May 12, 2016

Dedicated Circuit vs. an Isolated Ground Circuit

A dedicated circuit is intended to power only one device or one “point of use” outlet(s).    A dedicated circuit has a continuous conductor run from the […]
March 24, 2016

3 Electrical Grounding Issues That Negatively Impact System Reliability

Grounding is one of the most important aspects of your facility’s electrical wiring due to the safety and equipment damage risks associated with improper grounding.   […]
March 4, 2016

The Future of Fiber Optics

  America’s telecom firms are phasing out of old copper lines and installing high-speed fiber optics. According to The Washington Post, “This technological transition will enable […]
October 12, 2015

Why use a LAPC for your POS systems?

LAPC = Local Area Power Center Designed for space limitations of today’s small business, the POWERVAR Local Area Power Center (LAPC) frees up valuable counter space […]
June 26, 2015

What is the Demarcation Point (demarc, DMARC)?

The demarcation point marks the point where communications facilities owned by one organization interface with that of another organization. In telephone terminology, this is the interface between […]
May 13, 2015

4 Reasons to Get An Arc Flash Study Immediately

1: Safety There is one electrical work place death and 3,600 disabling injuries per day. Along with physical injuries, long-term psychological symptoms are possible from electrical […]
February 10, 2015

Examples of OSHA Electrical Fines

According to OSHA, electrical fines are one of the most common fines and the fifth leading cause of workplace fatalities. Electrical fines can range anywhere from […]
February 4, 2015

What Is An Arc Flash?

OSHA defines an arc flash as, “a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through the air from one conductor […]