The Article Navigates Electrical Wiring Pathway Systems for Essential Properties and Applications
The October issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine features an article authored by Peter Basso Associate principal, Terry Cleis, PE, LEED AP an electrical engineering leader at PBA's corporate headquarters in Troy, MI.
The peer-reviewed article, follows the following learning objectives:
Learn how to use NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) as a guide for proper conduit applications. References are based on the 2017 edition.
Understand the physical properties of conduits and the benefits for different applications and that there are often multiple appropriate types of conduit available that can be based on client needs and cost.
Better understand the benefits and limitations of various types of pathways including busway cable tray, wireway, surface raceways, power cable assemblies and open wiring.
The article follows requirements defined in NFPA 70: National Electrical Code in terms of selecting the right conduit, surface raceways, busways, cable trays, power cable assemblies, wireways and open wiring for the right applications.
Peter Basso Associates (PBA) excels at highly technical, challenging projects, and our in-depth knowledge of best practices extends across multiple markets. Recognized as a leader in mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering, PBA is at the forefront of application of new technology. We focus on cost-effective solutions that pay returns over the life of the facility, balancing performance with cost. In 2015, PBA celebrated its 25th anniversary. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the firm also has an office in Ann Arbor, Michigan.