Learn about the new technical guidance documents that the NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section that provide information and easy-to-use checklists for evaluating the devices as well as present test results of devices in a real-world surge environment that shows all electrical products, sensors, and systems containing electronic components are at risk of suffering damage from electrical surges.
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.
Experts from Thomas & Betts highlight the importance of properly functioning emergency lighting systems, explain the requirements and applicable installation codes, and give a brief overview of how the latest technology can help ensure code compliance.
This is the second of a podcast series focused on NEMA’s Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section. Today we’re chatting with NEMA Northeast Field Rep Jack Lyons about why surge protection is important in settings other than residential. We’ll also discuss what a surge is and how it damages equipment.
This is the first of a podcast series focused on low voltage surge protective devices. Joining us today to discuss how these devices work is Jennifer Friedline, Associate Product Manager–Surge Protection Devices, with Thomas & Betts.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently amended Section 431 of the federal energy code covering the efficiency of electric motors, and this new regulation takes effect on June 1, 2016. In response, the NEMA Motor & Generator Section developed an informative presentation, which they will offer via webinar beginning in April. Joining us to discuss the changes and the webinar series are the section’s Energy Management Committee Chairman Rob Boteler and Immediate Past Chairman John Malinowski.
The NEMA Lighting Systems Division developed a white paper to assist policy makers and government officials in evaluating the important considerations related to their goals to procure energy-efficient lighting systems for their agencies and for state or local communities. Craig Updyke, Manager for Trade and Commercial Affairs in NEMA’s Government Relations Department, clarifies the division’s goals and intentions related to this new white paper.
Electrical and alarm contractor licensing, construction permitting, and job-site inspection is a fundamental regulatory activity in nearly every state in the U.S. Ineffective or improper regulation of construction can have devastating consequences. NEMA’s Southern Regional Field Representative Bryan Holland joins us to talk about the importance of these activities.
This podcast is part of series focused on NEMA’s new Electric Resistance Heating Section. Today we’re discussing zone heating and its associated benefits with Kelly Stinson, manager of R&D and renewable product engineering at Dimplex North America.