Surge Suppression: Updated Reliability and Protection Practices for Electrical Distribution

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Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/

Location:  Google, Mountain View.  SB65 Border to Border Conference Room

US-MTV-SB65

1365 Shorebird Way

Mountain View, CA 94043


This presentation is a technical overview providing the attendees with an understanding on why surge protection is a mandatory component of today's electrical systems power the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. New code changes are now mandating SPDs be included as a standard electrical system component to ensure reliability of electrical distribution equipment and operation.  CEC credits are available for this presentation.



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  • 1365 Shorebird Way
  • US-MTV-SB65
  • Mountain View, California
  • United States 94043
  • Building: US-MTV-SB65
  • Room Number: SB65 Border to Border Conference Room
  • Co-sponsored by Google


  Speakers

Kenneth Pitt, P.E. of Siemens

Topic:

Surge Suppression: Updated Reliability and Protection Practices for Electrical Distribution

Topics Include:

 

  • Understanding surges and their mitigation
    1. What is a ‘Surge’?
    2. How a SPD operates?
  • Standards review and NEC update
    1. UL 1449 4th Edition
    2. NEC 285
    3. NEC 2011, article 708
    4. NEC 2014, 700.8
    5. NEC 2017, 620.51(E), 645.18, 670.6, and 695.15
    6. NFPA 72, 12.2.4.2
    7. Florida Building Code – AHCA Requirements (Could impact your area)
  • Surge Protecting Electrical Systems
    1. Where to place SPDs
    2. Sizing SPDs

Biography:

Kenneth Pitt, P.E. Siemens TPS3 and FirstSurge Account Manager ; subject matter expert regarding surge suppression, supporting Siemens Inc.  Responsible for marketing, sales, and technical support.

 





Agenda

When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019: Dinner & Networking: 6:00 pm; Presentation, 7:00 pm

Cost:  Registration through 7/08/2019:  $15.00 for IEEE members, $20.00 non-members.  Walk-Ins if space available:  $20 members/$25 non-members

RSVP:  Register here

 



Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/

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