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2014-06-28 08:21:22

HARTFORD, Conn., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are sponsoring a "Building Lightning Safe Communities Campaign" as a continuation of its recent initiative to provide lightning protection resources to the public and the fire safety community. LPI-certified master installer firms are participating in the campaign to provide complimentary lightning protection systems for designated fire stations...

2014-06-24 12:30:17

The PSA informs viewers of lightning damage and encourages communities to be lightning safe MARYVILLE, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and education, unveiled an eye-opening new public service announcement today in conjunction with 2014 Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 22-28). The spot, produced by Richmond-based branding, marketing and PR firm Madison+Main, emphasizes...

2014-06-20 23:01:23

Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 It’s summertime and as the temperature increases so do the chances for thunderstorm and lightning activity. Next week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) reminds people to take steps to prevent lightning-related damage to their homes and businesses. “Summer can be a...

2014-06-19 08:24:08

Media invited to kick-off Lightning Safety Awareness Week at a free and educational expo focused on building lightning safe communities COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to join the Lightning Protection Institute and partners at the University of Maryland on June 24 for an exclusive press conference and reporter workshop in conjunction with Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 22-27). The event will provide fresh leads on stories...

2014-06-10 23:00:55

Newly launched PEARL Technician Certification Program portal offers information on certification levels, eligibility requirements, handbook and sample exam questions. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) today announced it is accepting applications for electrical reconditioning technician Level I certification through its newly launched PEARL Technician Certification Program portal. In addition to the application, the online...

2014-06-08 23:00:36

The report entails the market analysis and forecasts related to solid state transformer components and its applications. It also highlights an overview of their growth potential up to 2020 (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/solid-state-transformer-market-774.html). (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 According to the market research report "Solid State Transformer Market - Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 - 2020) By Application (Smart Grid, Traction Locomotives, Electric Vehicle...

2014-05-30 23:16:58

LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. According to the company’s chief executive officer, these new protectors are especially made to meet the huge demand in the current market; they are offered in several different specifications. In addition to that,...

2014-05-29 23:20:55

LenoRF, a renowned electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently launched a special offer on all its quarter wave surge arresters. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 LenoRF, a renowned electrical accessory manufacturer, is offering kinds of high end product on its website. Recently, the firm has launched a special offer on all its quarter wave surge arresters. According to the company’s chief executive officer, all customers can enjoy a greatly discounted price, up to 30% off. It is worthy to...

2014-05-28 12:24:11

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/transmission_towers_electric_power_2014_update_global_market_size_average_pricing_equipment_market_share_2020.html Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment...

2014-05-27 23:00:51

LenoRF, the popular China electrical accessory manufacturer, has announced a big promotion for its high end gas tube surge arresters. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 LenoRF, the popular China electrical accessory manufacturer, has announced a big promotion for its high end gas tube surge arresters. All customers from around the world can access the discounts. Any order placed before June 11, 2014 can get a discounted price, up to 30% off. The company’s online workers have updated its online...


Latest Electrical safety Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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