Electrical Info 2017-05-31T14:52:32+00:00

Electrical Information

  • 37 year veteran of the electric sign industry
  • 31 year Life Member of the volunteer fire service
  • 16 Years consulting as an electric and neon sign specialist
  • Seminar presentation for education.
  • Advanced Certificate in Business Management from Penn State University

RKW Consulting:

  • Voting member as a “special expert” NEC Code Panel 18
    • 1987-2002 as Association Member
    • 2008- Currently as Consultant
  • Member of four Underwriters Laboratories STPs: Standards Technical Panels
    • UL 48 Electric Signs
    • UL 2161 Transformers and Power Supplies
    • UL 814 GTO Wire
    • UL 879 Sign Component

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  • Writes for:
    • Sign Builder Magazine
    • I.A.E.I news
    • USSC Newsletter
    • Neon Installation Guide
    • Fire Litigation Perspectives
    • www.signindustry.org
  • Fire Investigation:
    • Provide Cause and Origin information for Neon Signs
    • Expert testimony for Neon Sign Fire cases
    • Trial and Deposition Demonstrations
    • Code Authorities on Neon Sign Fire Prevention
  • Provide review and edit information:
    • Neon Lighting (IAEI Manual)
    • Neon Installation Guide
    • UL 48, 879, 814, 2161
    • NEC Code and Handbook
    • Signindustry.org

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

I. National Fire Protection Association NEC Code

II. Grounding and Bonding

  1. Bonding and Grounding Too

III. UL Standards (http://www.ul.com)

  • UL 48 15 Proposed
      Latest Comments:
      March 06, 2007 (Available on CSDS)
  • UL 814 Ed. 11 – Gas-Tube-Sign Cable
  • UL 879 Ed. 7 – Electrode Receptacles for Gas-Tube Signs
  • UL 879 Ed. 8 – Electric Sign Components
      Latest Comments:
      January 19, 2007 (Available on CSDS)
      February 23, 2007 (Available on CSDS)
      June 8, 2007 (Available on CSDS)

    Current Update revisions (Article)

  • UL 2161 Ed. 1 – Neon Transformer and Power Supplies

IV. Personal Safety for the Sign Industry

V. Seminar Handouts (Available for print)