Since the expansion of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) requirements to include single-phase receptacles up to 50A and three-phase receptacles up to 100A, we’ve seen a trend of increased GFCI nuisance tripping.
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Sprinkler protection is an essential component of building fire and life safety. Sprinkler fire suppression systems are required to be installed with an understanding of the applicable standards and proper coordination among other building services throughout a project lifecycle.
In your client’s quest for energy efficiency, determining if a variable refrigerant flow system is right requires careful consideration.
Wireless lighting controls offer many benefits. Lighting designers should be aware of these advantages, and take note of any drawbacks.