By Dave Rongey Summary:
Maintaining power quality is possible when your home is protected with devices that will minimize occurrences that can create a number of problems. This article explains the areas of your home you should consider protecting with power conditioning devices.
What is Surge Protection Power Conditioning and How will it Benefit My Home?
Surge Protection Power Conditioning
A surge protective device protects your electrical wiring equipment and appliances from voltage surges and spikes that interfere with their normal operation.
These surges can cause immediate physical damage to your appliances, electronics and electrical wiring, wear them down over time or create interferences that cause them to malfunction.
Leading manufacturers of surge control devices, have developed devices to protect your home electrical wiring system and maintain safe power quality.
What does Surge Protection Power Conditioning do?
Power surges can be generated from external
sources outside such as lightening, or
from internal sources such as
other electronics and appliances. You may be
unaware that surges can also enter through
telephone lines and cable TV or satellite dish
connections. These surges can cause immediate
physical damage to your appliances, electronics and
electrical wiring, wear them down over time or create
that cause them to malfunction.
Leviton, a leading manufacturer of surge control
devices, has developed an entire system to protect
your home electrical wiring power quality. Surge Protection Power Conditioning works by protecting your
home’s electrical wiring and electrical service panel from
with “point-of entry” devices and protecting
electronics and appliances inside your home with“point-of-use” devices.
Surge Protection Power Conditioning Helps Protect Your Home
Why Surge Protection Power Conditioning?
The popularity of home offices, the Internet and
home theaters means that there are more home electronics
that are vulnerable to power surges than ever
before. This equipment is an expensive investment
and spending a little extra money on home electrical wiring power quality and power surge
protection before your home is built will result
in long-term savings and give you peace of mind.
There are a number of options to help you
make your home electrical wiring power quality and its electrical wiring energy efficient
and protect your
valuable electronics from power surges.
ahead today with Surge Protection Power Conditioning … can make a different tomorrow.
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Wiring for Power Conditioning and Surge Protection
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Power Conditioning and Surge Protection Plug Strips may be installed by homeowners to help protect electronic devices and equipment.
Panel Mounted and Wired Devices are Best Installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required:
Voltage Tester or Plug In Circuit Analyzer to verify correct polarity.
Depends on personal level experience, and ability to work with tools when correcting circuit wiring problems. Electrical Safety:
Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for power quality projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing panel mounted or hardwired power conditioning or surge suppression devices should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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