those with revisions planned for the future.
NEMA’s Mike Leibowitz talks with Don Barta of Rea Magnet Wire about the importance of conductor softness testing in the magnet wire industry, covered in NEMA MW 820-2016 Conductor Softness Testing Methods. These methods are derived from ASTM standards but are tailored to apply to magnet wire manufacturing.
Tricia Breeger of Mitsubishi Electric Power Products discusses volt/VAR technologies. She explains the differences between traditional volt/VAR management technologies and newer VVO technologies, as well as the benefits to electric utilities of adopting these technologies.
NEMA Program Manager Mike Leibowitz and George Straniero, manager of codes and standards at AFC Cable Systems, discuss the purpose and benefits of NEMA Engineering Bulletin 108, Application of Flexible Conduit for Structural Joints Intended for Expansion, Contraction, or Deflection, and how this helps in the planning of electrical systems involving structural joints in or on buildings, bridges, garages and other structures.
NEMA 3SB’s Denise Pappas is back, this time discussing the new Class N pathway that appears in the 2016 Edition of NFPA 72 and its importance in the convergence of building systems for designers, installers, code officials, owners, and users of fire and life safety systems.
NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith discusses a new NEMA report, Powering Microgrids for the 21st-Century Electrical System, which introduces microgrids as an integral component of the power delivery system of the twenty-first century. Steve explains how microgrids are being used today, how that will change in the coming years, and what the implications are for future of the distribution grid.