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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Have a horse farm. With 4 different water troughs on four different circuits all gfci and they're all being energized once we plug the heaters in average of 2v but fluctuates all day long. Tried six different heaters and ruled that out Also have voltage between the meter base and the dirt as...
  2. Services and Service Equipment
    I got a call to look at a problem (I’d never been there before), where someone had felt a tingle between the ground (dirt, earth) and the metal frame of a trailer on tires with a sub panel in it. I didn’t have a ground rod or plate with me, but I put a piece of rebar in the ground and measured...
  3. Lighting Design
    My facility is in the process of replacing the fluorescent T8's with Eurilight ET8-1150H's. While doing some energy and RF testing I found that the aluminum heatsink, which runs the entire length of the tube, was carrying voltage. I have found voltages in various fixtures from ~20VAC all the...
  4. Recalls, Safety Notices and References
    My facility is in the process of replacing the fluorescent T8's with Eurilight ET8-1150H's. While doing some energy and RF testing I found that the aluminum heatsink, which runs the entire length of the tube, was carrying voltage. I have found voltages in various fixtures from ~20VAC all the...
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