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NEMA Surge Protection Institute Website receives update, upgrades.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 23, 2015 - NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section launched updated version of its website, nemasurge.org, which is home to NEMA Surge Protection Institute and provides information and resources to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers related to surge protection. According to Committee Chairman Tom Colcombe, nemasurge.org's mission is to raise awareness concerning benefits of surge protection to users of low-voltage electrical systems in North America.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Launches Updated NEMA Surge Protection Institute Website

Press release date: Jan 21, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section today launched an updated version of its website, nemasurge.org. The website, home to the NEMA Surge Protection Institute, provides information and resources to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers related to surge protection.

Citing a recent survey conducted by the section in which 71 percent of respondents indicated that they purchased surge protection after surge damage occurred, the section’s Industry Development Committee launched a campaign to inform property owners about protecting their electronic devices from lightning or voltage surges.

According to Committee Chairman Tom Colcombe, the mission behind the nemasurge.org website is to raise awareness of the benefits of surge protection to all users of low voltage electrical systems in North America. Educating users about proper application and usage is paramount to protecting these electrical systems.

The NEMA Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section encourages homeowners, building owners, business owners to use nemasurge.org, and to share with others information learned about surge protection. For information about this section, contact NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith at steve.griffth@nema.org. To listen to the first in a series of surge protective devices podcasts, click here.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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