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Arc Flash Awareness Training – December 8 in Atlanta, GA

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Join OSHA-Authorized General Industry Trainer David Rewitzer, PE, CEM of Hood Patterson & Dewar (HP&D) on Friday, December 8, 2017 for a 1-day Arc Flash Awareness seminar during which participants will learn about the nature of the arc flash problem, OSHA position and enforcement, arc flash labeling, NFPA-70 2015 changes, PPE requirements, and more. The class will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch will be provided) on Friday, December 8 in the P&D Seminar Room at 850 Center Way, Norcross,…

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Hear Legends of the Fail and Learn Why Some Like it Hot at Critical Facilities Summit 2017

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Senior commissioning agents Brandon Sedgwick, PE and Jeff Womack of HP&D will join other industry thought leaders at the 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit, taking place October 23-25, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN, to share experiences and lessons learned, and provide an in-depth look at leading trends in the design, management, and operation mission critical environments. Join Brandon as he shares Legends of the Fail from a commissioning agent’s logbook, and Jeff as he explains why Some Like it Hot – Commissioning in a Live Site…

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Discontinuation of GE Multilin™ SR Relays

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GE Grid Solutions is discontinuing several relays from its Multilin SR family of products. These microprocessor-based multi-functional relays were widely used around the turn of the century for industrial protection and management applications in industrial environments, data centers, electrical service entrances, distributed generation (DG) interconnects, motors, transformers, and generators. GE announced, “manufacturing of SR750/760, SR469, SR745 and SR 489 will be discontinued on 1st of January 2020 due to the unavailability of critical components used within the product.” Options for customers with affected relays…

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John Humphrey and Hilton Mills to Teach Ground Testing at PowerTest 2017

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At PowerTest 2017 in Anaheim, CA February 27 - March 3, leading subject matter experts from around the world will participate in a symposium, paper tracks, panel sessions, and seminars for the electrical professionals in attendance. John Humphrey and Hilton Mills of HP&D will present Advanced Ground Testing Concepts and Techniques. In today’s ever crowded and complex infrastructure environment, performing ground impedance measurements has become more difficult. This paper discusses the details required to properly perform...
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Hilton Mills to Teach Grounding Testing Techniques & Troubleshooting at CEATI

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On November 15 & 16 of this year, CEATI will host its 8th Annual Grounding and Lightning Conference in Arlington, VA. This open forum is supported by more than 35 participating utilities and facilitates information exchange and networking. The conference brings together leading subject matter experts from around the world, including HP&D’s own Hilton Mills. Hilton will be presenting Grounding Testing Techniques & Troubleshooting, during which he will discuss the fall of potential (FoP) and computer-based test instrument…

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Hood Patterson & Dewar Launches New Website

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Hood Patterson & Dewar (HP&D) invites visitors to explore its new website, which features a responsive design to provide a user-friendly experience for desktop and mobile visitors. With its improved navigation and functionality, the site allows visitors to easily access current information about HP&D’s services. Through a new integrated blog called The Conduit, HP&D will continue to extend additional information to visitors with a range of posts, announcements, technical articles, and case studies. Users also have…

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