The Role of Ground Bars Regarding Lightening Strikes on Telecommunications Installations

The integral role of grounding and bonding electrical systems in installations such as telecommunications facilities has recently become more widely recognized. The electrical devices housed in such facilities are usually extremely sensitive to voltage changes, with events such as electrical surges having the potential to damage equipment, harm personnel and prevent optimum operation. A major reason however, that grounding and bonding are so often... Read More

Grounding Panelboards for Data Centers

According to research, nearly 90 of all the issues related to IT equipment installation are internal to the facility, while only 10 percent are related to electric service. It is also important to point out that 75 percent of all issues arising within a facility are related to grounding or making appropriate grounding, which directly affects the reliability of IT equipment system performance. panelboards for Data Centers There are three main dangers... Read More