What Is an Electrical GFI?

Answer An electrical GFI (a ground fault interrupter, also known as a GFCI, or ground fault circuit interrupter) is a special electrical outlet that reduces the chance of accidental electrocution. In the ... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between an Electrical Converter&an Electrical Adapter?

Countries use different electrical systems. For instance, North America uses 110 to 120 volts while Europe uses 220 volts. To use a 110-volt appliance in a 220-volt system, or vice versa, requires ... Read More »

Why is it important to use the correct fire fighting equipment for Electrical and Non electrical fires?

Water conducts electricity and is therefore contraindicated for use on energized electrical equipment, however it is much cheaper than the chemicals that can be used on energized equipment making i... Read More »

How do I Run an Electrical Feed From an Electrical Meter Into a Load Center?

Only if you are comfortable working with electricity and home remodeling should you attempt to run an electircal lead from a meter to a load center. It may require removing and replacing drywall, d... Read More »

Electrical Measuring Instruments Used in an Electrical Installation?

During and after an electrical installation, it is important to measure some of the electrical aspects of the installation to affirm that you put in place the system appropriately. Some of the aspe... Read More »