In industrial settings, where the electrical voltage is really high, it is important to understand how switchgear and arc flashes work, and how to keep everything safe. #1 Arc Flashes Are Flowing Electricity Arc flashes are also referred to as arc faults. Arc flashes or faults happen when electrical is transferred through the air from one phase bar to another. Arc flashes also occur when electricity is passed between a phase bus bar and a ground or neutral point within the system.
Few things are more frustrating than spending your entire summer vacation budget on air conditioning. Unfortunately, if you live in the hotter parts of the country, you might be faced with living in a mega-hot environment or suffering through a few tight budgeting months. I found myself in this same situation a few years ago, so I decided to start working hard to figure out how to conserve power. I worked with my local power company to solve the problem, and I was amazed to see how much of a difference it made with my monthly bills. This blog is all about saving power to save money.