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.
Listen to Robin Duke-Woolley, an internationally recognized thought leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), discuss what the IoT means for manufacturers and how it compares to new terms like Industrial Internet of Things and Internet of Manufacturing.
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.
MITA’s Medical Imaging Informatics (MII) Section Chair Rik Primo discusses the recently released NEMA/MITA Cybersecurity Whitepaper and the urgent need for patient safety in informatics and technology.
This is the first in a series of podcasts that covers the new 520 Hz low frequency requirements in several NFPA Standards and why it’s most effective for waking people who are hard of hearing, school age children and the elderly.
The international standard for product safety labels, ISO 3864-2 Graphical symbols–Safety colours and safety signs–Part 2: Design principles for product safety labels, published in 2004, codified a global set of best practice, symbol-based product safety label formats to communicate safety to international audiences. Geoffrey Peckham, CEO of Clarion Safety Systems and chair of the U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 145–Graphical Symbols, discusses what triggered the need for the international standard and explains its harmonization with ANSI Z535.4.