Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Electrical Code Compliance


The National Electrical Code establishes requirements for electrical wiring and equipment. Electrical codes provide standards to ensure electrical wiring systems are safe.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Electrical Transformer


An electrical transformer is an electro-magnetic device that works by converting electrical energy from one value to another.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Electrical Short Circuit



A short circuit is any condition where the establish wiring circuit is interrupted by a flaw in the wiring or wiring connections.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Electrical Wire Gauge



Wire gauge is a measurement of wire diameter. This determines the amount of electric current a wire can safely carry, as well as its electrical resistance and weight.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Residential and Commercial Electrical Circuits


Electricity is a flow of electrons. A complete circuit is needed for electricity to flow. From the main electric service panel, electricity is divided into circuits throughout a building.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Low Voltage Wiring



Low voltage wiring is the wiring for audio, video, telephones, alarm systems, HVAC, and generally any wiring for things using less than 24 volts.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Basic Units of Electricity



The three basic units of electricity are voltage, current and resistance. Voltage is measured in volts, current is measured in amps and resistance is measured in ohms.