Articles about Electrical
What is the Electric Code for Installing a 220volt Receptacle
How high should a 220volt receptacle box be above the floor? Examples where 220volt receptacles are installed in specific applications and the NEC Code.
NEC Electrical Code for Re-Identifying Ungrounded Conductor
How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.
How to Wire Switches using the Godown Method
Controlling Light Fixtures using the Godown Wiring Method: Warehouse Lighting Controlled by the Godown.
House Electrical Circuit Wiring in Africa
I am building a house in Africa where the standard voltage is 220volts, and I want to wire the house with both 110/220volts outlets
How to Trace Wires with Electrical Testers
How can I Trace Wires Inside a Wall to find out where the power is coming from? How to Test Outlet Wiring using Non Contact Voltage Testers, Testing for Broken Wires.
UK 220 Volt Electrical System
UK Wiring System and Canadian Circuit Wiring Standards: I will be moving from the UK to Canada and want to bring with me some garage tools 220 volt.
Sources for Electrical Training Courses
How Can I get Hands On Electrical Training? Opportunities for Electrical Work and Electrical Training, Electricians Looking for Work, Home Remodeling Projects, Learn the New Technologies, Learn about Electrical Parts and Materials.
Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light
I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.
Considerations When Planning An Electrical Sub Panel
How do I Plan for a Sub Panel Installation? Planning the right amperage and cabling for a sub-panel used in a basement, garage and other locations.
Adding Circuits to a Sub-Panel
How can I add more circuits to a sub panel? I want to add four more circuits to my electric panel box. How to Add Circuits to a Panel and Determine the Number of Circuits That Can be Added to a Sub Panel.
Identifying the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference
How to Identify the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference with your Telephone, Stereo and Computer System: Location of the Microwave Oven and Electronic Devices.
Electrical Question from an Electrical Engineering Student about his Career
I am the second year student in electrical engineering in Jimma University in Ethiopia. My question is how can I will be successful in this field?
Electrical Question about Telephone Wiring
How to Wire a Telephone Jack and Identify the Phone Line Wire Colors
What To Do When Surge Protectors Do Not Work
Power Surges and Power Conditioning: Surge Protection for Your Home, UPS or Uninterpretable Power Supplies or Battery Backup Units.
Possible Causes of Electrical Shocks
Causes of Electrical Shock from a Machine: Testing for a Electric Voltage Leak, I have been receiving electric shocks from my washing machine.
Electrical Question from Teresa about Circuit Breaker
We woke up with no power in the bedroom and one wall of another room. We checked circuit breakers and all are live and getting power.