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Do You Understand Your Building’s Fire Alarm System?

Do You Understand Your Building’s Fire Alarm System?

Do you understand your buildings Fire Alarm System The fundamental of fire alarm system in buildings are designed for fire detection and provide warning to public when there is a fire outbreak. Eventually it shall help and allow appropriate installed firefighting...

Piping Size

Piping Size

Two essential parameters to understand your pump sizing Pumps are getting common in today world. Many places are using pumps on their daily life or production requirements. But how well you know your pumps selection? Are your pumps perform at their most optimum...

Connected Load Charge

Connected Load Charge

Connected Load Charge (CLC) Connected Load Charge is a mitigating tool to discourage consumers from over declaring their load requirement. Over declaration will lead to over plant usage and associated waste of resources allied to increases in reserve margin. Without...

Maximum Demand

Maximum Demand

Maximum Demand Introduction What is Maximum Demand? Maximum Demand is calculated and billed by a kW demand meter, which records the highest kW value consumed in one 15 minute period, over a monthly billing cycle. How to control Maximum Demand? The purpose of...

Power Factor Considerations

Power Factor Considerations

Power Factor Considerations In electrical engineering, the power factor of an AC electrical power system is defined as being, the ratio of the real power flowing to the load to the apparent power in the circuit, and is a dimensionless number in the closed interval of...

Electrical Safety For Safe Workers

Electrical Safety For Safe Workers

Electrical Safety Training For Safe Workers Safety in the workplace must always be a the primary consideration for employer and employees alike. Electrical safety training is critical. It is specially of great consequence for those who set up and repair electrical...