Where Do Surges Come From?
Surges exist in all electrical systems…commercial or residential. Surges come from many sources; lightning, transmission sources, your own equipment such as pumps, motors and A/C’s. Most damage from surges comes from an unusual place….inside your building….yes, the electrical equipment you rely on to operate your business or residential building contributes more to surge activity than any other source….80% or more. 10-20% of surge activity comes from lightning and utility generated surges from outside your building. By surge protecting your building’s electrical distribution system and your electrical equipment including low voltage, computer, security, fire, communication and emergency systems…..your equipment will last longer and you will save money.